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Adult Classes

Lifelong Learning Begins Here#

Classes are categorized by theme, and full descriptions of each class can be found below. Click on the theme to explore the available options. Classes are appropriate for adults 18+. Members receive 10% off registration.

All in-person classes include admission to The Gardens, including the Butterfly House.

Online registration is open until 24 hours before the class. Within 24 hours, please call our Guest Services team to register 970.416.2486.

Gardens Refund Policy

Holiday wreath

Holiday Wreath Making

Join in the fun of creating your own natural holiday wreath from scratch on a 14 inch frame.  You will attach evergreens and embellishing with a wide variety of natural materials and a bow if you wish.  All supplies will be furnished, however, you are welcome to bring items to add to your creation.  Examples, instructions, assistance and materials will be provided.

Nancy Frank, Local Crafter

Saturday, December 2 | 10:30-12:30 | $45 - SOLD OUT 

Saturday, December 2 | 1:30-3:30 | $45 - SOLD OUT

Email to be put on a waitlist.

watercolor flower painting

Watercolor Journaling Series

Join Karen Ramsay, watercolor artist and instructor as she leads students in filling their watercolor sketchbooks during the different seasons at The Gardens.  Students need to be familiar with watercolor as this is not a beginning class.

This series is perfect for the:

  • Journal-keepers who want to add illustrations to their writing
  • Artists who want to fill their sketchbooks
  • Gardeners and naturalists who want to learn about the world around them
  • Travelers who want to record their journeys

Through instruction, demonstrations and free exploration time, students will be able to capture the beauty The Gardens offers.

Note to students:  For courses in this series, students will need to purchase their own materials.  A material list will be provided upon registration.  Classes will be outdoors, as weather allows.  For outside classes, please wear appropriate shoes, hats and sunscreen and bring a water bottle. Paths are ADA accessible.

If the class is sold out, please call 970.416.2486 or email to be put on a waitlist.

people doing yoga

Yoga and Tai Chi in The Gardens

Embrace the natural setting of our botanical gardens with weekly tai chi and yoga classes.

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person meditating outside

Soul Healing with the Seasons Workshops

In this series, we will dive into the highest potential for healing and growth as it pertains to each season. Utilizing yoga, conscious breathwork and meditation, each participant will be invited to dive deep and uncover what the season has in store for healing, opening up and thriving in one’s true nature.

Celine Burgett & Amanda Shannon

Winter Solstice Workshop | Saturday, December 30 |  9:30 a.m. - Noon  |  $55 

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