Health & Wellness

Yoga Flow with Nicole Coppi

Friday September 28, 9:00a - 11:00a

Join us in the classroom for a restorative beginner level “flow” session, with breath work, and meditation, then move to the kitchen for an equally restorative horticulture and culinary demonstration and tasting session.
Fee: $25 (members $22.50)

Register here BY September 26th for September 28th program

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

Register here for October 20th 9:15 am

Register here for November 17th 9:15 am

Register here for December 15th 9:15am

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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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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*NEW!* Walking Meditation Class

Two dates Friday 10AM TO 11AM

The health benefits of meditation, walking, and being outside are well-documented. Walking meditation combines all three and is as simple as “Lift your foot and place it.” This class promotes body awareness, relaxation, focus, and positive outlook. Short periods of instruction alternate with walking in the garden.
Ages: Adult plus baby or adult plus toddler in stroller
October 12th
November 9th
Free with admission, but registration is necessary

Instructor: Corliss Jean Crabtree

Register here for October 12th

Register here for November 9th