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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
  • Learn the geologic history of the Midwest as we cycle the the roads of the Arboretum. Saturday, April 8, 2017, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (rain date April 22)
  • Strap on your running shoes for an informative running tour of the Arboretum. Select Saturdays, April 8, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., May 13, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., or June 3, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Saturdays, April 8, 2017. Multiple sections.
  • 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. Mondays, April 10; April 24; June 5; or June 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Experience nature from a new angle through fun animal and tree yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! Mondays, Mondays, May through June (except Memorial Day), 2017, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. (Name changed from Adult Yoga) Wednesdays, May 3 through May 31, 2017, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., or Thursdays, May 4 through June
  • Protect your body from wear and tear so you can stay active in the garden for years to come. Saturday, May 6, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to noon
  • Join Andrea Mattson of Edible Alchemy to learn the basics of creating natural skincare remedies at The Morton Arboretum.Saturday, May 13, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to noon or 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
  • 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, times vary (Some evening work, weather permitting.)
  • 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. Saturdays, May 6 through July 8, 2017, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Saturdays, April 8, 2017. Multiple sections.
  • Let miles of walking trails at The Morton Arboretum roll beneath your feet as you experience and discover the wonders of nature and earn your Hiking Merit Badge. Two Sundays, May 21, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., and August 20, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Experience nature from a new angle through fun animal and tree yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! Mondays, Mondays, May through June (except Memorial Day), 2017, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
  • Improve your health and well-being with yoga. We will practice poses, breathing and meditation in the tranquil setting of the Morton Arboretum. (Name changed from Adult Yoga) Wednesdays, May 3 through May 31, 2017, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., or Thursdays, May 4 through June
  • Strap on your running shoes for an informative running tour of the Arboretum. Select Saturdays, April 8, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., May 13, 8:00 to 10:00 a.m., or June 3, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
  • Stretch, strengthen, and release stress while having fun, cocooned in a hammock suspended from the trees at The Morton Arboretum. Four Wednesdays, June 7 through 28, 2017, 9:00 to 10:30 a.m., or 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or four Tuesdays, 2017, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
  • New! Just a spoon full of nature makes a happier and healthier you! Try out some natural ways to work towards a healthy body and mind, including nature walks, yoga, journaling, coloring, and much more as we take time for wellness at The Morton Arboretum. Monday through Friday, June 12 through 16, June 26 through 30, July 24 through 28, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.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 slow and 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 Wednesdays, June 14 through July 26, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Turn your garden bounty or farmer’s market haul into delicious seasonal meals. Learn the benefits of eating foods in season, as well as how to store and prepare them to maintain their optimal nutrition and flavor at The Morton Arboretum. Saturday, June 17, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
  • Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Saturdays, April 8, 2017. Multiple sections.
  • 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. Mondays, April 10; April 24; June 5; or June 19, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Experience nature from a new angle through fun animal and tree yoga poses at The Morton Arboretum! Mondays, Mondays, May through June (except Memorial Day), 2017, 10:00 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. Saturdays, May 6 through July 8, 2017, 10:00 to 11:00 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 slow and 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 Wednesdays, June 14 through July 26, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest at The Morton Arboretum. Dates and times vary starting Saturdays, April 8, 2017. Multiple sections.
  • New! Just a spoon full of nature makes a happier and healthier you! Try out some natural ways to work towards a healthy body and mind, including nature walks, yoga, journaling, coloring, and much more as we take time for wellness at The Morton Arboretum. Monday through Friday, June 12 through 16, June 26 through 30, July 24 through 28, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.