7:00 – 9:00 pm
Early spring series: Wednesdays, March 25th – April 22nd- CANCELLED
May series: May 6th – May 27th
June series: June 3rd – June 24th
Join contemporary spiritual teacher and author Ramananda John E. Welshons (One Soul, One Love, One Heart and Awakening From Grief) for a wonderful spring series of evening meditation classes in the living room of the Van Vleck house. Practice walking meditation in the beautiful Van Vleck gardens, weather permitting. Take a precious break from the intensity of daily life and feel the supportive serenity of the lush surrounding gardens. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session and will have the opportunity to participate in discussions of Ramananda’s three critically acclaimed books. Open to beginners and experienced practitioners, these gatherings offer an opportunity to experience deep inner peace while practicing with a highly experienced meditation teacher. Online registration preferred. Walk-ins welcome.
Single class: $20 Members/$25 Non-Members
May series pass (4 classes): $75 Members/$90 Non-Members
June series pass (4 classes): $75 Members/$90 Non-Members
Please Note: Series passes are non-refundable and do not carry over from session to session. A refund or credit will be given only if class is canceled.
Online registration for individual classes: Click Here
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 973-744-4752 ext. 3.
Monday Morning Yoga
9:30 to 10:45 am
Early Spring Series: March 2nd – April 27th (no class 4/13) – CANCELLED
Late Spring Series: May 4th – June 22nd (no class 5/25)
Instructor: Jennifer Hondru-Celestin
Begin your week with mindful vinyasa yoga in the living room of the Van Vleck house overlooking the courtyard garden. Taking inspiration from the magnificent natural beauty around us, we flow between postures at a slow to moderate pace, focusing on building strength in body and mind. This class welcomes all levels from beginner to experienced yogis. Bring your own mat. Registration required. Class size is limited so register today!
Early Spring Series pass (8 classes): $145 for Members/$185 for Non-Members
Single class: $20 per person for Members/$25 per person for Non-Members
To register for individual classes: Click Here
or email email@example.com or call 973-744-4752 ext. 3.
Please Note: Series passes are non-refundable and do not carry over from session to session. A refund or credit will be given only if class is cancelled.
Birding Walks for Adults
Sunday, March 15th – POSTPONED
9:00 – 10:00 AM
Come take a walk in the garden and observe the bustling activity of birds and other critters at this time of year. Please dress for the weather and wear boots. Binoculars are optional, but would be helpful.
$5 per person/per walk for Members; $8 per person/per walk for Non-Members
Online registration: Click Here
You may also register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 973-744-4752 ext. 3.
Garden How-To: Spring Cleaning
Thursday, March 12th (rain date March 13th)
Van Vleck’s garden manager will give you insights into how we keep the garden beautiful. Discover the many tasks we undertake just before the official start of the growing season. Meet at the Education Center. Please dress for gardening as this class will be held entirely outdoors.
$20 for Members/ $25 for Non-Members
This class is full. If you would like to be put on the waitlist, please email email@example.com or call 973-744-4752 ext. 3.
Rain Garden Class
Wednesday, March 18th (snow date March 25th) – CANCELLED
Are you interested in creating a rain garden? This informative class taught by Amy Rowe, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Agent, will provide all of the information needed to begin. Discussion will include the benefits of rain gardens, plant and site selection as well as tips on installation and maintenance. Registration required. Deadline to register: March 13th.
$25 for Members/$35 for Non-Members
Online registration: Click Here