Labyrinth Walk & Tour of Lane Avenue Gardens
Join other students and faculty as they rejuvenate their spirits while walking the Chartres-style labyrinth in Chadwick Arboretum. And take a tour of the Lane Avenue Gardens while enjoying a beverage on us. Meet at the northeast corner of the Agriculture Administration Building, 2021 Fyffe Road between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. on October 8th. Participants will be eligible to win a Yoga mat compliments of Chadwick Arboretum.
The Chdwick Arboretum labyrinth is modeled after the medieval 11-circuit Chartres Cathedral Labyrinth in France that was built nearly 800 years ago. The labyrinth was made possible through a generous gift from Dr. Edwin B. and Nancy S. Hamilton in loving memory of their mothers, Lois B. Small and Gladys B. Hamilton. It has become a very popular tour destination. During a walk on the labyrinth, which typically takes about 20 minutes to complete, the mind quiets, the breath slows and time stretches out. Much like swinging in a swing, walking the labyrinth can provide a centering experience, just as it has in its various forms – Classical, Roman, Medieval (Chartres style), or Contemporary – for about 4000 years.