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Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation

Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation

By Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation
What is women’s wisdom? What do women’s circles have to do with Mother Nature and Peace on Earth? How do women weave a web that lifts each other up, beyond divisiveness and into true community? The Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation brings you a series of episodes exploring women’s healing, holistic wellness, enrichment, and empowerment. Find out how this makes the shift to a more compassionate and egalitarian society for us all.
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Countdown to Women's Conference
In this month's podcast, we are so excited to speak with our upcoming Women's Conference Keynote Speaker, Lillian Savoie. Lillian is an entrepreneur whose energetic work overlaps with the mission and values that we hold dear at the Women’s Center. She is currently leading one of our special class series at the Center. Lillian is also the author of Fill Your Soul – The Feminine Way, a book written to awaken your feminine spirit and elevate your spiritual journey. Join us to learn more about Lillian, and how you can be a part of our upcoming Women’s Conference on Saturday, May 7th, 2022 at the Harbor Center in Slidell, Louisiana. This event has been designed to refresh, restore, and renew the woman’s soul! We are all looking forward to being able to be with each other in person again, following the long, dark night of our Covid lockdowns and restrictions. We are so excited to bring women together in person for a day of connection, community building and consciousness raising - a day just for women, by women - a women's day retreat! Tickets are available at https://www.womenscenterforhealing.org/conference.html. (If ticket cost is an obstacle, please contact us directly to learn about available ticket cost assistance: email at info@womenscenterforhealing.org or call 985-892-8111). To get involved, receive the e-newsletter, or support the vital work of this 501-C3 non-profit, visit womenscenterforhealing.org. Intro and Exit: Anitra Smith-Senegal, Director, Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation Guest: Lillian Savoie, Author of Fill Your Soul - The Feminine Way, Reiki Master, Intuitive Coach, and Owner of Awaken Change Alternative and Holistic Health Service. Sponsor: One Village Media, onevillagemedia.com Music by: Darrell Galatas, Ana Chandler, Patricia Stout, Grace Treffinger, and Cecilia Whitehurst Music Team: Carolyn Burns and Leslie Wolf Abita Springs, Louisiana USA Podcast production by: threetwentystudio.co.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    This month's episode was recorded remotely, so please bear that in mind when listening to the audio.
38:05
April 29, 2022
The Wheel Of Healing The World
In our last episode, we focused on our second Wheel of Healing we offer at the Women's Center for Healing & Transformation, Creating Community. In this episode we focus on our third Wheel, Healing The World.  Asiyah DeGruy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Yoga Teacher who is passionate about social justice and making personal health, wellness and healing accessible to all people in all spaces. Currently, she teaches yoga at Covenant House New Orleans, in addition to other locations, and her psychotherapy work.  Rosalie Torres is an entrepreneur and artist who found her passion for healing the world by following her interest in reducing consumerism and re-using and re-purposing useful materials into works of art and jewelry. Rosalie's business, New Orleans Green, combines her love of nature with materials re-use in her environmentally-friendly creative artistry. To get involved, receive the e-newsletter, or support the vital work of this 501-C3 non-profit, visit womenscenterforhealing.org. Intro and Exit: Anitra Smith-Senegal, Director, Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation Guests: Asiyah DeGruy, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Yoga Teacher; Rosalie Torres, New Orleans Green Founder and Artist, www.neworleans-green.com. Sponsor: Speedway Printing & Copy Center, Mandeville, LA, www.speedwayprinting.net. Music by: Darrell Galatas, Ana Chandler, Patricia Stout, Grace Treffinger, and Cecilia Whitehurst Music Team: Carolyn Burns and Leslie Wolf Abita Springs, Louisiana USA Podcast production by: threetwentystudio.co
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March 25, 2022
The Wheel of Creating Community
In our last episode, we focused on our first Wheel of Healing offered at the Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation, Healing Ourselves. In this episode, we focus on our second Wheel, Creating Community. Renee Ridgley shares her passion for the important Social Work she is doing in the community and her involvement with the Women's Center. Catherine Williams speaks from the heart about her work with the Racial Healing Group at the Women’s Center and related groups in New Orleans. Sally Alvarez describes her evolution from an Eracism discussion group member to a Boys and Girls Club volunteer to a community Social Justice advocate. To get involved, receive the e-newsletter, or support the vital work of this 501-C3 non-profit, visit womenscenterforhealing.org. Intro and Exit: Anitra Smith-Senegal, Director, Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation Guests: Renee Ridgley, MSW, LMSW, Case Manager for YouthBuild Bogalusa and Therapist at K. Hill & Associates Mental Health; Catherine Williams, MA Clinical Psychology, Member of the Racial Healing Group at WCHT, Drama and Expressive Arts Therapist, and Certified Teacher of the Enneagram of Personality; and Sally Alvarez, Member of Erace Northshore Discussion Group at WCHT, Community Volunteer and Social Justice Advocate Sponsor: Sophisticated Woman Magazine, https://sophisticatedwoman.com/ Music by: Ana Chandler, Patricia Stout, Grace Treffinger, and Cecilia Whitehurst Music Team: Carolyn Burns and Leslie Wolf Abita Springs, Louisiana USA Podcast production by: threetwentystudio.co
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February 25, 2022
The Wheel Of Healing Ourselves
Healing Ourselves The next three episodes of this series focus on the Three Wheels of Healing we offer at the Women’s Center for Healing and Transformation:  Healing Ourselves, Creating Community, and Healing The World.  In this episode, Celeste Kelly, Entrepreneur and Women’s Transformational Coach, talks about her passion for lifting up women, and how that is a catalyst creating ripples through time.  Sadani Janet Houtz, Yoga Therapist and MELT Method Instructor, shares about her path of healing the body, in big and subtle ways, as it supports physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing. To get involved, receive the e-newsletter, or support the vital work of this 501-C3 non-profit, visit womenscenterforhealing.org. Intro and Exit: Anitra Smith-Senegal, Director, Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation Guests: Celeste Kelly, Entrepreneur, Intuitive, and Women’s Transformational Coach, https://www.she-clan.com/, and Sadani Janet Houtz, Yoga Therapist and Yoga Educator, Viniyoga and Kripalu Yoga Certified, https://www.womenscenterforhealing.org/yoga-for-stress-relief.html Sponsor:  Shirley “Toni” McCord, CPA, APAC, www.tonimccordcpa.com Music by: Ana Chandler, Patricia Stout, Grace Treffinger, and Cecilia Whitehurst Music Team: Carolyn Burns and Leslie Wolf Abita Springs, Louisiana USA Podcast production by: threetwentystudio.co
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February 05, 2022
Calling the Circle
In this first episode, join the founding group of healing arts practitioners and Earth lovers who heard the call to start a non-profit for women’s holistic wellness for mind, body, spirit, and community—all this on a shoestring---in the Deep South! Share in the magic of the transformative, collective power of women, and get answers to questions such as: “What about the butterfly?” To get involved, receive the e-newsletter, or support the vital work of this 501-C3 non-profit, visit womenscenterforhealing.org Guest Moderator: Sharon Edwards has created radio, television and film for 40 years. She is a retired community news editor and the director of the Pontchartrain Film Festival in St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana. Intro and Exit: Anitra Smith-Senegal, Director, Women’s Center for Healing & Transformation Guests: Clarke McBee, LPC, LMT; Patricia Stout, LCSW-BACS; Suzanne Harper, LMT; Virginia Davis, RN, LMT; Mary Frost, RN, MS, HNB-BC, CHTP, CHTI; Mary Ann McClellan Music by: Ana Chandler, Patricia Stout, Grace Treffinger, and Cecilia Whitehurst Music Team: Carolyn Burns, LMFT and Leslie Wolf Abita Springs, Louisiana USA Podcast production by: threetwentystudio.co
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December 31, 2021