Wellness Classes

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


June

Bring the bouquet of a summer garden indoors with handmade, naturally moisturizing glycerin soaps. You'll learn the traditional melt-and-pour processand combine fragrances of various dried herbs and essential oils—lavender, rosemary, mint, and more—to make four bars to take home.

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224WEL143 06/25 Sa 11:00am-2:00pm Scholl
NYBG

July

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...
231WEL145C 07/10 Su 10:30am-12:00pm Cunningham
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...
231WEL181O 07/19 Tu 6:00pm-8:00pm Michelotti
ONLINE

This class will take place online. Registered students will receive login instructions.
Drawing from sources as far back as Ebers Papyrus, an Egyptian medical treatise from 1550 BCE, as well as stories from his own experience as an more...
231WEL208O 07/26 Tu 6:30pm-7:30pm Morrison
ONLINE

August

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...
231WEL221 08/09 Tu 6:30pm-8:30pm Petter
MDTN

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...
231WEL215BO 08/25 Th 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
ONLINE

September

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...
231WEL102B 09/10 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG