Life Enrichment

Vocational/Life Enrichment

The Vocational/Life Enrichment Department consists of academic classes that are offered to our artists to encourage the development of independence and everyday living skills.

HOPE Center for the Arts encourages artist volunteerism and employment within the community. HOPE educates and supports our artists’ success in applying classroom lessons to the development of their independence and Activities of Daily Living. We encourage all artists to take at least one of the academic classes per week.

Computer

Classes provide skills in:

  • Communication
  • Discovery
  • Independence
  • Personal Enrichment

Fitness

Classes provide skills in:

  • Balance
  • Confidence
  • Focus
  • Teamwork

Fix-it

Classes provide skills in:

  • Self-reliance
  • Troubleshooting

Mathematics

Classes provide skills in:

  • Addition and Subtraction
  • Banking
  • Financial Management

Reading

Classes provide skills in:

  • Analytical Thinking
  • Imagination
  • Mental Stimulation

Yoga

Yoga reinforces the use of breath control, meditation, and adaptation of specific yoga postures to revitalize and energize the body. In yoga classes, modifications, adjustments, and assists are offered for each posture to fit each individual’s needs and physical ability. Yoga is also known to have many health benefits including an increase in range of motion, improved coordination, aid with physical pain or stress, regulate sleep, finding balance, regulate hormones, regulate energy levels, stimulate creativity, and increase confidence levels.

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Hope Center for the Arts is a project of the Hi Hopes Identity Discovery Foundation, Inc., a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization