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Sat, Mar 16


The Dancing Web

Girls Wellness Group

Let's invest in our girls health! They are going to change the world!

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Girls Wellness Group
Girls Wellness Group

Time & Location

Mar 16, 2024, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The Dancing Web, Beacon, NY 12508, USA

About the Event

This is an 8 week group series providing empowering support for your teen girls’ health and wellbeing - body, mind, and spirit - during the amazing and challenging journey into adolescence and young womanhood. Using current models of child and adolescent development the focus of this group will be on cultivating positive body image and self esteem, building inner strength, improving emotional/physical/social health and wellbeing, explore authenticity and full expression through the creative arts,  foster solid supportive connections to female peers, learn stress management strategies, share in positive safe discussion regarding coming of age issues i.e. menstrual health, body changes etc., and in general to have a safe environment to share her inner hopes, dreams, and questions.and self respect.

 Dance/movement therapy and other creative art concepts and activities will be at the core of this group as we strive for whole-self empowerment. Through a playful and safe atmosphere we will engage in a variety of integrated activities-including expressive dance, journal writing/drawing, beading, world circle dances, guided imagery, and nature based activities.

Through this group your daughter will: 

  • Deepen strength and resilience 
  • Develop improved body image
  • Explore authenticity and full expression through the creative arts
  • Foster solid supportive connections to her peers
  • Have a safe environment to share her inner hopes, dreams, and questions
  • Learn ancient and earth-based women's traditions to expand her awareness of herself as being connected to past, present, and future
  • Engage in positive exploration of coming age including menstrual health, body changes, puberty traditions from around the world, including the modern day red tent movement

Pre-registration is required. Must sign up for the whole series. 

Register by 2/1/24 

Contact Nada for any questions. 646-633-8052,

Cost: $400 for whole series includes supplies/Can be made in 2-3 payments.

Nada Khodlova MA BC-DMT LCAT is a Board-Certified Dance Movement Therapist and Licensed Creative Arts Therapist, Women’s/Girls Group facilitator, and herbalist. Nada is certified in the "Journey of Young Women", a program that trains women to mentor girls and lead Girl's Circles to help girls thrive on their journey to womanhood. As Director of “The Dancing Web” Nada provides a spectrum of services for the community. She has developed and supervised several clinical Creative Art Therapy programs and girls’ empowerment programs. Nada has worked in the human services field for almost 30 years in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, mental health clinics, nursing homes, day treatment centers, homeless shelters, and school/community based programs. For a number of years Nada was faculty and supervisor for the Dance/Movement Therapy Graduate program at Sarah Lawrence College. Nada has trained and studied with Laura Shannon in Ritual Dancing; with Hawksbrother Kirouana in the art and healing practice of Shamanism; and with Rosemary Gladstar, Lupo Passero, Kami McBride, Rosalee de la Forêt in Herbalism. Nada provides caring, compassionate individual Dance/Movement Psychotherapy in the Hudson Valley and NYC area. Her continued awe at her clients innate deep levels of healing, resilience, and wisdom guides and inspires her everyday life and practice.


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