Sat, Jun 1
8:00am - 10:00am
27 classes have spots left
Walking meditation is an ancient, contemplative practice designed to encourage profound spiritual connections. Relax and renew as you slowly walk around the Great Basin, making four stops for guided meditation to focus on birth, growth, loss, and new life. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Dress for the weather.
Saturday Jun 1st, 8am - 10am
Kick up your heels with SALSArobics®. Get fit moving through the Garden and learning footwork to traditional sounds from Latin America. Practice indoors and outdoors with varying activities designed to strengthen and condition your whole body at your own pace. Suitable for all fitness levels. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Dress for the weather....
Friday Jun 14th, 9:30am - 10:30am(5 sessions)
Filipino Martial Arts is known for stick fighting and also includes training on empty handed fighting, boxing, grappling, and healing (Hilot). FMA relies on speed and proper body mechanics, rather than strength and size. This system is perfect for those looking for self-defense and fitness while learning a new skill.
Tuesday Jun 4th, 8pm - 9:30pm(8 sessions)
The Yoga Flow series combines movement linked to the breath, working your body while engaging your mind. If you have already taken Beginner Flow, or have comparable experience, you will find this course to be a more exhilarating, challenging Flow series where you can develop stamina and build strength.
Tuesday Jul 9th, 8am - 9am(8 sessions)
The Yoga Flow series combines movement linked to the breath, working your body while engaging your mind. If you already have some yoga experience, you will find this course to be moderately challenging as you transition smoothly through sequences designed to increase health and vitality.
Tuesday Jul 9th, 9:30am - 10:30am(8 sessions)
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“The great spiritual texts describe what it means to be free. The Work is the how. It gives you a direct entrance to the awakened mind. Some people spend years trying to figure out what’s the matter with them. When you come to The Work, you don’t have to figure it out. You already know what’s wrong with you: you’re believing your stressful...
Monday Jun 17th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm(3 sessions)
This is a yoga experience designed to relax and refresh. Mindful movement and conscious breath combine to reduce stress and boost immunity. Appropriate for beginners and experienced students alike.
Wednesday Jul 10th, 5:30pm - 6:30pm(8 sessions)
Complete Course Title: Yoga and Meditation for Performers (and vegetarian potluck) Kundalini Yoga as taught is a lineage that draws heavily from Sikh tradition, incorporates all 8 limbs of traditional yoga, and focuses on raising the energy of awareness. We practice in a way that removes limitations, and develops the ability to think creatively...
Sunday Jul 7th, 11am - 12:30pm
Tai chi is a low-impact, slow-motion practice with health benefits such as increased range of motion, improved balance, and increased energy. Explore gentle postures and exercises designed to improve your well-being. This class may be practiced seated, and may be taken multiple times. Dress for the weather.
Saturday Jul 6th, 9am - 10am(8 sessions)
This meditation class is designed for working professionals; addressing common lifestyle concerns like stress, anxiety, or ruminating thoughts. Each session includes discussion and a guided 15-minute group sit. Topics vary weekly: body scan method, meditations on thought, emotion, and self-compassion. Suitable for beginners and those wanting to expand...
Saturday Jul 20th, 11am - 12pm(6 sessions)
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New! Laughter is the best medicine. This fun, interactive workshop combines simulated laughter exercises with breathing techniques to produce a wide range of physical, psychological, and emotional benefits. Medical research shows even if you pretend to laugh, your body produces “happiness chemicals.” Suitable for all fitness levels. Dress...
Saturday Jun 22nd, 10:30am - 11:30am
Come for an evening of healing the Divine Feminine in a creative, supportive and safe space. Female-identifying yoginis of all shapes, colors and sizes uniting in an evening of radical self love and self acceptance. YOGA FLOW: Open to ALL levels of practitioners from first-timers to seasoned practitioners. There will be breathwork, chanting and Kundalini...
Friday Jun 7th, 7:30pm - 9pm
Do you have high blood pressure or are you taking medication for blood pressure? Have you tried to get the benefits of meditation but felt you were not doing it right? Do you want to lower your blood pressure and feel more relaxed throughout the day? If so, this class is for you! Learn some simple deep breathing and meditation techniques that have...
Thursday Jul 11th, 7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Chicago Botanic Garden’s outdoor environment is a unique alternative to a health club. Walking for fitness outside provides an experience that simply cannot be duplicated indoors. Stimulate your mind and body with fresh air and scenic vistas that change weekly. Build endurance, gain core strength, and improve your balance and stability as you...
Saturday Jun 15th, 8am - 9am(5 sessions)
Do you want to lose excess baby weight, stay active with your children and meet other moms in the process? If so, this course is for you! This is not your ordinary stroller class! Designed to not only help you lose your baby weight, but also to take your body to the next fitness level. Each class will challenge your body while you have fun doing...
Monday Jun 3rd, 9:30am - 10:30am(12 sessions)