Stretch Your Soul

 

Stretch your soul at Healthy Souls Yoga at Woodlawn United Methodist Church  over the next couple months and help a local jewelry designer offset the cost of cancer treatment.

Renee Arellano is a local resident battling breast cancer and needs her friends in the yoga community to rally around her as she deals with the challenges of such a disease and the road to recovery.  Renee, is a talented jewelry designer and creator of Cotier Chica Jewelry designs that many of you have seen in Shimmering Seas at Pier Park.

If you would like to support Renee, visit one of the Healthy Souls Yoga Classes listed below and make a donation to go to her recovery efforts.

Mondays at 5:45 pm

Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 8 am

All classes are open to men and women and no experience is needed.  Classes meet in the Youth/CR Building of Woodlawn United Methodist Church (across from Arnold Highschool) at 219 N. Alf Coleman Road.

The program makes available community yoga mats , along with blocks and straps.  However, if you have your own, you are encouraged to bring it.

Certified Yoga Instructors Laurie Olshefski, Judy Christian and Sandy Beitz hope that you  stretch your body and lift your spirit!  Their program is definately Yoga on A Mission, with a 100 percent of class donations going to local community missions, whether it be a family or individual like Renee in need.  

For more information, contact Judy at jchristian58@comcast.net or visit them on Facebook: Healthy Souls at Woodlawn.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Healthy Souls Yoga Fundraiser starts Saturday for Aaron Nichols

 

 

Healthy Souls Yoga program at Woodlawn United Methodist Church in Panama City Beach kicks off a month long fundraiser for the Aaron Nichols Medical Equipment Fund this Saturday, January 5th!

The Yoga meet up this weekend welcomes all  experience levels and is slotted for 800 to 930 am.  There is only a $5 minimum suggested donation, but you can give what you desire.  This will be one of the first classes this month with 100 percent of the profits going to aid the Aaron Nichols family to purchase medical equipment he desperately  needs.

Those of you that do not already know, many area businesses have already been hard at work raising money for Aaron in response to this past November’s Celebrate the Arts, in hopes to help with a piece of equipment called the RT300,

The RT300 is believed to make a dramatic difference in his recovery and pave the way to get him walking again after the car accident in 2007 left him completely dependent up on others.   The equipment costs over $20,000, and they are about a third of a way there.  Every little bit helps though and with the compassion of folks like this, his goal is looking more and more achievable.

If you can not make this Saturday’s Yoga Session and Meet Up, no worries, the Healthy Souls group will be raising money for Aaron ALL MONTH LONG, with many classes to choose from:

Mondays at 5:45 pm

Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 8 am

All classes are open to men and women and no experience is needed.  Classes meet in the Youth/CR Building of Woodlawn United Methodist Church (across from Arnold Highschool) at 219 N. Alf Coleman Road.

The program makes available community yoga mats , along with blocks and straps.  However, if you have your own, you are encouraged to bring it.

Certified Yoga Instructors Laurie Olshefski, Judy Christian and Sandy Beitz hope that you  stretch your body and lift your spirit!  Their program is definately Yoga on A Mission, with a 100 percent of class donations going to local community missions, whether it be a family in need or a donation to organizations like Beach Care Services.

For more information, contact Judy at jchristian58@comcast.net or visit them on Facebook: Healthy Souls at Woodlawn.

You may go to  www.meetup.com/pcyoga to register for Saturday’s class.

 

FREE Food and Fun at Pier Park this Saturday 11/3

Instead of asking what is going on this weekend…..maybe the question should be what is NOT going on this weekend?

Panama City Beach and her surrounding areas are growing and so is the list of things to do!  The exciting part is that list of events is growing more diverse, from fitness to funky to family fun like this weekend’s Fall Festival at Pier Park.  The Fall Festival is an annual event of Woodlawn United Methodist Church, this year marking the fourth year it is at Pier Park.

The event is open to the public and is at no cost to participants, with all food, games and treats like kettle corn, cotton candy and more for FREE.  Participants will also enjoy LIVE MUSIC and prizes.

Woodlawn UMC like many of the churches in our area, emphasizes service to their community, so the fall festival is just another way to give back.

Woodlawn hopes area families will take advantage of this FREE event and enjoy a few hours of fellowship and games with their loved ones.  The event is Saturday, November 3rd from 10 am to 2 pm.

The church can be reached at 850-234-3196 or you may visit their Facebook page.