Wednesday, February 12, 2020

This caught my eye! Creative Aging Work Shops at the Huntington Arts Council.

Creative Aging Workshops

Huntington Arts Council will be hosting two Creative Aging Workshops in our Main Street Gallery, 213 Main Street in Huntington. Join us Thursday, March 12, or Friday, March 13, 2020 to learn about The New York State Creative Aging Initiative, an innovative partnership between the NYS Council on the Arts, NYS Office for the Aging, and Lifetime Arts. This 2020 pilot project will advance Creative Aging programming in three regions: the Capital Region, the North Country and Long Island. Registration is required.

Through a series of live trainings, coaching and seed grants, the project will build the capacity of senior service organizations, public libraries and teaching artists to develop, implement and sustain high quality Creative Aging programming.

Senior Centers & Libraries Training
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Senior centers and libraries participating in this stage will be selected for seed grants (four in each region North Country, Capital Region and Long Island.) to host two creative aging programs. Trained teaching artists may be selected to participate in these programs as well. Registration is required.

Teaching Artist Training
Friday, March 13, 2020
This opportunity is for teaching artists who would like to attend a one-day training in creative aging. It is a wonderful chance to participate in professional development, network, and even receive a $50 stipend. It is open to teaching artists and arts council staff anywhere in the North Country, Capital Region and Long Island. It is a wonderful chance to participate in professional development, network, and even receive a $50 stipend. Registration is required. 

For more information go to or call 631-271-8423

On Long Island in the dead of not so Winter? The Islip Arts Council Yoga Classes caught my eye!

Yoga Classes
The Museum
Meet Our Yoga Teachers at IAM

Katrina Kuan

Katrina considers herself both a student and a teacher of yoga when she graduated under A Jewel in the Lotus School in 2019 (RYT 200). Her class welcomes all levels where one can find their sense of relaxation in a soft meditation in the beginning of class followed by poses that are broken down to fulfill their best alignment. She is passionate about art and yoga and is happy to be working within the vicinity where she can express these two

Angela Strynkowski

Angela Strynkowski E-RYT 500 &
Katrina Kuan RYT 200