Health & Wellness

arOMa Retreat

Saturday, August 4, 2018; 10AM-1PM

Carrie Edmond and Chef Dave are together again, bringing arOMa back to the garden as a special retreat style program! Guests will take a mindfully-inspired garden tour with Dave and Carrie, enjoy a meditative and restorative session, then experience an immersive, sensory-based culinary demonstration and work together on a delicious and mindfully edible project.
Fee per program: $50.00 ($45 members)

Instructors: Carrie Edmond, Chef Dave Terrazas

Register here BY AUGUST 2nd for August 4th

Gardens and Yoga

Third Saturdays, **NEW TIME!** 9:15 am to 10:15 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 on the third Saturday of the month. Everyone is welcome. Wear comfortable clothes to move in and bring a yoga mat. Note: If the temperature is below 70° class will be held indoors.
Fee: $15 per person per class ($13.50 members)

Instructor: AC Power Yoga

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Nia & Meditation Retreat

Wednesday, September 26 10:00AM to 1PM

Enjoy a day of movement, meditation and a culinary experience with Nia and Yoga instructor Joanie Brooks and Chef Dave Terrazas. Guests will take a mindful garden tour, an inspired Nia and meditation class, and an immersive, sensory-based culinary lesson and project. Don’t miss this special event!
Please bring comfortable shoes to move in and a yoga mat.
Fee: $50 ($45 members)

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Mindful Tools, Tips & Strategies for Educators and Helping Professionals

Friday, September 21, 2018; 9:30am – 4:30pm

Join Carrie Edmond as she presents, Mindful Tools, Tips & Strategies for Educators and Helping Professionals, a professional seminar focused on helping educators and other professionals develop mindfulness-rooted skills. This seminar will offer attendees 6 CPE hours approved by TEA, and will include certificates.
Fee: $130.00 (members $117)

Instructor: Carrie Edmond, CPC, Certified Mindfulness Educator, CPE Provider

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Tai Chi 42 Form

New 12 week series Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM, September 18 – December 4 OR Saturdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM, September 15 – December 1

Tai chi Quan 42 form is a standard competition form which combines movements drawn from Tai chi's Chen, Yang, Wu and Sun styles. This popular form has received a lot of positive attention for being a challenging, fluid form which loads the body with great energy, offering health benefits and comprehensive techniques.

**Class requirement: students must have learned a level one class Yang 24 form or Chen 18 short form or any other complete Tai chi forms.
Fee: $130 (Members $117)

Tuesdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM, September 18 – December 4
Saturdays, 10:30 - 11:30 AM, September 15 – December 1


Instructor: Ming Xie

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Tai Chi Level 1

New 12 week series Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 AM, September 18 – December 4 AND Saturdays, 9:30 - 10:30 AM, September 15 – December 1

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.
Fee: $130 ($117 members) for 12 week session
Tuesdays, 9:30 - 10:30 AM, September 18 – December 4
Saturdays, 9:30 - 10:30 AM, September 15 – December 1

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