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.
Wednesdays, January 2-30
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
$45 ($50 non-members) OR $15/class
Organize, Simplify & Energize: Bullet Journal
Saturday, January 5
Do you love the idea of journaling but have a hard time finding the time to write and organize your thoughts? Bullet journaling is the perfect solution. Bullets are ideas, thoughts and tasks organized into lists. We will create several basic artistic layouts, to personalization the start of your journal.
$25 ($28 non-members)
Zen Art Paint Night: Lotus Theme
Thursday, January 10
The lotus flower is associated with purity and beauty. Paint your very own beautiful flower to create a tranquil spot in your home or office. Step by step instructions and personalized attention make this a perfect class for any skill level.
$36 member/non-member, glass of wine included.
Tai Chi Chih
Tuesdays, January 22-March 12
T’ai Chi Chih is a mindfulness practice designed to enhance awareness, inner stability, and balance. Studies using evidence-based research show positive effects on the immune system, arthritis, depression as well as other physical, mental and emotional aspects of life. The movements are done slowly standing or seated. It is not a martial art nor is it a religion.
$85 ($95 non-members)
Yoga Nidra – Guided Meditation
Wednesday, January 30
Yoga Nidra is said to be five times more restorative than regular sleep. This relaxing practice starts with simple yoga postures followed by guided meditation while lying on the floor. This workshop is available to all. You can be experienced in yoga or mediation or brand new to it and is appropriate for anyone looking to find a bit of peace.
Misty Stillman 500 E-RYT
$15 ($20 non-members)