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.
Lifelines: Self-Discovery and Empowerment through WritingZoom your computer
This writing workshop, presented by three creativity-affirming scholars from the South Pacific, will take participants through a series of engaging, empowering exercises that may be adapted to help learners of any age restore their self-confidence and re-story their lives.
Parable of the Sower: Octavia’s Lessons to Ground for Well BeingZoom your computer
Offering a contemplative practice for well-being and self-reflection, Sequoya will center Black sci-fi author Octavia Butler and the 12 lessons mentioned throughout the Parable of the Sower. Sequoya will facilitate an interactive session, integrating contemplative practices and creativity, such as guided visualization with oracle card images, intentions, and guided journaling.
South Asian Identity Development and Contemplative Pedagogy: A Journey Reconciling Spirituality, Culture, and AppropriationZoom your computer
Using personal story, the speakers will discuss their respective journeys navigating South Asian identity development, the influence of colonialism on this process, and how they have navigated contemplative pedagogy work within a broader context of cultural appropriation, racism, and islamophobia. The session will begin with a brief contemplative practice.
Summer Session 2021: Contemplative Practices for Collective Healing and LiberationZoom your computer
A chance to engage deeply with contemplative pedagogy, reconnect with friends, and forge new connections with colleagues from across many disciplines.
The 2021 Arthur Zajonc Lecture on Contemplative Education by Dr. Monika L. SonZoom your computer
Dr. Monika L. Son will deliver the 2021 Arthur Zajonc Lecture, which will explore the ways in which contemplative practice can really bring us to where we need to heal.