Elly Wynia, LCSW, Individual and Couples Sex Therapist

Our COMMUNITY helps us remain PLAYFUL. As Adults trying to navigate our world, it is important to have FUN! 

labyrinthSMCINCREASE SPIRITUAL INTIMACY by trying out different ways to "BE"

LABYRINTH of St. Mary's College. Take a meditative prayer walk: www.cscsisters.org

Clay Church brick labyrinth www.claychurch.com

Grace United Methodist church labyrinth: www.gracemethodist.org/about-grace

If you are curious about more labyrinths in the area check out this fantastic blog: www.Pamressler.blogspot.com


Snite Museum at Notre Dame offers Thai Chi, Yoga and Mindfulness inspired by Waterscapes: www.sniteartmuseum.edu

Sophia Zen Center of South Bend: www.sophiazen.org

Candle lighting at The Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes~University of Notre Dame www.tour.nd.edu

Sacred Waters: www.sacredwaterscenter.org

Living in a vibrant Catholic and Christian community many parishes/churches are open most full days and into the evening for a sanctuary to sit in silence www.diocesefwsb.org 

Unity Church of Peace  www.unitychurchofpeace.org

First Unitarian Church of South Bend www.firstunitarian.us/

Fernwood Botanical center is a gem 20 minutes from South Bend that offers lovely gardens, trails and a beautiful bird sanctuary: www.fernwoodbotanical.org


www.beyondzenstudio.com which includes KIDS YOGA with Margaret Jessop  www.margaretjessoppsyd.com

www.solaceyogastudio.com which includes HOT YOGA with Steve Kojniewski www.mytruebalanceyoga.com

www.drishti-yoga.blogspot.com which includes Jamie Robinson at Potawatomi Conservatory Saturday mornings at 9am

www.dhanwantaricenter.com downtown South Bend

*If you have more to add please let me know by contacting me through my webpage. I am happy to help this grow to be more alive for everyone.*


dancers IMG 1559INCREASE PHYSICAL INTIMACY by learning to be more alive in your body

Canoe, Kayak, and Paddle board lessons, weekends and Thursday evening paddles on our gorgeous St. Joseph River www.sjcparks.org

WALK or BIKE on our trails www.traillink.com ~ Riverside Drive and Mishawaka river trails are long and wide. BIKE THE BEND www.bikethebend.com

Izaak Walton League www.izaaksb.com hosts beautiful trails and archery lessons

Salsa Dancing Wednesday night 7pm $5: www.langlabsb.com

Places to dance in Mishawaka South Bend: www.edgarjd.com

Starved Rock State Park  www.starvedrockstatepark.org home of beautiful ledges and hundreds of bald eagles about 2.5 hours from South Bend

Hot Air Balloon Rides www.balloonridesoverindiana.com 

Zorb Soccer www.indybubblesoccer.com or  www.bubbledetroit.com or www.knockerballchicago.com YOU TUBE video is really great as well

Skating: ICE www.comptonice.nd.edu or ROLLER www.usaskatecenter.com

Skiing: www.sjcparks.org (cross country skiing); Swiss Valley Ski and Snowboard: www.skiswissvalley.com

Bowling, miniature golf, go karts: www.strikesandspares.com

Join a GYM like YMCA, Memorial Health and Lifestyle, ICE: try out BAR or SPIN classes for something different.

Paddle boarding offering YOGA and balance: www.paddleboarding.com

Corn Mazes: www.themaize.com

Chiang Mai Water Festival: www.chiangmaibest.com


Pictured: INNER GARDEN by Polish artist Igor Morksi

Metalmorphosis by David CernyINCREASE INTELLECTUAL INTIMACY by helping your brain develop new neuropathways

First Fridays thru the year and RED Table music thru the summer: www.downtownsouthbend.com

Learn to paint and have fun with friends: https://u-canpaint2.com

South Bend Museum of Art offers many classes for adults in pottery, photography and more: www.southbendart.org

Geocaching in Indiana: www.geocahing.com

BOOKS TO PAY ATTENTION TO:Julia Cameron:  THE ARTISTS WAY:  www.artistsway.com

Geneen Roth:  WHEN FOOD IS LOVE:  www.geneenroth.com

Martha Beck:  FINDING YOUR OWN NORTH STAR:  www.marthabeck.com

TED TALKS: Rick Hanson: Hardwiring Happiness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpuDyGgIeh0

Susan Cain:  Power of Introverts: http://www.ted.com/talks/susan_cain_the_power_of_introvert

Brene Brown: Vulnerability and Shame: www.brenebrown.com

PODCASTS: A Taste of Tedtalks; Tantra & Kama Sutra: Soul of Sex; Fresh Air; All Songs Considered

APPs: BUDDHAS BRAIN filled with meditations and teaching you to breathe.

Super Soul Sunday: www.supersoulsunday.com


Pictured: Metalmorphosis Sculpture in Charlotte NC, by David Cerny