Health & Wellness

Lifestyles for Longevity Retreat

Saturday, June 8 | 10am-1pm

Enjoy a day of movement, mindfulness, and a culinary experience with life and wellness coach, Julie Little, and Chef Dave Terrazas. Guests will experience the splendor of the garden with a tour, participate in an inspired yoga practice, and finish the day with an immersive, sensory-based culinary lesson and tasting. Don’t miss this unique event! Please bring comfortable shoes to move in and a yoga mat.
Fee: $75 ($67.50 member)

Instructor: Julie Little, life and wellness coach

Register for June 8

Lifestyles for Longevity

Select Wednesdays | 10:30am-12:30pm

Discover the lifestyle habits of the world’s cultures where people live the longest, known as the Blue Zones. We’ll explore these hotspots where community, physical movement, food, and well-being play key roles. Learn lifestyle tips from these areas and see how they can translate to your own life! During each program, enjoy multiple recipe samplings of the delicious flavors of Blue Zone diets from around the world, using produce right from our own culinary garden.
Fee: $25 ($22.50 members)

June 5, Ikaria, Greece
July 3, Loma Linda, California

Instructor: Julie Little, life and wellness coach

Register for June 5

Register for July 3

Gardens and Yoga

Second Saturdays, March-October, 9:30am-10:30am

June 8 | July 13 | August 10 | September 14 | October 12
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 second 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: Morelia Cepeda, AC Power Yoga

Register for June 8

Vinyasa and Vino

Saturday, June 22 | 7pm-8:30pm

This class invites the yogi and wino alike for a night of blissful indulgence. This interactive fifty-minute yoga flow includes wine sampling and a culinary experience prepared by our in-house Chef Dave Terrazas. It is sure to be a unique and memorable evening. Open to all levels.
Fee: $35 ($31.50 member)

Instructor: Morelia Cepeda, AC Power Yoga, and Dave Terrazas, Botanical Garden Culinary and Wellness Programs Manager

Register for June 22

Summer Flow Yoga

May 22nd, June 26th, July 24th, August 28th | 10:00am-12:00pm

Summer Flow with Nicole will include traditional yogic postures in coordination with the breath to improve body awareness, strength, and flexibility. Physical postures will include standing postures, seated postures, balance postures, and spinal twists with a short relaxation period to rest and integrate. Modifications will be taught to accommodate injuries. Nicole is a Warriors at Ease trauma-sensitive yoga teacher and everyone is welcome in class regardless of body type, injury, age, color, or creed.
Afterward, Chef Dave will be cooking with herbs and greens from the Botanical Gardens, serving up a multi-course tasting that is sure to please.
Fee: $25 ($22.50)

Instructor: Nicole Coppi, yoga and iRest instructor

Register for May 22

Register for June 26

Register for July 24

Register for August 28

Camp Gladiator Workouts

Most Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30pm

Camp Gladiator offers fitness classes that promise a fun and motivating environment where men and women of all ages and fitness levels can push themselves to reach their goals. Contact trainer Alexis Phelps at for more information.
Fee: Sign up for a membership at

Instructor: Alexis Phelps, Camp Gladiator

Tai Chi 42 Form

Tuesdays, June 4-August 20 | 10:30am-11:30am or Saturdays, June 8-August 24 | 10:30am-11:30am

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) for 12 week series

Instructor: Ming Xie

Register for TUESDAY 10:30 am

Register for SATURDAY 10:30 am

Tai Chi Level 1

Tuesdays, June 4-August 20 | 9:30am-10:30am OR Saturdays, June 8-August 24 | 9:30am-10:30am

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 series

Instructor: Ming Xie

Register for TUESDAYS 9:30am

Register for SATURDAY 9:30am