Wellness Classes

Exercise or meditate within the Garden or find new ways to bring healthful plants into your everyday life.


October

Bring the bouquet of a summer garden indoors with handmade, naturally moisturizing glycerin soaps. You'll learn the traditional melt-and-pour process and combine fragrances of various dried herbs and essential oils-lavender, rosemary, mint, and more-to make four bars to take home. more...
232WEL143A 10/15 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl
NYBG

When surrounded by the tranquil beauty of trees, the mind naturally becomes quiet and peaceful. You will learn about forest therapy and see for yourself the research-proven health benefits of forest bathing. Learn basic sensory and meditation techniques to help more...
232WEL145 10/23 Su 10:30am-12:00pm Elmgart
NYBG

In Mexico, the marigold flower, Cempazúchitl in the Indigenous language Nahuatl, has been associated with the Día de Muertos celebrations for centuries. Discover the cultural importance of this plant while creating a tonic that supports the nervous system, as well more...
232WEL179 10/27 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Arellano-Gonzalez
MDTN

Herbs have been helping us stay healthy for thousands of years. Join these expert herbalists to learn how plants can be used for medicine and self-care.
232WEL130A 10/29 Sa 10:30am-4:30pm Hill
Bautista-Carolina
DeCarlo
MDTN

Prepare to relax and be rejuvenated! Using salts, nourishing clays, and essential oils, you'll craft four custom botanical bath bombs to bring fragrance and fizz to a time-honored self-care ritual for you and your loved ones!
232WEL130B 10/29 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm Hill
MDTN

Offering a host of health benefits on its own, raw honey can also be used to preserve the medicinal properties of fresh, dried, or powdered herbs. Learn how to create medicinal herbal honeys to soothe sore throats and coughs, heal more...
232WEL130C 10/29 Sa 12:45pm-2:15pm Bautista-Carolina
MDTN

Packed with antioxidants and vitamins, elderberry fruits and flowers have been used across cultures for centuries to prevent colds and flus, treat fevers, and tame inflammation. Delve into the many healing properties of this commonly used medicinal plant while making more...
232WEL130D 10/29 Sa 3:00pm-4:30pm DeCarlo
MDTN

November

Fermentation is one of our oldest food processing methods. Scientifically known as zymology, it refers to the conversion of carbohydrates into alcohols, carbon dioxide, yeast, or bacteria. We'll cover the basic science of how to ferment tea to make kombucha, more...
232CKG201O 11/02 We 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

Explore which herbs, fungi, and nutrient-dense foods offer resistance for colds and flu. Learn how to create several herbal remedies to strengthen the immune system and support the body to fight off pathogens, and prepare two of the recipes along more...
232WEL178 11/03 Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Petter
MDTN

Discover the many herbs and spices prized for centuries to heal, to revitalize the immune system, and to treat and prevent asthma, insomnia, flu, and more.
232BOT346AO 11/12 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

Create spa-worthy products from your garden-revitalizing lotion bars, lip balms, bath salts, body scrubs, and more using a variety of botanicals. Ideal for those who want to indulge in self-care or create lovely holiday gifts. All materials provided.
232WEL144 11/19 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl
NYBG
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