Family Nature Classes

Coming Together in Nature for Yoga, Art and Fun for All Ages

 

Join us in nature for a fun and engaging experience for the whole family! Soak in your natural surroundings of woods and waters as we come together for various activities, including yoga, art, family guided nature walks, wilderness skills, and more. All ages are welcome!

Upcoming events

  • (1 hr 30 mins)
    Sacred Geometry Family Class
    “There is a pattern underlying all existence that unlocks a whole new matrix - a way of living in coherence with the wholenes…
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    “There is a pattern underlying all existence that unlocks a whole new matrix - a way of living in coherence with the wholeness of this physical experience. It illuminates an invisible web of love and light that cradles all of existence, across space and time. It has guided you since your conception and will lead you back to the stars." 
    - Whitney Freya

    Gather together for a morning of creative fun outside in nature as we dive into sacred geometry. No matter where you are, there is no denying the presence of geometric shapes all around us! From the molecules of our DNA, expanding out to the stars and back, to the unfurling of ferns, we are surrounded by and even held within these shapes. Together we will explore the common shapes and their meanings: triangle, circle, square, spiral, plus sign and seed of life. All ages welcome as layers will be provided. For the wee ones, stencils and traceable shapes will be provided, to basic compass work for those wanting to dive into the flower of life or metatron's cube. These shapes can lay the foundation for mandalas or stand alone as reminders of our connection with all of life.  

    Canvases will be provided, feel free to bring a work in process and layer on top or form a solid energetic foundation!  

    Cost per family: $25, plus $5 supplies fee for each person painting

    Please register below!

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  • (1 hr 30 mins)
    Family Nature Yoga

    Join together in community for a lighthearted morning of movement and connection with Stacey on our beautiful property at T…

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    Join together in community for a lighthearted morning of movement and connection with Stacey on our beautiful property at Through the Trees. Whether you are coming to connect with nature and ground, move some energy, or just be together, this offering is for all. Class will be led “invitation style” where participants can explore as much or as little as they want. Various breath practices to meet and greet the moment, fun fusion of traditional poses and nature inspired embodiment, and yoga games will be shared in this interactive class. The class will take place outside on our lawn, rain or shine (unless weather is severe). No experience needed, all are welcome, including all ages.  

    Items to bring:

    • Yoga mat, towel or blanket if desired (or practice on the grass!)
    • Water to drink
    • Layers for warmth and sun protection
    • Any other items to make your family comfortable

    Stacey brings many years of experience and a love for working with children in art, nature, yoga, and mindfulness. She developed and led Peaceful Painting workshops and Mind-Body-Nature camps in California. Most recently, she was a preschool teacher in Yarmouth, Maine and offered youth and family yoga classes at Sundara Yoga in Brunswick. We are grateful that she now shares her passion, expertise and talent with us at Through the Trees as an artist, yoga instructor and Guide in our Youth Nature Immersion Programs.

    Saturday, October 9th at 9:30-11am

    Cost per Family: $25

    Register below to reserve your spot.

    Through the Trees is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in a beautiful forest setting in Freeport, Maine. Your purchase of this class helps support our youth programs and make them accessible to more families through scholarships. We gently guide and invite children, teens, families and adults to connect with the wonders of nature by providing transformational experiences that awaken and enliven the mind, body and soul.

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  • (1 hr 30 mins)
    Family Nature Tie-Dye

    Have you ever made a brightly-colored beet and berry tie-dyed t-shirt? What about creating color using acorns, turmeric, and …

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    Have you ever made a brightly-colored beet and berry tie-dyed t-shirt? What about creating color using acorns, turmeric, and spinach? Before synthetic dyes were created, many fabrics were colored using just plants. Join us at Through the Trees for some tie-dying fun, using natural dyes made of wild plants, foods and other natural coloring. We will experiment with different colors to create various dyed fabrics. If you have something special you would like to dye, please bring it with you. Through the Trees will also provide various scraps of fabric.

    As is with all our events, this class will be held outdoors, so please dress accordingly. In the event of rain, the class will be held in our covered, open space. If weather is severe, an email cancelling class will go out to participants on the morning of the event.

    Cost per Family $25

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