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YWC plans ‘Mindfulness, Martinis & Mitzvahs’

Ali Katz

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Young Women’s Cabinet is hosting an event next month to help women of all ages kick off the new (secular) year feeling rejuvenated. “Mindfulness, Martinis & Mitzvahs” will be held Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Harvey and Deanna Evenchik Center for Jewish Philanthropy, 3718 E. River Road.

Author Ali Katz will present “How to Deal with Stress in One Minute or Less.” Katz is a meditation teacher, mindfulness coach and mother of two young boys. She has been featured on NBC, in “MindBodyGreen,”and in “Style” and other media.

The event also will include YWC pop-up wellness stations featuring make-up tips, massages, diy projects, martini tasting, nosh, and a Kendra Scott jewelry trunk show, with 20 percent of all jewelry sales benefiting a mitzvah of your choice.

Katz’ two books, “Hot Mess to Mindful Mom: 40 Ways to Find Balance and Joy in Your Every Day” and “Get the Most out of Motherhood: A Hot Mess to Mindful Mom Parenting Guide” will be available for purchase.

The cost of the event is $25. RSVP at or contact Karen Graham at or 647-8469.