Celebrate Women’s Empowerment Week with us!

Women’s Empowerment Week Schedule

 

 

Saturday, Apr 1

 

1:30PM

Self Defense Empowerment Workshop

By Pyzeke Fitness

$10 donation

YMCA, 25 Park Street

Register at familyserviceleague.org

 

2:00PM

Empowerment on 2 Wheels: The Freedom of Motorcycles

By Shari Ives, Owner of Motorcycle Training Schools

Montclair Riding Co, 179 Glenridge Ave

 

Sunday, Apr 2

 

10:00AM &11:00AM

Aerial Silks Class – Come and Fly

Instructed by Linda Tsuei, Owner

$25 donation goes directly to SAVE of Essex

Studio Air, 180 Bloomfield Ave (3rd Floor)

Register at StudioAir.rocks

 

Tuesday, Apr 4

 

7:00PM

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT FORUM

An Inspired Panel Discussion

Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour Street

A panel discussion and Q & A with local women of distinction including WOR radio host Joan Herrmann; nationally recognized career and life coach, Laura Berman Fortgang; Montclair Township Council Member, Renee Baskerville; producer and activist Peg Cafferty; Executive director of the Montclair Fund for Education, Masiel Rodriquez-Vars and business owner and teacher Omni Kitts Ferrara. Panel moderator is local entrepreneur, Donna Miller

Registration: tiny.cc/womenforum

 

Wednesday, Apr 5

 

9:00AM

Personal Branding through Digital Media Workshop

By Debra Dixon, Owner of Light of Gold PR

Light of Gold Offices, 28 Valley Road Suite #1

 

 

12:00PM

On Becoming a Woman Restaurateur

By Nataki Williams, Owner

Vital Dining, 387 Bloomfield Ave

 

Search for Your Perfect Job: Stories and Strategies

By Melissa Faulkner, MSU Director Career Services

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

 

Women, the Workforce and the Marketplace. Equal Pay Day

By Elisa Charters, President / Co-founder Latina Surge

Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street

 

“I Am Confident!” Examining Our Self Talk

By @close.the.gap ; Kristy Link, Cassandra Carr, Christine D’Angelo, Carolyn Demiro

Light of Gold Offices, 28 Valley Road Suite #1

 

7:00PM

The Truth About Reproduction & IVF

By Serena Chen, MD, FACOG

Blue Stone Café, 123 Watchung Ave #2

 

The Healing Power of Running – Empowerment After Trauma

By Loren McCreesh, Director of Training & Events Fleet Feet

{verdigreen}, 182 Glenridge Avenue

 

Be a Better Public Speaker!

By Pamela Olsen, NY Toastmasters

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave

 

The Creative Life: Art and Mental Health

A Conversation with Amy Tingle & Maya Stein, Owners; Stephanie Spitz, MSU Art & Design Administrator

Creativity Caravan, 28 South Fullerton Ave

 

 

 

Thursday, April 6

 

9:00AM

Life After Loss

By Gayle Naftali

Corso 98, 98 Walnut Street

 

“I Don’t Want to Get Bulky” – Dispelling the Bulky Workout Myth

By @close.the.gap ; Kristy Link, Rebecca Stuehler, Christine D’Angelo, Carolyn Demiro

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

 

 

12:00PM

 

Downsized, Obsolete, Retired, Transitioning?  reFIRE Your Life!

By Virginia Cornue Ph.D. & Linda Lombri

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

 

 

Exploring Drug Free Therapies

By Tyran Mincey, DC, DIBAK, Owner

Boone Studio, 40 Church Street

 

Exercise & Self Image – My Journey to Architect Studio

By Adrienne Felder, Owner

Architect Studios, 4 Lackawanna Plaza

 

7:00PM

Breaking Boundaries: Women in the World of Coffee & Entrepreneurship

By Kristine Ellis Petrik & Jodie Dawson, PhD, Owners

Java Love Coffee Roasting Company, 49 Church Street

 

How to Support Other Women: Accepting Genetic Bingo

By Peg Cafferty, Producer & Activist

Anew Hair Salon, 41 Glenridge Ave

 

Teens & Women Well-Being and Mindfulness

By Amy Romano, Nutrition Coach

SWOON, 12 North Willow Street

 

Healthy Snacking

By Juli-Anne Royes Russo PhD

Boone Studio, 40 Church Street

 

It Takes a Village: Building a Business Through Community Support

By Rachel Crampsey, Owner

Montclair Bread Company, 16 Label Street

 

 

 

Friday, April 7

 

12:00 PM

Nutrition, Health and Health Through Mindful Diet

By Caryn O’Sullivan,

Light of Gold Offices, 28 Valley Road Suite #1

 

Self Defense – Krav Maga

Dave Ordini

Architect Studios, 4 Lackawanna Plaza

 

Starting a NonProfit Arts Program

By Maya Workman, Director & Producer

Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street

 

Leaving Corporate Life and Becoming an Entrepreneur

By Brittany DeMaio, Owner

Little Nest Portraits, 54 South Park Street

 

7:00 PM

Inherent Success Strategies

By Omni Kitts Ferrara, Owner

Yoga Mechanics, 107 Forrest Street (Suite #3)

 

Empowered by Design: A Design Plan for Living

Blanche Garcia, WELL AP, LEED AP, Certified Interior Designer

Parcel, 608 Bloomfield Avenue

 

“What is Good Enough?” – Expectations of Social Media & Society

By @close.the.gap ; Kristy Link, Cassandra Carr, Christine D’Angelo, Carolyn Demiro, Rebecca  Stuehler

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

 

Challenging The Beauty Standards

By Anna Waychoff, Tattoo Artist

Montclair Bread Company, 16 Label Street

 

 

How to Win the Battle – Perception Changes Everything

By Ruth Bollo, Owner & Author

Park Street Automotive, 18 Park Street

 

Having a Healthy Scalp Inside and Out

By Ahava, Owner

Ahava Felicidad Hair and Body, 4 Midland Ave

 

Your Foundation and Confidence: Get a Proper Bra Fit!

By Deborah Furr, Owner

Johari, 465 Bloomfield Ave