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Cultivate: Mindfulness in Bloom

May 24 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Included with admission or membership

Surround yourself with other nature-lovers at Descanso Gardens’ Cultivate, a monthly event that brings together live music, dancing, refreshments, and engaging experiences in nature that will connect you more deeply to the world around you. 

Cultivate: Mindfulness in Bloom invites guests to focus introspectively on wellness and sense of place. Wander the grounds at your own pace, with new activities around every corner.

Free with admission or membership, no reservations required.

Cultivate: Mindfulness in Bloom
May 24, 4:30–7pm

Sound Baths with Marna Currie 

  • Sound baths are listening experiences that provide meditative and restorative benefits. Attendees are invited to bring yoga mats and/or blankets. Chairs will be available.
  • Set 1: 4:30-4:50pm
  • Set 2: 5:10-5:30pm
  • Set 3: 5:50-6:10pm

Ecotherapy and Nature Mandala with Andra Brosh

  • Come collaborate with ecotherapist Andra Brosh, Ph.D, a Clinical Psychologist and Certified Ecotherapist, to create earth mandalas using found nature objects. Experience the benefits of ecotherapy as a way to deepen your connection to the natural world.

Guided Nature Meditations with Mariko Tu

  • Enjoy 15-minute mini meditations with Mariko Tu. These nature meditations will introduce you to the value of nature and wellness.
  • Meets at Center Circle 
  • Set 1: 4:45-5pm
  • Set 2: 5:30-5:45pm
  • Set 3: 6:15-6:30pm

Flashdance DJs

  • Have a drink in the Rose Garden bar and enjoy a mix of classic hits and contemporary songs by our popular guest DJs
  • Location: Rose Pavilion

Hands-on activity: Aromatherapy sachets 

  • Tap into your crafty side by making an aromatherapy sachet to take home



May 24
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Included with admission or membership
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