Women’s Wellness – Find Your Slow: A Gentle Writing Workshop

Women’s Wellness is open to all women –  trans and cis – and nonbinary people who want to participate in programming that centers women’s experience who live in 30 or 35 Charles Street, University Family Housing. 

Take time out of your busy schedule just for you! Enjoy a breakfast and a weekly interactive session with on-site childminding provided. Raffle prizes each week! The Women’s Wellness series is an opportunity to pause and pay attention to your physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing.

The 2023 series weekly interactive sessions will be:

  • Thursday February 16 Connecting with Others and Ourselves
  • Thursday February 23 Find Your Slow: A Gentle Writing Workshop
  • Thursday March 2 Wen-Do Women’s Self Defence
  • Thursday March 9 Boundaries, Nervous Systems and Communication 101

To register, please email family.care@utoronto.ca and include the sessions you are registering for, your name, U of T status (or status of your partner), and the names and ages of your children if you require free childminding.

Organized by the Family Care Office, in collaboration with the Sexual Violence Prevention and Support Centre, University Family Housing, and the Community Safety Office.

Find Your Slow: A Gentle Writing Workshop

Date: Thursday, February 23
Time: Breakfast begins at 9:30 am, childminding drop-off at 9:45 am and the workshop will run from 10 am – 11:30 am
Location: Activity room at 30 Charles Street West

Let’s slow down together as we sip tea and turn to the page for this slow-paced, gentle writing workshop. Through a series of open writing prompts, you’ll hone in on your personal vision for slowness, perhaps within a busy life of parenting and studies. All writing levels are welcome. Participants are most welcome to write in the language of their choice. Sharing your writing is always optional.


Nina K Moore (MEd) thinks coziness is important and going slow has value. Nina leads writing workshops. For Nina, writing is an important part of managing, and living, with anxiety. Nina is a mama and was a primary teacher for over 12 years.