Meet the Teachers
Amy Branum, AHP
Herbal Certification Classes Teacher for The Wild Temple WEST
Amy Branum is an herbalist, Ayurvedic practitioner, flower essence therapist, and mother. She has a deep passion for plants, their medicine, and the amazing transformations they can inspire in people. Helping people to heal and teaching this work is her passion. Since she first began working with herbs in 2000, she has been able to do nothing else.
Amy graduated in 2002 from the University of North Carolina -Asheville with a degree in Biology and focus on Botany. Before graduating college, she began her studies with herbs and flower essences in the Appalachian mountains. She has continued her education throughout the years with professional conferences and workshops. She graduated from the California College of Ayurveda in 2013 as a certified Ayurvedic practitioner and is a professional member of the National Ayurvedic Medical Association (NAMA).
Before moving to California, Amy worked in Asheville, NC as a teacher, resident Clinical Herbalist, and administration at the Appalachia School of Holistic Herbalism. She is also a founding board member of the North Carolina chapter of United Plant Savers. For 3 years, Amy organized and led the Wellness Center at the Southeastern Women’s Herbal Conference, providing first aid and wellness assistance to 600 participants. She had an herbal body care company for 8 years and has contributed her Honey Face Mask recipe in The Herbal Bath and Body Care Book by Heather Lee Houdek.
Currently, Amy is the lead teacher for the Herbal programs at The Wild Temple School of Yoga & Herbal Wisdom and is a contributing author to Dermveda.com. She has a clinical practice, Lasya Wellness & Vitality, at the Integrated Ayurveda Clinic in Grass Valley, CA to help clients of all ages to achieve their fullest potential of happiness and well being with herbs, flower essences, diet, and lifestyle.
Herbal Certification Classes Teacher for The Wild Temple EAST
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