ModernWell Readers & Writers Literary Kick-Off Event: Jan 28

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ModernWell Readers & Writers Literary Kick-Off Event: Jan 28

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A women-centered collaborative space

that balances independent spirit with holistic well-being, championing a one-of-a-kind, work-life community.

ModernWell Readers & Writers Literary Kick-Off Event

Welcome to ModernWell’s first annual literary conference! Please join us on Sunday, January 28th for an afternoon/evening of literary inspiration and a great opportunity to connect with your local literary community!

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Modernwell is

An Inspired Co-Opportunity for Women

Whether you want to meet a friend, colleague, or client for a cup of coffee or tea; schedule a board meeting; listen to an inspiring speaker; or simply want to get out of your house or office to work on the novel you’ve always wanted to write or sit by the fire and read the book that has been on your night stand for months, ModernWell is your go-to oasis. Featuring open seating and private workspaces, wi-fi, coffee, tea, healthy food, private conference and consult rooms, yoga and ongoing enrichment classes, ModernWell is a space where women will be celebrated and supported both professionally and personally. Fostering a kind and inclusive community, we are unaffiliated with any religion or political party, welcoming all who believe in the power of women supporting women.

Membership

By joining ModernWell, you are making a commitment to yourself and to the inclusive community of women, aspiring to be their best selves while bringing out the best in others. Fostering personal and professional growth, our members’ ideas are celebrated to create meaningful work.

The Modernwell

Community Space:

  • All of the ModernWell offerings, wellness extras, and perks.
  • Access to the ModernWell space during open hours.
  • 4 hours of conference room rental.
  • 4 hours of consult room rental.

Starting at $185 per month

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The Modernwell

Desk:

  • All of the ModernWell offerings, wellness extras, and perks.
  • Key fob access to ModernWell space two hours before and after opening and closing time Monday through Friday.
  • Locked file cabinet.
  • 8 hours of conference room rental.
  • 6 hours of consult room rental.

Starting at $325 per month

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The Modernwell

Private Office:

  • All of the ModernWell offerings, wellness extras, and perks.
  • Key fob access to ModernWell space two hours before and after opening and closing time Monday through Friday.
  • Locked office.
  • Locked file cabinet.
  • Unlimited conference room rental.
  • Unlimited consult room rental.

Starting at $600 per month

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The Modernwell

Shared Office:

  • All of the ModernWell offerings, wellness extras, and advantages for up to 3 people.
  • Key fob access to ModernWell space two hours before and after opening and closing time Monday through Friday.
  • Locked office.
  • Unlimited conference room rental.
  • Unlimited consult room rental.

Starting at $850 per month

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The Modernwell

Community Drop-In:

  • Access to ModernWell Member portal.
  • Discounts on creative classes and workshops.
  • Day pass access for $40.

Starting at $50 per month

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The Modernwell

Side Hustle:

  • All of the ModernWell offerings, wellness extras, and perks.
  • Access to space during evening and weekend hours.
  • 3 hours of conference room rental.
  • 3 hours of consult room rental.
  • 2 yoga classes per week included.

Starting at $99 per month

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EXPLORE HOW MODERNWELL CAN WORK FOR YOU

Tours available:

Tours available: Wednesday, January 24th, 1-2 pm Click below to let us know when you are coming.

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Space & Offerings

Conveniently located off I-394, just west of downtown Minneapolis, and minutes from the Cedar Lake and Bryn Mawr neighborhoods. This invitingly warm space glows with natural light that pours in through floor-to-ceiling windows. Free parking is available both on-site and in the adjacent neighborhood.




Perks

The Modernwell

Membership Opportunities

  • Discounts and first access to networking events, creative classes, and workshops.
  • First access to ModernWell literary, business, and wellness events and speaker series.
  • Guest passes.
  • ModernWell Book Club.
  • Lunchtime Learnings / Coffee Talks (knowledge, expertise, and story sharing series).
  • Happiness Hours (ModernWell social events with a twist).
  • ModernWell Giving (quarterly featured charity/organization, offering members various ways to support causes and people in need).

The Modernwell

Wellness Extras

  • 5 yoga and meditation classes per week included in membership (excluding community drop-in).
  • Scheduled walks to nearby lakes and trail systems.
  • Ongoing workshops, classes, and speakers on women’s wellness issues.
  • Private wellness room for quiet relaxation or pumping for new mothers.
  • Massage / treatments available.
  • Changing area.
  • Regularly scheduled teen girl empowerment and mother/daughter wellness workshops and events.

ModernWell Member Yoga

The following yoga classes are free to all ModernWell Members:
Mondays 12:00-12:45pm: Vinyasa flow with Kirsie Schwender
Tuesdays 5:45-6:30pm: Buti Yoga (Blend of dance, plyometrics, & yoga) with Mimi Aurélien
Wednesdays 12:00-12:45pm: Yoga Flow with Bonnie Platt
Thursdays 5:45-6:30pm: Restorative & Meditative Yoga with Mindy Luv Bez
Fridays 12:00-12:45pm: Yoga Strength with Julie Burton

01.04.2018

Moms' Club with Sue Chargo

Moms’ Club is a reliable network of moms for moms. The Club will meet twice each month from January- March for two-hour sessions.

01.06.2018

Yoga of Fulfillment and Creating a Life of Purpose & Meaning with Betsy Weiner

Applying the most profound insights into happiness and lasting fulfillment, the Yoga of Fulfillment process will transform you and your life––forever. This is a 5-week course hosted Saturday mornings.

01.09.2018

Creative Writing Tuesdays w/Nina Badzin & Julie Burton

Group members will have the opportunity to free write, share writing, and receive constructive feedback from group members and group facilitators. This is an 8-week session hosted Tuesday afternoons.

01.12.2018

Lunchtime Learning with Tammie Rosenbloom

How to manage anxiety (your own and your kids) in today’s anxiety provoking world. Led by Tammie Rosenbloom, MSW, LICSW.
Lunchtime Learning Hours are free to all ModernWell Members.

01.16.2018

Beauty Bootcamp with Julie Sherman

Join this “boot camp” to update your look with tips and techniques for ageless beauty. Learn about a variety of products, application, and the latest trends in make-up and skin care.

01.20.2020

So You Want to Start a Blog?

So you want to start a blog? This class will give you step by step guidance for setting up a SquareSpace account, outline various types of content (and what to do when you’re stuck for content), and how to promote readers and interaction.
Led by Leah McMullen

01.25.2018

Twitter 101 with Nina Badzin

Learn to make the most of your Twitter account. In only one session you will learn: the important basics of Twitter; the best ways to make Twitter work for you in the least amount of time possible; and how to be personable on Twitter.

01.28.2018

ModernWell Readers & Writers Literary Kick-Off Event

This conference is for readers and writers to connect with one another, be inspired by and have an opportunity to meet with featured guest authors, agents, publishers, and editors. During the daylong conference, attendees may attend keynote and panel discussions, classes, and workshops. Attendees will enjoy snacks and beverages throughout the afternoon and appetizers and wine will be served at 5:30.

01.30.2018

Women's Memoir Writing Class with Kate Hopper

Join award-winning author, teacher and editor Kate Hopper to explore memoir, unearth hidden truths and learn to write to the heart of your stories. This is an 8-week course hosted Tuesday afternoons.

01.31.2018

Lunchtime Learning with Courtney Thompson

So you have a great idea for a book, a product or business? How do you protect it? Led by Courtney Thompson, attorney at Fredrikson and Byron.

Lunchtime Learning Hours are free to all ModernWell Members.

02.19.2019

Mythologizing the Personal in Poetry: Unmask Your Inner Superheroine with Zoe Bird

In this series of fun, accessible, and encouraging poetry workshops, we’ll play with trying on new and powerful identities through reading, discussion, and creation of poems in the voices of fictional and mythological characters, goddesses, and superheroines as we examine and experiment with form, tone, structure, and other essential building blocks of poetry.

02.21.2018

Women Writing from ModernWell w/ Kate St. Vincent Vogl

Stuck in your writing and not sure what to write next? Join us for readings selected to inspire and writing exercises designed to tap into your creative well. This is a 4-week course hosted Wednesday evenings.

02.21.2018

Twitter 101 with Nina Badzin

Learn to make the most of your Twitter account. In only one session you will learn: the important basics of Twitter; the best ways to make Twitter work for you in the least amount of time possible; and how to be personable on Twitter.

02.28.2020

Lunchtime Learning with Jessica Manivasager

So you want to start a company, raise money for a company, need to exit a company…what you need to know from a legal standpoint. Led by Jessica Manivasager, attorney at Fredrikson and Byron.
Lunchtime Learning Hours are free to all ModernWell Members.

03.02.2018

ModernWell Member Bookclub

This is the first installment of the ModernWell Member Bookclub featuring Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.  

Join fellow ModernWell Members for this one and a half hour bookclub hosted by ModernWell Founding member and Writing Instructor, Nina Badzin.

03.03.2018

Introduction to Ubiety with Martha Overby

Utilizing the latest in neuroscience, positive psychology, sociology, and the teachings of the great leaders and spiritual teachers in history, the Introduction to Ubiety program offers practical tools to transform your relationship with you, with others, and with the world around you.

03.08.2017

How to Start Publishing Essays Online with Nina Badzin

In this two-hour session you will learn the ins and outs of searching for online venues for your work, how to pitch editors, how to choose between paying and non-paying sites, and how to promote your work once its out in the world.

04.10.2018

Writing for Middle Grade & Young Adult Readers with Kristin Nilsen

Using writing prompts, reading assignments, and discussion, we will uncover the voices, characters, and stories that can help launch your book project. This is a 6-week course hosted Tuesday evenings.

03.15.2018

How to Start Publishing Essays Online with Nina Badzin

In this two-hour session you will learn the ins and outs of searching for online venues for your work, how to pitch editors, how to choose between paying and non-paying sites, and how to promote your work once its out in the world.

03.28.2020

Lunchtime Learning with Ashley Thronson

So you have a company … how do you hire and manage employees and independent contractors from a legal standpoint?

Lunchtime Learning Hours are free to all ModernWell Members.

05.10.2018

ModernWell Featured Speaker: Wendy Suzuki, Ph.D. The Astonishing Truth about Exercise and the Brain

Dr. Wendy A. Suzuki is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University. Her major research interest continues to be brain plasticity. More recently her work has focused on understanding how aerobic exercise can be used to improve learning, memory and higher cognitive abilities in humans.

Meet the founder

Julie Burton has spent the past two decades working as a fitness instructor, freelance writer, author, self-care expert, and teacher while mothering her four children alongside her husband of 25 years. Co-founding the Twin Cities Writing Studio in 2015 and publishing The Self-Care Solution: A Modern Mother’s Guide to Health and Well-Being in 2016, Julie’s life transformed. Experiencing firsthand the reactions from around and outside her writing table, Julie created the brick-and-mortar ModernWell space to share her passion and creative energy — empowering women to connect with themselves and each other.

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