These are workshops taught in-person by Michael Vertolli. For information about these workshops, please contact him directly at
  • Medicine from Wild Cherry: Rewild Your Heart: Knowing and Living Through Your Heart Voice.

    The guidance from our Heart is our primary connection to Divine. Our Heart voice guides us to the depths of life, providing knowledge and wisdom.

    In this workshop participants will receive the spirit medicine from the Wild Cherry tree which helps us to listen with and trust the capacity of our Heart.

    This workshop is for anyone who feels the yearning in their heart to know themselves more fully.

    Prerequisite: None.

    Required textbooks: None.

    Scheduling: Saturday February 10th, 10 am to 5 pm.

    Location: Living Earth School in Maple, Ontario.

    Tuition: $95.

    Instructor: Monika Ghent.
  • Making Oil Extractions, Ointments and Other Topical Herbal Preparations

    For any inquiries about this workshop, please email Michael Vertolli directly here:

    This is not an online course but you may register for the workshop here through PayPal. SPACE IS LIMITED.

    For more information about the workshop, please click here:

    This workshop will be held at Living Earth School in Maple (just north of Toronto).
    Date: Saturday March 3rd, 10am to 5pm
    Prerequisite: None.
    Instructor: Michael Vertolli.

  • The focus of this workshop is on making topical creams for therapeutic use using herbs and other natural substances. The workshop covers all aspects of the process of making medicinal creams using only natural ingredients, including:

      • Different methods for preparing creams.
      • Understanding emulsification.
      • Herbs used in medicinal creams.
      • Using infused oils and herbal teas.
      • Using Bach Flowers, homeopathics and essential oils in creams.
      • Understanding different base oils.
      • Storage and preservation of creams.
      • Jars and equipment.
      • Comparison with other types of topical preparations.

    This workshop will include both lectures and demonstrations of how to prepare medicinal creams. Students will receive samples of creams that are prepared as a demonstration during the workshop as well as informative handouts.

    Prerequisite: None.

    Required textbooks:

    Saturday March 24th, 10 am to 5 pm.

    Living Earth School in Maple, Ontario
    Monika Ghent.