GENTLE EVENING YOGA
Joy of Movement, Chatham Mills, Pittsboro
Drop ins welcome!
Current session: March 21 – May 16
These gentle classes support our transition into a peaceful evening and nourish our connection of mind body and spirit. Together we’ll stretch, balance, build strength, and relax in a beautiful setting. Kim facilitates a playful and mindful exploration of movement and breath, sharing stress-relieving tools that can be integrated into everyday life.
Gentle Evening Yoga 9-week session: $108 (plus $4 online fee)
Gentle Evening Yoga drop-in: please pay in person in class
SPECTACULAR SPRING TREE EXPLORATIONS
March 31, April 21, May 12, June 2
DROP INS WELCOME!
Explore our edible and medicinal trees from bud to blossom and beyond! This exploration spans the entire spring season while we wander in wonder through the beautiful woods and fields of Chatham and Orange counties. In a fun, reverent, and accessible way, we’ll learn tree identification (starting with no leaves), safe and sustainable harvesting, as well as food and medicine preparations and uses. Add to your home apothecary as we create and sample tree-inspired tinctures, teas, infused oils, and delicious wild edible treats, like red bud flower marmalade, elderflower champagne, or spicebush tincture.
Group size is limited so save your space! Earlybird special for entire session when paid by February 25th: $160; $176 for the session after this date. Drop in for the day with advanced notice and space for $52. Payment plans and some partial scholarships available. Includes supplies for hands-on creations. Ages 14 years old and up are welcome. Participants need to be able to walk on uneven surfaces and inclines over several miles and we will meet outside in a wide range of weather. (There will be one weather make up date on June 9th for any dramatic weather event requiring rescheduling). I cannot offer refunds unless I can fill your space from a waitlist.
Spring Tree Drop-in for the day: $52
Spring Tree Exploration earlybird through February 25th: $160
Spring Tree Exploration after February 25th: $176
EDIBLE & MEDICINAL SPRING PLANTS CLASSES
meets all over Chatham County
Thursdays 5-8pm, April 12 – May 17
DROP INS WELCOME!
Meet, eat, and drink some of the abundant edible and medicinal plants growing wild in the NC Piedmont. In this 6-week hands-on field study, we’ll cover identification, ethical gathering, preparation, and usage of foraged food and plant medicine. Learn how to incorporate the healing and nourishment of wild plants into your everyday life through teas, tinctures, delicious food, and more.
Spring Plants Drop-in for the day: $40
Spring Plants Session earlybird through March 22nd: $180
Spring Plants Session after March 22nd: $198
SPLENDID SUMMER TREE EXPLORATIONS
Thursdays 5:30-8:30pm, June 7th – 28th
all over Chatham County
DROP INS WELCOME with space!
Spend four summer evenings getting to know our edible and medicinal trees as we wander in wonder through the beautiful woods and fields of Chatham county. In a fun, reverent, and accessible way we’ll explore tree identification, safe and sustainable harvesting, as well as food and medicine preparation and uses. Add to your home apothecary as we create tree-inspired tinctures, teas, and delicious wild edible treats like black walnut pickles and elder flower elixir.
I was blessed to grew up learning about trees on walks with my grandparents in the woods of Chatham County and look forward to sharing this arboreal adventure with you. Group size is limited. Save your space! Cost includes supplies for hands-on creations. Earlybird special through May 17th is $132; after it will be $156. Drop in for the day with advanced notice and space for $45/day (contact Kim at least 2 days ahead of class to find out class meeting location and pay). Payment plans and some scholarship funding available. Ages 14 years old and up are welcome. Participants need to be able to walk on uneven surfaces and inclines over several miles and we will meet outside in a wide range of weather.
Summer Tree Exploration earlybird through May 17th: $132
Summer Tree Exploration after May 17th: $156
Summer Tree Drop-in for the day: $45
WILD SUMMER PLANT RAMBLE BY DONATION
Saturday, June 16th, 9am-12pm
Town Lake Park, Pittsboro
Have fun learning to appreciate, identify, and prepare some of the edible and medicinal plants of late spring/early summer! We’ll ramble fields and woods meeting new flora friends and sampling tasty wild creations. Go home inspired to bring nature’s free superfood and medicine into your family’s daily life. RSVP welcomed but not required. Suggested donation is $15-$45 which can be made online (below) or bring cash or check to the walk. No one turned away for lack of funds. Ages 10 and up. We’ll meet rain or shine so come prepared for the elements and uneven walking surface. Bring your water bottle and a notebook if you wish.
Wild Walk Donation (sliding scale; pay what you can): $15-$45
PERSONALIZED WILD PLANT EXPLORATIONS
In your backyard, woods, neighborhood, schoolyard…
Meet (and eat and drink) some of the abundant medicinal and edible plant friends growing all around you. Inspiring personalized plant explorations with “Planty” Kim are available for individuals and small groups of all ages. Great for home school groups, families, garden clubs, college classes, and more!
Creating yummy herbal tea, snacks, and other hands-on activities are optional. Contact Kim for rates and scheduling: 919.636.2545 or email@example.com. Available as unique gift certificates for holidays, Mother & Father’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries, or other celebrations! Online gift certificate for 2-hour residential wild plant ramble available here.