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Urban Medicine Cabinet: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Upper Meadow

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is not uncommon in northern parts of the world when the lack of light during the long winter months can bring on depression and lethargy. This is also an effective remedy for deep-seated grief and feelings of loss. This tincture, along with staying active and getting fresh air can help to keep you uplifted and fill your heart with sunshine.   About the instructor, Nyambi Royster of Nyambi Naturals: A Medicinal Herb Farmer and Herbalist for over 15 years, Nyambi Royster has taught Urban Health Courses and Agroecology Workshops at national institutes of learning including  Drexel University,

WeWalkPHL Saturday Walking Group

Bartram’s Garden Welcome Center

Come out for a walk in the park! Join neighbors for a free, easy 1-hour walk on the Bartram’s Mile Trail with a group. Come every week or just when you can! All walks will be led by a trained We Walk group leader from the community. Saturday walks will be held weekly at 3 PM between September 3 and October 29, 2022.  

HOT•BED presents: WAITING ROOM/Immersive Art for Wellbeing

HOT•BED 723 Chestnut Street, Floor 2, Philadelphia, PA, United States

HOT•BED is pleased to present WAITING ROOM, a six person show featuring works by Aidan Fowler, Alyson Denny, Lyn Godley, Jessica Judith Beckwith, Philip Hart, Yael Erel, and the winners of the 2022 Immersive Arts for Health Student Design Competition (IAHSDC). Research shows that art can have a positive impact on healthcare environments. Most existing research in this field focuses on painting, prints, and sculpture. More recent studies examine the use of virtual reality in pain management and anxiety reduction. One of the methods in this process is the use of immersive experiences. Artists and interactive designers have long used

Free

HOT•BED presents: WAITING ROOM/Immersive Art for Wellbeing

HOT•BED 723 Chestnut Street, Floor 2, Philadelphia, PA, United States

HOT•BED is pleased to present WAITING ROOM, a six person show featuring works by Aidan Fowler, Alyson Denny, Lyn Godley, Jessica Judith Beckwith, Philip Hart, Yael Erel, and the winners of the 2022 Immersive Arts for Health Student Design Competition (IAHSDC). Research shows that art can have a positive impact on healthcare environments. Most existing research in this field focuses on painting, prints, and sculpture. More recent studies examine the use of virtual reality in pain management and anxiety reduction. One of the methods in this process is the use of immersive experiences. Artists and interactive designers have long used

Free

HOT•BED presents: WAITING ROOM/Immersive Art for Wellbeing

HOT•BED 723 Chestnut Street, Floor 2, Philadelphia, PA, United States

HOT•BED is pleased to present WAITING ROOM, a six person show featuring works by Aidan Fowler, Alyson Denny, Lyn Godley, Jessica Judith Beckwith, Philip Hart, Yael Erel, and the winners of the 2022 Immersive Arts for Health Student Design Competition (IAHSDC). Research shows that art can have a positive impact on healthcare environments. Most existing research in this field focuses on painting, prints, and sculpture. More recent studies examine the use of virtual reality in pain management and anxiety reduction. One of the methods in this process is the use of immersive experiences. Artists and interactive designers have long used

Free

Goldenrod Herbal Studies: Immune System Herbs Materia Medica

Bartram’s Garden Conference Room 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA, United States

  ​Do you… Want to expand and deepen your understand of some of the primary herbs to keep in your home apothecary? Want to study herbal medicine with others, in person?  Have a hard time finding reliable, well sourced info when trying to research herbal medicine online?  Want to know the best way to use each herb and what dosage to take Enjoy lecture-style learning? The Immune System Herbs Materia Medica workshop is part of the Goldenrod Herbal Studies series, taught by Clinical Herbalist Kelly McCarthy of Attic Apothecary. This workshop is divided into two days: December 3-4, 9am-3pm. It can

Event Series Blending with Intention Make & Take at RTR

Blending with Intention Make & Take at RTR

Head over to Northern Liberties and snag the most thoughtful gift for your loved ones. The Random Tea Room is offering a Holiday Make & Take on Saturday December 10th and 17th from 1-4pm. Tickets and timing are limited so snag one in your preferred time slot now. This class is self guided with visual prompts and interactive elements. Similar to choose your own adventure, but with Tea! Becky, the creator of RTR, will be on hand to assist you in the steps of blending and answer questions as needed. Your experience will start by sampling a few Random Tea

$50

Walking The Edge Exhibit

Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education 8480 Hagy's Mill Road, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Walking the Edge is a communal display on the experience of walking in nature. We are inviting the public to share their creative impressions, reflections and encounters on walking borders, limits and perimeters in nature as they are expressed through art. Curated by Jacques-Jean Tiziou of “Walk Around Philadelphia”, our fourth bi-annual community exhibition embraces walking as an artistic practice that reflects on our interconnectedness with nature.

Herbs and Nutrition for Seasonal Allergies

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A class with Stefanie Haris, Doctor of Clinical Nutrition, Sage Integrative Health Center, presented by Morris Arboretum & Gardens of the University of Philadelphia. Have you or a family member been affected by allergies? You're not alone. Billions of dollars are spent each year on allergy shots, antihistamines and over-the-counter medicines to offer relief from symptoms. Dietary choices can have a tremendous impact on allergies by either reducing or exacerbating the body's allergic responses. This class will teach you how to tamp down your body's inflammatory response using food and herbal medicine. Dr. Stefanie Haris uses a holistic, whole-person approach

$30 – $35

Manatawny Still Works’ 9th Anniversary Celebration

City Winery 990 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Manatawny Still Works is thrilled to announce its 9th Anniversary Celebration at its Pottstown Distillery on April 1st from 1pm to 11pm. The event will showcase live music performances by the James Marsh Trio and The Fuzz Mob. Guests can also enjoy delicious seafood from The Cousins Maine Lobster truck with specialties like the Lobster Grilled Cheese and Shrimp Tacos. Additionally, MSW is hosting a giveaway for those who are 21 years and older, for a chance to win a 53-gallon Whiskey Barrel (its whiskey has already been bottled; no purchase necessary; one entry per person). The barrel can be

Training on Trails

Chamounix Hostel 3250 Chamounix Dr, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Training for Broad Street? Just want to get to know Fairmount Park’s trails a bit better? Join us for Training on Trails on Thursdays in Fairmount Park! DATE Thursday, April 6, 2023 TIME 5:30pm - 7:00pm LOCATION Chamounix Hostel 3250 Chamounix Dr Philadelphia, PA 19131 Break out from your running routine, meet fellow runners, and discover the lesser-known trails of East and West Fairmount Park on Thursdays at 5:30pm. Led by Kevin Roche, an avid runner from the Conservancy staff, “Training on Trails” group runs will be 4-7 miles in length and run at an approximately 10-11 minute mile pace. Runners with

Canna-edu 101 with Just Like Tomatoes

FarmerJawn Greenery 6730 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us for our Earth Week 2023 celebration with this incredible learning experience from our friends at Just Like Tomatoes. Time & Location Apr 20, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM FarmerJawn Greenery, 6730 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119, USA About the Event Join us for our Earth Week 2023 celebration with this incredible learning experience from our friends at Just Like Tomatoes. Get hands-on learning all about the canna plant.   You get to take home: Clone Plant Hemp Roll Reference Material

Tadpole Transformations 2023

It’s that exciting time of the year again when our ponds fill to the brim with squirming tadpoles! Join Riverbend Environmental Education Center educators for this fascinating annual rite of spring. Learn about the lifecycle of the amphibians that live at our preserve and see the tadpoles in action! This fun event is open to individuals and to families with children of all ages. Guests will walk the preserve and look for tadpoles. Depending on the weather and other natural factors, we may see a lot of tadpoles or none at all, but there will be lots to enjoy at

Nia Dance at the Arboretum: An Embodied Movement Experience

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

A class with Lisa Zahren, Mindful Dance Instructor Using gentle, easy-to-follow guidance and open, free-flowing movements, we will experience the Morris Arboretum with all of our senses through embodiment practices, dance, and mindfulness. This experience invites you to dance and move in your body’s way. All bodies celebrated and welcomed. Each of the five sessions will meet at the Visitor Center and begin with a short, mindful walk to the location for that week and will be followed by guided movement and some stillness meditation to open all the senses and connect with that area of the Arboretum. Lisa has

$95 – $110

Shinrin Yoku: Forest Bathing for Your Health

morris arboretum 100 E Northwestern Ave, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Anisa George, Certified Forest Therapy Guide, Nationally Certified Health and Wellness Nurse Coach Shinrin Yoku, also known as Forest Bathing or Forest Therapy, is an ancient practice that is now supported by scientific research. Improved immune function, reduced cortisol levels, increased cognition and memory, and improved mood are just some of the clinical findings from this practice. Facilitated by a trained guide to help support your own relationship to the healing benefits of nature, this experience allows for mindful connection to the “more than human world.” Participants move at a slow pace and are invited to connect in a sensorial

$35 – $40

The Zen of Philly Shopping Experience

Spruce Street Harbor Park 301 S. COLUMBUS BOULEVARD, Philadelphia, PA, United States

Join us for the Zen of Philly Shopping Experience at Spruce Street Harbor Park May-September every 3rd Saturday from 12 pm to 5 pm. The Zen of Philly Market is a shopping experience consisting of Philadelphia's makers and small businesses, whose main goal is to introduce a zen lifestyle to their audience. Supporting these businesses helps to ensure Philadelphia continues to bloom from seeds planted by Philly natives. Hosted by the Zen Building Company. To learn more, visit www.TheZenOfPhilly.com. Email: thezenofphilly@gmail.com Vendor Application: https://www.thezenofphilly.com/pages/vendor-application

Nurture with Nature: Therapeutic Horticulture

West Laurel Hill Cemetery 225 Belmont Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA

Working with the healing power of plants can help to decrease stress and anxiety, process grief, and improve focus, mood, and overall wellbeing. Through nurturing activities that combine plant materials with eco-mindfulness and creative tools, each session is an invitation to relax, reflect, and restore. Join Kate Irvine, a trained horticulturist and mixed media artist with a certificate in Horticultural Therapy, for one, some, or all four sessions of this outdoor workshop series offering therapeutic practices that honor and preserve our connection with nature. May Session: Forest Bathing & Letter Writing  Following a guided walking meditation focusing on release and

Nurture with Nature: Therapeutic Horticulture

West Laurel Hill Cemetery 225 Belmont Ave, Bala Cynwyd, PA

WHEN Saturday, June 10, 2023 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm WHERE Laurel Hill West Nature's Sanctuary Working with the healing power of plants can help to decrease stress and anxiety, process grief, and improve focus, mood, and overall wellbeing. Through nurturing activities that combine plant materials with eco-mindfulness and creative tools, each session is an invitation to relax, reflect, and restore. Join Kate Irvine, a trained horticulturist and mixed media artist with a certificate in Horticultural Therapy, for one, some, or all four sessions of this outdoor workshop series offering therapeutic practices that honor and preserve our connection with nature.

Farm Days Festival 2023

Ethos Farm 177 West Mill Rd, Long Valley, NJ, United States

Ethos Farm Project is a 501 c3, non-profit founded to address the interconnected nature of how agriculture affects human health, planetary health, and our relationship with nature. We do so by producing truly nourishing food to feed our community and restoring the land – all while cultivating and empowering a new generation of farmers, physicians and health & wellness lifestyle coaches through our hands-on educational programming. To help us achieve our mission and vision, we host an annual Farm Days Festival at our beautiful 342 acre farm in bucolic Long Valley, NJ. This year Farm Days Festival will be on

$117