Classes

  • Nutritional Sodas

    Nutritional Sodas

    07/29/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    Nutritional fermented sodas are an excellent way to keep hydrated in our desert climate.  Learn how to make these refreshing drinks in your own kitchen with nutritional consultant,…

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  • MINDFUL YOGA (1)

    Mindful Yoga August: 5-Class Series

    08/03/2017 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

    Led by certified yoga instructor and massage therapist, Vivianne Uyeda, this series explores moderate hatha yoga, with an emphasis on movement, breath and meditation. All levels welcome. Please…

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    Tai Chi August: 4-Class Series

    08/04/2017 10:30 am to 11:30 am

    Discover your chi as you become inspired by better balance, renewed strength, confidence, and improved flexibility and reduced stress.  Certified instructor, Harold Crim, will lead you through the…

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  • herbal facial care

    Herbal Facial Care

    08/05/2017 9 a.m. to noon

    Join Linda Sherwood, herbalist and owner of Desert Offerings, to learn more about natural skin care and the importance of organic and natural ingredients for your skin.  Participants…

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  • Painting Butterflies and Moths

    Painting Butterflies and Moths

    08/11/2017 9 a.m. to Noon

    Kahlo had a keen appreciation for the beauty and variety of the natural world. We will look for inspiration from moths and butterflies who share an amazing palette…

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  • diy aromatherapy journal

    DIY Aromatherapy Journal

    08/12/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    Create your own aromatherapy journal and personal reference guide. Develop a deeper understanding of the plants you are working with by combining traditional knowledge with intuitive hands on…

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  • Rose Class

    Growing Roses in Torrid Tucson

    08/17/2017 10 to 11:30 a.m.

    Join Terry Swartz, President of the Rose Society of Tucson and Consulting Rosarian, for a crash course on desert rose care.  This class covers a basic history of…

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  • things say ouch

    Things That Make You Say “Ouch”

    08/18/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    Southern Arizona is home to many things that can sting, bite, poke, or otherwise irritate, including rattlesnakes, black widows, scorpions, and chiggers. Furthermore, it seems every plant in…

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  • Sketching Birds

    Sketching Birds with Colored Pencils and Pens

    08/25/2017 9 a.m. to noon

    Learn basic techniques from illustrator and artist, Devon Meyer,  that will help you more accurately draw what you see with.  With colored pencils and pens, we will simplify…

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  • Essential oil  glass bottles with rosemary, mint and chamomile flower on white background.

    Aromatherapy Travel Kit

    09/09/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    Join us for this one-time-only special price that also includes a light breakfast by Café Botanica!  Back by popular demand; learn recipes for own aromatherapy travel kit including an…

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  • DIY-home

    DIY Desert Design- Fall 2017

    10/14/2017 Saturdays, 9 a.m. to noon

    This 6-class course, taught by the Garden’s knowledgeable Docents, will provide you with the information and inspiration you need to plan a personal, beautiful and successful garden in…

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Education at the Gardens

Preregistration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. Payment must be made in advance to reserve a spot.  No refunds will be given for cancellations within seven business days of the class.  People with disabilities should make requests for accommodation as early as possible to allow time to make appropriate arrangements.