Tue, Jul 9
8:00am - 9:00am
Meets 8 Times
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This course will introduce students to Sun-style tai chi chuan with a few Yang-style concepts as well. Sun-style is the most modern form of tai chi and the movements are very gentle in nature. We will focus on basic principles to improve your balance and relaxation, and also increase your range of motion and reduce stress. This class of gentle movements...
Tuesday Jul 9th, 8am - 9am(8 sessions)
Tai chi from the Yang style is a beautiful, slow-moving meditation in motion. You can take this class many times to build a strong foundation while you practice and learn these beginner-level stances. No previous tai chi experience is required. Class locations vary and will be held outdoors when weather permits. Please refer to the tai chi sign in...
Tuesday Jul 9th, 9:15am - 10:15am(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)
This class is for those students who have participated in Rejuvenated Jewelry and are ready to learn more techniques and explore many creative ideas. We create spectacular jewelry from vintage broken jewelry, watches, tin, and china. Bring your grandma’s jewelry box and collected treasures. Prerequisite: Rejuvenated Jewelry or consent of...
Wednesday Jun 26th, 7pm - 9pm(8 sessions)
Plant Health 2 will build upon Plant Health 1. There will be a series of in-depth pest walks in the field (insects,diseases, weeds, and animals). These walks focus on common landscape pests, monitoring techniques, pest identification, and management techniques. Other class topics include site assessment, soil testing,fertilization, and understanding...
Tuesday Jul 9th, 6pm - 8pm(12 sessions)
Thoughtful processes are key steps in learning to identify, then capture, an impressive and artistic image as an intermediate photographer. Seeing, thinking, and acting are the next steps in learning to identify, then capture, an impressive image. Students will use lead lines, selective manual focus, and appropriate aperture settings to enhance...
Tuesday Jul 9th, 6pm - 9pm(6 sessions)
Discover ornamental qualities, identification techniques, cultural practices, and landscape uses of more than 60 herbaceous perennials for the Midwest. Plants studied will include favorites such as astilbe and hosta, in addition to lesser-known plants including meadow rue and toad lily. Prerequisite: Botany 1. A supply list will be sent with your...
Tuesday Jul 9th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm(13 sessions)
Wednesday Jul 10th, 8am - 9am(8 sessions)
Tai chi from the Yang style is a beautiful, slow-moving meditation in motion. This course continues with in-depth study of the Yang style for students who have completed the intermediate class and feel comfortable advancing. Some qigong exercises, such as the Eight Pieces of Brocade, will also be practiced. Class locations vary and will be held outdoors...
Wednesday Jul 10th, 9:15am - 10:15am(8 sessions)
English troughs, or hypertufa, are durable, simulated stone containers with a distressed finish, popular in English gardens. See these containers in use throughout the Garden, and pot up your own to take home and enjoy. Please dress for the weather and bring gloves.
Wednesday Jul 10th, 10am - 12pm
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)
Monarch butterfly populations are in decline. Find out about the current state of monarchs, other native butterflies, and butterflies worldwide. You will discover what you can do to help preserve and create habitats to support these beloved orange-and-black wonders.
Wednesday Jul 10th, 6pm - 9pm
Master garden design theory and methods. Use your skills in design process, design language, graphics, research, and analysis as well as legal and regulatory responsibilities for estimating cost for site design. Develop critical and analytical skills through the interaction between your peers and instructor-mentors. Prerequisites: Graphics...
Wednesday Jul 10th, 6:30pm - 9pm(10 sessions)
Summer is the best time to work on your tropical bonsai trees. This comprehensive workshop will cover all aspects of tropical tree care, styles, grafting, air layering, and soil types. Bring your trees in for critique, styling, and repotting, and set a course for the future of your bonsai tree.
Wednesday Aug 21st, 6pm - 9pm
Tai chi from the Yang style is a beautiful, slow-moving meditation in motion. Once you are very comfortable with the foundations learned in Tai Chi for Beginners: Yang-Style, you move into the advanced beginner level. Build upon the basic Yang-Style forms and postures you learned, while continuing to receive the multiple health benefits of tai chi...
Thursday Jul 11th, 8am - 9am(8 sessions)