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Wellness

  • Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a mindful walk with a certified Forest Therapy guide on a trail at the Morton Arboretum as you awaken your senses and reconnect with nature. Select Mondays, January 23 through March 20, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or select Saturdays, January 21 through March 25, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Explore your lunar energy while connecting the mind and body in this peaceful yoga class in honor of the full and new moons each month. Dates and times vary starting Thursday, January 12, 2017. Multiple sections
  • Create a garden space that offers rest and renewal at The Morton Arboretum. Two Wednesdays, February 1 and 8, 2017, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
  • Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of The Morton Arboretum. Wednesdays, January 11 through February 8, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., or Thursdays, January 12 through February 9, 2017, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
  • Feel your best and focus on total body health and well-being with a short hike outdoors, followed by a warming indoor yoga class at The Morton Arboretum. Wednesday, February 15, 2017, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. or Thursday, February 23, 2017, 10:00 to 11:30 am
  • Explore your lunar energy while connecting the mind and body in this peaceful yoga class in honor of the full and new moons each month. Dates and times vary starting Thursday, January 12, 2017. Multiple sections
  • Forest Therapy or Shinrin-Yoku combines traditional techniques of mindfulness with a unique approach to nature connection drawn from the latest medical research. You will learn skills that are applicable in any forest ecosystem and can be adapted to other natural settings and human-built environments such as city parks and at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, May 13 through Saturday, May 20, 2017, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Some evening work, weather permitting.)