FEEL-GREAT EVENTS PERFECT FOR ALL AGES
January is the perfect time to get out there and enjoy feeling great and getting back into shape. Chicago's western suburbs have a variety of events taking place to help you do just that. Heres a couple of our favorites.
Forest Therapy Walks Saturdays, January 20-March 24 Experience the healing and wellness promoting effects of Shinrin-yoku, the practice of bathing the senses in the atmosphere of the forest. Take a mindful walk with a Certified Forest Therapy Guide on a trail at the Morton Arboretum as you awaken your senses and reconnect with nature. The walks will visit different locations at the Arboretum and will include a variety of awareness-raising exercises. The sessions will conclude with tea made from edible plants foraged along the trail. The Morton Arboretum, Lisle. www.mortonarb.org
Everyday Ayurveda: 10 Habits That Will Change Your Life February 16 • 6-8pm & February 17 • 11:30am-12pm Thousands of years before modern medicine provided scientific evidence for the mind-body connection, the sages of India developed Ayurveda, which continues to be one of the world’s most sophisticated and powerful mind-body health systems. More than a mere system of treating illness, Ayurveda is a science of life (Ayur = life, Veda = science or knowledge). It offers a body of wisdom designed to help people stay vibrant and healthy while realizing their full human potential. Ayurveda is the sister science of yoga and contains ancient wisdom that can improve the quality of your life. It is based on the principles of nature and the rhythms and cycles that govern all life. Ayurvedic wisdom is practical, easy to understand and is suitable for anyone interested in improving their physical, mental and spiritual health. You Will Learn:
• Theory of Ayurveda • What Is Your Dosha Type • The Ayurvedic clock • Developing A Daily Routine • Everyday detoxification & Improving Digestion $40 price includes Daily Routine Self-Care Kit included with price of workshop (tongue scraper & skin brush). Must register 5 days in advance to receive self-care kit.
Prana Yoga Center 321 Stevens Street, Geneva • (630) 262-9642 www.pranayogacenter.com