The state of the world may appear to be spiraling right before our eyes. As a result, finding reasoning and moments to catch our breath are extremely challenging. It is times like these that meditation and mindfulness can be adapted into our lives to help alleviate the pattern of swirling thoughts. This session presented by Jhon Velasco (M.A. '05), will focus on learning about the basic principles of what meditation and mindfulness are and how to begin a practice. Join us as we explore the journey of meditation through education and three simple practices that you can incorporate as part of your daily routine.
Date: Tuesday, July 14
Time: 12:00 p.m. EDT
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Jhon earned his Masters in Health Education from TC in 2005, where he focused on meditation and other eastern forms of wellness and healing. He currently works for the National Hemophilia foundation as a manager of education and training. In addition as serving as an independent consultant designing and implementing international public health lectures, training and workshops on topics focusing on: mental wellness, PTSD, Stress management, meditation, motivational speaking, and social injustice. A consistent theme in his career has been the development, implementation and analysis of new and existing public health projects for a variety of global communities, specifically undeserved populations. A common theme among these projects is his commitment to working with individuals and groups to improve their lives through education, mentor-ship and empowerment. Jhon is also a certified yoga and meditation instructor, having practiced throughout the Americas, Europe and Southeast Asia.
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