Classes

Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Roots to Fruits: An Arbor Day & Growing Food Security Fundraiser @ Solemn Oath Brewery | Naperville | Illinois | United States
4:00 pm
FEED THE HUNGRY & BUILD RESILIENCE WITH EVERY TICKET, DONATION, AND SPONSORSHIP Enjoy Tacos*, Solemn Oath Beer, and Permaculture Community! *vegetarian portobello mushroom tacos or steak tacos available. Pop or water available for non-beer drinkers IN CELEBRATION OF ARBOR DAY WE ARE GIVING AWAY PLANTS WITH EVERY TICKET! BE INSPIRED TO GROW FOOD SECURITY AT HOME, WORK, ... Read more...
Bioregional Herbalism Series @ The Resiliency Institute
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Bioregional Herbalism Series @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
2 SEATS OPEN! REGISTER BY FRIDAY, APRIL 28TH The Resiliency Institute Bioregional Herbalism Series will reconnect you with the wisdom of our ancestors who relied on plants for nourishment, healing injuries, preventing disease, and curing illness. In this hands-on, highly interactive Bioregional Herbalism Series you will be introduced to the most valuable plants readily found ... Read more...
Let’s Walk + Learn Shinrin-yoku @ Greene Valley Forest Preserve
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Let's Walk + Learn Shinrin-yoku @ Greene Valley Forest Preserve
8:00 am
Take time to reduce your stress, relax and experience pleasure while on a guided leisurely Shinrin-yoku walk in the forest. This is time to nurture yourself, to relax, engage your senses, and bathe in the pleasures of your surroundings. On each Shinrin-yoku walk we will be moving slowly and quietly as a group while each person ... Read more...
May 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Permaculture Forest Gardener Series: Introduction to Permaculture @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
CLASS IS FULL, BUT CLICK HERE TO HOLD YOUR SEAT FOR 2018! The Resiliency Institute Permaculture Forest Gardener Series meets 9:30am -12:00pm one Sunday a month for 8 months, beginning February 12, 2017. Learn how to transform your own yard, school, workplace or park into an edible forest garden. Forest gardens are modeled after woodlands – ... Read more...
Let’s Walk + Learn Plant ID: Spring Sprouts @ Waterfall Glen County Forest Preserve
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Let's Walk + Learn Plant ID: Spring Sprouts @ Waterfall Glen County Forest Preserve | Lemont | Illinois | United States
6:30 pm
Hone your plant id skills by learning to identify spring sprouts! Many plants are best eaten before they flower, so it’s good to learn how to identify them by their leaves and habitat. MEET AT THE WATERFALL GLEN TRAIL HEAD PARKING LOT Our NEW Walk + Learn Plant ID series cultivates a deeper understanding and ... Read more...
Let’s Grow a Fruit Tree Guild @ The Resiliency Institute
May 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Let's Grow a Fruit Tree Guild @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
7:00 pm
Grow a Fruit Tree Guild and begin enjoying fresh, delicious & nutritious fruits, vegetable and herbs from your own garden. Grow your favorite fruit – peaches, nectarines, pears, Asian pears, plums, cherries, apples, service berries, paw paws, or persimmons. Growing a fruit tree with companion plants minimizes maintenance, increases nutrition, and manages diseases and pests naturally. Learn ... Read more...
Let’s Walk + Learn Foraging @ Swallow Cliff Forest Preserve
May 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Let's Walk + Learn Foraging @ Swallow Cliff Forest Preserve | Palos Hills | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
Enjoy a foraging walk led by knowledgable guide, Dave Odd, to discover the abundance of edible plants growing within our communities. During these walks you will be introduced to 4-7 edible plants that grow in our area. You will learn how to identify the plant, when to harvest, what part to harvest, tips on preparation, and how to ... Read more...
Let’s Make Meals Easy @ The Resiliency Institute
May 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Let's Make Meals Easy @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
6:00 pm
Dinner and a class! If you scramble to make dinner at the last minute or struggle to create meals from what’s on hand, then this class is for you.  You will learn how to make meal planning easy and efficient by making meals and meal components ahead of time and using them throughout the week or month. ... Read more...
Let’s Walk + Learn Herbalism: Spring @ Hammel Woods Forest Preserve
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Let's Walk + Learn Herbalism: Spring @ Hammel Woods Forest Preserve | Shorewood | Illinois | United States
6:00 pm
Enjoy a guided Walk + Learn in the woods with herbalist Heather Nelson to discover the healing benefits of spring plants. Let’s Walk + Learn Herbalism walks are guided by experienced herbalists who will teach you the health benefits and how to identify 3-10 herbal plants during each walk! This is a wonderful way to learn ... Read more...
May 25 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Let's Walk + Learn Shinrin-yoku @ Naperville Riverwalk | Naperville | Illinois | United States
8:00 am
Take time to reduce your stress, relax and experience pleasure while on a guided leisurely Shinrin-yoku walk in the forest. This is time to nurture yourself, to relax, engage your senses, and bathe in the pleasures of your surroundings. On each Shinrin-yoku walk we will be moving slowly and quietly as a group while each person ... Read more...
Herbs & Spices for Health Presentation @ A Pinch of Happiness Spice Shop
May 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Herbs & Spices for Health Presentation @ A Pinch of Happiness Spice Shop | Oswego | Illinois | United States
2:00 pm
Spices and culinary herbs aren’t just for making food taste better, they actually improve your health! Come and learn from local herbalist Ellyn Schmitz how you can improve digestion, increase circulation, reduce inflammation and strengthen immunity with herbs & spices on Saturday, May 27 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm. Ellyn teaches a Bioregional Herbalism Series and ... Read more...
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Let's Walk + Learn Shinrin-yoku @ Naperville Riverwalk | Naperville | Illinois | United States
8:00 am
Take time to reduce your stress, relax and experience pleasure while on a guided leisurely Shinrin-yoku walk in the forest. This is time to nurture yourself, to relax, engage your senses, and bathe in the pleasures of your surroundings. On each Shinrin-yoku walk we will be moving slowly and quietly as a group while each person ... Read more...
Let’s Walk + Learn Herbalism: Summer Flowers @ Virgil Gilman Bike Path (Meet at Waubonsee Community College)
Jun 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Let's Walk + Learn Herbalism: Summer Flowers @ Virgil Gilman Bike Path (Meet at Waubonsee Community College) | Sugar Grove | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
Enjoy a guided Walk + Learn in the woods with experienced herbalist Ellyn Schmitz to discover the healing benefits of summer flowers! Let’s Walk + Learn Herbalism walks are guided by experienced herbalists who will teach you the health benefits and how to identify 3-10 herbal plants during each walk! This is a wonderful way to ... Read more...
Jun 8 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Let's Walk + Learn Shinrin-yoku @ Naperville Riverwalk | Naperville | Illinois | United States
8:00 am
Take time to reduce your stress, relax and experience pleasure while on a guided leisurely Shinrin-yoku walk in the forest. This is time to nurture yourself, to relax, engage your senses, and bathe in the pleasures of your surroundings. On each Shinrin-yoku walk we will be moving slowly and quietly as a group while each person ... Read more...
Let’s Walk + Learn Foraging @ Ned Brown Preserve (Busse Woods)
Jun 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Let's Walk + Learn Foraging @ Ned Brown Preserve (Busse Woods) | Elk Grove Village | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
Enjoy a foraging walk led by knowledgable guide, Dave Odd, to discover the abundance of edible plants growing within our communities. During these walks you will be introduced to 4-7 edible plants that grow in our area. You will learn how to identify the plant, when to harvest, what part to harvest, tips on preparation, and how to ... Read more...
Jun 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Permaculture Forest Gardener Series: Introduction to Permaculture @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
9:30 am
CLASS IS FULL, BUT CLICK HERE TO HOLD YOUR SEAT FOR 2018! The Resiliency Institute Permaculture Forest Gardener Series meets 9:30am -12:00pm one Sunday a month for 8 months, beginning February 12, 2017. Learn how to transform your own yard, school, workplace or park into an edible forest garden. Forest gardens are modeled after woodlands – ... Read more...
Let’s Take Nature Photos @ The Resiliency Institute
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Let's Take Nature Photos @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
1:00 pm
Learn how to capture amazing nature photos to use in social media, presentations, marketing materials, a blog, or just for personal enjoyment. Develop your skills to improve your images and turn those rare lucky shots into regular occurrences. This class will explore: what makes a good shot (and a bad one) photography rules and when to ... Read more...
Let’s Make an Herbal First Aid Kit @ The Resiliency Institute
Jun 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Let's Make an Herbal First Aid Kit @ The Resiliency Institute | Naperville | Illinois | United States
6:30 pm
Some of the best first aid preparations can be made from plants right outside your door! Learn how to identify, harvest and use local plants to heal bites, stings, splinters, burns, bruises, cuts, wounds, and allergies.  Spend time outdoors learning to identify these lifesaving plants and the remainder of the time indoors making a tincture and a salve ... Read more...
Jun 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
Let's Walk + Learn Shinrin-yoku @ Naperville Riverwalk | Naperville | Illinois | United States
8:00 am
Take time to reduce your stress, relax and experience pleasure while on a guided leisurely Shinrin-yoku walk in the forest. This is time to nurture yourself, to relax, engage your senses, and bathe in the pleasures of your surroundings. On each Shinrin-yoku walk we will be moving slowly and quietly as a group while each person ... Read more...
Jun 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Let's Walk + Learn Herbalism: Summer Flowers 2 @ Hammel Woods Forest Preserve | Shorewood | Illinois | United States
6:00 pm
Enjoy a guided Walk + Learn in the woods with herbalist Heather Nelson to discover the healing benefits of summer flowers. Let’s Walk + Learn Herbalism walks are guided by experienced herbalists who will teach you the health benefits and how to identify 3-10 herbal plants during each walk! This is a wonderful way to learn a ... Read more...
Refund/Cancellation Policy:  A full refund is offered for any class that we cancel.  A refund for 2-3 hour classes will be offered if you notify us within 48 hours prior to the class start time.  A refund for full day or weekend courses will be offered when you notify us up to 1 week prior.  Please email us at contact@theresiliencyinstitute.net to let us know you need to cancel.  If you have registered for the class, do not show up, and do not communicate your absence prior to the class, then you will be charged the class fee.  We respect our instructors time and knowledge and hope you do too by registering, paying, and attending.
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