The Art & Science
May 1st, 2022
There is a palpable collective feeling of the intensified nature and accelerated speed of our personal and professional lives. This learning experience aims to provide space to process the clip at which we live and work. Drawing on the Slow Work and Gentle Living movements, alongside the neuroscience of mindfulness & compassion, this interactive journey aims to enable us to practice shifting the pace of our lives.
With the unprecedented levels of burnout, loneliness and despair, this work invites educators, consultants and anyone interested in transforming their relationship to work to slow down. Together, we will create the space for participants to process burnout and develop contemplative-based resilience.
Explore a variety of healing-centered practices that support with slowing down in our personal & professional lives
Examine the science and theoretical underpinnings of slow work, gentle living and their connection to social change
Carve out time to a a self-inventory on the degree of burnout one experiences
Network and build community with others who are eager to engage in this work & practice
What To Expect
Space to reflect
Community building activities
Rejuvenating & invigorating educational experience
WHO IS THIS EXPERIENCE FOR? ALL ARE WELCOME
Anyone interested slowing down!
Date & Time
May 1st 2022 12:00PM to 3:00PM
For the last decade, Angel Acosta has worked to bridge the fields of leadership, social justice and mindfulness. He recently received his doctorate in the Curriculum and Teaching Department at Teachers College, Columbia University. Angel has supported educational leaders and their students by facilitating leadership trainings, creating pathways to higher education, and designing dynamic learning experiences. His dissertation explores healing-centered education as a promising framework for educational leadership development.
After participating in the Mind and Life Institute’s Academy for Contemplative Leadership, he began consulting and developing learning experiences that weave leadership development, conversations about inequality and healing to support educational leaders through contemplative and restorative practices. As a former Trustee for the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, he participated as a speaker and discussant at the Asia Pacific Forum on Holistic Education in Kyoto, Japan. Angel continues to consult for organizations like the NYC Department of Education, UNICEF, Columbia University and others.
Price & Registration
We want to make this experience as accessible as possible. We offer the tiers below and encourage you to contribute based on your relative financial needs & standing. We were able to receive a generous gift to be able to reduce registration back to Early Registration rates.