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Inaugural Holistic Self-Care Day

November 9, 2019   |   11 am
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YWCA CARES, an advocacy program of YWCA NETN and SWVA for victims of crimes ages 17-24 in Sullivan County, is holdingHolistic Self-Care Day, a free event for the community, at the YWCA in Bristol on November 9, 2019 from 11:00 to 5:00.

This free event will feature experts in Aromatherapy, Reiki and Crystal Work, Yoga, Creative Writing, Self-Defense, Mindfulness, Art, a Therapeutic Equestrian Center, Drama Classes, and Meditation Circles. Participants will visit booths to learn about Self-Care offerings, enjoy eating at local food trucks, attend free self-care classes running throughout the day, receive giveaways, and have the opportunity to participate in a silent auction.

The schedule for classes is as follows:

BRISTOL YOGA
Bristol Yoga is hosting a yoga class open for everyone! Their mission is to spread the love of yoga! Every BODY is welcome!

11:45-12:15
REIKI AND CRYSTAL CLASS
Toni Swavely will be offering a Reiki class to explain the history of Reiki, what happens in a session, and how crystals are implemented. Come learn about the ancient art of Reiki!

12:30-1:15
CREATIVE JOURNALING
Carolyn Koesters of Wordcatching will teach us how to reflect on our past and move forward by using journaling! Journal Giveaway.

1:30-2:30
ESSENTIAL OILS
Becky Russel of Hope Essentials will teach us what essential oils are and how to use them! She will even teach us how to save money with essential oils and how to take hold of our own health.

2:45-3:45
ART AND WRITTEN WORD
Sherri Russel of Small Miracles will help us learn the art of embracing and validating who we are, installing hope and calm through written word and art.

4:00 — 5:00
HERBAL TEA & MEDITATION
Kim Bushore — Maki of Shakti in the Mountains will be offering an herbal tea and meditation circle to wrap up our day. Come join the circle!

All classes will begin promptly at their scheduled times in the YWCA conference room.

Join YW CARES for this inspiring and inclusive event for all to explore different types of self-care for stress reduction, healing, building resiliency, and nourishing the health of your whole self.