All these services offered provide our guests with a reprieve from the daily stresses that come with being homeless and hungry. A quick yoga or meditation session, an afternoon watching a movie, or just sitting and enjoying some music gives our guests the opportunity to relax and forget about their troubles even if only for a moment. To most these services may seem insignificant, but to our guests this is an opportunity to feel a sense of community and to also stay indoors and away from the brutal elements that they face on the streets.
Every week we offer chair yoga class to our guest taught by volunteer instructor Betty Leigh. The class gives guests a chance to relax, stretch and focus on their health and well-being. Guests always come out of the class relaxed and happy!
Meditation with Renate
Meditation class helps our guests to relax and offers a great break from the stress they face every day. “The guests often spend so much time in the busy streets, meditation is a great way for them to relax and find inner fulfillment,” says Renate. Read more about how Renate helps guests with meditation.
Oftentimes we will get a group that will come in and perform live for our guests. Our musical performances range from students to Broadway orchestra musicians, and volunteers singing to guests playing the piano. Music truly does soothe the soul, especially for our guests who are facing a maze of problems and troubles. Having this opportunity to hear music helps brighten their spirits and feeds their soul.