Wellness Classes

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


March

Scented smoke has been used traditionally throughout human history to create a sense of well-being. Learn several different methods for creating your own at home incense experience with a mix of woodland material and culinary herbs in this exploration of more...
243WEL233 03/13 We 11:00am-1:00pm Petter
NYBG

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...
243WEL143 03/23 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl
NYBG

Emerging research suggests that mushrooms may be beneficial for brain and nerve health. Discover the properties of different species and learn where medicinal mushrooms occur locally. Study how select types such as Maitake, Reishi, and Lion's Mane can help strengthen more...
243WEL181O 03/26 Tu 6:30pm-8:00pm Michelotti
ONLINE

April

Spring is one of the most abundant times to harvest common edible weeds. This class will introduce you to a variety of local and invasive species that herbalists use for both medicine and food. Get the most out of the more...
244WEL170 04/19 Fr 10:00am-12:30pm Petter
NYBG

May

Discover an array of wild foods and medicinal herbs that are part of the beloved Rosaceae family. As certain rose plants are known to support our circulation, cognition, mood, and heart health, explore how to incorporate these beneficial plants into more...
244WEL185 05/07 Tu 11:00am-1:00pm Petter
NYBG