Calendar

Jun
23
Sat
Immune Tonics ~ What are they and how do they work?
Jun 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Winter is the time where our body adjusts to the colder temperatures and new viruses replace the old. Come along and find out how to Win over Winter – with Herbal Immune Tonics.

  • Is it possible not to get sick over winter?
  • What does boosting the immune system mean?
  • What does improving your immune system do for your overall health?
  • How do herbal constituents work in the immune system?

In this 1 Hour class find out inexpensive ways to improve your immune system so that you can win over winter and improve your resistance in the long  run. We will teach you how the immune system works and and how herbal remedies can help ward off sickness and improve your overall health.

Book now by purchasing a ticket above, by email or by phoning the store and leaving your name, number and email address.

Saturday, June 23rd, 1pm.

1.5 hours including Q & A. $25 per person.

Receive a discount on your initial 1 hour consultation if you book following the seminar.

All community education Workshops & Courses are run by our team of qualified Health Professionals & include Q & A, take home notes and discount offers.

If you would like us to come to you to deliver a Workshop on any of the above topics please get in touch with us.

Jul
21
Sat
Gut Health ~ How to have a healthy gut
Jul 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Gut Health ~ How to have a healthy gut @ The Apothecary | Christchurch | Canterbury | New Zealand

Research is supporting the fact that our gut is the seat of good health. Learn about the process of digestion from the physiological perspective and find out what your gut needs to perform optimally.

In this 1 Hour class you will learn about the process of digestion, blood sugar levels, fibre and absorption. You will learn what the signs of a happy healthy gut are and the signs of a gut that needs help plus how to make a start at correcting your gut health.

This seminar is perfect for those who suffer from bloating, fatigue, irritable bowel and inflammatory bowel conditions.

Saturday, July 21st 1:00pm. 1.5 hours including Q & A. $25 per person.

All community education Workshops & Courses are run by our team of qualified Health Professionals & include Q & A, take home notes and discount offers.

If you would like us to come to you to deliver a Workshop on any of the above topics please get in touch with us.

Aug
25
Sat
Stress, Anxiety & Depression ~ A 3 sided coin?
Aug 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Have you got the winter blues?

In this 1 Hour workshop learn where you are in the stress cycle. Ongoing stress can trigger ongoing anxiety & depression and perpetuates the stress response. Find out how you can break this cycle.

If you have chronic anxiety or depression or a feeling of running on empty, come along to discuss ideas around behavior change and herbal remedies that can help.

Saturday, August 25th 1:00 pm. 1 hour plus Q & A.

Please note this is a group session and personal accounts are encouraged to get the most from the group. Please come prepared to share. 

Stress Management is a seminar that we take to workplaces or any interested group. We are happy to come to you, just give us a call to arrange a date and a time.

Sep
28
Fri
An evening tasting herbs!
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

This evening affair is presented to you by the Apothecary team. We honour and love the taste of our herbs and you would be surprised to know that you can make delicious teas, tonics and drinks from our powders, tinctures and teas.

Learn to make your own:

  • Lemon, Lime & Bitters
  • Herbal cocktails
  • Try some of our tonics and teas
  • Try our local Kombucha
  • And more

See you there. Please let us know you are coming! While this is a free even we need to know numbers. Please phone the store or book in via email.

 

Nov
14
Wed
Tea Party ~ The Art of Making Tea Workshop ~ On request for 4 or more people
Nov 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

These classes are booked on request. If you have 3 or more people who are interested we will arrange a time for a tea making class specifically for you!

If only we all just turned to a cup of tea when we have a problem. A cup of tea can have many therapeutic benefits.

Making your own herbal teas at home is a great way to keep you and your family healthy while saving a fortune on supplements.

In this 1 Hour class you will learn how to make fresh, healthy and tasty therapeutic herbal teas in your own home.

These classes are booked on request. Simply call the Apothecary store on 3890857.

These classes can only be held in the evenings at 6-6:30pm.

Includes a FREE tea of your choice to take home.

 

Apr
6
Sat
PMS workshop with Melody
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
PMS workshop with Melody @ Grassroots Yoga Studio | Christchurch | Canterbury | New Zealand

Do you spend up to 2 weeks of every month suffering from PMS?

Join our Interactive PMS Workshop with Melody

We discuss these symptoms as a group and discover ways to overcome them using nutritional principals and herbal remedies that work on hormones and oestrogen metabolism.

Come prepared to discuss your symptoms with the group and also to get tailored solutions for your type of PMS – whether it be irritability, cravings, bloating, increased anxiety or mood problems.

This is an interactive workshop, so come prepared to share and discuss with the group – maximum 10 people only.

Handouts and supplement recommendations are given throughout the workshop.

When: Saturday April 6th 1-2:30pm

Where: Grassroots Yoga studio @ The Tannery

How much: $60 per person

 

Apr
27
Sat
Childrens Anxiety with Heather
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Childrens Anxiety with Heather @ Grassroots Yoga Studio | Christchurch | Canterbury | New Zealand

Children’s Anxiety with Heather

How to overcome painful anxiety and fears in children.

Heather is a children’s Counsellor and Naturopathic doctor. She discusses with parents how to help your child with chronic anxiety, strategies and steps to help your child with their fears. This includes a range of herbal and nutritional protocols but more importantly things you and your child can do to overcome the fear on a daily basis.

This is an interactive workshop so come prepared to share and discuss things that have worked for you. Maximum 10 couples.

When: 1-2:30pm,  Saturday, April 27th 

Where: Grassroots Yoga Studio @ The Tannery

How much: $60 per couple (caregivers only)

May
12
Sun
Mindfulness for Health with Simone
May 12 @ 7:00 pm – Jun 23 @ 8:00 pm

Mindfulness is a practice which has become more popular over the last 50 years as the movement has gone from an eastern traditional teaching to a western scientific exploration.

Its benefits are many {see here}

Whilst mindfulness is a simple technique to learn, it requires practice to initiate.

This 6 weekly course is designed to teach you the pratice of mindfulness with an emphasis on health, for example, how mindfulness can improve your mental and emotional well-being as well as your relationship and awareness of your body.

When: Sunday evenings from May12th until June 23rd (with a break for Queens birthday weekend, June 2nd) 7pm-8pm

Where: Grassroots Yoga Studio at the Tannery, Woolston, Christchurch

How much: $120.00 over 6 weeks ($20 per session) including GST. Maximum 20 people

May
19
Sun
Childrens Immunity with Sarka
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Childrens Immunity with Sarka @ Grassroots Yoga Studio | Christchurch | Canterbury | New Zealand

Does your child get sick more often than other children? Do they get chest or ear infections following a cold? Do you want to know how to prevent cold and flu symptoms from affecting your early childhood experience?

Sarka helps you take into consideration your child’s propensity to cold and flu and other factors which influence your child’s health. You will learn how to tailor solutions to your child’s individual needs.

This is an interactive workshop designed to give you solutions on the spot. Come prepared to share and learn.

Sarka specialises in Children’s health and works with parents and children to find natural solutions to overcome health issues.

Where: Grassroots Yoga Studio @ The Tannery

When: Sunday, May 19th, 1-2:30pm

How much: $40 per person, maximum 15 people

Sep
10
Thu
Make-up Workshop with Aleph Beauty founder Emma
Sep 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

Join us for an evening with Emma – founder of Aleph Beauty and learn how to use Aleph Beauty products. Emma has created Aleph beauty so that you can be your own make-up artist. Using only natural ingredients this superior quality make up range has people excited about its potential usage both professionally and in house for your own personal use.

Aleph believes in natural skincare – Clean make up with a clear conscience.

More about Emma Peters – Emma is a professional and natural makeup artist who has been pioneering the use of natural cosmetics in her industry for the last 20 years. Emma has led a busy career in film, TV, fashion and advertising, all while studying natural health and yoga, which has led her to develop this make up range with no compromises.

Aleph has been developed using only the purest, naturally-sourced ingredients, infused with naturally active ingredients which increase cellular metabolism and protect the skin from environmental stressors. Key ingredients include: Alaria Esculenta Extract, Organic Totarol, Cold pressed Organic Jojoba Seed Oil and Coenzyme Q10.

We think this is perfect as often we are using make up to cover blemishes & age spots – so why not treat them at the same time?

So come & join us for an evening with Emma and learn about how to use Aleph Beauty products and be your own make-up artist.

Buy a ticket and receive your money back on the products you purchase on the night! Oh and the wine & cheese on us! See you there!