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Onsite Programs are Online with DOROT Onsite @Home

Maintaining social connection while isolated at home during COVID-19 isn’t as difficult as it sounds. DOROT Onsite @Home brings the same vibrant, interactive, and life-enhancing programs that you’ve enjoyed on-site at DOROT - right to your home via Zoom videoconferencing or telephone.

DOROT Onsite @Home classes are designed for adults 60+ to encourage health and wellness, create social connection among peers and provide opportunities for dynamic learning and enrichment. Multiple one-hour classes are offered daily and participation is free. Join us for one or more.

See our Monthly Class Calendar here & this week's Classes below:

Special Programs @Home:

In Conversation: The Equal Justice Initiative

Tuesday, June 30, 4:00 – 5:00 PM

DOROT is proud to welcome Gabrielle Daniels from The Equal Justice Initiative, who will join us from Montgomery, AL, for an examination of racial and economic inequality and how we can move forward towards a better future. EJI was founded in 1989 by Bryan Stevenson, widely acclaimed public interest lawyer and bestselling author of Just Mercy, to protect basic human rights for the most vulnerable in American society, provide legal services to poor and incarcerated people, assist policy makers and advocate for criminal justice reform. Please join us for this important conversation.

To register and receive Zoom Link, please click Equal Justice Initiative

Small Group Discussions & Workshops:

(Due to class sizes in these small group discussions, space is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Waitlists are available.)

Game Night!

Tuesdays, July 7–28 , 5:30–6:30 PM

Calling all game aficionados! Join us for a weekly Game Night. Team up with volunteers for fun and friendly competition that is sure to leave a smile on your face! Show off your knowledge through trivia contests and word games or rise to the challenge of learning a new game.

To register and receive Zoom Link, please click here.

Onsite @Home Health & Wellness Classes:

Gentle Chair Yoga

Every Monday, 11:00 AM – NOON

Bring awareness to your breath and explore yoga poses while seated in a chair. Benefits include stress reduction, flexibility, and balance. Taught by Nobue Hirabayashi, Hatha Yoga Teacher.

To register and to receive the Zoom link, please click Gentle Chair Yoga

Qigong Every

Monday, 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Improve balance, posture, and flexibility as you coordinate simple movement sequences with breath. This class will leave you feeling relaxed and energized. Taught by Siewli Stark, Certified Mind-Body Specialist.

To register and to receive the Zoom link, please click QiGong

Tia's Stretch & Strengthen

Every Tuesday, 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Increase joint flexibility, mobility and balance with Tia! Tia will guide you in how to use everyday objects as weights and resistance bands. Some standing exercises are included. Led by Tia Speros-Harker, Certified Fitness Instructor.

To register and receive the Zoom link, please click Stretch & Strengthen

Chair Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi Easy™ (New Class!)

Every Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:30 AM

This fusion class combines gentle movement, energy work, and self-care techniques, with both seated and standing exercises (chair modifications will be offered). Class ends with a yoga nidra deep relaxation and guided meditation to refresh the body and spirit. Led by Melissa Elstein, Certified Yoga and Fitness Instructor

To register and receive Zoom Link, please click Chair Yoga, QiGong, Tai Chi Easy

Guided Meditation

Every Wednesday, 12:00 - 1:00 PM

Whether you’re new to mediation or are already a practitioner, this class is an ideal way to build calm and nurture yourself during this unprecedented time. Led by Amy Gross, Meditation Instructor.

To register and to receive the Zoom link, please click Guided Meditation

Breathe, Stretch, Shake it Out, Let it Go

Every Thursday, 12:30 - 1:30 PM

Practice gentle stretching techniques to improve flexibility, dexterity, and overall muscle strength. This class is designed to bring attention to your breath and alignment and focuses on emotional, social, cognitive, and physical integration. Taught by Charles Markham, BA Choreography.

To register and to receive the Zoom link, please click Breathe, Stretch

Tia's Stretch & Strengthen

Every Friday, 10:30 - 11:30 AM 

No Tia on Friday, July 3 as DOROT will be closed for the July 4th holiday – See you all next week!

Increase joint flexibility, mobility and balance with Tia! Tia will guide you in how to use everyday objects as weights and resistance bands. Some standing exercises are included. Led by Tia Speros-Harker, Certified Fitness Instructor.

To learn more about weekly DOROT Onsite @Home class offerings and how to register, email DOROTprograms@dorotusa.org. If you’d like to participate in our programs but don’t know how to use Zoom, please click here to let us know. We’ll connect you to one of DOROT’s volunteer Tech Coaches by phone, who will be able to assist.