“Winter Wellness for Teens and Parents” Series Starts Soon

Boulder JCC and Jewish Family Service are presenting a four-part weekly series called “Winter Wellness for Teens and Parents, starting on January 24th, 2022.

Each session will consist of fun, creative, and holistic self-care activities paired with resiliency-building skills, and body-based strategies to cope with stress and anxiety. Learn hands-on winter self-care skills such as how to formulate infused honey and medicinal syrups, create herbal tea blends, and make winter skincare products. This class is in-person and open to teens and parents/guardians to attend together. Family participation is strongly encouraged.

Session 1: Herbal Syrups/Infused Honey with Tzuria Malpica; “Transforming Arguments into Authentic and Productive Conversations” with Cynthia Hildner

Session 2: Bath Salt Blends with Tzuria Malpica; “Recognizing Power Struggles and How to Move Out of Them” with Cynthia Hildner

Session 3: Winter Skin Care with Tzuria Malpica; “Turning Anxiety Into a Super Power” with Avani Dilger

Session 4: Herbal Tea Blends with Tzuria Malpica; “AcuDetox and Brain Chemistry of Emotions” with Avani Dilger

Mondays, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

January 24, 31 and February 7, 14
Teens $100 | Parent/Guardian $60


Cynthia Hildner, MA is a passionate, curious, and playful coach integrating co-creativity and authenticity to invite personal, relational, and group transformation. She is a certified coach and faculty member with the Hendrick’s Institute, the Founda- tion for Conscious Living and the Evolutionary Power Institute in Boulder, CO. She has a private coaching practice support- ing organizations, individuals, and families in learning and applying conscious living tools, learning and re-learning how to play, and how to use body wisdom to live their fullest lives.

Avani G. Dilger, MEd, MA, LPC, BC-DMT, CACIII, ADS is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a Certified Addiction Coun- selor, a Somatic Psychotherapist, an Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist, and a member of the Motivational Interview- ing Network of Trainers (MINT). She is the founder and director of the “Natural Highs – Healthy Alternatives to Drugs and Alcohol” Program that integrates traditional and alternative approaches to substance abuse and addiction issues and teaches teens and adults how to work in intelligent ways with their own brain chemistry through body/mind practices, dance, ritual, meditation, and the creative arts.

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