The Nature of Things is a science-based program for adults who want to expand their knowledge of the natural world. Most programs in the series include both a seminar and a field study, allowing participants to gain relevant background information before applying their new knowledge or skills out in the field. Our guest presenters include naturalists, rangers, photographers, authors and educators. If you have an interest in science and want to gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Sacramento region, its wildlife and history, join us for… The Nature of Things!

Ages 12 to adult, unless otherwise specified in program description

Program costs vary, depending on presenter, subject and number of seminar and field studies included.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: A 10% fee will apply to refunds for a cancellation made more than 48 hours prior to the event. No refunds will be given if cancellation is 48 hours or less before the event (or post event).

Upcoming programs are listed below. To ensure you receive notification about future Nature of Things programs, sign up for our e-newsletter.

A Walk on the Wild Side – June 7th

A photographic tour of the Great Pacific Flyway, through the Sacramento Valley. This isn’t a bird watching program, nor a review of all the species that travel the Flyway, but is an intimate view through a photographer’s lens of some of the amazing birds that migrate through the Sacramento Valley along the Great Pacific Flyway, as well as some of the birds that call this their permanent home. Witness the four seasons and learn why the Sacramento Valley is such a critical part of the Great Pacific Flyway.

Healing in Nature with Kundalini Yoga Techniques to Relieve Stress & Anxiety – June 17th

During these 2 hours I’ll share and show participants 3 Kundalini Yogic Breathwork Techniques to: 1. Get out of the “loop” of intrusive thoughts (no hypnosis, “positive thinking”, or special skills required) 2. Become focused, productive and motivated to work…even if you are feeling tired, overwhelmed, and “all over the place” 3. Feel more relaxed, confident and free from excessive worry about the future. As a bonus, I will take participants through a Kundalini Kriya known to: 1. Improve circulatory system 2. Remove toxins from the energy system (aka release toxic energy) 3. Increase sense of compassion, understanding and acceptance of the Self and others as we all traverse this challenging journey called “Life” and, finally, I will end the session with a Gong Sound Bath Healing. I have allotted 2 hours for clarification of terms, ensuring correct use of the techniques, explaining each exercise, etc.

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