Health and Safety

YWCA Wausau offers a number of health and wellness programs for women, designed to nurture both body and spirit.


NAMI Northwoods speakers, the final Wednesday of every month 6-7:30 PM



Awareness Through Movement

Develop more self awareness through the experience of Awareness Through Movement as we explore sequences of comfortable movements to relax tight muscles, reduce stress and create a deeper mind-body connection. Each class stands on its own, so you can take the classes that are convenient for you. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a blanket or quilt and a large towel. Classes are taught by Bette Stephens, P.T. and certified Feldenkrais practitioner

  • Winter Session: March 28/29, April 4/5, April 11/12, April 25/26, May 2/3,

Wednesdays:  7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Thursdays:  1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

$10 per individual class

Private sessions are also available with individualized treatments including craniosacral therapy and hands on Feldenkrais Methods Functional Integration and/or Esoteric Bio energy Therapy.  Private sessions are $55 for one hour, or $75 for 1.5 hours.  For additional information, call 715-298-1636

More delicate and improved control of movement is possible only through the increase of sensitivity, through a greater ability to sense differences.” (Moshe Feldenkrais)
The cost remains $10/”ATM” class.

Please share information with your circle of family & friends who might be interested in this life-enhancing approach.

Individual treatment sessions also continue to be available; however, they are being offered at another location. Please contact me by either calling me at my home, 715-298-1636,
or emailing me at regarding either the “ATM” classes or scheduling a private session.

Move into Spring with Greater Ease,
Bette Stephens, P.T. and Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner

Ballroom Dance

Learn ballroom dancing in the beautiful YWCA auditorium with Jeff and Missy Kolbeck. Pre-registration is required for all classes. Call 715-842-3381, ext. 101, or 715-845-8899 to register.


Jacki’s Aerobic Dancing

Tuesdays and Fridays, 8:45 – 10:00 am, $35 for six weeks.

An all-over fitness program with routines and optional weights for upper and lower body toning and strengthening. Taught by Patti Dernback. Call 715-359-7737 for more information and to register.