Girls Only: Anxiety in Teens Hosts the Girls’ Overcome Anxiety Weekend on Jan. 19th, 2013!

Girls Overcome Anxiety Wknd


Hey Twin Cities YSEers in 5th-8th grade!

Have you been feeling really anxious and overwhelmed about the new stresses of middle school? Worried about how to deal?

Anxiety in Teens is hosting a fantastic day full of workshops, support, and community just for pre-teen and teen girls! The girls-only event will be guided by wellness and confidence coaching experts in a fun and relaxing setting. You’ll get all the tools you need to overcome anxiety and be inspired to take on the New Year with a fresh perspective. And you might make some life-long friends!

The Girls’ Overcome Anxiety Weekend 


Saturday January 9th, 2013

9:00 – 4:00 p.m.


University of St. Thomas – Minneapolis Campus

1000 LaSalle Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55403

Open to:

Middle school girls in 5th – 8th grade

(Girls a bit younger or older are also welcome!)


Registration Fee:

$65 Early Registration before Dec. 31st , 2012

$75 Regular Registration up to Jan. 19th, 2013


Fee includes breakfast, lunch, snacks and weekend workbook.

* Scholarships are available with limited space!



  • Learn the power of relaxation and mindfulness through a beginner’s yoga class.
  • Develop self-confidence skills through fun, interactive workshops.
  • Meet other young women who are going through the same things as you are!
  • Dive into deep reflection groups and learn how to take the skills you’ve gained from the weekend and apply them at home & school.



Speakers and Workshop Leaders:

  • Kristi Hemmer is the founder of 168 Coaching for young women and designs workshops for girls to bridge the inequities of the world. As a teacher, school counselor, and principal for the past 20 years, she knows well the challenges that girls face and is committed to working for change.
  • Katie Jasper is a Functional Nutritionist, Yoga Instructor (RYT) and fitness enthusiast. She is passionate about working with individuals through external obstacles toward internal balance and sense of collectedness.
  • Solome Tibebu founded the nonprofit Anxiety in Teens in 2006 as an anxious 16-year-old to fill the need for online resources and community tailored to teens. As a mental health advocate and technology explorer, she also developed the Cognific technology, an innovative tool for cognitive behavioral therapy providers and patients. Solome is a recent graduate of the University of St. Thomas.

For more information and to register, click HERE!

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