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Nature Based Wellbeing: Mindfulness in the Gardens

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Event description

Take a moment to get your senses in touch with nature during a garden-based mindfulness session.

Soothe the soul and engage the senses during this intimate and feel-good session of mindfulness.

Mindfulness can be used as a helpful tool for reducing stress and improving health and well-being.

You'll feel blissfully grounded in the moment during this unique experience through sights, scents, sounds and textures on offer in the beautiful setting of Adelaide Botanic Garden.

Prepare to experience the garden in a way which you never have done before.

This is an outdoor workshop so please dress accordingly to the weather conditions on the day.

Nature Based Wellbeing at the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium are indulgent and unforgettable experiences for the soul and senses, and will equip you with life-long skills to nourish your wellbeing and relationship with nature.


About the facilitator

Emma Lewellyn is our resident Therapeutic Horticulturalist at the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium.

Emma is a professional horticulturalist, garden designer, holistic therapies practitioner and an experienced garden educator with a background in holistic health.

Her practice is grounded in the ethics and principles of permaculture, honouring earth care, people care, and equity.

At the Botanic Gardens, Emma develops and delivered tailored programs for various community cohorts with an emphasis on social inclusion and co-creation.

Her approach is strengths-based and client centered.

She also runs engaging workshops and wellbeing sessions for the staff and volunteers.

This workshop can be delivered as part of the Therapeutic Horticulture program and customised for a particular group, inquire by contacting bgshevents@sa.gov.au for more information.


Dates: Saturday 17 August 2024

Times: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Location: Little Sprouts Kitchen Garden, Adelaide Botanic Garden (E15 on the map).

Tickets: $20.00 per person (plus booking fee)

For more of 'What's On' around the gardens, please visit our website to see what else is on at the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium of South Australia.

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