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Matthew Wood Classes



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18 hrs of Instruction with Matthew Wood Availible "NOW" Online!

Shamanic Herbalism with Matthew Wood - Purchase 90 day Pass Here

Taught on - March 3, 4 & 5 - 2017

Taught at The Philo School Of Energetics in Philo CA.

An exploration of the relationship between shamanistic beliefs and practices and the ancient, traditional use of herbs. The three day schedule allows us time to link the “animal medicines” with the endocrine system and constitutional typology. Join one of the nation’s most experienced herbalists as he leads us in an exploration of the relationship between shamanistic beliefs and practices and the ancient, traditional use of herbs. This may be Matthew’s last teaching at Philo School of Herbal Energetics, in Mendocino County, Ca.




Matthew Wood Herbal Summer Series 2017

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June 03 - The Musculoskeletal System, Chronic Pain and Lyme Disease with Matthew Wood

June 24 - Pulse and Tongue Evaluation with Matthew Wood

July 08 - The Endocrine System with Matthew Wood

July 29 - Shamanic Herbalism: Animal Medicines, Plant Medicines With Matthew Wood

Single Class Early Bird until May 20th- 185$
Single Class regular price- 225$

Class Series- 655$



2 Days of Herbalism with Matthew Wood

2017 May 20-21 (9am – 5:30pm each day)

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World-renowned herbalist, Matthew Wood, will be teaching this two-day workshop right here at Kinstone! He will focus on native medicinal herbs in our region and practical household herbalism. There will be some classroom time as well as several herb walks (weather permitting!). The woods, gardens, fields, prairie and barnyard at Kinstone offer a spectacular and diverse setting where we will find many native plants in their natural habitats.

Saturday, May 20, Day 1
Native Medicinal Plants of Wisconsin and Minnesota
A Woodland/Forest Herb Walk

Sunday, May 21, Day 2
Practical Household Herbalism
Herb Walks in Field, Prairie, Barnyards, and Gardens

Register Here - EarlyBird Dicount $185 before April 7th


Southern Blood Medicine – Matthew Wood

“seasons of the blood”

April 29 & 30

10 – 5

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In this class we will study the major categories of changes in the blood. Change occurs as we age, our circulation and blood starts to change. Many of these changes are best indicators of illness.  Circulatory disturbances may represent constitutional imbalances. Many of these qualities can occur at any time in life. These changes also occur with the seasons and it helps us to learn to live in tune with the seasons. Researcher, Irwin Korr, DO, has demonstrated that this type of diagnosis or evaluation accurately reflects conditions and developments in the organism.  Regardless of the diagnoses all imbalances are treated holistically.  Using traditional assessment skills, practitioners train their eye for differences in blood distribution. 


High – in the head and surface; high blood pressure 

Low –  legs and internal; low blood pressure; anemia


Thick –  viscous, oily, warm

Thin –  watery, cool 


Fast –  rises quickly to the surface

Slow – clotting

Clean/Toxic or Good/Bad 

Good –  clean 

Bad or Toxic – need for blood purifiers or alteratives



At Woodland Essence Teaching Center - Cold Brook, NY

July 14-16th, 2017 - Friday 10-4; Saturday 10-5; Sunday 10-3

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In this three day weekend, Matthew Wood will share:

~ his well-known Teachings of the Pulse ( FRIDAY)
~ connecting People and Plants through the guidance/ story of the a person's pulse
~ the spiritual nature of plants that he has learned, intuited, and experienced based on over 30 years of immersion in the world of plants and their teachings. ( SATURDAY AND SUNDAY)

Workshop will be held at Woodland Essence Teaching Center, Cold Brook, NY.
Cost for the weekend: $325. Early registrstion by May 1- $295.
Lunch provided eah day, along with teas and snacks. Participants are responsible for accomodations and other meals. Directions provided once you register.
call 315-845-1515 to register. Thank you!

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October-May 2017-2018-- Portland, OR

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Four, five-day intensives

A unique training for herbalists wanting to deepen their practice, and advanced herb students wanting to make the transition to becoming practitioners. Under the guidance of Matthew Wood and Sean Donahue, students will gain a deep grounding in the philosophy and practice of Traditional Western Herbalism, hone their clinical skills, and learn to integrate magical tools and perspectives in their practice. The training will include:
• Vitalist philosophy and practice
• Herbalism and The Three Selves
• Identifying the six tissue states as a basis for herbal practice
• Practices for inner education, grounding, centering, attunement, and protection
• Tongue and pulse evaluation
• Constitutional Evaluation
• Working with earthly and celestial cycles
• Physical, psychological, spiritual, and magical properties of Herbs
• Opportunities to observe Sean and Matthew in practice
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“By magically changing our lives, our green friends restore physical health, psychological happiness, and spiritual purpose. A little miracle occurs and the magical level clicks in, in fact, whenever an herb cures in a real and radical way. This is a sign that something great and new has come in from a different world to enrich and develop our lives to their fullest and most beautiful potential.”
--Matthew Wood