Learn the Theory and Practice of Natural Therapeutics, Herbs, and Kneipp Therapy

We provide classes to people from all walks of life, including practitioners, to explore and deepen their knowledge and application of natural therapeutics. Our flagship classes are in Kneipp Therapy, the foundation for most Western holistic therapies.

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Our Classes

Currently, with the exception of our classes in Germany (see below) most of our classes are presented in the North Seattle area. However, if you’d like a class in your area, we can also travel to you. We offer classes in herbalism, hydrotherapy, nutrition, homeopathy, Western life science, and healthy living.

Upcoming Kneipp Therapy Classes:

Our flagship classes are in Kneipp Therapy, the foundation for Western holistic therapies. Every Spring, we offer a 2 week training courses in Bad Worishofen, Germany. We invite you to join us!

These are all inclusive classes with training, room and board, morning Kneipp treatments and tours included in the price. Our lodging is at the historic Sebastianeum, where Sebastian Kneipp himself consulted and practiced. The Sebastianeum provides us with fabulous and healthy food, often sourced locally. Morning Kneipp treatments are provided by professionals, enhancing your understanding of the training you are there for!

The course is USD $4950 for the full two week 2021 training.

Again, it is all inclusive, excluding your airfare and travel to Bad Worishofen.

The five elements of Kneipp therapy practiced together provide the most amazing results I’ve seen in over 25 years of naturopathic practice. And the cool thing is, that no matter your profession, if you have a license to touch, your clients will benefit from Kneipp!

These courses are open to all practitioners, and may qualify for continuing education credits, depending on the professional requirements in your state, province or country. Please see individual class pages for more information.


 2021 Kneipp Training

MAR 27—APR 10 · In the German village of Bad Worishofen
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Nancy Welliver ND, the lead instructor, has been practicing naturopathic medicine since 1992, and studying herbs, nutrition, natural lifestyles, organic gardening and natural philosophy since the 1970’s.

She has taught clinical and didactic classes at universities and colleges, continuing ed to professionals, and loves teaching the interested public, as well.

She comes from a holistic perspective and presents the information in a practical and achievable manner for the student.

All of our instructors are experienced in their respective fields AND experienced instructors, some having over 40 years in their professions.

Please consult our individual class pages for more information!

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Our Mission · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · · ·

The mission of the Community School of Natural Therapeutics is to provide classes to people from all walks of life, in all aspects of the theory and practice of holistic natural therapeutics. Our goal is to re-empower and inspire individuals in the health and wellness of themselves, their families, and their communities. Our hope is that our mission positively influences the health and wellbeing of our planet.

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