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August 2021

Chair Yoga: Freedom Through Movement

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, Aug 4 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Leslie Botanical Classroom $15 nonmembers | $10 WBG members (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Join us at the Botanical Gardens for a morning chair yoga session with Karen McKnight. Chair yoga invites you to find mobility in a way that is soft and gentle but also really supportive and beneficial. Class is geared towards beginners, retirees, and those with limited mobility and flexibility.   BYOM - bring your own…

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Pilates Movement High and Low

August 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Thursday, August 5 10:30-11:30am  Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members each session (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   (Flex class 30 or 60 minutes) You choose! This class is divided up into two harmonious sections. The first 30 minutes can be a warm-up for the Mat class or it can be a stand-alone class. 30 minutes *standing (or chair) We begin by exploring the importance of breath as an integral part of overall body functioning and…

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Tai Ji at the Gardens

August 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Thursday, August 5 6:30-7:30pm Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Join us for Tai Ji at the Gardens! Also written as ‘tai chi’, this low-impact, slow-motion exercise is often described as “meditation in motion.”  Tai ji is a Chinese martial art that helps reinforce flexibility, balance, and coordination in all parts of the body. From the climate-controlled comfort of inside the Graeser Family Education Center, enjoy a sense of being outdoors in…

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SOLD OUT Artistic Succulent Driftwood Planter

August 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$40

SOLD OUT Tuesday, August 10 6:30 - 8:00 pm Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG $40, $35 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Build a beautiful living succulent planting on driftwood to be displayed proudly in any part of your home. Sue Massey, an experienced succulent grower, will walk you through the basics on the plants as well as care. She’ll pepper tips and tricks so you leave feeling comfortable with this plant and your new creation.…

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Yelp’s LouAdventureChallenge: Botanical Mixology

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Wednesday Aug 11 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Virtual Event VIA ZOOM FREE This FREE virtual event from 7-8 p.m. Aug. 11 will be a mix of fun education and happy hour. It will start with tips from Waterfront Botanical Gardens on starting an herb garden, followed by a botanical cocktail demo, featuring cocktails that use herbs in them. And to help guests participate in the herbaceous mixology, we're hosting an accompanying optional FREE Yelp Experience with this as well. Confirmed…

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Yoga at the Gardens

August 13 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Friday, August 13 7:30 - 8:30 am Leslie Botanical Classrooms  $15, $10 WBG members each session (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Start your day with Leigh Anne Albrechta at the Botanical Gardens for a morning yoga session. Class is geared toward all levels. BYOM - bring your own mat! REGISTER HERE 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…

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Recycling Nature: Papermaking Workshop

August 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
University of Louisville, 2301 S 3rd St
Louisville, KY 40292 United States
$35

Saturday, August 14 9am - 12pm Grawemeyer Hall at the University of Louisville  $35 | $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Roll up your sleeves for this introductory papermaking workshop where you will create unique sheets of (Western-style) paper with moulds and deckles and a variety of fibers. The history of papermaking and its contemporary uses as an art-making material will be discussed. Be prepared to have fun and make sheets of paper that can be used for…

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Pilates: Love Your Back! (By Strengthening Your Core…)

August 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, August 18 6:30 - 7:30pm  Graeser Family Education Center $15 non-members / $10 WBG members each session (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) 60 minutes of Mat Pilates that is accessible to all levels. Using the Polestar Principles of Movement; Breathing, Axial Elongation and Core Control, Spine Articulation, Organization of Head Neck and Shoulders, Weight Bearing and Alignment of Extremities and Movement Integration. Learn how we can use the same exercises to challenge beginners thru advanced…

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Yoga at the Gardens

August 20 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Friday, August 20 8-9am Graeser Family Education Center $15 non-members / $10 WBG members each session (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Start your day with Leigh Anne Albrechta at the botanical gardens for a morning yoga session. Class is geared toward all levels. BYOM - bring your own mat! Register Here 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…

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Yoga at the Avish

August 21 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
$15

Saturday, August 21 8:00-9:00 am $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Join Leigh Anne Albrechta for yoga among the plants as the sun climbs in the sky. Yoga practice is geared toward all levels. BYOM - bring your own mat! Participants will receive and email with the Avish address and any other instructions the day before class. REGISTER HERE Refund Policy Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by the purchaser, the…

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Ikebana

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$145

Saturday, August 21 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Graeser Family Education Center $145, $120 WBG and JASK members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Ikebana is a Japanese floral art form rooted in ancient tradition.  Practicing it reconnects us to an appreciation of nature's gifts and allows your creativity to blossom. This 6-hour, hands-on workshop introduces you to ikebana's basic forms as well as concepts behind "free style" expression. You will create arrangements with Brooke Pohl as your guide and have the benefit…

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SOLD OUT Beargrass Creek Canoe Tour (Special Full Moon Paddle!)

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Louisville Community Boathouse, 1325 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

SOLD OUT Saturday, August 21 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. Registrants will meet at the Louisville Community Boathouse next to UofL Rowing, 1325 River Road, 40206 $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Partake in a moonlit canoe tour of Beargrass Creek and its tributary into the Ohio River, with our guide David Wicks. Paddle along with David as he discusses the local biome and Louisville's waterway history. Dr. Wicks is board chair of River City Paddle Sports with a home at…

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