About Into the Light Wellness Center

A personal statement from owner and business manager, Kathy Bjorge,  about  the formation and goals for the wellness center follows -

"The overall experience I hope to bring and share with others through the wellness center is an increased sense of joy, peace , personal growth, creativity.  Providing offerings that are focused on life balance and personal health are priorities and an overall goal of the organization is to provide a shared place of connection and community​" ~~~ Kathy Bjorge

 Into the Light Wellness Center provides:

 Individual student coaching offerings​

 Career planning and student success sessions and workshops

Discounts for local college students for student memberships

The wellness center was formed by Kathy Bjorge, an Artist and College Student Counselor.

The wellness center was formed to support and build three small group member communities , an artists' group, a fitness and nutrition group and  a student support group, and to offer classes, workshops, and memberships in unique and individualized meeting spaces for these three groups.

Classes and Workshops are available for both members and non-members with class discounts offered to those with memberships or class cards.

The Reading Room and Member Library - Membership benefits include reserved times each week for each member group to have shared access to a the wellness center reading/lending library space.

The Lending Library is available to members and provides access to and free use of the lending library collection.

Members may take out books and materials free of charge and have dedicated member group times to access the space and collections.

This space is also the main office of the wellness center, It is also a place where each small group can get have individuals get together or members can simply come in and enjoy the space and materials offered.

Different reserved times will be available each week to each of the three member groups at times that will be determined by the overall member group availability and group requests.

Member group goals are summarized below:

Artists' Group goals -

- Foster a sense of artistic community

- Provide a space and community with a focus on creative inspiration

- Group members offer each other a venue for providing and receiving feedback on their artwork  and  discussions of artwork with each other

in a supportive environment

-Offer shared classes and workshops that are suggested and selected by the artists in the group

College Student Group goals  -

-Provide students with resources and support in life planning, goal setting, major selection and career planning and student success strategies

- Offer individual and small group coaching sessions

-Provide access to a quiet, comfortable study space with dedicated reserved times for each member

Fitness and Nutrition Group goals  -

- Provide classes, workshops and individual coaching sessions  with a focus on health, fitness and nutritional education offerings

- Offer  small group sessions, private and semiprivate sessions for classes  that include Yoga Basics, Gentle Yoga, Chair Yoga and  Strength/Toning 

-Coordinate walking groups  as a part of the fitness and health offerings