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WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT SYMPOSIUM

November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$25 – $90

Featuring Naomi Ragen

5pm Workshops • 7:30pm Keynote

Enjoy an evening of health and wellness workshops, grab and go dinner from Lillian’s Cafe and special guest, Naomi Ragen.

Naomi Ragen is an American-born novelist, playwright and journalist who has lived in Jerusalem since 1971. Naomi has written for the Jerusalem Post and other publications in Israel and abroad, about Israel and Jewish issues. Her newest novel, available Fall 2019, An Unorthodox Match takes on the whole subject of newly observant Jews and how they are treated by the religious community. It’s about California girl Lola, who has her life all set up: business degree, handsome fiancé, fast track career, when suddenly, without warning, everything tragically implodes. But it is the shocking and unexpected messages of her new community itself which will finally force her into a deeper understanding of the real choices she now faces, and which will ultimately decide her fate.

Workshops

Budokon Yoga

Wash away the days tension and stress. The Budokon® style is best described as a flow of mindful moments incorporating elements of strength, agility, mediation and calisthenics, often left out of traditional yogic practices.


Talking to Kids About Food and Their Weight: Helping Without Hurting

Grandparents, parents, and other caregivers all want the best for the kids and teens in their life. They want to raise children who grow up happy and healthy. When you see your child or grandchild struggling with weight, dieting, low self esteem or making unwise food choices, it is hard to know what to say. You want to help, but you worry about making the problem worse. This workshop, lead by a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, will give you tips on how to approach this tender topic with the young people in your life.

Mindfulness, Music and Movement

Learn relaxation and mindfulness techniques that can help us weather the stressful storms of life.
Led by Carol H King, LCSW


Zumba Energy

Feel the Latin heat! A high energy class inspired by the dance rhythms of Salsa, Bachata, Cumbia and Reggaeton that’s fit for everyone!


Everything You Need to Know About Breast Health

Dr. Karsif will discuss what every woman needs to know about breast health – no matter what your age. Learn what you can do to keep yourself healthy; including routine screenings, self-breast checks and doctor appointments. Dr. Karsif will also discuss new advances in breast cancer prevention, detection and treatment.

Tickets:

$25 includes keynote speaker only
$54 includes Workshops, grab and go dinner and keynote
$90 includes Workshops, grab and go dinner, keynote and signed book

Keynote Speaker:
Naomi Ragen only

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Details

Date:
November 12
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
$25 – $90

Venue

JCC Rockland
450 West Nyack Road
West Nyack, 10994
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Phone:
845-362-4400
Website:
https://jccrockland.org