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Wellness & Fitness Classes

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

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Classes

February
Bring the beauty and bouquet of the summer garden into your home with handcrafted, botanically infused soaps. Learn about the benefits of a variety of plant based ingredients for skin care. Using the melt-and pour process, make four bars of more...
02/04 Sa 10:00am-01:00pm Scholl
NYBG
Some 23 states, including New York, have legalized the medical use of marijuana. Proponents tout it as a safe, effective treatment for symptoms of cancer, HIV, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, and other conditions-while opponents see many physical and social risks. Explore more...
02/08 We 06:00pm-07:30pm Dahmer, M.D.
MDTN
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 essential oils in this hands-on workshop. Learn scent-blending techniques and how to identify and more...
02/11 Sa 10:00am-01:00pm Gordineer
NYBG
Discover why ancient cultures as well as today's holistic practitioners, consider this "liquid gold" one of nature's best all-around remedies. But honey is not the only healing substance from bees-even their stings are thought to cure various ailments. Other beneficial more...
02/25 Sa 10:00am-01:00pm Terada
NYBG
April
Everything in our life is in continuous flux; yet we try to manipulate this changing world to attain happiness: "As soon as I finish this work project I can finally relax" or "When the weather becomes sunnier then I'll feel more...
04/01 Sa 10:30am-12:30pm Wang
MDTN
Pamper yourself! In this hands-on session, learn to create body scrubs, facial steams, and moisturizers for a home spa experience. Master herbalist Elizabeth Scholl introduces you to flowers and plants from your garden, and ingredients from your pantry, that are more...
04/01 Sa 02:30pm-05:00pm Scholl
NYBG
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.

04/08 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG
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 essential oils in this hands-on workshop. Learn scent-blending techniques and how to identify and more...
04/29 Sa 10:00am-01:00pm Gordineer
MDTN
May
Freshen your home while experiencing the soothing benefits of essential oils. Create custom-scented aromatherapy soy candles using essential oils to invigorate, calm, or heal. Learn the differences between petroleum-based paraffin candles and synthetic essential oil candles commonly sold in stores. more...
05/07 Su 10:00am-12:30pm Gordineer
NYBG
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 major branches of herbalism, and the fascinating history of herbal medicine. Learn how to more...
05/20 Sa 10:30am-12:00pm Gordineer
MDTN
No more shopping at the market for basil and thyme! Learn how to create your own aromatic mini-garden with fresh herbs you can enjoy year-round. Whether you're growing indoors or outdoors, learn which herbs are easiest to maintain, most beneficial more...
05/20 Sa 12:45pm-02:15pm Storrs
MDTN
Imbibing herbal drinks like Red Clover Infusion or Astragalus Decoction is one of the easiest and tastiest ways to reap the health benefits from herbs. Learn how to make simple teas, decoctions, and nourishing herbal infusions for general wellness and more...
05/20 Sa 02:30pm-04:30pm D'Ambrosi
MDTN
October 22, Midtown Education Center,
Manhattan

Herbs have been helping us stay healthy for thousands of years. Spend a day with herbal experts and learn how plants can be used for medicine, aroma, and refreshment.


10:30 more...
05/20 Sa 10:30am-04:30pm
MDTN
Meditation cultivates a deep sense of awareness. The calm and quiet of the Garden make it the perfect place to practice this. Walking meditation invites you to be mindful of how you move in an activity you do automatically every more...
05/21 Su 10:30am-12:30pm Wang
NYBG
June
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.

06/03 Sa 10:00am-11:00am Torres
NYBG
August
Bring the beauty and bouquet of the summer garden into your home with handcrafted, botanically infused soaps. Learn about the benefits of a variety of plant based ingredients for skin care. Using the melt-and pour process, make four bars of more...
08/06 Su 10:00am-01:00pm Scholl
NYBG