The Lismore Women’s Festival is set to be
a joyful and all inclusive event showcasing
local women - connecting and empowering them to share and celebrate their stories,
businesses, activities, lives, dreams, passions, wisdom and learnings ...

Lismore Women's Festival  |  YWCA NSW  |  101a Rous Rd, Goonellabah NSW 2480  |  ph 02 6625 5800  |  nsw-womensfestival@ywca.org.au

LISMORE WOMEN’S EXPO – A free community event – all welcome

5th March 2017        10am – 4pm        Lismore Workers Club

As part of the Lismore Women’s Festival which runs from 5th- 12th March the Lismore Women’s Expo offers an engaging day of celebration and pampering for the women in our community – with free massage, workshops and presentations and over 20 exhibitors supporting women in health, well-being and business.

 

Enjoy connecting with other women in the community and get to know the depth and range of support available in women’s health, well-being and business.

ROOM 1

10.30AM - 11.45aM 

Gentle Exercise/Yoga

Lisa Hansberry

A yoga class with a gentle approach that deveiops awareness and respect for the participant's body and health.

11.30AM - 12.15pm  

Esoteric Yoga Stillness Program

Marcia Owens

This workshop will look at how we can support a deeper level of care for ourselves through a connection to our body.

12.30PM - 12.50PM

Living Large: 10 tips to help change your story

Mary Conama

Ten tips to support you to change your story and live a larger, more successful, joyful life.

1pm - 1.20pm 

Dementia support and education

Anne Moehead     NNSWLHD

An overview of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis and support.

1.30pm - 1.50pm

What to do when overwhelm strikes?

Susanna Carpi

Simple foolproof steps to take back control.

2pm - 2.45pm

10 tips to start your new website

Ellen Kronen

Start a new website or whip the one you’ve got into shape, and how to decide if social media really is the perfect match for your business.

3pm - 3.45pm

Adrenal & hormonal health – exploring true vitality

Zoe Sherrin

An introduction to understanding the dynamic balance and rhythmic nature of our hormones, offering a practical component of how to tune in and honour the natural wisdom of our bodies to build true vitality.

ROOM 2

10.30am - 11am

Demonstration of Nia Technique

Silvana Nossiter

Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that leaves you feeling uplifted and alive. Based on the science of The Body’s Way, it empowers people of all ages, body types and fitness abilities by connecting the body, mind, emotions and spirit.

11am - 11.45am

Importance of strength training

Julie Leeson

A presentation on the importance of strength training for women and it’s role in disease prevention.

12pm - 12.30pm

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation

Siri Shakti

Learn about Kundalini Yoga and Meditation and why this is known as the Yoga of Awareness.

12.45pm - 1.30pm

Sacred Movement

Karin Becker

An interactive workshop for women to enjoy movement that is fun, invigorating and empowers women to connect with their body and surpass blockages of low self-esteem or self-worth. 

1.45pm - 2.05pm

Financial Literacy

Sharnette Josephs

An interactive workshop looking at how your spending your money and ways that you can budget to make your money last.

2.15pm - 3pm

Social media and the pressures on women

Rebecca Baldwin

Join the discussion around what is happening for women online. Our increasingly visual culture is having a massive impact on body image, self esteem and women's wellbeing. How do we break down the pictures to truly embody and embrace our true worth and beauty? Join Media Educator Rebecca Asquith to explore these topics and more.

3.15pm - 3.45pm

Mind Body Nutrition & Psychology of Eating

Kerry Cox 

Kerrie will cover ideas that will help you look at weight loss very differently and will share with you some simple and powerful strategies that can move you toward a more sustainable weight loss journey.