Centennial Barn Cincinnati Ohio

Community Classes & Programs Spring-Summer 2014

For more information or to register for a program contact us at 513-761-1697

Barbara Miller Presents: From Stressed To Best

Learn the Secrets of Reducing Stress in Your Life and Your Relationships

During this presentation you will:

  • Learn the latest science behind how your brain is "hard-wired" from birth
  • Learn where stress comes from and how it impacts your health and happiness
  • Discover the 16 different Personality Types
  • Learn why you do what you do and why others don't do things that way
  • Use what you learn to improve every aspect of your life and all of your relationships, both personal and professional
  • Learn the "strengths" and "stressors" of your personality type and how you can optimize your happiness and success in life
DATE: Sat. July 26, 2014
TIME: 9 am -12 pm 

Investment:  $45 ($20 for class + $25 for materials)

Pre-registration required by 7/19 – send email to b.millergirl1@hotmail.com

TO REGISTER or for QUESTIONS: Email: b.millergirl1@hotmail.com or call 513-518-9788 www.mightyinspiration.com

Presented by Barbara Miller
Certified Stress Reduction Specialist
Certified Dream Builder Life Coach
Certified MBTI Step I & II
Personality Expert

Mindful Crafts: Tibetan Prayer Flags

with Bryan Wright
Founder of The Search for Breadcrumbs Project and owner of Strong Sun Moon Consulting
Alisa Tews
Editor - The Divine Doe

Prayer flags have been used for centuries to invite the four winds to deliver the prayers of the people while blessing the land. Participants will create their own prayer flags by drawing, painting or writing on colorful squares of fabric. The flags will be strung together and hung on Centennial Barn's grounds.

This craft is a perfect activity for families and groups of friends. Children age 6 and older are welcome if accompanied by an adult. All faiths and spiritual backgrounds are welcome.

Date: Saturday July 12
Time: 9 - 11 am
Cost: $15
To register: Send a check payable to Bryan Wright;
send to
Bryan Wright
703 Maple Street
Newport, KY 41071. Registration is required.

Soul Collage® with Mar Feder, LPCC

In this class you will create a small collage card from pictures that draw your eye and heart, that speak to you, that help your visual journal. Guided imagery and meditation are used to encourage connection with your true self. No artistic talent is required. Each month's class is based on a different theme. The theme for July is Exploring Our Places of Safety through Soul Collage.

Date: Saturday July 19
Time: 10 - 2:30 for new students
10:30 - 2:30 for returning participants
Fee: $20 (includes all supplies)
Pre-registration is required
To register: E-mail Mar Feder, LPCC Soul Collage® facilitator at marfeder@gmail.com


Brought to you by the Associates of the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor

Featuring: Automobiles built before World War II, a collection of antique toy automobiles, art work created by members of the Alzheimer's Association Memories in the Making Program, music and delicious dining prepared and sold by the Franciscan Associates.

Date: Sunday September 14
Time: 11 am - 4 pm
Place: Centennial Barn Campus

Animal Blessing Week

Featuring a full week of activities including: Blessing of the St. Francis Pet Memorial Garden Adoption Option with the SPCA Mobile Van Free showing of the award-winning documentary "The Elephant in the Living Room," - the story of rescue & placement of exotic animals in Ohio Free presentation with Tim Harrison, Director of Outreach for Animals, documentary subject of "The Elephant in the Living Room" Free parent/child pet education class with Certified Trainer Lisa Desatnik Blessing of the Animals

Date: Sunday September 28 - October 4

Harvest Festival!

Harvest Festival

Sunday October 19
12 Noon - 5 pm

Mr. Cowpie's Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Bouncy House, Games, Arts & Crafts, Food Trucks, Music and More

Calling All Vendors

Crafters...Artists...Produce Farmers...Cottage Producers 

Come celebrate the fifth Annual Harvest Festival on Sunday October 19: 12 noon - 5 pm. 

If you would like to participate in the festival or want more information, please call: (513) 761-1697 Ext.8104 oremail:  director@centennialbarn.org

The Barn Yard Bash

Harvest Festival

Date: Wednesday November 5
Time: 6 - 9 pm

Gigantic raffle, Split-the-Pot, Gift Card Tree, complimentary dinner and FREE fun To benefit Centennial Barn and the Franciscan Ministries across Cincinnati

Programs presented by Christine Graeter RN MSN PhD

BodyTalk:  Healthcare Designed by Your Body

Body Talk is a holistic healthcare system that restores your natural ability to live life to its fullest.  In this class you will learn what supports the natural harmony of Body, Mind and Spirit.  Space is limited to 30. 

Date:    Tuesday September 2
Time:   7- 8 pm
Cost:     FREE - good will donation for Centennial Barn gratefully accepted

Brain Balancing Tune-Up

This is a class for anyone who has completed at least one of the Brain Balancing classes or other BodyTalk experiences.

 Date:   Wednesdays,  September 3, October 1, November 15 & December 3
Time:  7-8 pm
Cost:   FREE - good will donations for Centennial Barn gratefully accepted

To RSVP for either of these classes:
 Christine Graeter: TightropeBalance@gmail.com 
(513) 507-3943.

To Tent...

...or Not To Tent

Celebrations of all kinds are welcome at Centennial Barn.

Receptions, reunions, fund raisers, showers...all feel at home here.

Centennial Barn is one of six local entities that comprise Franciscan Ministries Inc., sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor. The other sponsored ministries include:  Art for All People, Franciscans for the Poor, Franciscan Haircuts from the Heart, Our Lady of the Woods and Tamar's Place.  Rental fees for the use of Centennial Barn support all the ministries.

The Gubbio Room

Elegantly Casual

Casually Elegant

Centennial Barn is one of six local programs that comprise Franciscan Ministries,Inc., sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of the Poor. The other sponsored ministries include: Art for All People, Franciscans for the Poor, Franciscan Haircuts from the Heart, Our Lady of the Woods and Tamar's Place.

Rental fees for the use of Centennial Barn support all the ministries. For more information please go to www.franciscanministeriesinc.org.


Memories in the Making® Summer Program

Memories in the Making® is a program for persons with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia that encourages self-expression through visual arts. This is a free program for people living in their homes.

Time for Caregivers is a program for care providers that runs at the same time as the Memories Program. This time together provides relief from the stresses of care giving responsibilities with a focus on wellness.  A licensed social worker facilitates this program.

Dates:  Fridays, June 6,20,27; July 11, 18, 25; August 1,8
No class on June 13.

Time: 10:30 am - 12 Noon

Cost:  FREE

Call:   Joan Hock at the Alzheimer's Association to register:     (513) 721-4284

Chair Yoga

For people with Parkinson's and other physical challenges Learn to gently stretch, breathe fully; refresh the body, mind and spirit.

Dates:  Fridays
Time:    1 - 2 pm
Cost:    $5 No registration needed.

Instructor: April Aloisio

For More Information
call April at: (513) 205-6353


Massage Therapy*

CranioSacral Therapy*

Deep Tissue Massage*
*For the man who has everything on Father's Day!
Nancy Huentelman, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Healing Touch Practitioner
CranioSacral Therapy
Suzanne Smith, LMT
Licensed Massage Therapist
Intuitive Massage

$60 for one full hour of relaxation, peace and rejuvenation

Call: (513) 761-1697 Ext. 8101

Baby Massage Class

In this class, you will learn and experience:

The power of touch:  communicating with your baby through baby massage
The power of self care:  learning mindfulness practices that help you relax 
The power of connection:  meeting other parents, sharing a meaningful time together
Instructor:  Lynne Reckman, MSSW,LISW-S

30-years work in the field of social work

Class is forming now; contact Lynne at (513) 324- 5283.

This is a 2-hour class for parents and their baby ( newborn- 6 months).  $30 per person/couple.
Includes Baby's First Massage instruction book.

Life Story Writing Workshop

Want to write YOUR story? YOUR memoir?
New August class forming…
Using a new theme each week, you will be inspired to capture your memories through discussion, questions and exercises. Homework is to draft a short story on the theme of the week. At the following class, writers share, discuss and encourage each other to move forward on their own memoirs. 


DATE: 8 Mondays 
April 28 - June 24
TIME11 am -12:30 pm 
Fee:   $99

Registration: Mary Ann Mayers 
(513) 385-1637


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Centennial Barn offers a comfortable, casual space for creative learning, problem solving, break-out spaces and easy parking located just about 20 minutes from everywhere in Cincinnati. 



small meeting rooms


Catholic Faith Series

Call us about our very special daytime rates that apply Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Call: (513) 761-1697 Ext. 8105



Solfeggio Sound Therapy

A new way to relax and balance body energy!


Sound is an important part of vibrational energy.  Stress can create blockages that interrupt the free flow of energy in our bodies and our lives.  Solfeggio Vibrational Tuning activates the energy flow restoring balance and harmony.

You will learn:             
Chakra energy points and how stress affects them 
Solfeggio frequencies:  where they originate and their benefits 
The process of the Solfeggio Energy Vitality Technique

You will experience:
The energy of the Chakra points as demonstrated in the class 
The Tuning Forks with Solfeggio tones 
How Tuning Forks work to energize and balance      



For more information contact
Thea: (513) 256-0952 or atabitz@gmail.com

Instructor:  Thea Abitz, Trained by SomaEnergetics™ in the Energy Vitality Technique!


Qigong ClassQigong

Spring Forest Qigong is a simple, efficient and effective method for helping you experience your optimal health, wellness and happiness; helping you to heal physical and emotional pain; and enhancing the quality of your life and the lives of others. In our 1 hour class, we will learn and practice a variety of active movements that can be done standing or sitting in a chair. We will have time for quiet as well as a variety of guided meditations. As the class progresses, you will learn simple and effective techniques that will help you to heal yourself and others if you so choose.

Monday Evenings from 7-8pm

Cost: Complimentary First Class
>Drop In Rate $10
>5-Class Pass $35
>10-Class Pass $60

For More Information: (513) 200-9667 or divineenergyworks@gmail.com



Save The Date


July 1: Welcome Reception for Reverend Chris Coleman


July 12: Mindful Crafts Tibetan Prayer Flags


July 19: Soul Collage


July 26: From Stressed To Best


Every Monday: Focused Flow Yoga at 6:30 pm


Every Monday: Qigong at 7 pm


Every Tuesday: Centering Prayer at 3:30 pm


Every Wednesday & Friday: Focused Flow Yoga at 9 am


Every Thursday: Hatha Yoga at 6 pm


Every Friday: Chair Yoga at 1 pm


Every Saturday: TriYoga Community Class at 9:30 am


September 14: Pre-War Car Show


September 28 - October 4: Pet Blessing Week


October 19: Harvest Festival


November 5: The Barn Yard Bash






View the current calendar of events at The Centennial Barn