Seasonal Alchemy: Balmy Summer with Tania Bryson

How to harness the power of medicinal Summer herbs


Saturday 19 June & Sunday 20 June 2021, 10am – 4pm


Tania Bryson


Studio 20, SPACE, Dartington Trust


£180 – 2 day course

About this course

The world of plants and herbal wisdom is a powerful one. This seasonal weekend course will focus on herbs to soothe and heal Summer skin. This is a gorgeous natural skincare course where you will learn to make body scrubs, balms, tonics, and a body spritz.

Tania Bryson has twenty years’ experience and a thorough understanding of the wealth of components in plants and how to harness their energy in plant-based medicines. Tania will share her mastery of plant preparation and deep respect for traditional techniques when making seasonal remedies, to enable you to reap their benefits.

During the course, you will explore the many ways that you can extract the benefits from herbs, and other plants, in a magical way. Tania will share her knowledge and experience in an informal yet professional setting, open to answering any questions you may have.

what you will learn

Over the weekend, you will learn about the application of herbs in Summertime skincare and healing, how to repair sun-damaged skin, how to make a cream and how to naturally cool the skin. You will also learn about skin cleansing techniquest and help in the elimination of wastes, and how to make a herbal tonic utilising seasonal plants. You will work with seasonal Summer herbs including Calendula, Chamomile, Mint, Yarrow, Witch Hazel, Lavender, Lemon Balm, and Nettle.

At the end of the course you will take home:
– Calendula & Chamomile soothing skin cream
– Yarrow & Chamomile facial cleanser
– Witch Hazel body spritz
– Sweet Lavender Body scrub
– Summer synergy tonic

About tania bryson

Mother, teacher and herbal educator Tania Bryson is the wild-crafter of heartfelt herbal creations at Dream Thyme Herbal in Devon.

Tania’s many years of living amongst vast swathes of Australian rainforest gave her a deeper appreciation of nature, and her first-hand experience of the plight of orangutans and loss of their habitat fuelled her determination to educate people about unethical cosmetics and provide them with a palm-free, effective alternative. Tania’s teachings and experience allow her to go that one step further and actually guide people through the making process using simple, local ingredients, whilst being mindful of our impact on the global environment.

“The joy is being together with other like-minded people and sharing herbal wisdom to help us on our journey of life.”  


On this course, lunch will be provided on Saturday and Sunday. These communal meals are a vital part of the learning experience and we strongly recommend you attend them.

Tea and coffee will be available throughout the course.

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Saturday 19th June

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