Wellness Classes

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


July

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.
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...
221BOT346CO 08/14 Sa 10:00am-12:00pm Candee
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

September

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...
221WEL215BO 09/10 Fr 6:30pm-8:00pm Paswater
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.
This ancient, meditative Chinese exercise teaches relaxation, balance, and self-defense with an more...
221WEL102B 09/11 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG