Adams County Arts Council – Supporting the arts in Adams County, PA

WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital’s Healing HeARTS initiative is part of a growing recognition in healthcare that the arts can exert a powerful effect on the healing process. Since its inception in 2015, Healing HeARTS has guided the development of a healing environment within WellSpan Gettysburg Hospital that is intended to promote wellness and self-healing through the arts and reduce stress and anxiety for patients, visitors and employees.

All classes held at the Adams County Arts Council’s Arts Education Center, 125 S. Washington Street.


Yoga Nidra – Guided Meditation

Wednesday, Aug 22, 10-11:15a.m.

Come join us for a relaxing practice starting with simple yoga postures followed by guided meditation. Yoga Nidra is a highly relaxed and deep state of meditation that progresses through the many stages of the mind.

Misty Stillman, 500 E-RYT, 500 HR.

$15 ($20 non-members)


Creating Flower Arrangements: Horticultural Therapy

Saturday, August 25


Join us for this fun workshop, creating a floral design with fresh cut flowers, floral foam, and using your imagination. The instructor will share key elements that will help you create a pleasing design. Everyone is a blue ribbon winner in this workshop!

Sue McDowell, HTC

$34 ($38 non-members)


Vinyasa Yoga

Wednesdays, September 5-October 24


Vinyasa means “breathe synchronized movement.” We will use flowing sequences and sun salutations to warm the body to reach new levels of flexibility, strength, balance, and peace in our poses and practice. This class is suitable for beginners and intermediate yogis

Brenda Insalaco, 200 RYT

$88 ($96 non-members) OR $15/class


Hatha Yoga

Saturdays, September 8-29


This form of Yoga is a wonderful way to connect your body to your breath, gentle movements that will work your entire body. Movements will range from standing to floor work, modifications will be given to whatever your need may be. Chairs are also available to use to sit in or for balance.

Paula Chaplin

$45 ($55 non-members) OR $15 per session