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Take Time for Self-Care | Dec. 16

We all know this has been an incredibly stressful year, full of many unforeseen challenges. And the holiday season adds a large amount of anxiety to many as well.

To encourage you take some time to care for yourself, we invite you to a wellness and self-care workshop, which will include yoga and mindfulness strategies led by Marjorie Grevious. This is our gift to you, as a thank you for your support this past year and beyond.

Please have a pen and something to write on available for your use. We also encourage you to have a “comfort object”- pillow/blanket – anything that inspires comfort for you.

We will resume our monthly Equity & Justice Conversation Series in January. Please watch for details on upcoming conversations on our website and social media.

EVENT DETAILS:

  • When: Wednesday, Dec. 16, 4:30-5:15 p.m. CT   
  • Where: Zoom. Click to register in advance.
  • Who: Marjorie Grevious has been practicing yoga for 40 years and became a yoga teacher 10 years ago. She has certifications in yin yoga, trauma-informed yoga, prison yoga project and has taught classes in Hatha(slow flow) and restorative yoga both at YWCA St. Paul and at Yoga Sanctuary in south Minneapolis. She is a registered member of Yoga Alliance and the Black Yoga Teachers Association. She has a long career in social services working with youth and families in crisis both in the twin cites and southern California. Marjorie earned her BA in Secondary Education from Augsburg University, an MS in Human Services from Springfield College and an MA in Theology from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities.

P.S. Want to help us win up to $15,000? Old National Bank has launched their Choose Your Charity event. Everyone is invited to vote for their favorite local 501(c)3 nonprofit—once a day, every day until December 17—by visiting the Choose Your Charity website at oldnational.com/cyc. (Search for YWCA or Young Women’s Christian Association and choose the St. Paul location.)

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