Nature Therapy


Nature Informed Mental Health and Wellbeing-Beneficial for all adults, this 6-week program integrates nature connection with mindfulness and other resiliency practices to assist people in regulating stress, anxiety, depression, and pain. Participants will learn techniques such as guided relaxation, breathing exercises, and forest bathing that can become lifelong practices for wellness. Held in our gardens this class combines therapeutic group conversations with time for personal reflections. We will explore nature’s role in stress reduction, a healthy lifestyle, and greater resiliency through intentional connection and relationship with the natural world. Ages 18+ .

 Instructor: Heidi Schreiber-Pan, Ph.D., LCPC clinical Director for Chesapeake Mental Health Collaborative and the Center for Nature Informed Therapy https://www.cmhcweb.com/heidi-schreiberpan

 

 

 

 

6 week series | Tuesdays:  May 24 thru June 28 | 5:00 – 6:30 PM 
Members $130 | Non-members $180

Advance registration and payment are required  

Sorry, Sold Out

For questions, please contact Sue Myers at 410.557.9570 x213 or smyers@ladewgardens.com

 


TAI CHI MONDAYS

 

We are excited to partner with Carol Sudzak to offer Tai Chi Mondays. Carol has been a Tai Chi practitioner for more than a dozen years. She practices the Yang Style short form of Tai Chi Chuan, the Tree of Life Tai Chi protocol, Ichuan standing meditation, the Tai Chi sword, fan, and stick forms, as well as various Qigong forms including the Five Animal Frolics and the Soaring Crane set.

Ladew’s mission is to provide a mental and physical health benefit for our community as well as an extra perk for our members. Classes run approximately 45 minutes.

 

 

DATES | EVERY MONDAY beginning June 13 (excluding July 4 and September 5)
TIME |  9:30 – 10:30 am
Monday June 13 |  FREE for Members  |  Included in general admission for non-members
REGISTRATION | NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED
CHECK-IN | Check-in at the Admissions Gatehouse. Liability waivers must be signed upon arrival. Participants gather at the picnic tables prior to venturing out into the gardens for class. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Classes begin promptly at 9:30 am. Please arrive early for check-in.|

Guest passes are allowed for this particular program. 

Inclement weather policy: Classes will still be held in light rain. In the event of severe weather classes will be cancelled.
 

 


 

More Wellness Offerings 

 

From Our Wild Walks, Talks, Yoga, and More program
 

AGES | 13 and up
TIME | Varies per program. Please check listings below.
FEE |  $10 Members  |  $20 Non-members  (Price includes admission to Gardens)
REGISTRATION   Advance registration and payment are required. Fee includes admission to the Gardens for the day.

 


Saturday, April 23  |  10:00 am - 11:30 am  Sorry, Sold out
Yoga in the Garden with Deborah Quirk of the Baltimore Yoga Village
Students will enjoy yoga surrounded by the peace and beauty of the Iris Garden. Beginner to advanced. BYO yoga mat.


Saturday, June 18  |  9:30 am - 11:30 am
Meditation Walk with Heidi Schreiber-Pan of Chesapeake Mental Health

Awaken your senses, slow down and bask in the wondrous sights, sounds, smells, and sensations of Ladew on this Meditation Walk. Heidi Schreiber-Pan is a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in the treatment of stress, anxiety, and grief related mental health challenges.

 


Tuesday, September 20  |  10:00 am - 11:30 am
Yoga in the Garden with Deborah Quirk of the Baltimore Yoga Village

Students will enjoy yoga surrounded by the peace and beauty of the Iris Garden. Beginner to advanced. BYO yoga mat.