Trained in herbalism by her Irish born Grandmother and renowned Herbalists, Rosemary Gladstar and Susun Weed, among others, Gina has been a professional Herbalist for 37 years, and a researcher of Celtic ethno-botany, history and culture. She operated a Free Clinic in the US, where she served people with AIDS, Cancer and a vast array of other health issues, gaining broad experience in the healing power of herbs.

Gina weaves the spiritual traditions of the Native American medicine people she was privileged to study with together with her own ancestral Celtic and pre-Celtic ways .

She brings the ancient myths and deities to life with her dramatic storytelling and rituals, heavily laced with her humour and personal experience

She chooses to house Brighid’s Academy in her home, to maintain simplicity and comfort, and serve as a continual reminder of the sacredness of the mundane and that these things are available to everyone.