Your Body in the Garden
An Ergonomic Approach to Gardening
Garden Club Presentations and Workshops
by Susan Guest
Gardening sparks creativity through design, it heightens your senses, is relaxing, and connects you with nature. Gardening is a good form of functional fitness for your body. When done correctly, gardening is a safe and healthy activity that gets you moving on different levels, and at different intensities. We will explore how to get what you want from your time in the garden.
Gardening is demanding on the body. Raking, pushing, pulling, lots of bending. There are times when you are working your muscles and getting stronger, and times when you are straining your muscles and even getting injured. Learn a variety of ways to work in your garden that provides more ease.
This program provides educational, practical information to create Long Lasting Gardeners! Members learn about tips and tricks, ergonomic tools, modifications, and other strategies for maintaining health and vigor. For maintaining- Your Body in the Garden.