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Natural Awakenings Richmond

Mindfulness at the Garden

Aug 28, 2017 06:39PM

The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, recognized among the nation’s top botanical gardens by USA Today, regularly holds yoga classes and tai chi workshops, but is reaching out this fall with additional mindfulness offerings available through regular sessions, workshops and pop-up classes.

      A six-week tai chi-guided practice with Rie Monique Cherie on Tuesday evenings begins September 5; Mindfulness, Meditation and Health for beginners, led by Korantemah Pierce Williams, will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesdays starting September 20, and an introductory Capoeira Pop-Up session with Meoleaeke A. Jones will be held at 9:30 a.m. on September 17.

      Laura Baum leads off a three-session series on herbalism at 10 a.m., September 24, with a 2 p.m. talk and discussion of Folk History and American Herbalism: An Overview of Western Plant Medicine; more herbalism programs will follow in 2018. Regular yoga classes led by Jacqueline Gooding continue to meet for six-week sessions on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and Thursday evenings.

Location: 1800 Lakeside Ave. For more information, call 804-262-9887 or visit