Classes & Events Currently Offered by

Images of Hope

Classes are offered free of charge to patients and caregivers in        El Dorado County who have been impacted by cancer. You do not need to have any experience with art or movement to sign up. Our objective is to offer a healing environment where you can take some time for yourself and enjoy the company of others. 

Most of our classes are held at the Marshall Cancer Resource Center in Cameron Park, unless otherwise noted. 

Please call the Marshall Cancer Resource Center for more information: 530.672.7050

 Updated October 2019


Creative Journaling & Watercolor Series

Join Creative Living Coach, Alison Tomei in this five week creative journaling challenge. Drawing inspiration from poetry, quotes, art and creative expression, we will follow a different prompt each week. Journaling can be a very relaxing and transformative process. All supplies are included.

5- Week series held on Tuesdays from October 8th- November 5th @ 11:00AM-12:30PM. 


Learn to Knit with Yarn Therapy for the Soul

Learn to knit with Theresa from One Thread. You will start with basic knitting skills, then move on to your first project.  All supplies are included. Theresa will be there to help you fix mistakes along the way, and before you know it, you’ll be knitting on your own.  Knitting has been proven as a therapeutic and healing tool to help alleviate stress and promote confidence, peace and connection to those who live under duress from work, illness or trauma.                                      Reservations are required. Call us to reserve your spot.

5- Week series held on Fridays from October 11th-November 8th @ 11:00AM-1:00PM


Holiday Ornament Class

Learn how to make a one-of-a-kind Christmas ornament using a Styrofoam ball, squares of fabric and pins.  You will want to make more than one.  All supplies will be provided in class.  

Wednesday, November 6th @ 1:00PM

 


Cathie’s Paint Party Art Class

Paint your very own masterpiece with instruction from professional artist, Cathie. You will leave this class having painted a beautiful pumpkin on canvas- perfect for decorating for fall. No experience necessary- you will be surprised what you can paint with a little instruction! All supplies are included. Reservations are required.

Friday, November 8th @ 2:00PM


Holiday Jewelry Class

Make a beaded bracelet that is perfect for the upcoming holidays.  This would be a great gift for someone (maybe yourself!).  All supplies are included. Reservations are required.

Wednesday, November 13th @ 1:00PM

 


Tranquil Journeys Guided Meditation

Reconnect with your inner peace, and relax to the sounds of Tibetan singing bowls. Each session will explore self-help stress reduction methods, acupressure or energy healing. Inspirational meditations such as guided imagery, poetry, and mantras will be used along with the sounds of the bowls to create and environment for inner healing. Individual relaxation session are also available- call to find out more!

November 1st @ 9:30AM

December 6th @ 10:00AM

2020 Classes: First Friday of each month @ 10:00AM


Yoga & Mindful Movement

Please come and be together in Yoga (union of mind/body/heart). In this solid and bright yoga practice; we move, we breathe, we remember again our inherent nature of peace, and equanimity; which offers us the resiliency to meet life with greater ease and well-being. Linda is a RYT 500, certified iRest Yoga Nidra,and has taught and studied many styles of yoga for over 25 years. Classes are offered on a series-basis. Normally held on Mondays. Stay tuned for the next series!

Current Series: October 14th-November 18th (no class on Veteran’s Day)

Yoga @ 2:15PM; Mindful Movement @ 4:00PM


Equine Therapy

Images of Hope has partnered with Windows to My Soul, a place where humans and horses come together in a healing and transformative growth environment. Sessions focus on work on the ground rather than riding and are weather permitting.

Call us for a schedule of classes and for more information.


Pilates

Cindy is back to teach Synergy Pilates for a little “movement” therapy!  Learn the foundational principals of Pilates while developing strength, flexibility, balance and reconnecting to your inner strength. Beginner classes are available to get you up to speed! See how these gentle low impact exercises can help you to move more efficiently in your everyday activities!

Ongoing classes available. Now offering a new client orientation. Call us for details!


Art in Public Places

We partner with Arts & Culture El Dorado to feature a rotating art exhibit as part of Art in Public Places. The art  is displayed in the Cancer Resource Center Classroom at the Marshall Cancer Center in Cameron Park. 


 

Oncology Massage
Massages sponsored by Images of Hope are especially for cancer patients and are available through the Marshall Cancer Resource Center. Please call for more information.

Available anytime


Qigong
Qigong (pronounced “chee-gong”) is a relaxing, healing form of movement that can be done by people of all ages and abilities either standing up or sitting down.

Every Monday 9:00-10:15AM at the Veterans Building in Placerville.

More information here.


Yoga
We are now pleased to offer a month of classes or a 10 class pass to Main Street Yoga in Placerville. Please call us for more information.