Monday, December 22, 2014

Stress, Anxiety Attacks & Anxiety Disorders with Herbalist Donna Bryant Winston



Herbs from the Labyrinth presents:

Stress, Anxiety Attacks, & Anxiety Disorders
With herbalist, Donna Bryant Winston

Sunday, January 25, 2015, 12:30-4pm
at Radiance, in downtown Lancaster, PA

It's normal to worry and feel tense or scared when under pressure or facing a stressful situation. But when anxiety is constant or overwhelming, interferes with relationships and activities, then it must be addressed. In this class we will examine the signs and symptoms of several anxiety disorders and explore self help, herbal, and complimentary treatment options.

Cost for this class is $35 in advance, $40 on the day of the class.

We will meet in the classroom at Radiance.  To register call 717-290-1517, or stop by the shop at 9 W Grant St, in downtown Lancaster, right across the cobblestones from Central Market.

 Donna Bryant Winston is an Herbalist, Educator, and the Director of School-based & Neighborhood Health Initiatives for St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, PA.  She is currently responsible for directing and organizing the Mobile Medical Vans, a School based health clinic and neighborhood initiatives where access to care and education is the primary focus to improve community health outcomes. Here she combines her nursing knowledge with her herbal background to educate the community on natural health.  Also a member of the American Holistic Nurses Assoc., Donna works closely in partnership with Moravian College, Temple Medical School, and DeSales and Lehigh University, to provide unique student nursing rotations and service learning projects. She is a wonderfully inspiring educator and has been the co-director for the Annual New England Women’s Herbal Conference in NH, with Rosemary Gladstar, for the past 18 years.

The Importance of Sleep: a workshop with Donna Bryant Winston



Herbs from the Labyrinth presents:

The Importance of Sleep
With herbalist, Donna Bryant Winston

Saturday, January 24, 2015, 12:30-4pm
at Radiance, in downtown Lancaster, PA

Sleep problems affect virtually every aspect of day-to-day living, including mood, mental alertness, work performance, and energy level.  In the first part of this class, Donna will describe the complex nature of sleep, and the factors that can disturb sleep. Finally, and most importantly, she will talk about what one can do to get the sleep that they need for optimal health, using herbs and other natural therapies.

Cost for this class is $35 in advance, $40 on the day of the class.

We will meet in the classroom at Radiance.  To register call 717-290-1517, or stop by the shop at 9 W Grant St, in downtown Lancaster, right across the cobblestones from Central Market.

 Donna Bryant Winston is an Herbalist, Educator, and the Director of School-based & Neighborhood Health Initiatives for St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, PA.  She is currently responsible for directing and organizing the Mobile Medical Vans, a School based health clinic and neighborhood initiatives where access to care and education is the primary focus to improve community health outcomes. Here she combines her nursing knowledge with her herbal background to educate the community on natural health.  Also a member of the American Holistic Nurses Assoc., Donna works closely in partnership with Moravian College, Temple Medical School, and DeSales and Lehigh University, to provide unique student nursing rotations and service learning projects. She is a wonderfully inspiring educator and has been the co-director for the Annual New England Women’s Herbal Conference in NH, with Rosemary Gladstar, for the past 18 years.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Elixir of Love



Elixir of Love…
just in time for Valentine’s Day


With Sarah Preston, community herbalist
Saturday, January 10, 2015, 1-3:30 pm

Cordials, elixirs and liqueurs are a delicious way to enjoy blending the rich flavors of fruits and herbs.  They can be healthful tonics, after-dinner sipping drinks, as well as sophisticated dessert toppings, even love potions.  Join Sarah for this delightful afternoon class, during which you will begin a delicious love elixir, timed for first sipping on Valentines Day.   

Sarah will lead a guided meditation and we’ll infuse the elixir with our intentions for nourishing the capacity for romance and love in our lives.  And you’ll go home with lots of ideas, a recipe, as well as a bottle of steeping cordial! 

Class will be held at Radiance, 9 W Grant St, Lancaster, PA
Stop in or call 717-290-1517 to register.

Cost for the class is $30, & includes a copy of the booklet, Making Liqueurs for Gifts. 

Bring a pint of 80 proof brandy, and a pint of honey to class.  All other materials will be supplied.

Must be 21 to take this class. 

Books for the Herbalist on Your Shopping List

Sarah carefully selects high-quality herbals and related herb books. Many are written by herbalists she has studied directly with, including Matthew Wood, Rosemary Gladstar, Rosita Arvigo, Stephen Buhner and Anne McIntyre. 

Radiance is located at 9 W Grant Street in the heart of downtown Lancaster, PA.  Phone is 717-290-1517.  We are happy to take orders over the phone & ship anywhere in the country.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Let's Make Lip Balm!




Lip balms are fun and easy to make, and they make great small gifts!  In this class you’ll learn simple formulas for making lip balms at home.  We’ll discuss oils, waxes and how to use essential oils for flavoring.  Sarah will share some secrets of the trade, & you’ll go home with recipes, ideas, and both a tube and a pot of lip balm that we’ve made together in class. 

Sarah Preston, herbalist & owner of Herbs from the Labyrinth will teach this fun hands-on class, on Saturday, November 22, 2014, 1-3pm. 

Class will be held at Radiance, 9 W Grant St (across from Central Market).  Stop in, or call 290-1517 to register. 
$25 for the class includes all materials.



Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Peace Dances for the Season of Great Fullness



GREAT FULLNESS
Peace Dance Celebrating a Season of Paradox
Gratitude and Abundance
Sorrow and Loss



Yasmin is a student of world religions as a vehicle for the cultivation of compassion between neighbors, culture and nature. She is a representative for the Sufi Ruhianiat and a leader for the Dances of Universal Peace.  

Sarah is a community herbalist, Reiki Master/Teacher and a priestess of the Goddess, initiated in the Reclaiming Tradition. She is owner of both Radiance and Herbs from the Labyrinth, LLC.

The Peace Dances are an experiment in sound, movement and community designed to "in form" us of the many mysterious ways we are ONE, united in a great web of compassion and diversity. In the Dance we use chants from many of the world's sacred traditions. We hold hands in a circle, moving with simple "folk dance" movement. There are no performers. All are participants. All are welcome.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Feature Article in Natural Awakenings Magazine

  There is a lovely article about Sarah and Herbs from the Labyrinth in the current issue of Natural Awakens magazine!  Here's the link...