Private Events

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Personalized classes for a special experience in nature

Private Classes

Are you planning a special event? In Your Element can help!

From birthday parties to retirement celebrations, a family outing with a goal to learn about foraging, for homeschool communities, small reunion gatherings and more, going to nature offers a strong connection that we all share.

Our goal is to make it easy for you to relax and enjoy a special event in nature with your community and loved ones. We host private events at competitive rates and offer a variety of options to help you personalize your celebration.

See rates for private experiences below or Contact Us to discuss designing a special event to your unique preferences.

We look forward to guiding a special experience for you!


Private Group Classes & Experiences:


Private Foraging & Wild Tending / Yoga & Forest Bathing Classes:

Head out to nature with your family and friends for a private foraging adventure or private yoga and guided forest bathing class!

Pricing for a 1.25-hour class: $175 for up to 15 people

Contact Katie to discuss options for larger groups or shorter or longer class times

Private group classes include any local permitting necessary for your event, as well as essential oils for meditation and other comfort items, depending on your class selection. Travel within 30-miles of Ada, Michigan is included in the class rate. Additional travel outside this range is $1.30 per mile. Thanks!


Private Forest Therapy Walks

A private forest therapy walk is perfect for birthday parties, retirement celebrations, reunions with friends, and more!

Pricing for a 3-hr guided forest therapy walk, led by Katie (ANFT Certified Forest Therapy Guide): $40 per person

minimum of 6 participants/max of 18 participants

Private forest therapy walks include: any local permitting necessary for your event, as well as essential oils for meditation, sit pads for everyone to use throughout the experience, and a full tea ceremony, with wild foraged tea and snacks for the group. All travel within 30-miles of Ada, Michigan is included in the class rate; additional travel outside this range is $1.30 per mile. Pricing listed above reflects bookings during daylight hours; contact us to discuss the possibility of a private nighttime/full moon walk and private rates.


Private 1-on-1 Yoga Classes:

A private 1-on-1 yoga class is a great experience, whether you are just getting started with yoga or you’re looking to deepen your practice with a personalized approach. All of our yoga classes are led by our instructor Katie, who has been teaching yoga for more than 5-years, with over 500-hours of teaching experience (RYT-200, with an emphasis in therapeutic yoga techniques). In her teaching, Katie emphasizes: traditional yogic approaches, proper alignment in the poses, and honoring your body for a lifelong yoga practice.

Pricing for a private 1-hr yoga class: $75 for one person

Private 4-class yoga series (1-hr classes): $65 per class ($260 total)

Helpful Details & FAQs: Practicing yoga in nature is a special approach. If you choose to have your class in the forest, Katie will weave in elements of forest bathing throughout your yoga session(s) for additional relaxation and stress-relief. If you prefer to have your yoga class(es) in your home or at a local studio (small fee applies), these are also options which we can discuss at the time of booking. Class rates above reflect a 1-on-1 experience; add $30 for an extra participant. For private group classes, see group rates.


Ready to book a private class?

Contact Katie to get the process started.

We look forward to working with you!

We’ll see you in the forest!