Creative Aging Virtual Programs

Connect with older adults across the country during hour-long, participatory, and inclusive Arts for the Aging virtual workshops led by a multi-disciplinary faculty of teaching artists. Spark imagination and memory, lift spirits, and create social bonds integral to happiness, vitality, and good health in these Creative Aging Virtual Programs.

Programs include music, creative movement, poetry, theater, visual art, and more. All workshops are closed captioned.

Upcoming Programs Calendar

Dancing Our Stories

Wednesday, February 14, 1:30 p.m.

Teaching Artist: Nancy Havlik
Theme: Movement
Arts for the Aging teaching artist and choreographer Nancy Havlik presents Dancing Our Stories, an interactive dance, music, and movement workshop for older adults with all ranges of ability and mobility. Participants will be encouraged to find their own dance moves and share and celebrate their dances with each other in a fun, lighthearted session.

Call in: (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 869 3719 5577


Sage and Stanza

Wednesday, February 28, 1:30 p.m.

Teaching Artist: Casey Catherine Moore
Theme: Poetry
Delve into the world of poetic expression and find your unique voice through engaging with poetry analysis and crafting your poetic creations. Through guided exercises, insightful discussions, and constructive feedback, you’ll journey through various forms and styles, unlocking the power of language to convey the essence of your thoughts and feelings.

Call in: (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 848 3608 3057


In the Moment

Wednesday, March 13, 1:30 p.m.

Teaching Artist: Sandra Roachford
Theme: Movement
Arts for the Aging Teaching Artist Sandra Roachford encourages you to be In the Moment and connect with nature in this grounding workshop that relates to the four seasons. Participants will explore seasonal flowers through movement, music, and sound. Sandy encourages participants to think about the flowers they enjoy from each season and wear colors inspired by their favorite flowers to the workshops. Feel free to bring something you can dance with such as a scarf, cloth, etc. to enhance the movement experience.

Call in: (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 838 3498 3523


Moving With the World

Wednesday, March 27, 1:30 p.m.

Teaching Artist: Annetta Dexter Sawyer
Theme: Movement
Explore healing movement, world music, and dance with Arts for the Aging Teaching Artist Annetta Dexter Sawyer in Moving With the World. Annetta leads participants in gentle, healing movements that stimulate mind and body. All you need to participate is a willingness to experiment. No language barrier exists when we dance, heal, and listen to music.

Call in: (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 812 2019 9298


Moving Stories

Wednesday, April 10, 1:30 p.m.

Teaching Artist: Sloka Iyengar
Theme: Movement
Arts for the Aging Teaching Artist Sloka Iyengar, a neuroscientist and dancer, connects movement and imagination with Bharatanatyam. This classical Indian dance form originated in the temples of South India more than 2,000 years ago, and entails storytelling with hand gestures and facial expressions. Participants will use observation and visualization to travel through a dreamscape in their mind and body.

Call in: (301) 715-8592 Meeting ID: 831 6726 8232