Rochester-July 2012 Support Group, Workshops & Classes


Circle of Hope Support Group
Wednesday, July 25th 5:30-7:00pm
Join us in sharing and creating a supportive community with others on their path toward fertility. We welcome you to join us this month in the CNY Healing Arts Lobby for an uplifting evening of sharing thoughts and ideas. Emily Horowitz, Mental Health Counselor, will facilitate this support offering. No fee to attend. Please RSVP 585-244-1280 ext. 2. *Try Yoga for Fertility class for FREE at 7:00pm, right after this support group meeting. No yoga experience required.
Offerings at CNY Healing Arts Call 585.244.1280:
Yoga for Fertility Class
Wednesdays, 7:00-8:15pm
Join Erin McCollough, RYT & LMT, for this yoga class that is designed for women and couples who are trying to conceive. Yoga for fertility uses specific yoga practices to help stimulate and tone the reproductive system. We welcome friends and family to attend too! Pre-registration encouraged at 585-244-1280 ext. 2.  No Cost to Attend – try it for free!
Fertile Friends Peer Group
Wednesdays, 7/11, & 7/18 6:00-7:00pm
This is a non-facilitated peer group for individuals on their path toward fertility. Please feel free to stop in and enjoy a cup of tea and make new friends. This is the time to be open and share stories with one another, lean on one another for support, and to know you are not alone on this journey.  No fee to attend. No RSVP required.
Meditation & Movement
Tuesday, July 10th 5:15-6:15pm
With Shelley Szymko-Carroll, L.Ac: Calm & de-stress with gentle movements that are used to open and relax the mind making meditation easy to achieve. We will use simple visualizations to focus the mind and instill relaxation & peace. This class is for beginners, as well as those who meditate regularly. All participants will enjoy a restorative, profound mind-body experience that combines movements, meditation & visualizations.  Fee is $20. RSVP required at 585-244-1280 ext. 2.
Maybe Baby?’ CNY Fertility PRIDE Open House
Thursday, July 12th 6:00-8:00pm
Join us for a discussion for LGBT community members on how you can fulfill your parenting dreams. There will be opportunities to ask questions, meet the staff, tour the center and enjoy refreshments! No fee to attend. For more info & to RSVP, please email Carol Butler at
Fertile Foods & Supplements
Thursday, July 19th 6:00-8:00pm
Shelley Szymko-Carroll, L.Ac, will discuss how a healthy diet can improve fertility and increase your chances for pregnancy: key nutrients and the recommended dosages of supplements, how sugar, caffeine, and dairy products may affect fertility, and the benefits for some women to eat gluten-free. Male nutritional and supplement recommendations will also be given so that both partners are maximizing your chances to conceive. Handouts will be provided, Q&A included. Women and men welcome to attend. No fee to attend. Please RSVP at 585-244-1280 ext. 2.