Women’s Empowerment Week

Join us for
Women’s Empowerment Week!
Hosted by the Montclair Center

We’ll be hosting events all week long to celebrate
women and their impact in our community!
Follow the links below to register.

Saturday, Apr 1

1:30PM     

Self Defense Empowerment Workshop  – By Pyzeke Fitness

$10 donation

YMCA, 25 Park Street

Register at familyserviceleague.org

2:00PM

Empowerment on 2 Wheels: The Freedom of Motorcycles – By Shari Ives, Owner of Motorcycle Training Schools

Montclair Riding Co, 179 Glenridge Ave

 

Sunday, Apr 2

10:00AM & 11:00AM

Aerial Silks Class – Come and Fly – Instructed by Linda Tsuei, Owner

$25 donation goes directly to SAVE of Essex

Studio Air, 180 Bloomfield Ave (3rd Floor)

 

Tuesday, Apr 4

7:00PM

WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT FORUM

An Inspired Panel Discussion

A panel discussion and Q & A with local women of distinction including WOR radio host Joan Herrmann; nationally recognized career and life coach, Laura Berman Fortgang; Montclair Township Council Member, Renee Baskerville; producer and activist Peg Cafferty; Executive director of the Montclair Fund for Education, Masiel Rodriquez-Vars and business owner and teacher Omni Kitts Ferrara. Panel moderator is local entrepreneur, Donna Miller.

Wellmont Theater, 5 Seymour Street

 

Wednesday, Apr 5

9:00AM

Personal Branding through Digital Media Workshop – By Debra Dixon, Owner of Light of Gold PR

Light of Gold Offices, 28 Valley Road Suite #1

12:00PM

On Becoming a Woman Restaurateur – By Nataki Williams, Owner

Vital Dining, 387 Bloomfield Ave

Search for Your Perfect Job: Stories and Strategies – By Melissa Faulkner, MSU Director Career Services

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

Women, the Workforce and the Marketplace. Equal Pay Day – By Elisa Charters, President / Co-founder Latina Surge

Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street

“I Am Confident!” Examining Our Self Talk  – By @close.the.gap ; Kristy Link, Cassandra Carr, Christine D’Angelo, Carolyn Demiro

Light of Gold Offices, 28 Valley Road Suite #1

7:00PM

The Truth About Reproduction & IVF – By Serena Chen, MD, FACOG

Blue Stone Café, 123 Watchung Ave #2

The Healing Power of Running – Empowerment After Trauma – By Loren McCreesh, Director of Training & Events Fleet Feet

{verdigreen}, 182 Glenridge Avenue

Be a Better Public Speaker! – By Pamela Olsen, NY Toastmasters

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave

The Creative Life: Art and Mental Health  – A Conversation with Amy Tingle & Maya Stein, Owners; Stephanie Spitz, MSU Art & Design Administrator

Creativity Caravan, 28 South Fullerton Ave

 

Thursday, April 6

9:00AM

Life After LossBy Gayle Naftali

Corso 98, 98 Walnut Street

“I Don’t Want to Get Bulky” – Dispelling the Bulky Workout Myth – By @close.the.gap ; Kristy Link, Rebecca Stuehler, Christine D’Angelo, Carolyn Demiro

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

12:00PM

Downsized, Obsolete, Retired, Transitioning?  reFIRE Your Life! – By Virginia Cornue Ph.D. & Linda Lombri

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

Exploring Drug Free Therapies – By Tyran Mincey, DC, DIBAK, Owner

Boone Studio, 40 Church Street

Exercise & Self Image – My Journey to Architect Studio – By Adrienne Felder, Owner

Architect Studios, 4 Lackawanna Plaza

7:00PM

Breaking Boundaries: Women in the World of Coffee & Entrepreneurship – By Kristine Ellis Petrik & Jodie Dawson, PhD, Owners

Java Love Coffee Roasting Company, 49 Church Street

How to Support Other Women: Accepting Genetic Bingo – By Peg Cafferty, Producer & Activist

Anew Hair Salon, 41 Glenridge Ave

Teens & Women Well-Being and Mindfulness – By Amy Romano, Nutrition Coach

SWOON, 12 North Willow Street

Healthy Snacking – By Juli-Anne Royes Russo PhD

Boone Studio, 40 Church Street

It Takes a Village: Building a Business Through Community Support – By Rachel Crampsey, Owner

Montclair Bread Company, 16 Label Street

 

Friday, April 7

12:00 PM

Nutrition, Health and Health Through Mindful Diet – By Caryn O’Sullivan,

Light of Gold Offices, 28 Valley Road Suite #1

Self Defense – Krav Maga – Dave Ordini

Architect Studios, 4 Lackawanna Plaza

Starting a NonProfit Arts Program – By Maya Workman, Director & Producer

Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield Street

Leaving Corporate Life and Becoming an Entrepreneur – By Brittany DeMaio, Owner

Little Nest Portraits, 54 South Park Street

7:00 PM

Inherent Success Strategies – By Omni Kitts Ferrara, Owner

Yoga Mechanics, 107 Forrest Street (Suite #3)

Empowered Design: A Design Plan for Living – Blanche Garcia, WELL AP, LEED AP, Certified Interior Designer

Parcel, 608 Bloomfield Avenu

“What is Good Enough?” – Expectations of Social Media & Society – By @close.the.gap ; Kristy Link, Cassandra Carr, Christine D’Angelo, Carolyn Demiro, Rebecca  Stuehler

Bangz Salon & Wellness Spa, 23 South Fullerton Ave (2nd Floor)

Challenging The Beauty Standards – By Anna Waychoff, Tattoo Artist

Montclair Bread Company, 16 Label Street

How to Win the Battle – Perception Changes Everything – By Ruth Bollo, Owner & Author

Park Street Automotive, 18 anPark Street

Having a Healthy Scalp Inside and Out – By Ahava, Owner

Ahava Felicidad Hair and Body, 4 Midland Ave

Your Foundation and Confidence: Get a Proper Bra Fit! – By Deborah Furr, Owner

Johari, 465 Bloomfield Ave