WSW  Center

2015  FALL  schedule

**weather cancellations, or schedule changes
will be communicated via email
to those who have pre-registered for the program**

 
In Start-date order...

* Healing Foods & Pot Luck Study Group
We will explore foods designed to heal the digestive tract.  Lifestyle changes, supporting adrenal health, and other healing protocols will be studied. No prior experience necessary, nor is it necessary to commit to this lifestyle in order to participate. Each meeting participants choose a dish to make and bring, and we share delicious food together as we learn. Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: Tues, Sep 15,  Wed Oct 28,   Wed Dec 9
TIME: 6:15 – 8 pm
FEE:  $45 members; $60 non-members for all 3 meetings
LEADER: Claire Houston, LCMHC
Claire is a licensed clinical mental health counselor with a special interest in food as chemistry, and its impact on mood and behavior.

* Celebrating Seasonal Rituals: Temple Space For Women
Gathering in this quarterly circle, we honor ancient holy days that women have celebrated for millenia. We feed and strengthen our spirits with many different gifts and directions: Meditation; music and sound; anointing our energy fields with Aura-Soma; color considerations; the gifts of Nature; positive readings; and, of course, the support of each other! If you yearn for an small, peaceful, sacred space in which your soul can be fed, this quarterly gathering is worth experiencing. Enjoy the uplifting effects of shared sacred ritual. Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form. 
DATE:  Sundays around the equinoxes and cross quarter days; Dates TBA
TIME:  10 – 11:30 am
FEE:  Gratitude $ Offering
LEADER:  MaryBeth Stemp & Claire Houston
MaryBeth is a psychotherapist and teacher by profession, a mother, wife and lover of plants, animals, music and color, especially enjoys and appreciates the power of praying, meditating, and sharing in a supportive circle of women. Claire is a psychotherapist, an independently ordained interfaith minister, the founder/director of WSW, and loves sacred space. 

* Open House
Come say hello, have some refreshments, see the newly painted and arranged space, and share in community! New and auld friends welcome! Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: Thursday, September 24
TIME: 6:30 – 8 pm
FEE:  Free
LEADER: Claire Houston & Lisa Boldin
Claire is a psychotherapist, and the founder/director of WSW.  Lisa is a Kripalu certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and also part of the Justice Institute’s Trauma Sensitive Yoga program in Brookline, MA.

* Movie Night
Join us at a monthly gathering to watch a movie that will inspire you. Popcorn and tea will be shared and discussion will follow the film. Women and men are invited to attend. Suggested offering is $10.  Choice of movie will be listed on the front page of Lisa’s website (www.samatalayurveda.com) 10 days prior. Movies will allow for an exploration of life, faith, spirit and how we can live in harmony with our natural world. Some selections will be documentaries. Our September film will be “The Peaceful Warrior.”  If you have a movie to suggest please send her an email at: lisa@samatalayurveda.com. Looking forward to seeing you!  Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: Fridays, Sep 25, Oct 23, Nov 20
TIME:  7 pm
FEE:  $10
LEADER: Lisa Boldin
Lisa ran a very popular movie night at her Aislinn Center in Bedford, NH, before relocating to the Seacoast area. She is a Kripalu certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and also part of the Justice Institute’s Trauma Sensitive Yoga program in Brookline, MA.

* Sacred Rock Painting
An introduction to the relaxing art of putting colors and shapes on rocks. The sacred part of this practice is that we pause in silence to start, and see what shapes or colors present themselves to us. Then, in a relaxed way, we bring that forward. This is not about creating art, it is about creative expression, which means you don’t need to know how to draw to participate! All the supplies will be provided, including a small 3 inch rock. All you need to do is come! This is a fun and uplifting experience! Both dates will be the same class. Come to one or both. Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: Tuesday, September 29 6:30–8:30 pm, OR Saturday, October 3 12–2 pm
TIME: 6:30 – 8 pm on 9/29; 12–2 pm on 10/3
FEE:  $25 per meeting (all supplies included)
LEADER: Claire Houston
Claire is a licensed  psychotherapist, and loves practicing meditation with rock and color.

* Sharing Our Lives
As women of all ages and from different walks of life, there’s much to talk about. Such as who and where are we in our lives? This is a time to  mull over with each other the issues and questions that come up for us in day to day life, getting a chance to share and hear the wisdom from within ourselves and each other. Of course, as we share our joys and concerns, we can count on mutual support and confidentiality. Each meeting will guided by a theme for that session, and a set of questions designed to use a springboard for sharing. Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: 4 Thursdays, October 1, 8, 15, 22
TIME: 12:30 – 1:30 pm
FEE:  $10 per meeting for WSW members; $12 per meeting for  non-members
LEADER: MaryBeth Stemp & Claire Houston
MaryBeth Stemp is a psychotherapist, and teacher of holistic healing methods - sound, color, and meditation. Claire is a psychotherapist, and the founder/director of WSW.

* Mediumship Circle
An opportunity to receive messages from loved ones who have passed, as well as guides and angels. The guidance may be about your relationships, stuck places in your life, health, or healing. This fun and sacred circle is open to anyone who wants to be in healing energy and receive wisdom in community. Women and men both welcome. Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: Tuesday, October 6
TIME: 6 – 8 pm
FEE:  $15 members; $25 non-members
LEADER: Holly Rowley
Holly is a graduate of One Spirit Interfaith Seminary, has been doing intuitive work for the past 5 years through hands-on healing, readings, and group rituals.

* Ancient Stones, Ritual Space & Curve of the Land
Poet and author Diana Durham explores eco-shamanism, sex magic, and ‘Gaia’ consciousness, as well as emerging archaeological and scientific findings pertaining to the sacred sites of Britain, as she reads excerpts from her new novel ‘The Curve of the Land,’ and talks about its deeper context. Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: Thursday, October 15
TIME: 7 – 8:30 pm
FEE:  *Love Offering* (you may want to purchase her book)
LEADER: Diana Durham
Diana is a poet and writer, author of the nonfiction ‘The Return of King Arthur: Completing the Quest For Wholeness’ from Tarcher/Penguin, and three poetry books. ‘The Curve of the Land’ from Skylight Press is her first novel.

* Wisdom Through Sound & Spiritual Discovery
Let Bridget take you on a journey using gentle vocal sounds to the temples of healing where you will be supported in remembering yourself and your life purpose more deeply. Please bring a small object which to you represents your life to date. The evening gives time for discussion and completes with a group tuning using musical tuning forks. Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: Tuesday, October 20
TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
FEE:  $40
LEADER: Bridget Mary-Clare
Bridget comes to us from England. She originally qualified as a nurse midwife and Health Visitor, later founding a charity for self-help and family support. Also supporting midwives and their clients with Team Building and complementary therapies at the Birth Centre London. She has worked for over 35 years as a therapist and teacher including working at The Centre of New Directions, White Lodge Kent, in Europe and the USA and now much of the time near Aberdeen in Scotland. Read more about her: http://www.re-creationfoundation.com/biography.html
    Bridget will also be offering a 3 Day (U.K. Certificated) Training in Sound Healing using Musical Tuning Forks (pre-requisite Sound and Self Care Workshop) and offering individual treatments.  For further information please contact Phoebe de Larrabeiti at pdelarra@hotmail.com

* Brown Bag Lunch Mondays
Join us as we consider what quotes from different teachers and masters mean to us in our daily lives.Held at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATE: Mondays, ongoing, drop-in
TIME: 12 – 1 pm
FEE:  $10
LEADER: Lisa Boldin or Claire Houston
Lisa is a Kripalu certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and also part of the Justice Institute’s Trauma Sensitive Yoga program in Brookline, MA. Claire is a psychotherapist, and the founder/director of WSW. 





Leadership Skills for a Changing World
Create the kind of community you want to live in. Be an effective,  
authentic, appealing leader, offering the kind of leadership you're  
looking for. Strengthen your own self-worth so you can value others'  
worth. Learn alternatives to sarcasm. Replace self-deprecating humor  
with empowered humor. Distinguish the difference between aggressive  
power and empowered leadership. Practice constructive validation  
rather than "constructive" criticism. Reap what you sow, and enjoy the
more peaceful, alive world you yearn for. 12 CEUs available to mental health professionals through the NH-NASW. Both women and men  
welcome. This class is taught both on and off site. If you would like  
to arrange to bring it to your setting, contact the leader. "When I signed up for this class, I thought I might learn a thing or two. Instead, this class has changed my life." PG, retired psychotherapist. Held at First Unitarian Universalist Society of Exeter, 12 Elm Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATES: To Be Arranged (please email Center to put your name on list)
TIME: 9 – 12 noon
LOCATION: To Be Arranged
FEE: TBA 
LEADER: Claire Houston, MS, LCMHC
Claire is the founder and director of WSW, a licensed mental health counselor, and has been using & teaching this model of leadership for 25 years.





Leaders in a Changing World: A Support Group For Leaders
Now that you've taken the basic Leadership class, deepen your  
insights and understanding. Come meet with other leaders committed to  
a different approach to leading. Give and receive support, share  
leadership stories of challenges and victories. Explore questions and  
answers. Create the kind of community you want to live in. Be a  
constructive participant, offering the kind of participation you're looking for from others. Be an effective, authentic, appealing leader, offering the kind of leadership you're looking for. Shore up your own self-worth so you can value others' worth. Learn alternatives to sarcasm. Replace self-deprecating humor with empowered humor. Distinguish the difference between aggressive power and empowered leadership; the limitless power of vulnerable leadership. Practice constructive validation rather than  
"constructive" criticism. Reap what you sow, as you enjoy the more  
peaceful, alive world you yearn for. Both women and men welcome. Held  at Women Supporting Women Center, located at 111 Water Street, Exeter, NH. For registration or information, contact 603-772-0799 or click here for registration form.
DATES: TBA
TIME: TBA
FEE: $14 members; $28 non-members per meeting
LEADER: Claire Houston, MS, LCMHC
Claire is the founder and director of WSW and has been using and teaching this model of leadership for 20 years.



* CFS stands for Cooperative Fee System. It means that the fees are posted, but if you would not take the workshop due to inability to pay, you are invited to pay what you can, and go ahead and register. Those who can afford the published fee might be able to pay a little more. By all cooperating, everyone’s needs are met!

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