Culinary & Wellness

arOMa

Third Saturdays 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Experience aromatherapy-based mindfulness practice and learn restorative relaxation techniques. Watch a culinary demo using the same aromatic essence! No experience necessary. Please bring a mat or blanket. All ages welcome.
Instructors: Carrie Edmond and Chef Dave Terrazas
$15 ($13.50 members) per person.
Please bring a floor mat.

Space is limited so register early!

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Gardens & Yoga

Third Saturday of the Month 10:00 AM- 11:00 AM

This class invites all levels, ages and sizes to enjoy a meditation in motion in the beauty of the Botanical Garden. Please join the AC Power Yoga team for a fun, active but relaxing yoga practice. Everyone is welcome.
Fee: $15.00 (members $13.50)

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Nia Movement and Meditation

Multiple dates available! THURSDAYS, 9:30AM-10:30AM

DISCOVER Nia! The ultimate “east meets west” method to tone your body, mind, and spirit! Nia delivers the creative expression of dance, the power of the martial arts, the flexible/meditative/healing effects of yoga, and MORE!. Nia will ignite your spirit, balance your emotions, stimulate your mind, pump your heart, release tension, and condition your WHOLE body! Blending the latest mind body science with ancient wisdom, Nia guides and inspires you to live and move sustainably in your body.
Nia is adaptable and can be experienced by anyone! Each class has a unique focus and will end with a meditation experience! Join us for this JOY filled experience at the beautiful Botanical Garden! Wear comfortable clothes and shoes to move in and bring a yoga mat.

Program Fee: $15 ($13.50 members)

Instructors: Alternating: Joanie Brooks and Jan Jarboe Russell

Click here to register for July 6 with Jan Jarboe Russell

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Seeking Mindfulness in Art (smART)

TWO dates!

Wellness through art! This innovative series by artist and educators Stacey Morrison and Carrie Edmond combines art and mindfulness into an experience that will help attendees be their most creative while being present in the moment.
Fee: $35 ($31.50 members) Includes materials fee. Ages 9 and up

Instructors: Stacey Morrison, Carrie Edmond

Click here to register for July 2nd Making Peace Sand Gardens

Click here to register for July 23rd Inner Self Portrait Drawing

Greenie Foodie – The Great American Farmers’ Market Road Trip

Chef Dave embarked on four cross-country road trips in 2015 and 2016, shopping at farmers markets, and cooking what he found. Dave is launching his blog, Greenie Foodie, chronicling his adventures; and sharing original recipes.

Session III: The Cheese Class
Instructor: Chef Dave and Guest
FRIDAY, JULY 7, 2017, 11:00AM-1:00PM
Dave got acquainted with artisan cheesemaker Brazos Valley Cheese on farmer’s market trips to Dallas and Bryan. Dave will explain how to build a cheese course, traditionally the finale of a five-course meal, and samples five distinct cheeses.
Fee: $25 ($22.50 members)

Instructor: Chef Dave Terrazas, MA, Culinary and Wellness Program Specialist, SABOT

Click here to register for Session III : The Cheese Class 7/7/17 11AM - 1PM

Mindful Living Series

THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017, 9:30AM-10:30PM

Join Sue for a gentle, mindfulness living series inspired by Buddhist tradition. Sue’s unique perspective will help guide you through a relaxing weekday morning class that includes meditation and creative visualization for self-care while being present in the moment.
Program Fee: $18 ($16.50 members)

Instructor: Sue Yeo

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Tai Chi Sword 32 Form

12 week series - TUESDAYS, JUNE 6 – AUGUST 29, 10:30-11:30 AM (skip July 4th holiday)

This class will teach the form which combines bare hand movements with the artistic and martial functions of the sword. Will help develop strength, flexibility, strength and health.
Classes meet weekly for 12 weeks
Instructor: Ming Xie
Fee $120 (members $108)

Registration now OPEN!

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Tai Chi Level 1

12 week series -Tuesdays 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM June 6 thru Aug 29 OR Saturdays 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM June 10 thru Aug 26

Tai chi uses gentle flowing movements to reduce the stress of today's busy lifestyles and improve health. Anyone, regardless of age or physical ability, can do it. Practice "meditation in motion" with Ming Xie, who has taught tai chi for over 25 years.
Classes meet weekly for 12 weeks
Class fee $120 ($108 for members)

Registration now OPEN!

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Chen Style Tai Chi

12 week series - Saturdays JUNE 10 – AUGUST 26, 10:30-11:30 AM

Chen Style Tai Chi is the oldest among the 5 major styles. Students will experience Chen style's unique alternated speed and silk reeling technique to quickly enhance their balance, strength, and power.
Classes meet weekly for 12 weeks
Instructor: Ming Xie
Fee $120 (members $108)

Registration now OPEN!

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