Designed to appeal to the older adult population, our free weekly programs offer a welcoming and engaging environment to engage with the arts through movement, painting, fiber arts, textiles, paper crafts, and other visual arts programs. Our programs promote positive aging, reduce isolation, and encourage personal growth and well-being.


Led by professional teaching artists, our programs provide a safe, inclusive space that encourages creative thinking and social interaction.


creative re-use

Wednesdays | 1-3pm

art & conversation

Tuesdays | 3-5pm

drop-in creative session

Fridays | 1-3pm


All movement classes are appropriate for people in wheelchairs, those with balance concerns and other movement challenges.
For more information about accessibility, email contact@ruthstable.org or call 415.642.1000.


dance for every body

Thursdays | 10-11am

Join instructor Marika Brussel for this movement class for adults of all abilities. This class focuses on stretching and strengthening muscles as well as improving balance.

balance for body and mind

Mondays | 11am-12pm

This class focuses on balance and coordination, muscle strengthening and flexibility. Led by Elena Kotchenkova, the class uses slow, gentle movements rooted in Tai Chi practice.


Second and Fourth Saturday | 11am-1pm

Join Dance Generators, University of San Francisco’s intergenerational dance company, for a series of movement and discussion workshops that access personal story and reflection as source material for collaborative dance making. Participants should come wearing comfortable clothes and shoes and prepared to move to the best of their personal ability.