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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 or Saturdays starting August 12 through November 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Monday, January 1, 2018, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Experience the Arboretum’s beauty as you get fit with your little ones along for the ride. Stroller Strides® is a stroller-based fitness program designed for moms with little ones. (CANCELED) Thursdays, August 24 through October 31, 2017, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Strap on your running shoes for an informative running tour of the Arboretum. Summer tour: Saturdays, September 16, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. Fall tours: October 14: 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., or November 11, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Try out this sampler session of aerial yoga. Stretch, strengthen, and release stress while having fun, cocooned in a hammock suspended from the trees at The Morton Arboretum! Please note: Some sections are sold out. Tuesdays, August 15 and 22, or Wednesdays, August 9 and 30, 2017, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. New Sections added for October 5 and 8.
  • Feel the burn as you workout with the Midewin Hotshots, a wildland fire-fighting crew. Can you hang with the hotshots? Saturday, October 14, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Experience the many restorative and therapeutic benefits of aerial yoga while you relax, release, and deepen into yoga poses supported by a hammock at The Morton Arboretum. Sunday, October 8 or 22, 2017, 10:30 to 11:30 am
  • 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 or Saturdays starting August 12 through November 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Monday, January 1, 2018, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Strap on your running shoes for an informative running tour of the Arboretum. Summer tour: Saturdays, September 16, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. Fall tours: October 14: 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., or November 11, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Learn the geologic history of the Midwest as we cycle the the roads of the Arboretum. Sunday, November 5, 2017, noon to 2:00 p.m. (rain date November 11)
  • Connect the mind and body in this peaceful yoga class in honor of the full and new moons each month at The Morton Arboretum. Multiple sections. Dates and times vary starting Saturday, November 4, 2017.
  • Opt outside this Black Friday with a peaceful hike along the Arboretum’s quietest trails. Friday, November 24, 2017, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.
  • 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 or Saturdays starting August 12 through November 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Monday, January 1, 2018, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Explore meditative and self-nurturing yoga poses with the use of plant based essential oils to restore and rebalance the mind and body in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. Monday, August 28, Thursday, November 9, or Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • Connect the mind and body in this peaceful yoga class in honor of the full and new moons each month at The Morton Arboretum. Multiple sections. Dates and times vary starting Saturday, November 4, 2017.
  • Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Multiple sections.
  • 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 or Saturdays starting August 12 through November 18, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and Monday, January 1, 2018, 8:00 to 11:00 a.m.