This year we are reinvigorating our Neighbor Nights with a series of classes focused on healthy eating and nutrition by Chef Anomalous Campbell and Nutritionist, Bridgett Wilder. Each instructor will teach six classes to help participants on their wellness journey. All classes are free thanks to support from American Cancer Society. Classes begin March 12th!
Walnut Way is partnering with Jay Dean, Founder of Afrowellness, to bring an all new healing circle space for Millenial women of color. The new program is called, The HealSpace, and is a safe community that focuses on the overall well-being of millennial women of color through mindfulness and connection. The idea was birthed by the need to offer quality wellness resources to women of color within the Milwaukee and surrounding area.
The peer led Healing Circle has gathered to plan their fall workshops in self-care for women of color. Women of color are invited to join the Healing Circle of select dates this season! Lindsay Heights residents are encouraged to join the circle.
Spring is almost here! Nature is waking up and plants are sprouting, many with endless health promoting benefits. Come learn about urban pharmacy growing right outside your front door. Do you or your loved ones suffer from chronic pain or illness? Locally grown plants may be just what you need to take your health and wellness to the next level.
In 2018 we are continuing our partnership with Sixteenth Street Community Health Center to improve soil quality and reduce lead hazards in urban gardening. Our Growing Health Soil for Healthy Communities Workshops (GHS) offer residents on the North and South side of Milwaukee to learn ways to reduce hazards from contaminants, test soil, and learn about special topics in gardening. Workshops take place at Walnut Way and other locations throughout the City of Milwaukee. We will kick-off our GHS Workshops at Walnut Way on Saturday, May 12th from 10:00AM – 12:00PM
If you know of a young man that lives, works, plays, or attends activities in Lindsay Height, let him know about the strongest brotherhood in Lindsay Heights, The Boys 2 Leaders Project. The 2018 season will kick off on Tuesday, April 3rd from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the Walnut Way Center.
We are so excited to see Angela’s unique work, bringing healing services for all, in this article by Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service. You can catch her at Walnut Way in her Healing Circle program or through her yoga classes at Walnut Way or in her Merrill Park studio. Visit www.thezendragonfly.com for her full schedule of classes.
Poetry Night at the Walnut Way Center! This will be a neighborhood gathering to speak on how violence in our community affects us. This event is to let people in the community share their voice on what violence is and what they have been through. People of all ages are welcome to attend.
Men’s Yoga Fiya class will awaken your inner fire! Men’s Yoga Fiya (Fire) is aimed for men new to yoga and its many benefits. Listen to old school hip hop music while learning to calm the mind and breathe. Men’s Yoga Fiya is graciously offered by The Zen Dragonfly starting this Wednesday, January 31st: 6pm-7pm. Join us every other week until April 25th for Men’s Yoga Fiya.
It’s a new year for The Healing Circle. Join us this season as we explore how to be well. Topics include focusing one’s energies on relationships and regaining personal power, creating scared spaces, and letting go of ideas that no longer serve us. The Healing Circle is a space for women of color grow an abundant tool-kit for practicing self-care. Advance your practice of self-love and growth in a growing community of supportive women. Come learn with us as we do the continued work of living our best lives.