Tuesday, September 26, 2017

All About Alumni: Conscious Playful Food - A Holistic Approach to Cooking Professionally with Kyra Bramble

Kyra Bramble is a “health food ninja”!   A private chef with a catering business centering around special needs diets including raw, vegan, gluten-free, paleo, and traditional, diets. Now she travels the world cooking for retreats, leading workshops, and continuing her education.

Kyra credits her Hawthorn education as giving her an edge over other chefs and caterers and allows her to compete and thrive in a niche market. Tune in to hear more from Kyra Bramble as she presents Conscious Playful Food: A Holistic Approach to Cooking Professionally, live and online Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 at 12 PM Pacific.

For more information and to RSVP please visit: 
http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/All-About-Alumni-Archives/

Kyra Bramble is a plant-based chef, wild crafter, holistic nutritionist in training, and all around lover of all things edible. She sees food as a way to share her soul with the world as she believes that through food we learn about science, history, spirituality, and our own unique bodies. Her goal is to inspire others to respect and LOVE the food they put inside of themselves, and to diminish the dogmatic judgement attached to health food advocates. Her workshops present and break down original recipes that ANYONE — regardless of culinary experience and dietary habits — can make at home and enjoy. She is the owner and founder of More Pleaze and works as a holistic natural food chef food chef, yoga teacher, and special events caterer. She currently lives in the jungle on Maui. She has a Le Cordon Bleu degree from California Culinary Academy, a 1000+ hour SFHN certification from Hawthorn University, and a Wildcrafter Certification from Earth Medicine Institute.

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

Kyra Bramble, Le Cordon Bleu Chef, SFHN, RYT
SFHN program graduate, 2016

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Revisit Combining Essential Oils and Herbs with David Crow, L.Ac.

Certain essential oils can be combined with herbs for specific therapeutic benefits. In this presentation, David Crow returns and explores how essential oils and aromatherapy can be integrated with herbal treatments. The presentation will explore which essential oils can be safely combined, and how, with herbs according to therapeutic functions.  The recording of David's presentation is now available here: http://hawthornuniversity.org/WEBINARS/Webinar-Archives/.

David will help us to understand when and how essential oils and aromatherapy are a primary, adjunct or contraindicated treatment, to understand the compatibility or lack of compatibility of specific groups and species of essential oils and specific groups and species of herbs, and simple combinations of herbs and essential oils for specific therapeutic benefits.

David Crow is an acupuncturist and herbalist with over thirty years experience. He is the author of several books, including In Search of the Medicine Buddha, a book about his studies of Tibetan and Ayurvedic medicine in the Himalayas. A well-known lecturer in the field of natural medicine, Mr. Crow’s work is largely focused on the synthesis of botanical medicine, ecology and spirituality. He is the founder of Floracopeia, a company that supports ecologically sustainable agriculture through the production of essential oils and aromatic treasures. For more information about David or Floracopeia visit their website: http://www.floracopeia.com.

Disclaimer: The webinars may present information that does not fully reflect Hawthorn University’s philosophy. Nonetheless, these presentations have been chosen because of their overall quality of information.

David Crow, L.Ac.