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NEW! Summer
Your Guide

 

Student & Teacher
Art Show

May 15–July 5

Therapeutic Yoga
May 22, 10:00–11:00a

Yoga Nidra
May 23, 10:00–11:30a

Hatha Vinyasa/ Restorative Yoga
May 28, 9:30–10:45a

Vinyasa Flow Yoga
May 28, 5:30–6:45p

Glitzy Garage Sale
May 29–31, 2015

Foam Rolling Relief
June 1, 10:30–11:30a

Mindfulness Group
June 1, Noon–1:30p

Clayworks:
Raku Urns & Treasures

Begins June 1, 1:00p

Clayworks:
Mythical Creatures

Begins June 1, 6:00p

Art Uncorked:
Painted Wine Glasses

June 2, 6:00–8:00p

Nia Dance Workout
Begins June 3, Noon

Youth Program:
Tye-Dye Science

June 6, 9:30–11:00a

Create with Me:
Tye-Dye Experiment

June 6, Noon–1:30p

Junior Girl Scouts: Agent of Change Journey
June 8–18, 3:00–5:00p

Intermediate Watercolor
Begins June 11, 10:00a

 

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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