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  • Early Morning Gardens Yoga, F. 10/2
    First Fridays of the Month (August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4)
    8am
    $15 non-members, $10 WBG members each session (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)
    Graeser Family Education Center
     
    A morning yoga session starts your day at the botanical gardens on Frankfort Avenue.
    Depending on the weather, enjoy a chilly morning indoors inside the Graeser Family Education Center with views outside into the gardens, or, on milder days, lay your yoga mat out on the plazas in the Mary Lee Duthie Garden for fresh air and views of the gardens and Water Wall.
    Price: $15.00
     
  • Mindfulness in Nature, T. 10/6
    T. October 6
    6 - 6:40 pm
    ZOOM virtual program
    $5
     
    Join Mindfulness Mentor Janet Hagerty from WBG's Graeser Family Educational Center with its window views toward Beargrass Creek. This virtual program will explore mindfulness as a practice to help you live in the present so you can more fully enjoy your life.  In the uncertainty of our times, mindfulness  helps you find peace by being more aware of the surroundings. Discover how it may be used in everyday activities.  Enjoy some self-care and be introduced to beginning a mindfulness practice.
     
    ZOOM link for registrants will be mailed the day prior to the session.
     
    Janet Hagerty has practiced mindfulness and meditation for five years and is a Mindfulness Mentor at the Passionist Earth and Spirit Center.  She recently completed a year-long Mindfulness Meditation Training Program and loves sharing the benefits of mindfulness with others.  
    Price: $5.00
     
  • Warm Season Yoga at the Avish, Sa. 10/17
    Saturday, October 17
    9 - 10am
    $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)
     
    Join us for an hour for yoga outside among the plants as the sun climbs in the sky.
    Yoga practice is geared toward all levels. Please bring your own mat and maintain appropriate social distance.
     
    Registrants will receive an email with the Avish address THE FRIDAY IN ADVANCE of the class.
     
    Refund Policy
    Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by the purchaser, the paid registration can be transferred to another student. In this case, please notify Allison Whitehouse at awhitehouse@waterfrontgardens.org or 502-276-5404 with the name of who will attend in your place. Multi-event series cannot be transferred. In the event that Waterfront Botanical Gardens cancels a class for any reason (e.g. low enrollment, instructor unavailability, natural hazard, etc.), we will attempt to reschedule the class or event. If there is no reschedule, the purchaser will be issued a full refund. Refunds are issued by check only. Beargrass Canoe Tours have a different policy with no refunds under any circumstance because of river and weather volatility.
    Emergency Cancellation
    In the event of an emergency cancellation, the Gardens will contact registered students with a cancellation notice (always provide/maintain a current email address and phone number so that we may notify you of an emergency or cancellation). The Gardens will attempt to reschedule classes cancelled due to an emergency event if possible.
    Price: $15.00
     
  • Tai Ji at the Gardens, Th. 10/22
    Thursday, September 17
    6:30 - 7:30pm
    Graeser Family Education Center
    $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)
     
    Waterfront Botanical Gardens brings a new series to our Wellness Program with Tai Ji at the Gardens. Also written as ‘Tai Chi’, this low-impact, slow-motion exercise is often described as "meditation in motion." From the air-conditioned comfort of inside the Graeser Family Education Center, enjoy a sense of being outdoors in the Gardens with views out of the floor-to-ceiling windows. Don’t worry about humidity, mosquitoes, or rain!
     
    Wear comfortable, loose clothing that will not restrict your range of motion. You may practice barefoot or in lightweight shoes with thin soles that allow you to feel the floor (running shoes are unsuitable).
     
    Social distancing and face masks are required during the session,
     
    Refund Policy
    Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by the purchaser, the paid registration can be transferred to another student. In this case, please notify Allison Whitehouse at awhitehouse@waterfrontgardens.org or 502-276-5404 with the name of who will attend in your place. Multi-event series cannot be transferred. In the event that Waterfront Botanical Gardens cancels a class for any reason (e.g. low enrollment, instructor unavailability, natural hazard, etc.), we will attempt to reschedule the class or event. If there is no reschedule, the purchaser will be issued a full refund. Refunds are issued by check only. Beargrass Canoe Tours have a different policy with no refunds under any circumstance because of river and weather volatility.
    Emergency Cancellation
    In the event of an emergency cancellation, the Gardens will contact registered students with a cancellation notice (always provide/maintain a current email address and phone number so that we may notify you of an emergency or cancellation). The Gardens will attempt to reschedule classes cancelled due to an emergency event if possible.
    Price: $15.00
     
  • Early Morning Gardens Yoga, F. 12/4
    First Fridays of the Month (August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4)
    8am
    $15 non-members, $10 WBG members each session (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)
    Graeser Family Education Center
     
    A morning yoga session starts your day at the botanical gardens on Frankfort Avenue.
    Depending on the weather, enjoy a chilly morning indoors inside the Graeser Family Education Center with views outside into the gardens, or, on milder days, lay your yoga mat out on the plazas in the Mary Lee Duthie Garden for fresh air and views of the gardens and Water Wall.
    Price: $15.00