Workshop Series for Women in Western MA

Tired of sitting at a table, reading from a book or listening to a lecture?  Wish you had more opportunities to form connections with other women and dish about life? Want to nourish your body without the monotony of a treadmill? 

Join Beit Midrash in Motion for an alternative Jewish learning experience for women that will invigorate your mind, body & soul!


Workshops explore Jewish texts that focus on the creative power of women, incorporating movement and meditation into the learning experience.


Creating Ideas: Exploring Innovation

Creating Life : Reflections on Motherhood

Creation Denied: Struggling with Infertility

Creating Destiny: Contemplating Self-perception

Creating Leadership: Envisioning Leadership in its Ideal Form

Please sign-up in advance by contacting Dalia Davis: or (732) 406-0385.

Participants may attend some or all workshops.

Cost:  $5/workshop. 

Upper Valley Workshops


Creating Ideas                   Thurs., Jan. 24,  7:30-9:00pm

Creating Life                      Thurs., Feb. 28,  7:30-9:00pm

*Creation Denied                Thurs., March 14,   7:30-9:00pm

Creating Destiny              Thurs., April 11,   7:30-9:00pm

Location: Lander Grinspoon Academy,  257 Prospect St., Northampton, MA


               Lower Valley Workshops

 Creating Ideas                   Thurs., Dec. 6,   8:00-9:30pm

 * Creating Life                      Thurs., Jan. 10,  8:00-9:30pm

Creation Denied                Thurs., Feb. 7, 8:00-9:30pm

Creating Destiny              Thurs., March 7,  8:00-9:30pm

Location: Springfield JCC (dance studio)  1160 Dickinson St., Springfield, MA


Culminating Workshop: Upper & Lower Valley Together

 Creating Leadership           Thurs., May 2,  8:00-9:30pm        

Location: Springfield JCC (dance studio)1160 Dickinson St., Springfield, MA

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 This program is supported in part by a generous grant from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.