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OUR TEAM

This is our happy little behind-the-scenes DREAM TEAM.
Meet the people who make everything happen!

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OUR
TEAM

 "Working with Artemisia Academy is a breath of fresh air. Emily and her staff prioritize self care and offer a safe space that fosters creativity and quality work. It is such a joy to be part of a collaborative, growing team."

 

Lexi, 2022 HAP Graduate

Ivy Meyer

Ivy Meyer Smith
MARKETING DIRECTOR

Ivy Meyer is the holistic hair and skincare instructor at Artemisia Academy. In 2020, she completed the Herbal Apprenticeship Program at Artemisia Academy and learned how herbs can be truly transformational in conjunction with other approaches. Now she combines her love of skin care, natural dyes, and herbalism to reconnect with the natural world and show others how they can slow down and connect with themselves. 

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Samantha Haentens
DIGITAL PROJECT MANAGER

Sam is a marketing consultant with more than 10 years of experience working in the digital space. She’s focused on helping small businesses, academic institutions, and non-profit organizations reach their goals through content strategy and social media programs.

After living on the east coast most of her life, she moved with her husband to Santa Barbara in February 2018 to find the sunshine. Sam is passionate about plant-based nutrition, art in all of its wonderful forms, and her connections to friends, family, and community. She strongly believes that education and positive influence are the keys to helping change hearts and minds.

A GED recipient at age 16, she graduated Summa Cum Laude from Cedar Crest College, a women’s college in Allentown, PA, and holds a BA in Communications. You might find her reading a book on the beach on a cloudy day, or enjoying Santa Barbara with her pals on her days off.

Nicole Iaquinto

Nicole Iaquinto
APOTHECARY MANAGER

Nicole Iaquinto is the apothecary manager at Artemisia Academy. She's also an ordained pastor, herbalist (founder of Forest Floor Herbals), actor, and 2022 graduate of the Herbal Apprenticeship Program. When not on stage, serving her local church, or tending to the apothecary, you can find her hiking nearby and talking to plants, or cuddling with her cats, Buffy and Van Helsing.

LEARN ABOUT OUR HERBAL APPRENTICE PROGRAM

Self Care Quiz

TAKE THE SELF CARE QUIZ FOR HEALERS!

Learn how to become a more effective healer by healing yourself FIRST!

 

In this 5 minute quiz, you'll learn:

  • Where you need to focus to get on track in your own healing,

  • How much energy you really have to spend on others, and

  • Steps to prioritize your own healing FIRST this year!