Wellness Classes

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


Get a little messy making seasonal berry jam! Trained in preservation techniques at Cornell, Stephen Nocera will show you three distinct methods of jamming, using less sugar and no additives or pectin. You'll come away with the techniques and recipes more...
251CKG200 07/20 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Nocera


Won't you join us for tea & tinctures? Embark on a hands-on journey into herbalism with a refreshing twist. Join expert herbalists—Arvolyn Hill, Corrina Wainwright, and Suhaly Bautista-Carolina—to learn how plants can be used for medicine, self-care, and relaxation. In more...
251WEL130A 08/10 Sa 10:00am-4:00pm Hill

Taking a few drops of a tincture can be a catalyst for a lifelong pursuit of herbalism. In this workshop, uncover the formulations, benefits, and methods for making contracted herbal extracts used for health and well-being. Receive expert guidance as more...
251WEL130B 08/10 Sa 10:00am-11:30am Hill

Discover the boundless possibilities of working with seasonal ingredients such as garden mint and other botanicals to craft herbal cocktails for any occasion. Learn the fundamentals of building a botanical bar; including crafting bitters, syrups, shrubs, sugars, and salts, and more...
251WEL130C 08/10 Sa 12:30pm-2:00pm Wainwright

Learn to blend and brew a variety of herbs and create flavorful and refreshing iced teas. From cooling mint to zesty citrus and soothing chamomile, you'll discover the diverse flavors and properties of various nutritious and delicious herbs and flowers. more...
251WEL130D 08/10 Sa 2:30pm-4:00pm Bautista-Carolina

Use herbal skills and recipes to treat many of life's little mishaps. Herbalist Dawn Petter will cover which herbs to keep on hand and how best to use them. She'll also demonstrate how to blend various herbsto produce balms, creams, more...
251WEL221 08/21 We 11:00am-1:00pm Petter


This ancient, meditative Chinese exercise teaches relaxation, balance, and self-defense with an emphasis on correct body posture and spinal alignment. Students become relaxed, physically stronger, and ultimately healthier in both mind and body. more...
251WEL102B 09/07 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres