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What happens to our minds and bodies when we engage in the arts? Magical, powerful things! Research shows both consuming and participating in creative activities like singing, playing a musical instrument, drawing, painting, or reading can improve your health. Join experts from AdventHealth and CFCArts in this interactive and informative session featuring a drum circle and other activities focused on celebrating the power of creativity. Get ready to play and improve your health
This program is presented by AdventHealth and CFCArts, and hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.
A note regarding COVID-19 safety protocols: At this time, all guests at the Center for Health & Wellbeing are required to wear masks in all indoor spaces, including during our education programs. Presenters may remove their masks in order to be better heard by audience members. Attendees, however, must keep their masks fully in place (covering the nose and mouth) during the entire presentation. In accordance with CHWB guidelines, our programs will also be limited in capacity and rooms set to account for social distancing.
Canceling Your Reservation: If you are unable to attend a program, canceling your reservation gives us an accurate count of how many to expect; for sold-out programs, canceling your reservation also allows someone on the waitlist to attend in your place. Canceling your reservation for this program is especially important as we are currently limiting capacities as part of our COVID-19 safety regulations. Canceling can be done in two easy ways: by calling 407.644.2492 and selecting Option 1, then Option 3 to speak to a representative or by using the online ticket cancellation option in your original confirmation email from Eventbrite.
By participating in this program, you agree to CHWB’s Gracious Space policy.
About the Program Presenter
Rita Antonia Abante Moats, or “Rich,” serves as the director for AdventHealth Central Florida Division’s Integrative & Creative Arts Therapy Program, where she oversees nine full-time board-certified music therapists and one art therapist. She has been a board-certified music therapist for 13 years. She has primarily worked in the medical setting, working with children and adults in the hospital, both in individual and group settings, like Med-Surg, ICU, Neuro, Cardiac, Psych, and Rehab. Outside of music therapy, she is a prolific Christian singer and pianist and loves all kinds of music, including Jazz, R&B to K-pop.
Kaileigh Anne Tyake is the director of School of Arts and Health at Central Florida Community Arts. With a degree in Music Education from Bowling Green State University, Tyake has had diverse experiences working with students of all ages. She has more than 13 years’ experience in Music Education, in addition to credits in directing, pit conducting, stage-managing, and multi-disciplinary curriculum design. Her passion for the arts began at 2 years old and has translated to a professional career committing to arts equity for all. She is most passionate about writing arts curriculum for students with varying abilities. She is the designer of CFCArts’ UpBeat! program which was recently awarded the 2020 International Hamilton Arts & Innovation Award. Tyake is a proud advocate on the topic of Arts Accessibility presenting at conferences across the nation including the National Organization for Arts & Health Conference (2021), Family Cafe (2021) and Berklee’s ABLE Assembly (2022).