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November 2021

Tai Ji at the Gardens

November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Thursday, November 18 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 nonmembers | $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. Instructor: Yueling Zhang and Master Ding Wear comfortable, loose clothing that will not restrict your range…

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Pilates at the Gardens

November 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Tuesday, November 23 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 nonmembers | $10 WBG members each session (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Learn the principles of Pilates movement during a 60 minute mat class that is appropriate for all levels. Enjoy the air conditioned space of the new Leslie Botanical Classroom while having a view of our gardens. Instructor: Susan Bishop: Pilates Practitioner, Owner of Louisville Pilates Center Nationally Certified Pilates Instructor, Polestar Pilates International Comprehensive Graduate, Mentor and Host Studio for Polestar Education  BYOM -…

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Wreath Embellishing Workshop

November 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$50

Tuesday, November 30 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.  Leslie Botanical Classrooms $50 nonmember | $40 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout) By using a basic fresh Frasier fir wreath as the starting point, learn how to add vibrant greens or dried materials to create a lux, colorful, and textured composition to adorn the front door. Symmetry, unity and balance is emphasized as you “build-up” and embellish the wreath to look lush, dynamic, and rich. Colorful berry sprigs, broadleaf evergreens, long-lasting fresh…

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December 2021

Holiday Tiny Bites

December 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$35

Saturday, December 4 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $35 nonmembers | $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout) Ages 16+ Chef Helene Trager-Kusman prepares seasonally delicious tiny bites for a fun, fresh way to celebrate the holidays this year! You'll learn how to make (and then taste) goat cheese-stuffed dates, squash-apple soup shooters, (local) lamb meatballs with tahini sauce, PLUS pumpkin pie balls (with graham cracker crumbles). REGISTER HERE Refund Policy Although we are unable to refund registration fees…

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Japanese Gift Wrapping

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$25

Monday, December 6 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $25 nonmembers | $20 WBG and JASK members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout) Furoshiki are Japanese wrapping cloths traditionally used to wrap, transport, and protect goods. Learn how to create a more personalized gift by wrapping it in a thoughtful, careful way. Students will also learn how to wrap with a single piece of paper and single piece of tape.  Supplies include one furoshiki from Japan and some wrapping paper. This program is in…

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Pilates at the Gardens

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

Tuesday, December 7 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 nonmembers | $10 WBG members each session (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Learn the principles of Pilates movement during a 60 minute mat class that is appropriate for all levels. Enjoy the air conditioned space of the new Leslie Botanical Classroom while having a view of our gardens. Instructor: Susan Bishop: Pilates Practitioner, Owner of Louisville Pilates Center Nationally Certified Pilates Instructor, Polestar Pilates International Comprehensive Graduate, Mentor and Host Studio for Polestar Education  BYOM -…

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December 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$65

Saturday, December 11 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $65 nonmembers | $50 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) In this watercolor class, you’ll learn new techniques, refresh your vocabulary, and develop your skills through practice with winter subjects. Students will celebrate the colors and shapes of plants during winter through bundles of dried flowers, seed pods, and interesting sticks. Each student will work with their own bundle. Some prior experience with watercolor is advised before taking this class. Creativity…

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Mindfulness in Nature

December 14 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Tuesday, December 14 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.  Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 non members | $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) This 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…

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