Homeschooled Girls Workshop

“Authentically You” 

Cultivate your BEST SELF: physically, mentally and emotionally

This powerful workshop will educate, empower and inspire girls to love themselves exactly as they are by guiding them through wellness/nutrition workshops and self esteem building activities. IMG_4917

This workshop is developed and facilitated by Virginia Gingras and Andrea LaMantia. Both instructors are veteran athletes, school teachers (combined experience of 22 years) and passionate advocates for Positive Mental Health. They carefully developed the workshop for a maximum of 15 girls, allowing them to pay close attention to each girl and give them the guidance and tools they need to find their best SELF.  To learn more about these instructors and their backgrounds please click on their names.

The girls are welcome to come with a friend or by themselves (which is encouraged as this workshop is to work on themselves). Regardless of their personality, shy/outgoing/introvert/extrovert this workshop is for ones SELF to grow, learn and improve their self confidence. Moving their bodies, challenging their negative self talk and enjoying the opportunity to work on themselves is the main focus !


Age: 9 years – 12 years girls jumping

Location:  53 Fairway Court, Horseshoe Valley (see below for more details)

Cost: $60 (includes lunch/snack, yoga, workshops)

Dates:  9:30 am – 3:30 pm Thursday, Dec. 1st, 2016

Workshop Size: (6 – 15 girls)  There needs to b a minimum of 6 for workshop to run

Register: Click Here

Instructor:  Andrea LaMantia & Virginia Gingras

Email: For questions/concerns or

Bring:  water bottle, yoga mat and a positive attitude

Workshop ItineraryIMG_4971

Detailed Version of Itinerary: CLICK HERE                                                 

9:30 am:                     Arrival/Introductions

9:45 am:               Ice Breaker: Making Pizza Dough

10:15 am:                    Your Best You Activity

11:00 am:                   Nutrition Workshop

12:00 am:                   Log GamesIMG_4968

12:30 pm:                   Homemade Healthy Pizza Lunch

1:00 pm:                    Black and White Thinking: Finding Grey

1:20 pm:                     Fractured Fairytales

1:40 pm:                     Window Markers Art

2:00 pm                     Relaxation Yoga

3:00 pm                     Debrief and LOG Games

3:30 pm                     Departure



The workshops will take place in a spacious home with a large backyard that has scenic views, providing a tranquil, relaxed atmosphere. The open concept kitchen/great room will be used for the Nutrition workshops, while most other activities will be held in the great room of large area downstairs.

Housepic1 fire pit House Great Room Backyard HouseHouse2House Kitchen

Instructors Bio:

To learn more about each instructor below, please click on their names.


         Virginia and Andrea – selfie syle!


IMG_4082Virginia Gingras





Andrea Newspaper Article picAndrea LaMantia




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