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Girl Power! Nutrition and Yoga for Tweens Sunday, June 9

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Girl Power! Nutrition and Yoga for Tweens

  • Date: June 9, 2019
  • Time:
    2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
  • Price: $60.00
  • Location: Gorton Community Center
    400 E. Illinois Road, Lake Forest, IL 60045

Girl Power!

Ages 9 – 12
Sundays: June 9 & July 28
Price: $60 for a single class 

Combine the benefits of “clean” nutrition & yoga/mindfulness in a fun community environment. Molly O’Neil of mPowering Health will conduct peer group health coaching & make energizing recipes that help balance mood, increase energy and fuel your body.  Jen Buettner of JB Mindful will be introducing the benefits of yoga by breaking down the practice and basic poses. She will be conducting yoga flow classes that empower the group to be able to practice on their own or encourage the practice within the community.

This group is for 9-12 year-old girls who are interested in learning more about living a healthy life and sharing thoughts & ideas with each other in a safe & non-judgmental environment. Each month will incorporate a different theme and combine 45 minutes of yoga with 45 minutes of nutrition/wellness.  Includes take home fun samples, and handouts.

*Please notify us of any food allergies prior to class.

 Molly O’Neil is a certified health coach through Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She is passionate about wellness and helping others find better overall health. Her approach is to educate and empower others to live a healthy lifestyle by adding in healthier foods and life long habits rather than restriction or extreme dieting.

 Jen Buettner RYT, RN, BSN is a Certified Yoga Teacher and Registered Nurse. She is passionate about yoga. She finds it to be an invaluable tool to alleviate stress, face life challenges by shifting perspective, and to live in a positive way. She began her journey after her decision to combine her experiences in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Pediatric Nursing, and her daily yoga and mindful practices. Yoga helped her balance taking care of others and herself, while creating a mindful, healthy approach to life.  She hopes to share with others the practice of yoga by linking breath and movement to decrease stress and anxiety, and enhance one’s own mindful approach to wellness.

*Gorton Community Center is proud to offer this program as part of GO Lake Forest, a new movement promoting healthy living and an active lifestyle.

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Class Refund and Cancellation Policy: Refunds will only be given up to one week prior to the first week of class of any session. (The refund period for some classes, which require advanced reservations or purchase of materials, may be more limited.) Cancellations will incur a $5 handling fee for programs costing under $100 and a 10% handling fee for programs with fees of $100 or more. If a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you will be notified, and a full refund will be given.

If this class does not meet the minimum participation requirement, you will be notified of the cancellation within one week of the start date.

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