MINDFULNESS SESSION: Being Intentional about Your Breaks (30 mins)

  • Julia Morelli George Mason University, Adjunct Professor - Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution

Abstract

This session begins with a brief introduction into the concept of mindfulness and how mindful practices can enhance your quality of life and work.  Mason resources for mindful practices will be shared and there will be time try some quick mindful movement activities.  Mindful movements are gentle stretches that can help release tension and calm the mind. This practice includes fluid movements from qigong (similar to tai chi) and yoga poses. They are easy to do and just may offer a feeling of renewal.

Author Biography

Julia Morelli, George Mason University, Adjunct Professor - Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution

Julia Morelli began learning about mindfulness, and practicing mindqigong and yoga over 25 years ago.  She incorporates somatics (body awareness) into workshops on conflict engagement and stress management, and her organizational development work at George Mason University.

Published
2020-07-31
Section
FRIDAY 11:30am-12:00pm