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Gardens Wellness

Tai Chi in The Gardens

Tai Chi is a traditional Chinese system of body movement that has been cherished over the centuries for its beneficial impact on health of the heart, bones, nerves, muscles, immune system and the mind.  Often referred to as “meditation in motion”, Tai Chi is widely practiced around the world, preferably in a beautiful outdoor setting. 

Gardens on Spring Creek is delighted to collaborate with our local Tai Chi practitioner and instructor, Min Fan, to offer our members and community this special outdoor class, suitable for all levels.

Note for Participants: Class are taught outside and shade is available but limited. Please check the weather and plan accordingly for your comfort and safety during the practice.

Participants will have room for appropriate social distancing in our outdoor garden setting. 

Classes will be capped at 15 participants.  Please check in through the main entrance. Class registration includes Gardens admission.  Click the date to register for that class.

Saturdays  | 10 - 11 a.m.  |  $10

January:  January 8  |  January 15  |  January 22  |  January 29

February:  February 5  |  February 12  |  February 19  |  February 26

Saturdays  |  9 - 10 a.m.  |  $15

March:  March 12  |  March 19  |  March 26

April:  April 2  |  April 9  |  April 23  |  April 30

May:  May 7  |  May 21

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Embrace the natural setting of our botanical gardens in our Yoga in the Gardens summer flow series. Set outside in The Gardens, these classes are suitable for those 13 and older, of all skill levels and are led by a Family Balance Yoga instructor.

Note for Participants: Class are taught outside and shade is available but limited. Please check the weather and plan accordingly for your comfort and safety during the practice.

Participants are asked to please provide their own mats, water bottles, sunscreen and any necessary props.  Participants will have room for appropriate social distancing in our outdoor garden setting. Classes are subject to cancellation if there is inclement weather. 

Stay tuned for the Summer 2022 Schedule!

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Forest Bathing#

forest

You are invited to experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Join Maria Fenty. A.A.S, C.M.T., Certified Forest Therapy Guide with Nature and BodyWork Therapies for a quiet, slow paced, contemplative walk integrating gratitude, individual reflection and creative group process. The Guide opens the door, the Forest is the therapist.

Note to Students:  We will walk through the Garden during this class please wear appropriate shoes and / or clothing. Paths are ADA accessible. Wavier must be signed by all participants.

Saturday, April 23  |  1:00- 3:00 p.m.  |  $18

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Forest Bathing#

forest bathing

You are invited to experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-Yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Join Maria Fenty. A.A.S, C.M.T., Certified Forest Therapy Guide with Nature and BodyWork Therapies for a quiet, slow paced, contemplative walk integrating gratitude, individual reflection and creative group process. The Guide opens the door, the Forest is the therapist.

Note to Students:  We will walk through the Garden during this class please wear appropriate shoes and / or clothing. Paths are ADA accessible. Wavier must be signed by all participants.

Saturday, May 21  |  1:00- 3:00 p.m.  |  $18

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Inner Awakening Spring Workshop#

spring flowers

Spring is a time for blooming, growth and re-birth. Surrounded by the beautiful gardens, this workshop is designed to awaken the body, breath and spirit through yoga, breath work, meditation and journaling. Get ready to shed past limiting beliefs...the best version of your life is waiting to bloom. Each participant will receive a goodie bag full of items to support your wellness from instructors Celine Burgett and Amanda Shannon. 

Awaken possibilities, start a new path, connect with self, invite a breakthrough, invite creativity, manifest in your life, remove limits, celebrate life, celebrate nature and just be. 

Note to Students: Please wear comfortable clothes for practice indoors and out, bring a yoga mat, blanket, water bottle and yoga props if you use them.

Saturday, June 4  |  9:30 a.m. - Noon  |  $45

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Walking Garden Tree Tour#

catalpa trees

Rare, beautiful and interesting trees are growing at the Gardens on Spring Creek. Join Urban Forester Tim Buchanan on a morning walk through The Gardens to visit each tree and stop to learn all about their identification, culture and natural history.      

Note to students:  This is an outside class. Please wear appropriate shoes, hats, sunscreen and bring a water bottle. Paths are ADA accessible.

Saturday, June 4  |  10:30 - 12:30 p.m.  |  $18

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Notable Tree Bike Tour#

tree in City Park

Notable, historic and interesting trees are growing right under our noses in Fort Collins. Hop on your bike and join Urban Forester Tim Buchanan on a morning ride to visit each tree and stop to learn all about their identification, culture and natural history.                                          

Note to Students:  Students will provide their own bicycles, helmets and plan on riding about five miles on flat surfaces while obeying all traffic signals. The tour will begin and end at the Gardens on Spring Creek.

Saturday June 11  |  9:00 a.m. - Noon  | $18 Meet at The Gardens

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