Workshops & Social Support

Your center definitely pulled me through a rock bottom time....I loved sitting in your comfy ‘living room’, chatting and learning to knit. It was so nice to have a social activity to go to. Sometimes it took all my strength to get myself there - but once there I was always so happy I went....Extremely caring women there.
— TWI client

C'VILLE WALKS

8:00 AM Saturday Mornings, May 2 - August 1. Walkers of all ages and levels are welcome! Saturday, May 2 walk begins at the Charlottesville Health Department, 1138 Rose Hill Drive. Click here for the summer walking schedule.

Heartmath® Sessions

Practicing HeartMath® techniques helps to build resilience and boost your ability to regulate your energy and emotions throughout the day. You will learn practices to change the way your body responds in stressful situations so automatic stress reactions won't dictate how you feel, respond or perform. You can improve your ability to maintain your composure and clarity even in challenging situations.  In addition to one-to-one coaching, a HeartMath group is available so participants who are incorporating HeartMath techniques into their lives can share ideas and stories.

Individual sessions are offered on Friday mornings by Laura Fiori, certified HeartMath® Coach. Please call for more information or to sign up.

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Knit Now - Learn How

  • KNITTING CIRCLE IS ON BREAK AND WILL NOT MEET IN JULY AND AUGUST
  • Location: TWI Main office, 1101 E High Street
  • 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: TWI Main office, 1101 E High Street
  • Facilitator:  Kirsten Franke, LCSW

Please join us to sit in quiet contemplation or meditation. In this hour of silence, you can attend for the full hour or fifteen-minute intervals.

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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.