Adult Programs

Dec
7
Sat
Early Morning Bird Walks @ Corning Visitor Center
Dec 7 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

Explore our gardens and natural areas on these informative walks with an expert guide to identify birds by sight, sound and behavior. All levels of birders welcome.

Holiday Greens Make-it, Take-it Workshop
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Create a one-of-a-kind, elaborate wreath or mixed greens garland to make your home feel festive this holiday season. Learn the basics of choosing natural items for decor projects and the elements of designing holiday decor items, using seasonal, natural materials to create either a breathtaking wreath or mixed greens garland with guidance from Slingluff. All materials included. Registration closes on Saturday, Nov. 30.

Dec
8
Sun
Taiji with the Trees Session I @ The Holden Arboretum
Dec 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Taiji Fit combines the best elements of fitness, meditation and the ancient martial art of Taiji (Tai Chi). Learn the secret of balancing yin and yang – strength with beauty, power with peace and endurance with flow. There is no routine to memorize or get right.

Session I: Sundays, Dec. 1 – Jan. 12, (no class on Dec. 15)

Session II: Sundays, Jan. 19 – Feb. 23; click here for Session II

Instructor Bio

Tim Shea graduated from Parsons School of Design with a B.B.A. in Marketing & Product Development. He is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and has been involved in training for over 10 years. He is a Group Fitness Instructor and Certified Therapeutic Acupressure Practitioner. Recently, Tim became TRX Certified and is Proficient on the PUR Motion AIR-FIT Suspension Trainer. Some of his interests include boxing, tennis, cooking, photography and finding new ways to challenge himself and in turn his clients!

Dec
10
Tue
Yoga in the Garden with Anne Owens @ The Holden Arboretum
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.

Instructor Bio:

Anne Owens, BSN, MA, CYT, EYT, Reiki Master, Owens has been teaching gentle yoga since 2007 and welcomes all students who wish to relax, rejuvenate, stretch and build strength through a slow paced gentle yoga practice. She has a background in anatomy and nursing and has taught yoga to diverse populations from inmates at the local jail, pre and postpartum women, children with disabilities and individuals with physical challenges. Owens also works at LakeHealth providing Reiki to both inpatients and outpatients.

Yoga in the Garden with Judy Churchill @ The Holden Arboretum
Dec 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.

Tuesdays, Nov. 19 – Dec. 17, 5:30 – 7pm.

Instructor Bio

Judy Churchill, AYT, RYT, CYT, an Accredited Yoga Teacher of SATYANANDA YOGA® and registered as an RYT at the 500- hour level with Yoga Alliance. In 2001, she received formal initiation in India from Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati and given the spiritual name, Jayasri. She later earned a Level 2 Accreditation from Satyananda Yoga Academy, Mangrove Mountain, NSW, Australia.

Dec
13
Fri
Yoga in the Garden @ The Holden Arboretum
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.

Fridays, November 22- December 27, 9 – 10:30am

Dec
17
Tue
Yoga in the Garden with Anne Owens @ The Holden Arboretum
Dec 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.

Instructor Bio:

Anne Owens, BSN, MA, CYT, EYT, Reiki Master, Owens has been teaching gentle yoga since 2007 and welcomes all students who wish to relax, rejuvenate, stretch and build strength through a slow paced gentle yoga practice. She has a background in anatomy and nursing and has taught yoga to diverse populations from inmates at the local jail, pre and postpartum women, children with disabilities and individuals with physical challenges. Owens also works at LakeHealth providing Reiki to both inpatients and outpatients.

Yoga in the Garden with Judy Churchill @ The Holden Arboretum
Dec 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.

Tuesdays, Nov. 19 – Dec. 17, 5:30 – 7pm.

Instructor Bio

Judy Churchill, AYT, RYT, CYT, an Accredited Yoga Teacher of SATYANANDA YOGA® and registered as an RYT at the 500- hour level with Yoga Alliance. In 2001, she received formal initiation in India from Swami Niranjanananda Saraswati and given the spiritual name, Jayasri. She later earned a Level 2 Accreditation from Satyananda Yoga Academy, Mangrove Mountain, NSW, Australia.

Dec
20
Fri
Yoga in the Garden @ The Holden Arboretum
Dec 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.

Fridays, November 22- December 27, 9 – 10:30am

Dec
22
Sun
Taiji with the Trees Session I @ The Holden Arboretum
Dec 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Taiji Fit combines the best elements of fitness, meditation and the ancient martial art of Taiji (Tai Chi). Learn the secret of balancing yin and yang – strength with beauty, power with peace and endurance with flow. There is no routine to memorize or get right.

Session I: Sundays, Dec. 1 – Jan. 12, (no class on Dec. 15)

Session II: Sundays, Jan. 19 – Feb. 23; click here for Session II

Instructor Bio

Tim Shea graduated from Parsons School of Design with a B.B.A. in Marketing & Product Development. He is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and has been involved in training for over 10 years. He is a Group Fitness Instructor and Certified Therapeutic Acupressure Practitioner. Recently, Tim became TRX Certified and is Proficient on the PUR Motion AIR-FIT Suspension Trainer. Some of his interests include boxing, tennis, cooking, photography and finding new ways to challenge himself and in turn his clients!