ESP Biography

VICKY CASSIS, Your local friendly fun person

Major: Not available.

College/Employer: UMass Boston

Year of Graduation: Not available.

Picture of Vicky Cassis

Brief Biographical Sketch:

I'm Vicky, and I like knitting and tea. I'm basically a grandma.

Past Classes

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X2656: The Basics of Tea in Splash! 2009 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2009)
Do you like tea? Would you LIKE to like tea? In this class we'll go over exactly what tea is, the different types, how to prepare them, and why they're good for you. We might even talk about herbal teas if you want to. And yes, we'll be drinking tea! If you were to knit while I talked, I think that would be so neat.

X2657: Herbal Medicine for the Winter Time in Splash! 2009 (Nov. 21 - 22, 2009)
Alongside being a quick intro to herbal medicine, this class will focus on using plants to fight off and prevent cold-season ailments. We'll mostly be talking about simple ways to use easily-accessed herbs so that everyone will be able to try these things at home.

L1669: Veganism: An Introduction and Discussion on Living Cruelty-Free in Splash! 2008 (Nov. 22 - 23, 2008)
This class is for both vegans and people who are interested in becoming vegan or vegetarian. We'll be learning about and discussing different vegan ideologies, how to stay healthy, and the many benefits of this dietary practice. I'm excited to hear your opinions and teach you about something awesome! One of my favorite things about veganism is cooking, so I'll be bringing some sample recipes for you to try at home. If you have a favorite vegan recipe, please feel free to share!