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Spring Eating Disorder Awareness Events Around US

"Coming Home: A Women's Journey to Self" Workshop with Anita Johnston, PhD and Elissa Shapiro, LCSW
May 8, 2010
Noon-6pm
Austin, TX
Spend spacious time in a beautiful, serene environment deepening and nuturing your relationship to yourself through ritual, storytelling, movement, music, writing and soul rejuvination. Learn how the voice of the Feminine Soul speaks through anxiety, depression, addictions, disordered eating, body image, and more. Experience tools & practices to bring you more peace, joy, and fulfillment to all areas of your life.

Please contact Elissa at (512) 779-3121 or elissashapiro@yahoo.com with any questions.
Register online at www.dranitajohnston.com

2nd Annual Seattle NEDA Walk
Saturday, May 22, 2010
Seattle, WA
The National Eating Disorders Association is bringing together the Puget Sound community to increase eating disorder awareness and raise funds for NEDA in a fun way. Register and help NEDA support individuals and families affected by eating disorders at a safe, friendly event. Lace up your shoes and come stroll with us at our second annual NEDA Walk!
Front LinesDate: May 22, 2010
Time: 11 am - 1 pm
Location: Cal Anderson Park (1635 11th Avenue, Seattle)
Day-of Registration and check-in opens at 10 am on Saturday, May 22, 2010. We'll Kick Things Off at 11 am and begin walking immediately after.
Pre-Registration (Adult): $20.00
Pre-Registration (Child): $10.00
Day-Of Registration (Adult): $25.00
Day-Of Registration (Child): $10.00
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"Jump Start Your Self-Esteem" Workshop
Saturday, May 22, 2010
10am-12pm
Chicago, IL
Healthy self-esteem makes us happier, more successful and more in tune with ourselves. So give your self-esteem the attention it deserves in this educational and self-explorative workshop. Whether your self-esteem needs a major lift or just some fine tuning, please join us as we make real change possible.
Location: The Awakening Center
3523 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL 60657
Workshop fee: $40. Contact Linda Winter at (773) 929-6262 or email LindaWinter@gmail.com

Fort Lauderdale NEDA Walk: "The Beauty of Health"
May 3, 2010
10am
The Ft. Lauderdale NEDA Walk is bringing together the community to increase eating disorder awareness and raise funds for NEDA in a fun way. Please join us for "The Beauty of Health" two mile walk through Hugh Taylor Birch State Park. Register and help NEDA support individuals and families affected by eating disorders at a safe, friendly event. Lace up your shoes and come stroll with us at our NEDA Walk!
Event Contact: Mariana Martinasevic
Phone: (954) 564-4521 or mrtnsvc@yahoo.com
Location: Hugh Taylor Birch State Park (3109 E. Sunrise Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
Day-of Registration and check-in opens at 9 am on May 23, 2010. Please meet us at Pavillion #3 in the park. Your entrance fee will be waived as long as you mention that you are a NEDA Walk Participant at the gate. We'll kick things off at 10:00am and begin walking immediately after.
Pre-Registration (Adult): $20.00
Pre-Registration (Child): $10.00
Day-Of Registration (Adult): $25.00
Day-Of Registration (Child): $10.00
We will accept cash or check if you are planning to register on the day of the event. Click Here for more info

ARTB4WORDS: Healing Trauma and Body Shame Through Art
Thursday, June 3, 2010
Bryn Mawr, PA
Mindy Jacobsen-Levy, co-author of Finding Your Voice Through Creativity: The Art and Journaling Workbook will be presenting this workshop at Bryn Mawr College as a part of the BuildaBridge Institute 2010 Program.
For more information and to register, go to http://www.buildabridge.org

Ophelia's Place presents a "Circles of Change" Workshop: Art & Writing for Mothers and Daughters
Saturdays, June 5-July 3, 2010
Liverpool, NY
Bring your daughter and your creative spirit on a journey to explore what it means to celebrate ourselves exactly as we are in this moment! Through writing and art activities, we'll be given an opportunity to be authentic, to listen harder, to bond in new ways, and to learn how self-acceptance can transform our spirits and our relationships.

5 sessions-$100 per mother/daughter team. Recommended for girls ages 8-12. To register, please call (315) 451-5544x3

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