Check our Community Calendar for the most current list and schedule of classes.

Classes are offered free of charge to El Dorado County residents who have been impacted by cancer or other traumas.

You do not need to have any experience with art or movement classes 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.


Mindful Movement Series

Mindful Movement
Life can be Hard. These classes can help.

Come, meet yourself with a sense of ease and well-being through body sensing, meditation, and breathing practices which calm the mind, open the heart, and strengthen the body.

Find your inner ally that always holds and supports you when you RELAX and open. And feel the connection and support of this community of heart that meets you here with compassion and understanding.

Do come.

See the Community Calendar for the latest information about the in-person classes.

Linda Ries, RYT 500 and certified iRest yoga Nidra Instructor

Synergy Pilates

Cindy Barnhill

Join Cindy and the Synergy Pilates gang for a little movement Therapy!

Learn the foundational principles of Joseph Pilates and proper body mechanics. Experience how these low impact exercises help develop strength, flexibility, and balance. Exercises range from beginner to intermediate and are modified per individual needs. At Synergy Pilates we strive to develop camaraderie and support for one another. Our main goal is to focus on whole-body health, reconnecting our body, mind, and spirit.

"Change happens through movement and movement heals." (Joseph Pilates)

Cindy is a certified Pilates Instructor, Physical Therapist, and cancer survivor.

Email Cindy at [email protected] for more information.

Also, see the Community Calendar for the upcoming classes.

Cindy Barnhill, PT, MS, NCPTSynergy Pilates


Knitting Classes

Learn to knit with Theresa from One Thread. You will start with basic knitting skills, the move on to your first project. All supplies are included.

See the Community Calendar for more information.

Cathie's Paint Party Art Class

Colors of the Night

Wednesday, August 17th - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

High Sierra Quilters Store - 1263 Broadway, Placerville

Images of Hope is sponsoring a fun art class for you to enjoy. Let’s get our creative juices flowing while being guided for a 2-hour painting class by Cathie Urquhart. Our class project on August 17th will be “Colors of the Night” inspired by a beautiful night sky.

This one is a great project with plenty of help, so “have no fear”. Includes all supplies. Please sign up early for this class, as seating is limited. Bring a water bottle if desired.

Reserve your spot by Email or TEXT (530) 409-1914 Please include your name and date of class. Email to: [email protected]

Tranquil Journeys

A relaxing learning experience drawing on the techniques of mindfulness, energy medicine, acupressure and Ayurveda.

Renew your spirit, rejuvenate your connection to the earth, and de-stress. Each session includes a blissful guided meditation.

These sessions are currently on YouTube. See Tranquil Journeys on the Community Calendar for more information.

See below for available classes on YouTube.