Medicine At Your Feet: Healing Plants Workshop
Medicine at Your Feet
Healing Plants Workshop
with David Bruce Leonard, L.Ac, Author and Hawaiian Medicinal Plant Practitioner
Join David and Mindful Living Group on a Hawaiian healing plants journey. In this workshop David will lead an exploration of identifying local Hawaiian plants used for medicine and food. We will explore several specific Hawaiian plants used for cooling, soothing, and moisturizing to enhance health and wellness.
Mindful Living Group is a group of like-minded professionals committed to living mindfully in the spirit of Aloha. Our intention is to help you achieve your greatest potential in life through access to natural health and wellness approaches, psychotherapy & counseling, bodywork & acupuncture, western and indiginous or alternative medicines, psychiatric and nursing services, education, and lifestyle experiences. We recognize and embrace our Hawaiian host culture and its wisdom to teaching us how to life well and live aloha.
David Bruce Leonard, MS, L.Ac has studied traditional medicines with healers in Asia, North and South America, and Hawai’i. With a Master’s Degree in traditional Chinese medicine, he has a working knowledge of more than 400 traditional Hawaiian, Chinese, and Western plants. A deep ecologist and Hawaiian plant specialist, he has been a student of Hawaiian medicine under Kahu Kawika Ka’alakea, Kaipo Kaneakua and Na Kupuna ‘O Hawai’i since 1992. Author of “Medicine at Your Feet: Healing Plants of the Hawaiian Kingdom” and “Wild Wisdom: Listening to Heart of Nature”, David is an expert on the medicinal plants of the tropics. He studies, lectures and teaches on cross-cultural uses of plant medicines, environmental concerns, traditional plant gathering practices, and pragmatic approaches to health care. He is known for his offbeat sense of humor and is often seen in Hawaiian rainforests wearing his favorite trash bag as a raincoat.
Live Well. Live Aloha.
This workshop will take place outdoors at Mindful Living Group. Please be prepared for a temperature check. If you are not feeling well, we ask for the safety of all participants to refrain from joining this group activity. To learn more about Mindful Living Group visit: http://www.MindfulLivingGroup.org