About Gina Woods
was enchanted by the plants at an early age.
Growing up living in both Italy and southern CA has infused the rich herbal traditions and food ways of Europe and the Latino communities of CA.
Having over 20 years of experience as a holistic practitioner, clinical herbalist, Medicine maker, nutritionist, yoga & meditation instructor, massage therapist, birth worker, activist and various healing works, steeped in multicultural traditions.
My diverse education has included massage therapies, clinical and folk herbalism to the depths of it all, botany, nutritional therapies, whole foods chef, pre-med sciences, yoga, meditation, Ayurveda, birth/postpartum doula, lactation counselor and educator, permaculture design/ regenerative systems and more. Education, research and my quest for knowledge are an ongoing passion and pursuit. As well as enriching myself and my families experiences through travel, exploration, art, sciences and natural living.
My current focus is teaching herbal and nutritional healing modalities locally and internationally. Also, conducting a community wellness clinic and botanical education center at Woods apothecary.
Always lovingly tending to various garden/permaculture projects; design, installation and maintenance.
I am inspired to continue to delve deeper, always learning and sharing my passion for the plant and natural realms.