Classes

  • Mindful Yoga (August) – Thursdays

    08/01/2019 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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  • Intermediate Yoga (Aug) – 6:30 p.m.

    08/01/2019 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    Achieve a deeper reflection in your asana practice and refine your relationship to your body in this moderately paced class that focuses on safe alignment and building strength….

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  • Tai Chi (August) – 8:30 a.m.

    08/02/2019 8:30 am to 8:30 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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  • Yin Yoga (Aug) – 6:30 p.m.

    08/02/2019 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

    Yin Yoga is a mindful, meditative, practice that consists of floor-bound postures passively held for 3-5 minutes, incorporating breath and visualization techniques. These long held stretches cultivate intuition…

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  • Mindful Yoga (August) – Tuesdays

    08/06/2019 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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  • Raised Bed Gardening – 10 a.m. to noon

    08/06/2019 10 a.m. to noon

    Get a jump on the fall planting season by learning the ins and outs of vegetable gardening in raised beds. You will learn about designing a raised bed,…

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  • Garden Meditation (August)

    08/06/2019 8 to 8:45 a.m.

    Reconnect and tap into your source of infinite energy! Meditation helps us to bring greater balance and peace into our lives. Learn how to relax and balance mind…

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  • Dragons & Damsels – 10 a.m.

    08/09/2019 10 a.m. to noon

    With a color palette to rival the most flamboyant of birds and butterflies, Dragonflies and Damselflies have gained certain popularity among amateur naturalists. This presentation with Jeff Babson…

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  • Date Changed: Essential Oils for Aches & Pains – 10 a.m.

    08/17/2019 10 a.m. to noon

    Soothe aches & pains naturally. Learn which essential oils are best for inflammation and pain relief & make your own take home remedy with Kerry Blank of Catalina…

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  • Drawing as Meditation – 1 p.m.

    08/17/2019 1 to 4 p.m.

    Drawing increases our powers of observation, opening our eyes to the nuances of our visual world. In this class, presented by The Drawing Studio, we’ll put aside our…

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  • Agaves: Living Sculptures for Landscapes and Containers – 10 a.m.

    08/23/2019 10 to 11:30 a.m.

    Why are agaves “living sculptures for landscapes and containers?” While some people might say agaves all look the same, Greg Starr, owner of Starr Nursery, shows how the…

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  • Drawing and Painting Desert Animals – 1 p.m.

    08/25/2019 1 to 4 p.m.

    The Sonoran Desert is home to a menagerie of heat-adapted critters! From javelinas to jackrabbits, learn about desert wildlife while exploring foundational drawing skills in this class presented…

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  • Aromatherapy for Mind & Mood – 10 a.m.

    09/07/2019 10 a.m. to noon

    Natural aromas have a wonderful way of lifting our spirits, clearing the mind, calming or energizing us. Join Kerry Blank of Catalina Aromatherapy to learn about the connection…

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  • Drawing and Painting Leaves – 9 a.m.

    09/07/2019 9 a.m. to noon

    Discover the diversity of leaf shapes in our local ecosystems through art! We’ll learn about a few common southeast Arizona plants while drawing their leaves. We’ll bring our…

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  • Preparing Your Roses for the Fall Bloom

    09/18/2019 10 to 11 a.m.

    Join Terry Swartz, President of the Rose Society of Tucson and Consulting Rosarian, to learn how to prepare you roses to bloom this November. This hands-on demonstration will…

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  • Ikebana For Everyone: 4-Part Series – 9:30 a.m.

    09/19/2019 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Create beauty and reduce stress through Ikebana, the ancient Japanese art of arranging flowers in the style most pleasing to the eye. Learn from the Ohara School of…

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Education at the Gardens

Preregistration is required for all classes. Payment must be made in advance to reserve a spot. No refunds will be issued less than 7 business days prior to class. A $5 cancellation fee will be applied to all refunds. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to insufficient registration, garden closure, or inclement weather, in which case, participants will receive a full refund. People with disabilities should make requests for accommodation as early as possible to allow time to make appropriate arrangements.