Press Release

For Immediate Release: May 7, 2018

Women’s Empowerment, Yoga and Meditation Event “The Time is Now” offered at Union County College
Union County, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that a free yoga, meditation class and emotional wellness event for women will be offered on Friday evening, June 1, at Union County College, Kellogg Building Room K-157, 40 West Jersey Street in Elizabeth.
The event, titled “The Time is Now,” is part of the free women’s empowerment series conducted through the Office on Women, Department of Human Services Division on Outreach and Advocacy.
“We want to ensure that every resident has the opportunity to engage with activities that contribute to overall health and well- being,” said Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados. “Our recreational and educational programs have been reaching out to embrace important new pathways for achieving personal growth, and I would like to thank Whole Foods and Athleta, Westfield for their support in this endeavor.”
• A short talk and introduction with time to network.
• Yoga session by Nicole DeAugustine, certified yoga instructor.
• Guided meditation ceremony
“The Time is Now” Yoga and Meditation begins at 6:00 p.m. on June 1, and is expected to conclude at approximately 9:00 p.m.
Attendees should wear comfortable clothing appropriate for yoga, and bring their own yoga mats.
The event is free but space is limited. Pre-registration is required online at ucnj.org/womans-yoga.
Union County College, Kellogg Building Room K-517 is located at 40 W Jersey Street, Elizabeth. Parking is available at the Bollwage Garage at the Corner of W. Jersey and Elizabethtown Plaza (there is a small fee for this parking).
The Office on Women was created in 2016 as an initiative of Freeholder Bruce H. Bergen. As the first county-based office of its kind in New Jersey, the Office on Women aims to help ensure that women connect with services and programs that enable them to reach their full potential at every stage of their lives, in education, in employment and business, health and in the social fabric of Union County, and to raise awareness of the many contributions that women make to life in Union County.
For additional details contact Jennifer Erdos, Union County Office on Women at jerdos@ucnj.org

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