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Turning Point’s Educational Center

Knowledge is Power


 

Empowerment through education

Our primary goal is to provide educational opportunities that foster personal growth, health, and healing to all who come.

We are already offering some workshops, seminars and classes in temporary rented locations in a nearby towns.  Our first wave of programs are being offered while the building construction is in the financing phase.  A seminar for health care professionals is planned to help attract referrals to the upcoming facility.  We are also planning workshops for topics such as “B&B 101-Make Your House Make Money” and “Make a Passion a Business”. Several classes for health and well-being are being offered on a regular basis.

 

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upcoming Classes for Everyone!

 


Debbie Vigneri

Mindful Motion

A Benefit that benefits you!

Fund Raising for building our building!

Each class will include a centering experience (settling and relaxing the body and mind), breath-work (techniques that encourage full and expansive breathing), stretching and warm-ups, yoga postures, a period of rest, and meditation (techniques to slow our thoughts and promote concentration). It is suggested that you wear loose, comfortable clothes.

Please bring a yoga mat or beach towel and a blanket.

 $10 Suggested Donation for each class


 

Yoga Bear

Everyone

can do Yoga!

 For more information or questions, call or text Debbie Vigneri: (518) 248-7220

2018 Classes Scheduled! Saturday, 6:30pm

2/17, 2/24, 3/17, 3/24, 4/21, 5/12, 5/19

 

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Mindfullness Starts Here

 

For more information or questions, call or text Debbie Vigneri: (518) 248-7220

 

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Mindful Meditation

health benefits of meditation include the ability to slow down thoughts  and to become fully present in this moment. 

You are invited to join us for a 1.5 hour guided meditation.  This is a quiet hour to center, breathe

and experience a safe, calming visualization.  This class is designed to de-stress and promote relaxation.

Hope you can attend and receive this invaluable gift for your health and well-being!

It is suggested that you wear loose, comfortable clothes.

 

Mindfulness starts here

 

Everyone

can Meditate!

Classes Scheduled for 2018! Tuesday 6:30pm

2/20, 3/20, 4/17, 5/15


Art From The Heart

511 East Fifth Avenue, Kenbridge, VA 23944

Cost per Person $ 60 Excluding supplies.  Limit of 15 participants.

Oil Painting

Take a Four Week Journey into Oil Painting culminating in a finished painting.

 

 

Oil Painting with Cecile

(series of 4 classes)

You will Learn Basic Oil painting techniques, exploring Form, Light, shadow, and color.   Bring your own Canvas, Paints, Palate, palate knife, brushes, and Brush Cleaner. If you have a table top or travel easel, please bring it.

Cecile is an Award winning artist, Wife, mother, grandmother, and lover of Nature.  She captures the beauty of People and Nature in multiple mediums having studied watercolor, oil, and Plein air Painting, charcoal, and pastels under Many instructors in North Carolina and Virginia.  Cecile’s goal is to keep colors pure, transferring form with Light, shadow, and color to canvas.  She brings passion to both her art and life; With each new piece, the artistic challenge begins and ends with the reward of having learned something new.

For more information or questions, please contact Cecile @ 434-736-8638 or jnacka123@yahoo.com

 

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Awareness

and self defense

Situational Awareness

Empowering women by building confidence, a positive attitude, and defensive skills is a major key in teaching self defense.

Womens Self Defense

JoAnne Stugart

John Stugart

Women of 8 and older will be taught efficient, effective techniques that have been developed and practiced by 7th degree black-belt certified Master karate instructors.  Both instructors have spent 35 years attending workshops, camps, and classes specializing in defensive techniques for persons of all ages, abilities, and capabilities.  With 15 years as owners of a karate gym they have taught several defensive seminars for adults, and stranger awareness classes for children.


Classes are designed to be fun, but highly educational.  Starting with the development of proper awareness, and attitude and progressing to defensive responses to common attack situations. 


Each enrollee will receive a class booklet, handouts, and a certificate of class participation.  Seminar cost is $40 with family specials available.

 

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Mermaid

Felted Mermaids

Spend an Afternoon nourishing your spirit as you work with renowned artist Kat Short.  Kat has had her photography

and art displayed in ‘The Egg’ Art Museum in Albany, and multiple galleries all across New York and Pennsylvania.  She coauthored Leadership Alliance for Life which is empowerment book for teenage girls. 

It was so well received that its rights were purchased by a Virginia school system. Kat has led many felting workshops, painting classes, and empowerment workshops, each of which helps the participant connect more fully

with their Spirit.

 

For more information please call Kat Short @ 434-547-0389

felting with kat


spend an Afternoon creating a punch felted mermaid, as you unleash your inner Mermaid or Merman and revel in Childlike innocence.

 

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CPR for the Spirit

 

 

Let Your Light Shine

CPR for Your Spirit

Do you go through your days, wondering why others seem full of life and yet you feel blah?  Maybe you feel disconnected from life, from others, and from your own connection to the divine.

 

Spend an afternoon nourishing your spirit as you work with renowned artist Kat Short.  Kat has had her photography and art displayed in ‘The Egg’ Art Museum in Albany, and multiple galleries all across New York and Pennsylvania.  She coauthored Leadership Alliance for Life which is empowerment book for teenage girls.  It was so well received that its rights were purchased by a Virginia school system. Kat has led many felting workshops, painting classes, and empowerment workshops, each of which helps the participant connect more fully with their spirit.

 

$30 per participant

511 East Fifth Avenue, Kenbridge, VA 23944

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL KAT SHORT @ 434-547-0389

 

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Art from the Heart
Art from the Heart

 

For more information please call Caroline Watts at (434)610-4148 or email her at ntnurse69@gmail.com.

Caroline

Live, Laugh, and Design with Caroline

Art from the heart

Caroline Watts, LPN, is a nurse and artist. She tells it like she sees it and is able to bring laughter and fun into the creative process.   Art has always been relaxing to her, washing away everyday stressors. Caring deeply about others, Caroline enjoys sharing her passion, believing that everyone has artistic ability.  She believes that paint and colors each have an energy and an ability to soothe the Soul which she has seen firsthand while caretaking others.  As a nurse, she has seen the ability of laughter and art to decrease suffering in others, and she brings this into the world. 

 

 

Cost per person $30 including supplies

 

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A time to express yourself through Art.

A time out with friends to paint, laugh & enjoy living! Everyone is an artist at heart, so step out to paint a chosen scene for 2 hours. Feel the excitement painting gives.

Men are encouraged to come out with wives and friends!


Felt Journal

 

For more information please call Kat Short @ 434-547-0389

 

Felt covered journal

Felting With Kat

Spend a night nourishing your spirit as you work with renowned artist Kat Short.  Kat has had her photography and art displayed in ‘The Egg’ Art Museum in Albany, and multiple galleries all across New York and Pennsylvania.  She coauthored Leadership Alliance for Life which is empowerment book for teenage girls.  It was so well received that its rights were purchased by a Virginia school system. Kat has led many felting workshops, painting classes, and empowerment workshops, each of which helps the participant connect more fully with their Spirit.

Spend an evening

Learn water and Punch felting techniques, as you create a Handmade Journal perfect for recording your memories or for giving as a treasured gift.

Felting Cat

 

Cost per Person $30 including supplies.

 

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