with Sarah Lu-Otero L.Ac, Dipl.OM, MSW
August 28, 29 & 30 from 6:00 – 7:00pm
Seasonal Dinner to follow at 7:30pm
This three-part series offers a holistic approach to maintaining health through seasonal transitions. Each session will introduce Traditional Chinese Medicine herbal essentials through an educational approach and will include a take home component.
Following the workshop, enjoy seasonal dinner around our communal table with Sarah Lu-Otero and other workshop guests.
Please inform Guest Services of any allergies at time of booking.
Group Session & Seasonal Dinner · $285 per person
Taxes and gratuities are applied at the time of check-out
Monday, August 28: Formulas for Seasonal Colds
What if you could potentially reduce the severity of a cold as soon as you felt it coming on?
Witness a traditional preparation of cold-fighting classical TCM herbal formula Gui Zhi Tang (Cinnamon Twig Decoction) in an interactive cooking demonstration. Learn to identify common symptoms and when to use this formula.
Take Home · Full-size bottle of Gui Zhi Tang, Gua Sha Spoon, and aftercare instructions
Tuesday, August 29: Supplements for Immunity
Do you easily catch colds or are you susceptible to seasonal allergies?
Learn about the historical Jade Windscreen Powder formula, which is true to its ancient name and acts as a barrier against external pathogens. Enjoy a live demonstration of preparing this formula and see each ingredient up close. Understand the science behind how this formula works and when to use for long term effects.
Take Home · Immune-fortifying tincture to prepare you for flu season, and ongoing care instructions
Wednesday, August 30: Medicinal Chicken Broth
Augment your bone broth or soup repertoire with tonifying traditional Chinese medicinal herbs.*
Taste a delicious cup of homemade chicken broth, slow cooked with nourishing, immune-boosting herbs, and learn where to find commonly used herbs used in East Asian cooking so you can incorporate them into your daily life to benefit health.
*Adjustments can be made for vegetarians and vegans alike.
Take Home · Custom blend of dried TCM herbs to incorporate into your next soup
Make it a Ritual
Join us for more than one of the series and save:
Save 15% by reserving two of the series
Save 20% by reserving all three of the series
Make it a Retreat
Save 20% on your room rate from August 28 – 30 when you join us for all three group workshops!
Sarah Lu-Otero will also be in residence to offer private sessions from August 28 through September 2. Click here to learn more about her private offerings.
Sarah Lu-Otero, Licensed Acupuncturist and Board Certified Herbalist, practices traditional East Asian medicine through a modern lens. Her focus areas include chronic pain, injury rehabilitation, women’s health, and stress management. She incorporates movement assessment and corrective strategies based on functional anatomy in every treatment. Sarah also creates bespoke traditional Chinese herbal formulas.
Sarah earned her Master’s of Science in Traditional Oriental Medicine from Pacific College of Health and Science (PCHS) in New York City, where she is currently pursuing her doctorate. She also holds a Master’s in Social Work from Columbia University. Sarah practices in New York City, Roslyn, and Southampton.