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Wellness Series

PAAR is offering Trauma-Informed Wellness Workshops for anyone in the community who is interested at no cost.

The wellness workshops include (details and registration links to each are below):

 

These Wellness Series Workshops welcome people of any gender identification over the age of 14 (unless otherwise noted). These workshops are meant to be a place to explore different self-care practices while connecting to others in a safe environment.

There will always be a PAAR Therapist present to provide extra support during these workshops.

See below for details, dates and times for each group:

 *PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED for wellness series participation. NO EXCEPTIONS.

Individuals will not be admitted into the wellness series without prior registration. 

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL WELLNESS SERIES EVENTS BELOW WILL BE CONDUCTED VIRTUALLY (UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED) THROUGH A ZOOM LINK THAT WILL BE PROVIDED TO YOU AFTER REGISTRATION.

Mindful Music & Movement

Description:

  • This workshop will teach you the principles of mindfulness and incorporate music and movement in a non-judgmental approach.
  • The group focuses on being aware of your breath, sound, body, mind, spirit and story through the use of music and movement.
  • No dance/movement experience is required and the workshop is for all physical abilities.
  • Please have a safe space to move in or sturdy chair to sit in if you choose to participate in the workshop sitting in a chair.
  • This workshop is facilitated by Melissa Moore, LPC, Certified Dancing Mindfulness Facilitator.

Click The Link Below for Each Date You Prefer to Register : 

 September 7th

September 21st

October 5th

October 19th

November 2nd

November 16th

Creative Expressions

Description:

  • This workshop utilizes expressive arts techniques such as movement, art, drama, and sand play to facilitate healthy attachment and teamwork between parents and children.
  • This group will utilize feeling identification and healthy coping and self-care skills.
  • Exploration of healthy communication and collaboration with take place.
  • This workshop is facilitated by Melissa Moore, LPC, Certified Dancing Mindfulness Facilitator.

*This workshop is IN-PERSON at our South Side Office and for parents and their children ages 13 and under. 

Click The Link Below for Each Date You Prefer to Register : 

 September 9th

October 14th

November 18th

Gentle Raja Yoga

Description:

Yoga with a focus on gentle movements, body awareness and listening to our needs. There will be a mixture of floor and power poses, with slow transitions and focus on balance rather than physical exertion. There will be a brief meditative time at the end of the class.

Bring any items needed to make yoga accessible, including but not limited to water, a mat or towel, blanket, blocks or chair.

Click The Link Below for Each Date You Prefer to Register : 

 September 14th

October 12th

PAAR Presents Animal Friends Therapets

Description:

PAAR pairs with Animal Friends Therapets to empower children to have ownership of their bodies. We will be reviewing touching safety rules and practicing being assertive about touch with the Therapets. Please wear play clothes, as we will be working with crafting supplies and playing on the floor with the animals.

All ages welcomed, programming intended for 14 and under. 

Located at our Southside Office (81 S. 19th Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203)

    Click The Link Below to Register : 

     October 28th