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Midday Stretch & Renew

November 1, 2022 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on [day], repeating until December 13, 2022

The mission of Arts in Medicine has always been to connect with the hospital community and beyond around the arts in health. Our teams are proud to present new ways of connection to those who have limited access to in-person engagements through virtual live-streaming, prerecorded classes and workshops, and other online resources.

The following classes are available via Zoom, a video conferencing platform that is free to use and allows our team to teach classes in real-time:

  • Midday Stretch & Renew – Tuesdays at 11:30am-12pm
    Slow, gentle movements combined with breathing techniques
  • Meditation for Beginners – Mondays from 4:30-5:00pm
    Guided sessions exploring foundational meditation techniques
  • StorySongs – Mondays from 3:00-4:00pm
    – Songwriting workshop to expand knowledge of the basics of songwriting, guided by a musician in residence
  • Dance for Life – Wednesdays from 2:45pm-3:45pm
    Movement workshop designed for individuals with Parkinson’s disease
    (Currently available both virtually and in person at the Senior Recreation Center)
  • Dance for MS – Fridays from 11am-12pm
    Dance class designed for people with Multiple Sclerosis and their caregivers and/or loved ones
  • Dance for Lifelong Health – Tuesdays from 12:15-1:15pm
    Dance class, designed for older adults, using easy dance techniques from jazz, modern, and various national styles that contribute to experiencing the joy of motion
    (Currently available both virtually and in person at the Senior Recreation Center)
  • Encore Dancers Workshop – Thursdays from 1:45-2:35pm
    Dance class that provides senior dancers with an opportunity to continue their practice
    (Currently available both virtually and in person at the Senior Recreation Center)
  • Gentle Yoga for Health – Wednesdays from 4:15-5:30pm
    Mindful yoga class, appropriate for people with a range of health conditions

To register for:

Meditation for Beginners and/or Midday Stretch & Renew, email Nancy Lasseter at lasnan@shands.ufl.edu

StorySongs, email Cathy DeWitt at cdewitt@ufl.edu

Dance for Life and/or Dance for MS, email Whitney Wilson at wwilson@arts.ufl.edu

Encore Dancers Workshop and/or Dance for Lifelong Health, email Rusti Brandman at drdance@ufl.edu

Gentle Yoga for Health, email Tammy Bernard at bertam@shands.ufl.edu

Questions? Email us at artsinmedicine@shands.ufl.edu


November 1, 2022
11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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