Women’s Spiritual Spa Day


Please join us at Torah Day School for a refreshing day of inspirational workshops and luncheon


Torah Day School of Dallas
6921 Frankford Rd.
Dallas, TX


Lindsay Karr


February 04, 2018
9.30 am – 12.45 pm


Spiritual Spa Day Schedule
9:30-9:50 – Registration and Coffee
9:50-10:00 – Welcome and Introduction 
10:10-10:40 – Mind Sessions (Choose which talk to attend)
10:50-11:20 – Body Sessions (Choose which talk to attend)
11:30-12:00 – Buffet Lunch and Spa Raffle Reveal
12:00-12:45 – Keynote Soul Session
Finding G-d in Hawaii
Allison Josephs
“Jew in the City”


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The Power and Beauty of Shabbos Candles
Adina Wachsman, MS.Ed
Jewish Family Services–Early Childhood Intervention Specialist
JET-Jewish Education Texas–Director of Women’s Programming

Why was the mitzvah of lighting Shabbos candles given specifically to women and what are the origins and reasons for this Mitzvah? What impact and merits can lighting candles have on a family? How can we make candle lighting a special time for prayer and connection with Hashem?
How Anxiety Manages us and how we can Manage Anxiety
Yolanda Swope, LPC-S
Jewish Family Services–Clinical Counselor Supervisor
Where does anxiety come from and how can we understand its’ mind/body processes? When is anxiety a good thing, and when does it become a problem? What are the types and causes of anxiety? How can we address, manage, and treat anxiety in ourselves and in our family.
Using our Mind to Rise Above Challenging Times
Shifra Robkin
Whether you think you’re alright or you think you’re not, you’re right! Shifra Robkin reflects upon her survival form a life-threatening illness and the strategies she used to persevere.
Count your Blessings and have your Blessings Count
Batya Epstein
Torah Day School
Mesorah High School
Every Day in the “morning brachos” we praise and thank Hashem for the myriad of physical and spiritual gifts he gives us. What are we reallly saying? How do we understand these brachos as a way to connect to and enhance our relationship with Hashem? This short section of our tefillos has the power to transform our day.
Transforming Stress though Yoga
Yael Vangruber
Research shows that yoga can prevent and even reverse the harmful effects of chronic stress and overextended lifestyles. Experience a mix of ancient and modern techniques in this restorative stress-relieving chair yoga session. You will return home relaxed and re-balanced, with a customized personal practice.
Mastery and Meaning of the 6 braid challah
Tina Wasserman, Chef
How do you make your Shabbos challah? In this hands on tutorial, learn the Torah sources for why we should all be making a 6 braid challah. Plus, discover ways to elevate our Shabbos food in a healthy way and take this opportunity to pick up some great cooking tips!

We would like to thank our generous Sponsors, Raffle Sponsors and Hostesses for supporting this event.

Lizi Brodbaker
Tobi Grossman
Lindsay Karr
Nechama Katz
Yehudit Nathan
Sarah Sagal

Texas Kosher BBQ
Patty Goldschmidt
Sharon Michaels
Susan Press
Rochel Leah Rosenberg
Dana Taberia
Cindy Winston

Raffle Prize Donors

Aveda, Northpark Center
Beauty Times
Benny’s Bagels
Driven Day
Jewish Community Center
Kendra Scott, Preston Center
L’occitane, Northpark Mall
Lonestar Judaica
Manolo Salons
Nu Skin, Tamar Livengstone
Oro Gold Cosmetics, Galleria Mall
Personalized Perfections, Aliza Rodin
Shelly’s Smiles

Additional information


Registration $36

Mind Session (10:10 - 10:40)

The Power and Beauty of Shabbos Candles – Adina Wachsman, Using our Mind to Rise Above Challenging Times – Shifra Robkin, How Anxiety Manages us and How we Can Manage Anxiety – Yolanda Swope

Body Session (10:50 - 11:20)

Count your Blessings and Make your Blessings Count – Batya Epstein, Mastery and Meaning of the 6 Braid Challah – Tina Wasserman, Transforming Stress through Yoga – Yael VanGruber