K-12 Self Compassion Meditation & Emotional Intelligence

Teachers are the most vulnerable to emotional burnout as they are exposed to a roller coaster ride of emotions in a 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.

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

All Grades K-12


10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This session is full.


  • Suman Kollipara

    Dr. Suman 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 Meditation Program. His ability to bridge science with wisdom with practical simple solutions attracts and inspires all age groups around the world. He had presented at the Work Health Organization - United Nations in Geneva on the He is well received by a wide range of audience at Employees and Management Public and Private sector organizations like Microsoft, City of Burnaby, Pacific Gas and Electric, Inpatients at Vancouver General Hospital,  Staff at Royal Columbian Hospital, Addiction Centers, Libraries, Teachers in Schools, Firefighters and Educational/Cultural conferences like Surrey Teachers Convention Surrey.