Heel to Heal

Through group counseling and 5k Race Training, Heel to Heal is an 8 to 10 week program for young women with the goal of increasing self-esteem and confidence. Each week, participants spend one hour in a group counseling session and one hour training for a 5k Goal Race. At the completion of the program, all participants run a 5K Goal Race together.

Counseling Includes:

  • Managing Emotional & Physical Boundaries
  • Self-Esteem, Self-Soothing and Self-Care
  • Expressing Feelings & Communication Skills
  • Dealing with Peer Pressure

Walk/Run Based Therapy Includes:

  • Warm-up & review of proper running techniques
  • Slow building ¼ mile increments each week
  • Mentor guidance and coaching
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction