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PAALS
Middle & High School Events

A Place for Girls to Escape Day-to-Day Stresses While Engaging Their Bodies and Minds in Fun, Active Games, and Connecting Face-to-Face With Others (and Disconnecting from Technology).

A GAALS Special Event for High School Girls
Dress for Happiness: A Body Positive Event
Enjoy getting styled with clothes that make you look and feel beautiful.
Friday, April 5th from 5p to 6:30p at Entree Boutique, Port Washington. 
$35 per person / $25 when you bring a friend. Includes snacks + a special gift!
Space is very limited.   Click here now to REGISTER 
Uncover the secrets to success when you dress, by learning which styles work best for each body type. Yes, you can look HOT and LOVE how you look and feel (even if you don’t love everything you’ve got). We know it’s hard to avoid the immense pressures society puts on us. Small + Hot = AWESOME! And social media / celebs only make it worse. We’ll discuss how to be critical viewers of media and the importance of being real. You’ll figure out how to off-set the negative with POSITIVE by finding the parts of your body that you’re proud of, Join us for this fun, styling’ body positive event. 
Did you know?
  • Over 80% of 10 year olds are afraid of being fat!!
  • 53% of 13 year-old American girls are unhappy with their bodies. This number grows to 78% by the time girls reach 17.
  • By middle school 40-70% of girls are dissatisfied with 2 or more parts of their body.
  • Around 30% of 10-14 year olds are actively dieting.
  • Adolescent girls often think that being thinner would make them happier, healthier, & better looking.
  • Body satisfaction hits a low between the ages of 12-15 and is the most important component of self-esteem.
     
     
     
 

 

Middle & high school events for girls to escape day-to-day stresses
Middle & high school events for girls to engage their bodies and minds in fun
middle school events for girls to connect face-to-face with others and play active games,

4pm – 6pm $50

**Get $10 off** when you bring/refer a friend who has never attended GAALS.

Truth + Beauty Spa:
250 S Service Rd, Roslyn Heights

Community Synagogue:
160 Middle Neck Rd

Lutheran Church:
12 Franklin Ave

United Methodist Church:
35 Middle Neck Rd

Our programs often fill up quickly, resulting in a wait list. In order to secure your spot, please completely fill out our registration form and make full payment immediately following. We apologize but we cannot guaranty your spot if you choose to register and pay at a later time. 

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Notes: 

Registration closes by noon the day prior to the program (unless we are at capacity prior).  

If you would like to register after this time, please email us to see if it’s a possibility.  

Should you instead simply sign up, we cannot your space is not guaranteed and we cannot promise that we will be able to contact you to inform you.  

Our programs often fill up quickly, resulting in a wait list. In order to secure your spot, please completely fill out our registration form and make full payment immediately following. At that time you’ll be given the various payment options, listed below:

VENMO
Click to pay by Venmo

Free Bank Transfer with Zelle
Check if your bank participates. Here are a few: Bank of America, Capital One, TD, Citi, Wells Fargo
search for email: dawn@GAALSusa.com
PAYPAL
Click to pay by Paypal
Please be sure to add the name of your child and date of program under Paypal notes.
CHECK
We do not recommend this option as we can only secure your spot once payment is received and many of our programs have been selling out.  If this is the only way for you to pay, please email us so we can work together so your needs are met.

What to Wear

  • Participants should wear sneakers, gym attire and their hair up (if possible).
  • Non-restrictive shirts and pants without buttons, zippers, rhinestones, etc are preferred.
  • No jewelry and/or hair accessories that will get in their way (or they may need to remove it)

Food

  • No food allowed other than at designated space and time determined by program leaders.
  • No gum or candy permitted at any time or place.

Personal Belongings

  • Please be sure to take all belongings with you upon leaving, as we don’t have an official lost and found and can’t be responsible for remembering what items belong to whom. If you should leave behind something that is labeled with your name, you will be notified.
  • Special items like electronic devices, purses, dolls/stuffed animals, etc. can be a distraction, so we prefer if you keep them home. If you must bring something, it will stay with your child’s belongings and will not be permitted during our program.

Payments are non-refundable. However, we recognize that unforeseen circumstances may prevent you from joining us.

If notified via email 2 hours prior to the event, the full amount less $20 may be applied to a future event. If we do not receive an email by this time, no credit will be applied.

Note: When you are registering in the future and would like to apply your credit, please make a note saying, “ Please apply credit from (insert date you missed).”

On the occasion that GAALS must cancel the event, you will be notified via email and all monies will be reimbursed within 2 weeks in the original form of payment. ​

Have an idea for a Middle and/or High School Event? Contact Us
Or want to hold an event in your area?  Inquire Now 
Gather some friends and we’ll work closely with you to understand differing personalities, any issues and/or concerns, abilities, etc to customize a fun, engaging, empowering event.  and we’ll work with you to try to make it happen! Through a perfect blend of games and activities and meaningful dialogue, everyone walks away inspired, motivated and with a renewed sense of purpose.