The Healing Wisdom of the African Diaspora: Strategies for Contemplative PracticeZoom your computer
This workshop will describe the use of cultural, ancestral, and collective wisdom in contemplative practices with a particular focus on the wisdom of the African diaspora.
2nd Seminar on Performing Arts and Contemplative Practices: Contemplation, Performing Arts and Coexistence
An ACMHE member-submitted event: This seminar continues discussions started in the Performance and Mindfulness Symposium held at the University of Huddersfield (UK) in June 2016, and in the seminar on Performing Arts and Contemplative Practices held in Rio de Janeiro, UNIRIO, in November of the same year.
Connecting Outer and Inner Worlds in the Classroom through Indigenous CeremonyZoom your computer
In this webinar, Gary Joseph will lead ceremony from the Blackfoot and northern Cree traditions. Gary Joseph and Trudy Sable will discuss community, ceremony, and the classroom, including an Indigenous ceremonial context for connecting individual narratives to natural elements and stages of our lives.
Under the Baobab Tree: Centering Heritage & Healing in Black Student Leadership DevelopmentZoom your computer
This ACMHE Contemplative Education webinar with Phyllis Jeffers-Coly introduces participants to a healing-centered leadership development approach for Black students that integrates both culture and contemplative practices,
Deep Talk: A Form of Contemplative Practice in the SandZoom your computer
Postponed! New details TBD. In this mini-retreat with Cora O'Farrell, you are invited to step into the calmness which Deep Talk engenders; listen to its powerful narratives; and wonder and reflect about the stories together with others in the group.
Crafting Your Heart Story: Arts-Based Explorations of Contemplative ActivismZoom your computer
In this daylong retreat with Kerr Mesner, we will combine contemplative and arts-based practices to reflect on our activist journeys.
Elastic Leadership: Persuading the Persuader and Pivoting Conflict to ConvergenceOnline
ACMHE member and education consultant Linda Peck will be presenting "Elastic Leadership: Persuading the Persuader and Pivoting Conflict to Convergence" at the Women’s (Re)Institute Leadership Conference on June 14 from 1-2:30 pm ET.
Juneteenth Freedom JamZoom your computer
A Joyful, Easeful Retreat for Black People Worldwide with Music, Movement, Rest and Reflection
Re-discovering Joy with Yoga and QigongZoom your computer
Drawing from the teachings of Classical Yoga and Qigong, and from the most recent discoveries of the Neuroscience of Meditation, ACMHE member Amelia Barili will teach you how to let go of anxiety and fear, and to cultivate inner peace and a deep sense of joy.
Mindfulness in a Virtual World: Graduate Student Experiences in an Online Mindfulness CourseZoom your computer
This webinar with Dr. Emily McRobbie explores graduate student experiences in an online course intended to introduce the role of mindfulness and contemplative pedagogy in adult learning settings.
Who Taught You to Be White? Retelling Our Nation’s History In the ClassroomZoom your computer
This workshop invites participants to reclaim their ancestor's stories and repair generational trauma. We will be following the stories and values passed down from generation to generation, acknowledging the power structures we uphold as educators and leaders, and co-creating ways to disrupt the belief that the colonizer's retelling of our history is the only valid one.
Practicing Restorative Rest with Sound to Release TraumaZoom your computer
This session explores sound as a way of accessing the practice of restorative rest for those who have directly and indirectly experienced trauma. Using guided breath work and nature imagery along with the sounds of singing bowls, this session invites you to practice restorative rest.