Wellness Classes

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


March

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...
213WEL134BO 03/03 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
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...
213BOT346DO 03/13 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...
213WEL215CO 03/24 We 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

April

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
This ancient, meditative Chinese exercise teaches relaxation, balance, and self-defense with an more...
214WEL102A 04/10 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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. more...
214WEL181AO 04/10 Sa 11:00am-12:30pm Michelotti
ONLINE

May

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...
214WEL215AO 05/14 Fr 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
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...
214BOT346AO 05/15 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
ONLINE

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
When surrounded by the tranquil beauty of trees, the mind naturally becomes more...
214WEL145A 05/21 Fr 10:30am-12:00pm Elmgart
NYBG

June

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Some 36 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...
214WEL128O 06/10 Th 6:30pm-8:00pm Dahmer, M.D.
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
214CKG200AO 06/12 Sa 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Herbs have been helping us stay healthy for thousands of years. Herbal experts will teach you how plants can be used for medicine, aroma, and refreshment.

more...
214WEL130AO 06/26 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...
214WEL130BO 06/26 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Gordineer
ONLINE

July

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...
221WEL130CO 07/10 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm Satch
ONLINE

Class will take place outside on NYBG grounds and follow current safety procedures. Registered students will be sent information regarding meeting location and log-in information.
When surrounded by the tranquil beauty of trees, the mind naturally becomes more...
221WEL145B 07/11 Su 10:30am-12:00pm Elmgart
NYBG

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...
221WEL134AO 07/14 We 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
ONLINE

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...
221WEL130DO 07/24 Sa 10:30am-11:30am Hill
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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 more...
221CKG200BO 07/25 Su 11:00am-1:00pm Nocera
ONLINE

August

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

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 more...
221WEL221O 08/10 Tu 6:30pm-8:30pm Petter
ONLINE

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...
221WEL134BO 08/17 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Gordineer
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
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. more...
221WEL181BO 08/31 Tu 6:30pm-8:00pm Michelotti
ONLINE