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Girls & Guys Exercising Mindful Solutions (GEMS) is an organization dedicated to supporting all minorities to empower and inspire all genders to lead healthy, safe, and fulfilling lives by offering resources, education, and support.

The organization provides a safe welcoming space for all to heal, grow, and connect with others who share similar experiences. GEMS also works towards raising awareness about domestic violence and abuse in the community and advocating for policy change.

GEMS will partner with other organizations and community leaders to promote racial equity, violence prevention, and healing from trauma in the Asheville, NC area.

Upcoming Events

July 12, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Gentle Yoga Sound Healing Farm Walk More info...

Location: Root Cause Farm, 26 Joe Jenkins Rd., Fairfax, NC.

July 28, 3:00 PM
Mary Magdalene Monthly Sacred Circle More info...

Location: Weaverville Yoga, 3 Florida Ave, Weaverville, NC

Adora Winquist, a modern alchemist, will lead this transformative gathering. The circle will delve into Mary Magdalene’s mysteries, offering healing, personal growth, and self-mastery. Participants will explore alchemical interventions, mysticism, and sacred sexuality, all while nurturing their authentic self-expression.

It promises to be a beautiful and enlightening experience. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or need further information.

July 30, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Yoga in the Park More info...

Location: French Broad River Park, 508 Riverview Dr..

Every Monday, 10:30 AM
Stroller Revolution More info...

An hour-long walk with our babies in French Broad Park in Asheville, NC. We meet near the park bathrooms at 10:30 AM.

4th Friday of Every Month at 7 PM (NOTE: We are looking for new spaces to hold these meetings!)
GEMS Monthly Meeting More info...

GEMS hosts monthly 1-hour meeting sessions FREE for the community. NOTE: These sessions were previously held at AmeriHealth Caritas Wellness Center (216 Asheland Ave Asheville NC 28801). We are no longer holding meeting at this location and are looking for more spaces at this time.

Mary Magdalene Monthly Sacred Circle

Date and Time: July 28th at 3:00 PM

Location: Weaverville Yoga, 3 Florida Ave, Weaverville, NC

Adora Winquist, a modern alchemist, will lead this transformative gathering. The circle will delve into Mary Magdalene’s mysteries, offering healing, personal growth, and self-mastery. Participants will explore alchemical interventions, mysticism, and sacred sexuality, all while nurturing their authentic self-expression.

It promises to be a beautiful and enlightening experience. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions or need further information.

Recent Events

Harmonic Healing

WNCGEMS Community Listening Session

Check out flyers, photos, and videos from other past events!

Our Mission

To promote health and well-being by addressing the social determinants of health through holistic, integrative care and community-focused initiatives.

Vision Statement

To become a leading provider of holistic health services, empowering communities to achieve optimal wellness and reduce health disparities.

Community Health Worker Violence Prevention Professional