Adult Classes

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden is pleased to partner with BRIT and the Fort Worth Nature Center on a new educational outreach program – TERM (Techniques for Ecological Research and Management). TERM provides participants with hands-on experience in the fields of plant and wildlife science through carefully designed field explorations, workshops, and classes. For more information or to register for TERM classes, please visit: http://brit.org/events/term

 

TCU Extended Education

In partnership with Texas Christian University the Fort Worth Botanic Garden offers adult classes. For more information or to register for classes please visit TCU website. 


 

Hatha Yoga: Introduction

Dates: 1/18/2017 - 5/31/2017, Day/Time: W from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM; no class 3/15

Sessions: 19, Instructor: Rebecca Estes, Code: 17SBG15

Fee: $237.00

Students will learn relaxation, complete breathing, and proper body alignment while developing strength and flexibility through basic yoga postures. The class is suitable for newcomers to yoga as well as offering a challenge to people who already practice yoga. Please bring your own mat to class and wear clothing that allows freedom of movement. This course takes place at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.


 

T'ai Chi in the Japanese Garden

Dates: 3/29/2017 - 5/17/2017, Day/Time: W from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Sessions: 8, Instructor: Dennis Beck, Code: 17SBG02B

Fee: $111.00

Learn to reduce stress and increase your energy while surrounded by the serene beauty of the Botanic Garden's Japanese Garden. Students will learn a short Yang style T'ai Chi form, Eight Pieces of Brocade Chi Kung, Golden Ball Chi Kung, and other aspects of this ancient Chinese art. Wear loose comfortable clothing and supportive shoes with flat soles.


Qigong in the Japanese Garden

Dates: 3/21/2017 - 4/25/2017, Day/Time: Tu from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Sessions: 6, Instructor: Pat Dorraj, Code: 17SBG108B

Fee: $88.00

Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice for healing and transformation and is best done outdoors. The exercises are powerful, yet gentle and easy to accomplish. We will practice several styles and forms of Qigong. The benefits are increased energy; greater calmness and self-awareness; balanced hormones; improved strength, stamina, and balance; less joint pain and stiffness; enhanced immunity; better mental functioning; and integration of spiritual and internal energies. Wear comfortable clothing and flat, cushioned shoes to class. Bring water and a mat for sitting on the floor.


 

Front Porch Citrus

Dates: 5/20/2017 - 5/20/2017, Day/Time: Sa from 9:00 AM to 12 N

Sessions: 1, Instructor: Rob Bauereisen, Code: 17SBG08

Fee: $50.00

Plant your own citrus grove right here in North Texas! Homegrown fresh key lime pie, orange marmalade, and ice cold lemonade are just a growing season away.  This course will teach you how to grow potted citrus on the front porch or the back patio.  If your yard has some sun and just a little bit of room, you can grow these attractive and useful plants.  This class takes place at the instructor's home in Fort Worth.  All tools and materials are provided. This course is not eligible for discounts.


 

Champagne in The Japanese Garden

Dates: 4/18/2017 - 4/18/2017, Day/Time: Tu from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Sessions: 1, Instructor: Richard King, Code: 17SBG22

Fee: $60.00

Enjoy a Sparkling Wine evening in the beautiful Japanese Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.  You will learn how sparkling wines are produced and sample five from different areas of the world including Champagne, France. Please refrain from wearing perfume or cologne. You must be 21 to register for this course. This course is not eligible for discounts.


 

T'ai Chi in The Japanese Garden

Dates: 3/25/2017 - 5/20/2017, Day/Time: Sa from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM; no class 4/15

Sessions: 8, Instructor: Steven Blostein, Code: 17SBG02A

Fee: $111.00

Learn to reduce stress and increase your energy while surrounded by the serene beauty of the Botanic Garden's Japanese Garden. Students will learn a short Yang style T'ai Chi form, Eight Pieces of Brocade Chi Kung, Golden Ball Chi Kung, and other aspects of this ancient Chinese art. Wear loose comfortable clothing and supportive shoes with flat soles.

 


T'ai Chi in the Japanese Garden

Dates: 4/10/2017 - 5/29/2017, Day/Time: M from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Sessions: 8, Instructor: Justin Harris, Code: 17SBG02C

Fee: $111.00

Learn to reduce stress and increase your energy while surrounded by the serene beauty of the Botanic Garden's Japanese Garden. Students will learn a short Yang style T'ai Chi form, Eight Pieces of Brocade Chi Kung, Golden Ball Chi Kung, and other aspects of this ancient Chinese art. Wear loose comfortable clothing and supportive shoes with flat soles.


Qigong in the Japanese Garden

Dates: 3/22/2017 - 4/26/2017, Day/Time: W from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Sessions: 6, Instructor: Pat Dorraj, Code: 17SBG108A

Fee: $88.00

Qigong is an ancient Chinese practice for healing and transformation and is best done outdoors. The exercises are powerful, yet gentle and easy to accomplish. We will practice several styles and forms of Qigong. The benefits are increased energy; greater calmness and self-awareness; balanced hormones; improved strength, stamina, and balance; less joint pain and stiffness; enhanced immunity; better mental functioning; and integration of spiritual and internal energies. Wear comfortable clothing and flat, cushioned shoes to class. Bring water and a mat for sitting on the floor.