2017 STA Convention
May 5, 2017
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Meditation for Emotional Intelligence

Teachers are the most vulnerable to emotional burnout as they are exposed to a roller coaster ride of emotions in the classroom. This workshop builds skills of Emotional Intelligence like Self-awareness, Self-regulation and Empathy which translate to positive, enriching classrooms.

EI Skills directly impact teacher’s relationship with students resulting in greater student achievement, 

socio-emotional development of students, enhanced empathy creating classrooms with high performance. 

It also helps deal effectively with conflict, set firm but respectful boundaries, and regularly demonstrate kind, helpful behavior.

Program consists of

30 min lecture: Science & Evolution of Emotions, Neuroscience of Meditation

1hr Self Compassion Meditation practice:

•Subtle Physical exercises - reenergizing body

•Breathing exercises - attention, concentration and emotional detoxification

•Guided Meditation for relaxation and rejuvenation

Target Audience

Suitable for teachers of all grades


Suman Kollipara

Dr. Kollipara is co-founder of a Non-Profit, Peace Tree Innovations Society (www.peacetree.ca) that organizes workshops on Wellness and Oneness using tools of Self Compassion Healing Program. He comes with a unique background of Veterinary Medicine, Computer Science & 10 years of training in  Self Compassion Meditation under Master Sunita. His ability to bridge science with wisdom with practical simple solutions attracts and inspires all age groups around the world. His sessions are very relaxing with great sense of humor. He is well received by a wide range of audience like Employees and Management of Public and Private sector organizations, Inpatients at Hospitals and Addiction Centers, Patrons at Libraries, Teachers in Schools, Firefighters and Educational/Cultural conferences.

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

No Seats Free