Classes Offered to Date

List of Classes/Seminars/Workshops given by Georganne “Geo” Derick.  Geo is available for speaking at your event or teaching classes.  Contact her for more details.

Public Classes:

  • Backyard Pharmacy:  Edible Herbs and Wild Weeds as First Aid and Medicine
  • Brain Power and Focus Forward
  • Cancer, Herbs and Food
  • Celebrating Chocolate:  Food of the Gods
  • Getting a Jump on Allergy Season
  • Perspectives in Herbal Medicine
  • Naturally Healthy
  • The Best of Both Worlds:  Integrating Traditional and Modern Medicine
  • Edible Pharmacopoeia: Spices for Health and Vitality
  • Food For Thought (foods and herbs for enhancing memory and cognitive support)
  • Outwitting the Common Cold and Flu
  • Aging Gracefully
  • Herbs, Vitamins & Natural Remedies (for Seniors)
  • Immune Boosters
  • Natural Cardiac Tonics to Support Heart Health
  • Herb of the Year 2014:  Artemisias
  • Herbs and the Five Elements
  • Healing Herbs, Nutrition and Wellness for Transitioning the Seasons
  • How Herbs can Improve Immunity
  • Itches, Ouches and Stings! (Common backyard and kitchen herbal remedies)
  • Longevity and Healthy Weight Management
  • Local Plants of Woods and Fields (Medicinal and Edible)
  • Healthy Weight Management
  • Natural Support for Holiday Stress
  • Nature’s Medicine Cabinet
  • Nutritional Wisdom:  Saving our Children, our Pets, and Ourselves
  • Nutriceuticals for the Brain
  • Stress Management Naturally
  • Seasonal Transitions Series:  Herbs and Food to Support Us (Winter/Spring/Summer/Fall)
  • Enhance your Energy & Vitality
  • Use of Alternative Health Care by the Boomers

Herbal Student Classes:

  • Nurturing in the Clinic
  • Building a Clinical Practice
  • Anatomy & Physiology of the Skin & Connective Tissue
  • Materia Medica for Skin Health
  • Materia Medica for Cardiovascular Support
  • Herbal Therapeutics and Macular Degeneration, Cataracts and Vision
  • Herbal Therapeutics and Cancer
  • Herbal Therapeutics and Diabetes
  • Herbal Therapeutics and Alzhiemers
  • Herbal Therapeutics and Weight Management

In Geo’s Former Career…

A Sampling of Seminars and Classes by Georganne Derick , President of MS Interior Design, Inc & Merchandising East

  • From Eisenhower to Flower Power: Marketing to Different Generations of Seniors (1995, 1997)
  • Lifestyle Merchandising, Landscape Design, Advertising & Special Promotions (1992-2008)
  • Design Stars:  Winners of the Best In American Living Awards (1996-2008)
  • Design for the Bottom Line (1998, 2002)
  • Trends in Color, Material & Texture 1992, 2001)
  • How to Compete With the Big Guys:  Competitive Strategies for Small Volume Builders (1997, 1999)
  • Changing Lifestyles & Different Generations (2002, 2004, 2006)
  • High Design Production Style (2007)
  • Generational Trends in Design (2003, 2005, 2007)
  • Why Landscape a Home (1992-2008)
  • Kitchen & Bath Trends (1996, 2003)
  • Small Builder with a Big Builder Attitude (1997, 1999, 2004)
  • A Place of Grace:  Sanctuary within the Home (2007)
  • Green Design:  Sustainable Choices (2008)

Audiences (ranged in size from 200-1200 people)

  • Moen Corporation Annual Design Retreat(Denver, CO)
  • American Furniture Council’s Annual Meeting of CEO’s (Savanna, GA)
  • The Building Systems Council (Puerto Rico, Asheville, NC)
  • K Hovnanian Homes Corporate Hdqtrs (NJ)
  • Orleans Homebuilders Annual Retreats (Annapolis, MD)
  • National Association of Home Builders International Builder’s Conventions (Las Vegas, Atlanta, Orlando, Dallas, Houston:  3 seminars annually from 1992-2008)
  • National Sales and Marketing Council (Seattle, Atlanta, Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando)
  • Regional Sales and Marketing Councils (Albany, Alexandria, Arlington, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Birmingham, Charleston, Chicago, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Charlotte, Columbus, Dallas, Detroit, Fairfax, Fort Lauderdale, Fredericksburg, Greenville, Harrisburg, Houston, Indianapolis, Jacksonville, Minneapolis, Naples, Nashville, Philadelphia, Raleigh-Durham, Richmond, Salt Lake City, San Antonio, St Louis, Tampa, Virginia Beach, Washington, DC)
  • National Senior Housing Council (Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Fairfax)