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DREAM STUDY GROUP – June 2nd, 2019

After providing four classes on dreams from January to April, students requested an informal group to attend where they can share and explore dreams with others.  Therefore, Ellen Zuby and Deb Pietruszka will facilitate a DREAM STUDY GROUP for men and women.

The group will meet approximately every 6 to 8 weeks taking into consideration compatibility with attendees’ schedules.

COST:  $5.00 per person

CONTACT:  Deb Pietruszka at 484-632-9300 or at



Women of all ages are invited to join us for our June Women’s Empowerment Group Meeting.

Monday, June 17th, 7 to 9 PM

COST:  $5.00 per person

Judy Chernokovich- Clemens, RN, CRHT, SPM, RYT 200 will be our presenter.  She devotes herself to others with appreciation, acceptance, and kindness and she walks each day with integrity.

She has been a nurse for over 46 years and currently works in hospice.  Her most recent training and certification is as a Yoga Teacher with The Yoga Alliance.  At the meeting, Judy will share with the group techniques for moderate and seated yoga positions where she adapts Yoga movements to meet the students’ needs.

COST:  $5.00 per person

CONTACT:  Deb Pietruszka at 484-632-9300 or at with questions and/or to register.


Women of all ages are invited to join us for our May Women’s Empowerment Group Meeting.

Monday, May 20th, 7 to 9 PM

COST:  $5.00 per person.

Join us to hear Nancy Strauss, COPE Certified Health Coach, share how she transformed her life.  Nancy had a long history of yo-yo dieting, poor self esteem, self limiting beliefs, and fears that held her back most of her adult life.  Everything came to a head in March of 2012 when she decided to empower herself, take control, and change her future!  She embraced life changing habits that helped her lose weight and the baggage that came with it!  She has helped over 700 clients create health in their lives since then and her team has impacted almost 5300 people!  She is a top leader in her health and lifestyle coaching company.  She loves to effectively listen, show empathy, and communicate by understanding human behaviors and personality traits, finding out what their intrinsic motivation and goals are!

Come learn some fascinating ways to understand your fellow human beings and communicate on a higher level which can help ALL relationships.  Also learn some top tips on creating a healthy environment for yourself and your family!

COST:  $5.00 per person.

CONTACT:  Deb Pietruszka at 484-632-9300 or at with questions and/or to register

Discover Your Hidden Treasures: Your Intuition Connection – April 26, 2019

THE AMETHYST GIRLS [Deb Zobel, Ellen Zuby, and Debbie Pietruszka] present their second women’s retreat.

Sunday, April 26, 2019   1:30 to 6:30pm   Cost: $65.00 per person

Many women are uncertain of themselves when relying more on their “sixth sense” or that “gut feeling.”  How often have you felt its nudge, but were unsure how to read it, what to do next, to trust its guidance or do you feel totally disconnected from the flow?

This workshop is designed for women at the beginning and medium stages of intuition.  In this retreat, we present means and methods to use the inner wisdom and guidance offered by this most important sense to enjoy a more creative and fulfilling life.  We also provide a wonderful opportunity to connect with like-minded women as we relax, share, and enjoy time we have designated for us!

A light supper is included in the registration fee.  Please inform us of any special dietary considerations.

LOCATION:  Serendipity Meadows

2175 Angstadt Rd.

Quakertown, PA 18951

TO REGISTER: Contact Deb Pietruszka at 484-643-9300.  Deadline is Friday, April 26th.  Payments made by check can be to Deborah Pietruszka  and mailed to Serendipity Meadows address.  To pay online, please ask Deb how to do that.


Women of all ages are invited to join us for our April Women’s Empowerment Group Meeting.

Monday, April 22, 2019    7 to 9pm    $5.00 per person

Our speaker is Elizabeth Bodien, author and all around multi-talented woman, who will be speaking about her recently published book,

Journeys with Fortune: a Tale of Other Lives.  She has also written two books of poetry: Blood, Metal, Fiber, Rock  and Oblique Music: A Book of Hours. and four poetry chapbooks.

She holds degrees in cultural anthropology, consciousness studies, religions, and poetry.  She has worked as an instructor of English in Japan, an organic farmer in the mountains of Oregon, a childbirth instructor in West Africa, and as a professor of anthropology.  After retiring from teaching at Northampton Community College, she devoted her time to writing.  She has taught poetry workshops and given talks on poetry and poetics on radio and TV.  Her poems, essays, and book reviews have appeared in Cimarron Review, Crannog, and Parabola, among many other publications in the USA, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and India.  Now she is working on a collection of trance writings.

Elizabeth Bodien grew up in the “burned -over district of western New York and now lives near Hawk Mountain, Pennsylvania.

She is a delightful woman with many tales to tell of her life adventures.  Please join us for an exciting and interesting evening.

LOCATION:  Serendipity Meadows

2175 Angstadt Rd.

Quakertown, PA 18951

CONTACT: Deb Pietruszka to register at 484-632-9300.

How To Cope With Your Challenging Dreams – Sunday, April 7, 2019

Ellen Zuby and Deb Pietruszka will present on a topic that has been requested by attendees at their previous DREAM classes.

Sunday,  April 7, 2019   1:30pm to 3:30pm    COST: $15.00 per person.

Do you have frightening dreams or nightmares that suddenly awaken you out of a sound sleep?  What about those recurring dreams that may frequently occur?  Or how about those psychic dreams which seem to foretell the future, whether with good news or bad?  Or have you ever seemed to have a visitation dream where someone close to you, a family member or friend, appears and the dream seems so real?  All of these different challenging dreams bring some forms of messages to you.  Some of the messages can be very heartwarming, while others may seem terrifying.

In this class, Ellen and Deb will identify the types of dreams and provide techniques on how to use these challenging dreams to gain the needed information in a positive way.  Attendees are welcome to bring samples of their own types of challenging dreams to share.

LOCATION:  Serendipity Meadows,

2175 Angstadt Rd.

Quakertown, PA 18951

CONTACT: Deb Pietruszka  at 484-632-9300 to register.

Open the Door to your Hidden Treasures

Connect to your Best Self

November 10, 2018  1:00 to 7:00 PM

This retreat is presented  by Debbie Pietruszka, Ellen Zuby, and Deb Zobel.  We are referred to collectively as The Amethyst Girls because we all celebrate our birthdays in February.  We also have in common our sincere desire to be actively involved in women’s empowerment.

Deb Pietruszka is trained in traditional and complementary medicine as a therapist for 35 years; Ellen Zuby is an elder in the community who studies women’s empowerment and personal growth; and Deb Zobel is a holistic lifestyle advocate, practitioner and yoga teacher.

In this fast paced and demanding world, we women often minimize and are even unaware of our talents and strengths.  Perhaps we have downplayed them or forgotten to honor them because we have been too caught up in our  never-ending responsibilities.  We decided to host a retreat for  women who deserve a brief respite to reconnect with their core through a harmonious blend of experiences, reflection and sharing with other like-minded women.

Cost:  $75.00 per person.  Snacks and dinner will be provided.  Registration deadline is November 8, 2018.

Online registration and payment can be made through the Facebook page for The Amethyst Girls under the event.  Click Here to Signup.

For those of you with any questions or who desire to pay by check, please contact Debbie Pietruszka at 484-632-9300.