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Seasonal Living: Feeding Mind-Body-Spirit, Winter Seasonal Living: Feeding Mind-Body-Spirit, Winter

November 23, 2019 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Healthy Lifestyle Coach Alicia Victora will take you through a series of healthy lifestyle practices to help live in sync with the seasons. In each class participants will explore a creative mind practice for the season, recipes and samples for seasonal eating for a healthy body, and energy bites that go along with the season, then close the workshop with meditative practices. Pre-registration is required by November 16.

In this session, MIND- self-care therapies and gifts, BODY- soups for the soul and a seasonal energy bite, SPIRIT- meditation for the season.

Our Price: $25.00
Herbal Holiday Gifts for Friends and Family Herbal Holiday Gifts for Friends and Family

December 8, 2019 from 2 to 3 p.m.
Learn about the historic use of plants to support health and wellness and explore basic methods of creating herbal tinctures for personal home use. Participants will also take home guides and resources for creating herbal elixirs and tinctures at home. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified herbalist and practitioner of Ayurvedic medicine.

Our Price: $35.00
Introduction to Herbalism- January 12 Introduction to Herbalism- January 12

January 12, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
This session will cover a wide range of topics relating to herbs and their uses in everyday life. Participants will explore different action categories, how herbs work together, and how to choose the right herbs based on herbal philosophy. Learn basic terminology and build a foundation of basic herbal knowledge. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by January 5.

Our Price: $35.00
Tea 101 with The Tea Smith: New to Tea?- January 25 Tea 101 with The Tea Smith: New to Tea?- January 25

January 25, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn all about different types of teas during these 1.5 hour sessions with The Tea Smith. In this session, learn about the rich history and processing of tea. Plus, sample each of the major styles of tea. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required by January 22.

Our Price: $20.00
Herbs for Vitality- February 9 Herbs for Vitality- February 9

February 9, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
In this class participants will explore the highly nutritive or "tonic" herbs, which can help to build and sustain healthy energy levels for extended periods of time. Ideal for those who are sensitive to coffee and other energy drinks and who are looking for healthy alternatives. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by February 2.

Our Price: $35.00
Floral and Flowering Teas with The Tea Smith- February 15 Floral and Flowering Teas with The Tea Smith- February 15

February 15, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn all about different types of teas during these 1.5 hour sessions with The Tea Smith. Flowers have long been added to tea to enhance its enjoyment. In this session, learn about some of the ways this is done. Plus, enjoy an introduction to flowering teas, which are a delight to the palate and a visual treat as well. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required by February 12.

Our Price: $20.00
Herbal Aromatherapy- February 23 Herbal Aromatherapy- February 23

February 23, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
In this class, students will learn about the different actions, qualities, and properties of herbs, which are used to create essential oils, and will leave with a basic knowledge and understanding of how to use essential oils safely and effectively. Participants will sample a variety of oils and create a custom blend to take home. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by February 16.

Our Price: $35.00
Seasonal Living: Feeding Mind-Body-Spirit, Spring Seasonal Living: Feeding Mind-Body-Spirit, Spring

March 7, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Healthy Lifestyle Coach Alicia Victora will take you through a series of healthy lifestyle practices to help live in sync with the seasons. In each class participants will explore a creative mind practice for the season, recipes and samples for seasonal eating for a healthy body, and energy bites that go along with the season, then close the workshop with meditative practices. Pre-registration is required by February 29.

Our Price: $25.00
Herbs and Digestion- March 8 Herbs and Digestion- March 8

March 8, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
According to the ancient science of Ayurveda, digestion governs our overall health and state of wellbeing, both physically and mentally. Come explore some of the plants commonly used in herbalism to assist in maintaining balance in digestion. Participants will explore a variety of culinary spices which may enhance and strengthen digestive power according to Vedic tradition. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by March 1.

Our Price: $35.00
Herbs and Stress- March 22 Herbs and Stress- March 22

March 22, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
In this class, participants will look at two specific classes of herbs called "nervines" and "adaptogens" and how they have been show to help adapt to stress by promoting general relaxation and peace of mind. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by March 15.

Our Price: $35.00
Herbs and Mood- April 5 Herbs and Mood- April 5

April 5, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
In this class, participants will explore different classes of herbs and review research/studies that show the mood enhancing effects of a variety of plants. This session will explain how plants may be used to promote general relaxation, with emphasis on an uplifting sense of well-being. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by March 29.

Our Price: $35.00
Walking Club Kick-Off Walking Club Kick-Off

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 8 a.m. The garden walkers wellness program is included with paid garden admission and is free to garden members. Join us for a walk on Tuesday mornings to help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body and feel rejuvenated. The walking club kick-off event will have healthy snacks, refreshments and speakers providing great information on health-related topics. Please RSVP by filling out the registration form. Admission for non-members will be collected at the front desk on the day of the event. Sponsored by Immanuel Communities.

Intro to Herbal Teas with The Tea Smith- April 11 Intro to Herbal Teas with The Tea Smith- April 11

April 11, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn all about different types of teas during these 1.5 hour sessions with The Tea Smith. Many herbs have long been enjoyed for their taste, as well as their wellness properties. In this class we will investigate and enjoy some of the most well-known herbal drinks. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required by April 8.

Our Price: $20.00
Herbs and Cosmetics- April 26 Herbs and Cosmetics- April 26

April 26, 2020 from 2 to 3 p.m.
In this class, participants will explore a variety of uses and recipes, with the purpose of creating our own cosmetics. Recipes may include: perfume/body fragrance, toothpaste, deoderant, salves, oils, body butters, skin serum, and hair rinses. Instructed by Lauren A. Domenge, certified clinical herbalist and certified Ayurvedic lifestyle consultant. Pre-registration is required by April 19.

Our Price: $35.00
Iced Teas with The Tea Smith- May 30 Iced Teas with The Tea Smith- May 30

May 30, 2020 from 1 to 2:30 p.m.
Learn all about different types of teas during these 1.5 hour sessions with The Tea Smith. Americans drink about 80% of their tea iced. In this class we will look at the history of iced teas and try some great new ways to make them. We will also enjoy some new seasonal selections. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required by May 27.

Our Price: $20.00