Classes & Workshops Available

We can present custom-tailored classes and workshops to your school, youth group, Parent/Teacher Organization, workplace, or other location of your choosing.  Popular topics include those listed below. If you would like to discuss details or ideas for alternative topics, please call 540-316-6362 or click here to email us.

*Ten attendees or more are required for classes or workshops to be held.

Workshops for Girls

Empowering Girls to Stand Strong

Are you ready to unlock the door to understanding your emotions and learn how to deal with them effectively?  Join Girls Stand Strong for a workshop for girls of all ages that provides valuable insight into your emotions and delivers the tools you need to manage your emotions instead of letting your emotions manage you.  Be empowered so you can create a happier, healthier world and thrive!

  • Learn how to communicate with assertiveness & confidence
  • Acquire conflict resolution skills
  • Discover the positive effects of healthy relationships
  • Recognize toxic friendships & set boundaries
  • Become strong & authentic in all situations

Building Self-Confidence in Girls

Girls will receive valuable information and tools to help them stand strong in today’s complicated girl world. Girls receive confusing messages about themselves from our culture, social media, regular media, and their peers. During this class, we empower girls to begin to question confusing or negative messages about themselves.  We examine the many different ways in which girls receive messages about who they should be and what they should look like. We provide specific strategies and tools to help them stand up for themselves and others. Together—in a supportive and confidential environment—girls have permission to open up, to question, to explore, and to practice newly learned skills. This is a valuable class for girls of all ages.

Choosing Healthy Friendships!

Girls who feel as though they are being picked-on, mistreated, or bullied will benefit greatly from this class. It is designed to help girls feel empowered, to stand up for themselves, and put a stop to bullying and mean comments. It will jump-start a girl into feeling confident in her ability and right to stand up for herself. It provides the tools needed to put an end to unacceptable treatment from mean girls, mean comments, and bullying situations. There are specific things a girl can learn to break this negative and hurtful pattern. Research has shown that if a girl does not learn how to deal with these difficult situations and difficult individuals at a young age—the pattern will likely continue. This can have life-long negative, emotional consequences for a girl.

Parent/Daughter Workshop

Strong Girls…Healthy Relationships

This workshop is for girls eight to ten years old and their parents.  Girls will learn how to communicate more effectively, understand their emotions, and deal with conflict.  It provides girls with the skills they need to stand strong in their friendships, families, and life.  Whether girls are in the classroom, on the playground, at home, or in other social settings—the skills learned in this workshop will enhance and improve their relationships. This interactive workshop provides an excellent opportunity for parents to bond with your daughter, learn, and have fun.  One or both parents are welcome to attend.

Classes for Women

Finding & Claiming Your Voice—Your Key to a Happier, Empowered Future

Do you seek personal empowerment in all of your relationships?  Are you experiencing frustration in your relationships?  Do you feel overpowered by others?  Attend a Girls Stand Strong for women seminar to obtain the insight and skills you need!

  • Defining your voice—your intuition and feelings matter
  • Why you need a voice
  • How to find & claim your voice
  • How having a voice will change your relationships & you

This seminar will provide you with the tools you need to improve many types of relationships in your life.

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