Discover New Ways to Wellness
Inspired by our Windows on the Floating World garden, this summer series of Walks and Classes are designed to relieve stress, boost awareness, and increase strength and energy. All classes take place inside the Exhibit Hall and will begin with a gentle walk through the Garden.
Wellness Walks with April
August 11, 18, 25
Guided Sunflower Power Walks
Wednesdays, 8:30 am to 9:30 am; $5 for members; $15 for nonmembers.
Registration is required; tour size is limited to 15. CLICK to be redirected to our Events Calendar, then select your date.
Reconnect and recharge with nature. Experience the beauty and plant life of the Windows on the Floating World Tropical Wetland, along with other garden areas, and watch our newly planted Sunflower Field as it grows each week. We will walk for fitness and for fun.
August 13, 20, 27
Guided Meditative Wellness Walks
Fridays, 9 am to 10 am; $5 for members; $15 for nonmembers.
Registration is required; tour size is limited to 10. CLICK to be redirected to our Events Calendar, then select your date.
Join us for a peaceful walk designed to quiet your mind, boost your mood and bring awareness to your environment and your body. As you walk through the Garden, your guide will give you prompts to help you engage your body, mind and spirit. Each walk will include a stop at the Windows on the Floating World Tropical Wetland and will focus on a different wellness related theme.
August 4, 11, 18, 25
Qi Gong with Roxanne Cumberland
Wednesdays, 10 am to 11 am; $10 per class for members; $15 per class for nonmembers (includes full Garden admission).
Registration is required; class size is limited to 15. CLICK to be redirected to our Events Calendar, then select your date.
Relieve stress and increase your metabolism, flexibility and strength. Qi Gong (pronounced chee-gong) is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique. The exercises include simple, slow movements (which mimic nature), meditation and focused breathing — similar to Tai Chi. Each class will begin with a gentle walk to the Exhibit Hall, where we will continue with the exercises.
Art Journal Classes with Carl Stoveland
Tuesdays, August 3, 10, 17, 24
Sketchbook Journal, 9:00 to 11:00 am
Watercolor Journal, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Come explore and have some fun! Share your love of art and nature with fellow sketchers or painters. Sign up for Sketchbook Journal, Watercolor Journal, or both! CLICK to learn more and register.
- Mounts Botanical Garden (MBG) follows all recommended policies issued by Palm Beach County, the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County, and the CDC to ensure the health and safety of our guests, staff and volunteers.
- Effective August 2, 2021, face masks are required for ALL people (regardless of vaccination status) working or visiting Palm Beach County buildings, which include all the buildings on our campus.
- Heightened sanitization protocols have been implemented to protect employees and visitors, including increased frequency of sanitization efforts for high-touch areas, hand sanitizer stations in every building, and postings of relevant COVID-related safety signage.
The Windows into Wellness Series of Walks and Classes are sponsored in part by The Board of County Commissioners, the Tourist Development Council and the Cultural Council for Palm Beach County.