Wellness Classes

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


September

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. In the event of inclement winter weather, class will occur online via Zoom. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in as necessary. more...
211WEL102A 09/26 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG
211WEL102B 09/26 Sa 11:30am-12:30pm Torres
NYBG

October

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Perfume can be traced back thousands of years to an Ancient Egyptian tradition, beloved by Cleopatra. Discover the history of perfume and the therapeutic benefits of more...
212WEL134AO 10/14 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Freshen your home while experiencing the soothing benefits of essential oils. Herbalist Amy Anthony will demonstrate how to create custom (4-ounce) aromatherapy soy-based container candles using more...
212WEL138AO 10/16 Fr 6:00pm-8:00pm Peter
ONLINE

November

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
For centuries herbs and spices have been prized not just for their flavors, but as state-of-the-art medicine. Learn about a variety of plants historically used for more...
212BOT346BO 11/07 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Your digestive system is home to over 70% of your immune system! So keeping your gut in tip-top shape is crucial to maintaining good health. We more...
212WEL215AO 11/18 We 7:00pm-8:30pm Paswater
ONLINE

January

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.


January 9, 23, & February 6 | Online |
Herbs have been helping us stay healthy for thousands of years. Spend a day with herbal more...
213WEL130AO 01/09 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Gordineer
Satch
Hill
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Are you interested in bringing the natural benefits of herbs and herbal remedies into your life? Discover the differences between herbal medicine and homeopathy, the three more...
213WEL130BO 01/09 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Your digestive system is home to over 70% of your immune system! So keeping your gut in tip-top shape is crucial to maintaining good health. We more...
213WEL215BO 01/15 Fr 7:00pm-8:30pm Paswater
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Some 33 states have legalized the medical use of marijuana. Proponents tout it as a safe, effective treatment for symptoms of cancer, HIV, MS, Parkinson's, and more...
213WEL128O 01/22 Fr 6:30pm-8:00pm Dahmer, M.D.
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
For centuries herbs and spices have been prized not just for their flavors, but as state-of-the-art medicine. Learn about a variety of plants historically used for more...
213BOT346CO 01/23 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Anthony
ONLINE

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. In the event of inclement winter weather, class will occur online via Zoom. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in as necessary. more...
213WEL102B 01/23 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Discover how to create your own aromatic mini-garden with fresh herbs that you can enjoy year-round. Find out which herbs are easiest to maintain, which grow more...
213WEL130CO 01/23 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm Satch
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Cold weather and indoor heat can really take its toll on our skin. We will explore some of the best plant based ingredients for specific skin more...
213WEL168O 01/24 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Scholl
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Take a deep dive into a hands-on approach to herbal medicine. We'll cover the medicinal properties and uses of close to 100 local or easy-to-source healing more...
213WEL161O 01/27 We 5:30pm-8:15pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Help your skin glow! Explore the versatile and surprisingly low-cost array of body scrubs you can make with a few simple ingredients. Learn which oils are more...
213WEL156O 01/29 Fr 6:00pm-8:00pm Peter
ONLINE

February

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

Herbal healing can be as simple as a cup of tea! We'll dive into the medicinal qualities and uses of easy-to-find herbs, and how to combine more...
213WEL130DO 02/06 Sa 10:30am-11:30am Hill
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Freshen your home while experiencing the soothing benefits of essential oils. Herbalist Amy Anthony will demonstrate how to create custom (4-ounce) aromatherapy soy-based container candles using more...
213WEL138BO 02/07 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Peter
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.

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 more...
213CKG201O 02/22 Mo 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE