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Heather Luna, Clinical Herbalist, Clinical Nutritionist

Founder & Director of the ACORN School of Herbal Medicine

Heather is the primary instructor of the Footprints program, supporting instructor of the Advanced program, and the supervising clinician of the Free Clinic & Clinical Residency program

A Clinical Herbalist, Clinical Nutritionist, and resident of Nevada County since her teens, Heather Luna is a graduate of Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies, and the North American Institute of Medical Herbalism. Her teachings are rooted in practical clinical experience. Her passion for Nature has guided her in a practice of herbs, nutrition, bodywork, apitherapy, and vitalism for the past 20 years. 

Heather's professional practice emphasizes vitalist healing strategies with the use of herbs, nutrition, and Nature Cure practices. This includes custom herbal formulation and individualized nutritional protocols, coaching through the food intolerance, therapeutic and uterine massage, and personal empowerment for cultivating healthy lifestyle habits adapted for the conditions of modern living. 

Heather teaches full time at the ACORN School and also oversees the Medicine Garden outdoor learning classroom. She has instructed classes in Western Herbalism since 2003.  Heather teaches the use of simple healing strategies that are rooted in a daily practice of living simply close to nature.