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Fall Your Guide

 

Supper & Film: Calendar Girls
Nov. 24, CANCELLED

Foam Rolling Relief
Dec. 1, 10:30–11:30a

Lunch & Learn:
Mother India in Verse

Dec. 3, Noon–1:00p

Restorative &
Vinyasa Flow Yoga

Dec. 4, 9:30 & 5:30p

Therapeutic Yoga
Dec. 5, 10:00–11:00p

Art Uncorked:
Chinese Painting

Dec. 9, 6:00–8:00p

5 Things to Give Up
to Be Happy

Dec. 11, 1:00–2:30p

Mindfulness Group
Dec. 15, Noon–1:30p

Art Lecture:
Louise Nevelson

Dec. 11, 1:00–2:30p

Holiday Buffet & Film: The Holiday
Dec. 17, Noon–1:30p

Winter Solstice Celebration
Dec. 18, 6:30–8:00p

 

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History

Dorothy Bock and Elaine Hirschenberger, members of the School Sisters of St. Francis, co-founded Womanspace in Rockford, Illinois, in 1975, and in 1977 Womanspace became a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation. For 21 years, Womanspace leased its land and primary office building from the School Sisters of St. Francis. In 1992, Womanspace erected its second building, New Dimensions Studio adjacent to the original center. Womanspace purchased and acquired title to the property and both buildings in 1996, and now owns and stewards a beautiful 7-acre campus in northeast Rockford, Illinois. A volunteer Board of Directors in cooperation with the Executive Director governs the interfaith center. A Community Advisory Council and Consultants assist Womanspace with their specialized expertise.

 

Mission, Goals, Values

Connecting, empowering, creating and transforming our world — one woman at a time. Our goal is to offer programming that stimulates awareness, develops competency, encourages creativity, and generates healthy decision-making. We do this by providing environments of support that offer honesty, compassion, challenge, and spiritual growth. Womanspace works cooperatively with others, striving for collaborative partnerships in our endeavors.

 

Philosophy

Womanspace believes every woman is a spiritual being, having within her the potential for health, self-reliance, creativity, wisdom and responsible caring. By enhancing her potential, she enriches her own life, the life of her family, and the lives of other people with whom she relates. Through the strong, healthy, self-development of each individual, the world we live in is made a stronger, healthier, and more peaceful planet