Barbara Barrington Jones: Learning to Dance in the Rain
Barbara Barrington Jones is a woman known for her beauty, grace, and refinement. She has dedicated her life to helping others realize their full potential and become their best selves. Through her private, non-profit foundation, she runs several annual programs. Her “Be The Best You” teen girl’s camp is to help 12-18 year old girls gain greater self-esteem, and focus on serving others. “A New You” is a 3-day retreat for Women; a haven for rest and spiritual reconnection and an opportunity to rejuvenate both internally and externally. Barbara’s “International Institute of Professional Protocol” is taught at Brigham Young University Hawaii, and Utah Valley University where students are taught the professional protocol that is imperative for success in today’s workplace. All of these programs are designed to help people of all ages realize and fulfill their destiny.
Barbara’s desire to help girls and women, in particular, stems from living through 12 years of an abusive marriage, which ended in the suicide death of her husband. Growing up a ballerina, she never imagined her life turning out the way it did. Studying classical ballet and dancing professional in Texas, Chicago, New York, Atlanta, and even Toronto; Barbara was living her childhood dreams when it seemed that everything came crashing down. Being left with two young children, Barbara’s focus changed…(read more)