Your overall physical, mental, and emotional wellness is important to us. In addition to counseling services, OLO offers free wellness workshops for its clients and the community. Wellness topics range from stress management, aromatherapy, skin care, nutrition, yoga, as well as community drives.
Oils and Yoga
May 07, 2017
We will be kick starting our wellness events for this year with a yoga class which will incorporate the uplifting and healing qualities of Young Living Therapeutic Grade oils. The goal of this class is to combine yoga and the aroma of the oils to center your mind and help you relax.
The cost for this class is $10 per person in advance and $15 at the door. For those interested in this class, but may be unable to afford the full cost of the class, you are encouraged to contact Will or Nadiya for more info on how you can receive a discounted rate. Tickets can be purchased through our website under the current events tab. We look forward to seeing you there!
Amty's Acts Of Kindness: Kids Scholarship
April 30, 2017
Our first Amty's Acts of Kindness event will be a donation drive to benefit the Safe Haven Women & Children's Shelter in Waterbury, CT.
Come show your support and help make a difference. Safe Haven has provided us with a list of specific items that they are in need of and it is posted in the comments section of this event.
If you are unable to physically join us, please consider making a monetary donation so that we can help purchase items on your behalf. Please contact Will or Nadiya at: firstname.lastname@example.org for more info on making monetary donations.
Helping Haiti Overcome
October 23, 2016
Overcoming Life’s Obstacles Counseling (OLOC) was deeply moved by the news and images of the areas affected by Hurricane Matthew. The category 4 storm left in its wake flooded cities, immense damage, and loss of life. Unfortunately, the Caribbean island of Haiti suffered the most.
We feel compelled to assist those in need and ask you to please join us on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM for OLOC’s 'Helping Haiti Overcome' Food and Clothing Drive.
We will be accepting the following items:
- Sanitary products
-Travel size hygiene products
- New and gently used clothing for all ages including shirts, pants, dresses, undergarments (new only), close toe shoes, and sneakers.
- Non-perishable food such as canned goods (with ring-pull lids) and nutritional bars
- Seeds for corn, sweet potatoes, spices and other (tropical) food crops
- Bottled water
Monetary donations will also be accepted to pay for shipping costs.
Light refreshments will be provided
Love the Skin You Are In!
April 09, 2016
This wellness workshop will focus on skin care so that we can learn to love the skin we are in! Our special guest for this event is Anita Mir, owner of Spa Dior located in Waterbury, CT. Anita has worked alongside top Plastic Surgeon and Dermatologist Dr. Paula Moynahan and most recently opened Spa Dior in 2015. Anita specializes in skincare and facials. She will discuss how to treat certain skin conditions, which products will be optimal for your skin type, how to develop a daily skin regimen, and more! We will be raffling prizes for services at Spa Dior such as a facial, manicure, and pedicure. Even if you don't win, everyone in attendance that evening will receive a voucher for 20% off any service at Spa Dior! See you then!
Essential Oil 101
March 05, 2016
We will be hosting several workshops throughout the year to address how you can improve your overall wellness. We are kicking off our Wellness series with this informative Essential Oils 101 workshop. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited to the first 15 guests. This is an adult only event. Please arrive between 5:20pm and 5:25pm as this event will start promptly at 5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.
Some topics that will be covered are: What are essential oils? How do they work? Why is quality important? Can they help alleviate specific symptoms? This workshop will help answer those questions and more.
The workshop will be led by our special guest Gail Christian. Gail is a Certified Personal Trainer (2004), Zumba Certified Instructor, Certified Group Fitness Instructor (1995), Live Strong Coach (2010), and Independent Distributor of Young Living Essential Oils and Oil Infused Lifestyle (2007). Gail is passionate about all levels of Fitness, Health, and Wellness.