Cathy Skipper is originally English but has been living in France for over 25 years, after spending many of those years living close to the land and farming (vines, blue-berries and medicinal plants) she now teaches herbalism at the Ecole Lyonnaise de Plantes Médicinales.

She is also a founder member and principal coordinator for the International herbal network, ‘Herbalistes sans Frontières‘.

Catherine has recently co-written, translated and adapted the book ‘Aromatic Medicine – integrating essential oils into herbal practice‘ with Patrice de Bonneval, the school’s founder.

Her aim is to share through her classes the rich knowledge she has acquired after many years of using and teaching about medicinal plants and essential oils in France.