is the award winning author of Letting Magic In, The Night School, and the Wild Wisdom Series (including The Illustrated Herbiary).
After pursuing an undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan and a master’s at New York University, Maia apprenticed with a traditional healer in Ireland where she spent extensive time studying the growing cycles of plants, the alchemy of medicine making, and the psycho-spiritual aspects of healing. Maia maps new pathways for seeing our lives, inspiring those who encounter her work to live with more purpose, more intention, more meaning, and, maybe, even more magic.
Maia receives her Bachelor’s from the University of Michigan, continues graduate studies at the University of Virginia, & receives her Master’s from New York University.
Maia works in education, teaching elementary school and doing program development for non-profit organizations.
Maia leaves her teaching career to study with an herbalist in Ireland.
CONTINUED HERBAL STUDIES
- Rosemary Gladstar’s Advanced Herbal Training
- 3 years at David Winston’s Center for Herbal Studies
- Institute for Integrative Nutrition
- Multiple essential oil trainings
Maia becomes a registered professional herbalist with the American Herbalist Guild and a trusted advisor on the emerging field of herbalism with local medical practitioners.
Maia teaches at the University of Pennsylvania’s Urban Nutrition Initiative.
Maia starts the Weekly Herban Wisdom blog which later becomes Sunday Tea.
Expands the herbal training center in Philadelphia which moves online in 2013 and is subsequently purchased by Rosemary Gladstar’s Science & Art of Herbalism.
Maia closes her clinical herbal practice to focus on other ventures.
Maia gets her first book deal!
Maia’s first kids book, The Night School for Young Mystics, will hit the shelves!
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