Workshops & ON-SITE ACTIVITIES
CREATIVE EXPRESSIONS: Fostering Positive Growth Opportunities
- 8 weeks starting April 23 TUESDAYS, 10 - 11 AM @ The Women's Initiative 1101 E High St, Suite A
- Facilitator: Courtney Bonilla, TWI Clinician
- Free; all materials provided
- Benefits: stress relief, self-discovery, healing power of hands on craft projects, increased appreciation for unique talents and abilities, expression of feelings
This offering provides participants with a creative outlet for self-expression and fosters positive growth opportunities. Through painting, sculpting, and other artistic media, clients will gain mastery over their worlds. They may choose to share their creations and/or insights with the group but are not obligated to do so. Creative Expressions will provide a relaxing atmosphere where women can escape the heaviness of life and socialize with others while engaging in fun activities. No previous art experience required.
WALK IT OUTAre you looking for a way to get fit that’s also fun? The Women’s Initiative presents Walk It Out- weekday walking groups focused on building community and providing mutual support, while relieving stress and gaining energy. We will be kicking off our program on Saturday, March 30th from 2:00-4:00pm at Martha Jefferson’s Starr Hill Health Center. This event will feature Mark Lorenzoni of the Charlottesville Ten-Miler training program and Ragged Mountain Running Shop; Nurse Practitioner, Miranda Trent from Martha Jefferson’s Starr Hill Health Center; and Mike Inge, yoga instructor from Common Ground Healing Arts. Stop by to hear tips for training and staying motivated, learn about free health assessments, see a stretching demonstration and sign up for a walking group with routes starting from the Jefferson School City Center. For more information, please contact Eboni Bugg, LCSW at 434-202-7692 or firstname.lastname@example.org
JOY IS A RIGHT
Learn how to cultivate more joy in your life. This workshop is focused on emotional support and healing using open discussion, creative exercises and relaxation techniques. Please contact Eboni Bugg, LCSW if you would like a presentation for your group or agency.
Knit Now - Learn How
- Tuesdays, 5 - 7 P
- Thursdays, 3 - 5 P
- Location: The Living Room (1101 E High St.)
- Facilitator: Susan Schiffer
We welcome new or experienced knitters to our group. Knitting help and supplies are available free of charge. Come join us to chat, work quietly or listen to music while creating something fun or beautiful.
Knitting can “help take us through the big steps with little steps” from “The Knitting Goddess” by Deborah Bergman) one stitch at a time.
Breathe - Silent Hour
- Fridays, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
- Location: The Living Room (1101 E High)
- Facilitator: Kirsten Franke, LCSW
Please join us to sit in quiet contemplation or mediation. In this hour of silence, you can attend for the full hour or fifteen-minute intervals.