Upcoming Community Groups


Yoga for Grief classes are now offered  at Los Altos UMC on Thursday evenings from 6-7 PM in the “lounge” room. These classes will focus on using yoga as a tool in your grieving process and will be offered in a safe and welcoming environment.

Date: Thursdays from 6-7 PM No prior yoga experience is necessary.

Los Altos United Methodist Church
5950 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, CA
Located in the “Lounge” room

Materials: Please be sure to bring your yoga mat and a water bottle.

Leader: Rose Roybal, Yoga Alliance Certified Yoga Instructor (RYT-200)


candlemakingJoin us for an afternoon of candle making! Tangie Sanders of Fragrance of Elegance Candles will be leading a beginner’s candle making class! Participants will learn about the art and process of candle making, and will create two beautiful candles in glass containers to take home with them. No prior experience needed!

Date: Saturday, January 14th

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Materials Fee: $30 (no refunds)

Location: New Hope Grief Support Community Room 4, 3443 San Anseline Ave, Long Beach, CA 90808

Leader: Tangie Sanders tangies.flicker@gmail.com

Sign up here


bookclubJoin us for a book study where we will be looking at The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom by Don Miguel Ruiz. This study will be every Thursday night for 6 weeks, and will include discussion of the material as well as time to discuss our own journeys.

Location: Contact Malari Swierenga, Program Coordinator for more details at malari@newhopegrief.org or 562-429-0075 extension 4

Leader: Theresa Bush runswithscissors56@yahoo.com