Newtown Township Parks and Recreation Department

Personal Enrichment & Socializing

Want to make some changes in your life? Looking for some tips on successful dating or trying to get back into the social scene? These programs may have just what you're looking for.

Instructor: Gayle Crist, M.S., Life Coach & Dating Coach

General Information

Living With Passion
Want to enjoy life more and feel more revved about your personal and professional pursuits? Are you in a rut and needing to switch gears? This 3-week class, taught by Life Coach Gayle Crist, is based on the book The Passion Test: The effortless path to discovering your destiny, and it's a great jump-start for those wanting to live with more gusto and a sense of purpose and meaning. Through a series of exercises, discussions, and assignments, you'll pinpoint what you're most passionate about and determine ways to put more passion in your life every day!

SPEAK UP! Tips for Being More Assertive in Life & Love
Join Life & Dating Coach Gayle Crist for a seminar for women who struggle with expressing their wants and needs to people in both their personal and professional lives. Participants will learn to clearly pinpoint what they want and communication strategies for vocalizing these desires as requests rather than demands—the most-effective way to get positive responses and action from others. Gayle will share tips from women’s self-empowerment experts and success stories in her life and the lives of her clients, as well as a “Speak Up” exercise for students to get more comfortable asserting themselves.

OVERCOME PROCRASTINATION: Move Forward With Your Goals NOW!
If you keep putting off important goals and projects in your life, this is is the seminar for you. Life Coach Gayle Crist will share 21 proven strategies for being more proactive and energized to accomplish what you want in a timely fashion. She’ll also help you formulate a game plan to put some action steps in place for getting unstuck and moving ahead. You’ll definitely leave this seminar inspired to take charge of your life and be a “Make Things Happen” kind of person!

GET READY FOR LOVE! Preparing for healthy, happy dating
If you’re divorced, widowed, or not having the success you want meeting nice people for dating, this seminar by Dating Coach Gayle Crist can be the jump-start you need. You’ll learn the five most important preparatory steps to take before entering the dating world...steps that, if completed, will help make dating easy and drama free. And you’ll discover ways to build confidence—the #1 quality every dater needs for success. Gayle will also guide you to places and ways to meet like-minded people your age, saving you the legwork of researching these places yourself. You’ll leave informed and inspired to enter the dating world right away!

MOVING ON WITH LIFE: Dating Again for Widows & Widowers
In this seminar, Dating Coach Gayle Crist will answer all your questions about how to ease back into the dating world after your bereavement period is over and how the dating world has changed over the years. She’ll help you assess your readiness for dating. And she’ll guide you to places and ways to meet like-minded people your age in the Delaware Valley and also teach tips and techniques for using the most-effective dating tool available for singles of all ages: online dating.

SUCCESSFUL INTERNET DATING: Secrets for Meeting Great People Online
For singles who either want to try online dating for the first time or experienced cyber-daters who want new strategies to try. Join Dating Coach Gayle Crist for an informative, inspiring seminar covering the ins & outs of online dating...from how to write a profile and where to get a great photo taken to how to write initial emails and handle the first phone call and coffee “meeting”. Gayle has has much success herself meeting people online, and every participant will receive her book “How I Met My Second Husband Online at Age 50.” Come with all your questions about how to date safely and productively on the Internet and learn all the tips and techniques that helped Gayle meet over 50 people online in just 14 months!