INFO: Women's wellness week schedule of events
Christina Weinmann practices her kicks with instructor Pam Toyser at Mountainside Martial Arts on Sunday, April 29.

Women's Wellness Week Schedule of Events All workshops held at the YMCA, 1030 E. Liberty Lane, unless otherwise indicated. • Tuesday, May 1 - Focus on Food 10 a.m. Saving Money with Coupons with Nina Brannock 11:30 a.m. The Healing Power of Food with Dr. Lori Allen 2 p.m. A Family-Centered Approach to Health Eating with Dr. Michelle May 5 p.m. Creating Quick, Healthy Meals with Your Budget with James Royer* 6 p.m. A Family Centered Approach to Healthy Eating with Dr. Michelle May* * The evening workshops will be held at Super Suppers, 4025 E. Chandler Blvd. Wednesday, May 2 - Focus on Family 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. The Silent Destroyer of Relationships with Dr. E. Conrad Hicks 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. How to Communicate So Your Children Will Understand with Kavita Hatten 11:30 a.m. Decoding the Language of Today's Youth with Sandy Blackwell 4 p.m. Energizing Your Family with Fitness with Rebecca Green Thursday, May 3 - Focus on Finance 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. In Your Best Interest: The Facts About Mortgages with Teri Engelbrecht 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Investing in Yourself: Finance For Women with Christine Opheim 11:30 a.m. Women as Caregivers of Generations with Kathleen Drybread 4 p.m. Working Without a Net with Sandy Blackwell Friday, May 4 - Focus on Fitness 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Fit and Female: Heart Health for Women with Agnes Oblas, nurse practitioner 11:50 a.m. Silver Sneakers Workshop with Sandra Franks 10 and 10:30 a.m. Women's Circuit Training Demonstration with Sandra Franks Saturday, May 5 Women's Wellness Week culminates in a silent auction to benefit the YMCA's Strong Kids Campaign from 4 to 7 p.m. Auction items are offered from Aristar Resorts, Grace Inn Ahwatukee, My Wine Cellar, Massage Envy, Ish Salon, Arizona Diamondbacks, Curves of Ahwatukee, Elephant Bar, Mountainside Martial Arts and more. All workshops are offered at no charge and free childcare is available. To register in advance for any workshop or for the silent auction, e-mail

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