California Healing Institute



master skills at your own pace


Clinical Healing Apprenticeship


Students learn and practice the following skills:

  • Formulating holistic therapy plans for the body systems

    • The digestive system: mouth to rectum
    • The nervous system: finding peace for anxiety, insomnia, and Alzheimer’s
    • The female reproductive system: breasts, wombs, and hormones
    • The male reproductive system: prostate, testes and hormones
    • The respiratory system: asthma, COPD and the lungs
    • The cardiovascular system: heart health, blood pressure, and stress
    • Muscles, bones and skin: massage, bone building and clear skin
  • Holistic therapies for mental health
  • Client intakes and communication

Teacher Training Apprenticeships


Students learn and practice the following skills:

  • Public speaking and presentation skills
  • Giving dynamic demonstrations
  • Communication skills
  • Managing small group classes
  • Q&A skills
  • Creating an experiential class

Cultivation Apprenticeships: Seed to Storage


Students learn and practice the following skills:

  • Basic soil science: analyzing and building soil
  • Saving seeds
  • Cultivating beneficial microorganisms and mycorrhize: compost and tea
  • Choosing garden locations: designing a holistic garden
  • Planting, fertilizing, and natural pest control
  • Pruning, harvesting and curing

CHI apprenticeships are arranged individually and designed for student convenience. Students create a schedule that works for them and master skills at their own pace. Contact us if you're interested.