TCU Extended Education in the Garden

Learning for a lifetime.

BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden are pleased to partner with TCU Extended Education to engage, educate, and enlighten the  the Fort Worth community through high quality courses that take place in the Garden.

BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden are pleased to partner with TCU Extended Education to engage, educate, and enlighten the  the Fort Worth community through high quality courses that take place in the Garden.

Current Events

Chair Yoga

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This yoga-style class is modified to accommodate those with physical limitations. All poses and exercises will be done seated or standing (using the chair for balance as necessary). Multiple variations will be given for each exercise, with allowances made for varying abilities. We'll do exercises to improve your flexibility, strength and balance, as well as mindfulness techniques that assist in stress and anxiety relief.

Please note: This class is coordinated by TCU. For more information, or to register, please click the button to the left.

Hatha Yoga

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Learn relaxation, complete breathing and proper body alignment while developing strength and flexibility through basic yoga postures. The class is suitable for newcomers to yoga but also offers a challenge to people who already practice yoga. Please bring your own mat to class and wear clothing that allows freedom of movement. No class 3/13.

Please note: This class is coordinated by TCU. For more information, or to register, please click the button to the left.

Upcoming Events

Plant Combinations

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Learn how to combine annuals, perennials, shrubs and tropical plants in beds and containers to achieve stunning results in your landscape. We'll work with both cool and warm season plants to create year-round color combinations. After the class, we will view some of the plant combinations in beds and containers around the Botanic Garden. Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

Please note: This class is coordinated by TCU. To register, or for more information, please click on the registration button to the left.

T'ai Chi in the Japanese Garden

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This eight-week course teaches a beginner form of t'ai chi as created by Master Sun Lu Tang nearly a century ago. It's designed to give the busy office worker, student or senior a practical means of acquiring greater balance, strength and peace of mind. The emphasis is on stress reduction and relaxation. You'll practice at the most beautiful spot in the Japanese Garden in the Botanic Garden in Fort Worth.

Please note: This class is coordinated by TCU. For more information, or to register, please click the registration button to the left.

T'ai Chi in the Japanese Garden

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This eight-week course teaches a beginner form of t'ai chi as created by Master Sun Lu Tang nearly a century ago. It's designed to give the busy office worker, student or senior a practical means of acquiring greater balance, strength and peace of mind. The emphasis is on stress reduction and relaxation. You'll practice at the most beautiful spot in the Japanese Garden in the Botanic Garden in Fort Worth.

Please note: This class is coordinated by TCU. For more information, or to register, please click the registration button to the left.

Shade Gardens

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As your landscapes mature, trees get larger and cast more shade on the garden, so you must change your landscape to include shade-tolerant plants. We'll introduce you to the best annuals, perennials, shrubs and ground covers for shade. Come learn how you can create a beautiful shade garden!

Please note: This class is coordinated by TCU. For more information, or to register, please click the registration button to the left.

 

Champagne in the Japanese Garden

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Enjoy a sparkling wine during an evening in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden's beautiful Japanese Garden. Learn how sparkling wines are produced and sample five from different areas of the world, including Champagne, France. Please refrain from wearing perfume or cologne. You must be 21 or older to register for this course.

Please note: This class is coordinated by TCU. For more information, or to register, please click the registration button to the left.