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GRACEFUL TRANSITIONS: Support + Power Through Menopause

  • Wildcraft 38 Windermere Boulevard Charleston, SC, 29407 United States (map)

Join Blue Heron's Ashlee Dixon and Lisa Abernathy, licensed acupuncturists, for an experiential workshop that supports women who seek an empowered and peaceful transition through their menopausal (and postmenopausal) years. We will explore essential oils, diet, herbs and lifestyle advice to enhance one's health and decrease uncomfortable symptoms during this shifting time.  

The natural hormonal shift that occurs during menopause does not have to leave you feeling frustrated and isolated. There are ways to get through it without hot flashes, nightsweats, insomnia, weight gain and mood swings. We will explore how the ancient practices of Chinese Medicine can help you gracefully flow through this transition feeling your best and recognizing your powerful self.

Attendees will create a personalized essential oil facial elixir or cooling body spray.

In Chinese Medicine, menopause is the decline of yin (blood, fluids, essence, feminine energy). We also see a corresponding increase of yang (active, masculine energy). We will discuss ways to nourish and preserve the yin while using this increase in yang energy as an inspiration to make changes, set boundaries and perhaps invite in a new perspective on life. 

During the latter portion of this workshop, participants will create a essential oil facial elixir. Facial elixirs are a healthy, refreshing way to nourish your skin with rejuvenating antioxidants, cool hot flashes, decrease inflammation of the skin, and soothe irritation. Participants will also be provided with a medicinal herbal tea to nourish yin and essence.


Lisa is the founder and co-owner of Blue Heron Acupuncture & Apothecary, a Classical Chinese Medicine Clinic providing personalized, holistic and effective care for the Lowcountry. As an acupuncturist and herbalist, she enjoys helping people enhance their physical and emotional wellbeing, become more mindful, create healthier lifestyles, and learn to live in sync with the seasons.

Ashlee has been a part of the healing arts community for over 12 years as an acupuncturist, massage therapist and yoga teacher. Ashlee was drawn to Classical Chinese Medicine because it is a system that treats the root of a problem. She enjoys helping people become more comfortable in their bodies and aware that they have the capability to heal.

Online below, stop into Wildcraft or call (843) 901-9040; $45. Price include all essential oil materials. Online registration includes a service fee. 

Cancellations must be made by Thursday, November 9th to make your space available to others. “No shows” forfeit their refund.

GRACEFUL TRANSITIONS: Power + Support Through Menopause

A workshop for women who want to embrace their beauty, refinement, femininity + power as they move through the shifting years of menopause.

Price includes all essential oil materials, bag of medicinal herbal tea, take-home info packet + online service fee.

Please arrive a few minutes early to settle in + make yourself a cup of herbal tea. Snacks will also be provided.