Amanda Jokerst

Certified Clinical Herbalist, Certified Practitioner of the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy

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I am a Certified Clinical Herbalist trained in the Vitalist Tradition of Herbal Medicine. I graduated from the Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism in 2016, a 1,255 hour program consisting of education in Vitalist Western Herbalism, botany, herbal medicine making and formulation, flower essences, nutrition, anatomy and physiology, pathology and herbal safety. 

I am also a Licensed Massage Therapist in the state of Missouri (#2017011143). I am a graduate of the Denver Integrative Massage School, with training in Western and Thai massage. Additionally, I am a Certified Practitioner of The Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy®, with over 100 hours of training through the Arvigo Institute, LLC in hands-on bodywork therapy, anatomy and physiology, traditional herbal medicines of the rainforest, nutrition, emotional and spiritual wellbeing, and fertility, pregnancy and postpartum care.

I grew up here in St. Louis and recently moved back after several years of study in various part of the country. I am absolutely thrilled to return to my roots, offering herbal consultations and Arvigo Therapy® sessions to the local community of my hometown. I truly believe in the power of these therapies and offering this work to others is one of the most life-giving and soul-enriching things I have ever done. I am humbled to work with and learn from the Vital Force within each client, that deep intelligence that knows just what each of us needs to heal and become more whole. I am committed to walking alongside you on your path to healing and wellness.

When I'm not seeing clients, I enjoy playing the banjo and fiddle, spending time with my husband, growing vegetables and medicinal plants on our urban farm, rompin' around with our two dogs, Ozzie and Lucy, and tending to our backyard ducks and bees.


Formal Training & Certifications:


Continuing Education:

  • Apothecarist Program with Herbal Medics Academy, 2019-present

  • Hands on Menstrual Charting for Arvigo® Practitioners, 2019

  • The Emergency Clinic with Herbal Medics Academy, 2018

  • Herbal Medicine for the Childbearing Year with Herbal Medics Academy, 2018

  • Cannabis, Ancient Medicine, Modern Marvel with the American Herbalist Guild, 2018

  • Kratom for Addiction with the American Herbalist Guild, 2018

  • Pediatric Herbal Medicine with Herbal Medics Academy, 2018

  • Tongue Assessment for Western Herbalists, 2018

  • Head, Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat - Pathophysiology for Herbalists with Herbal Medics Academy, 2018

  • Herbal Endocrine System Support with the American Herbalist Guild, 2017-2018

  • Herbal Medicine for Women with Aviva Romm, 2015

  • Medical Astrology and Herbalism with the School of Evolutionary Herbalism, 2015

  • Mountain West Herb Conference, 2016

  • Traditions in Western Herbalism Conference, 2016, 2014

  • SQUATfest, 2015

  • Shamanism and Sacred Plants of Peru, 2014

  • Midwifery Today Conference, 2014

  • Spinning Babies with Gail Tully, 2014

  • Waterbirth Workshop with Barbara Harper, 2014

  • Primitive Skills and Wilderness Awareness 10-week Intensive, 2012

  • Midwifery and Homeopathy Course with The Matrona, 2011

  • DONA Birth Doula Training, 2011

  • Medicines from the Earth Symposium, 2011, 2010

  • Women Shamanism, Spirituality and Healing Plants Workshop, 2010

  • Sacred Healing of the Plants Workshop, 2010