GUEST SPEAKERS: MARY ANNA WEKLAR & PURVI GAJJAR
As our world becomes increasingly more complex and stressful, we need to expand our capacity to navigate through uncertain territory. Mindfulness is a tool that we can use to not be ruled by or react to the triggers of stress and instead to pause and be more purposeful in our choices. Learn about tools that you can use in your life to improve your work and personal life. Find out what employers are doing to create a more mindful workforce. Enjoy a more mindful and centered experience.
“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” Viktor E. Frankl
Mary Anna Weklar, is a Health and Wellbeing program designer and manager passionate about infusing wellness into daily lifestyles. She holds a Masters in Health Care Administration, is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach, and completed a Health4America Fellowship with Stanford Prevention Research Center and the Stanford School of Medicine in 2014. She has been a student of mindfulness for over 20 years. Mary Anna has over 12 years of experience in employer based wellbeing programming and is currently the Wellness Program Manager at Visa.
Breath: The New Stress-Buster
We all know stress. Too much to do and not enough time or energy to do it all. Is it possible to effectively manage the daily demands of our hectic lives and keep the stress away? The secret lies in your breath. Breathing techniques have been scientifically proven to relieve stress sustainably when done skillfully. Explore the unique mind-body-breath connection. Learn about practical techniques to live life fully. Experience an easy & enjoyable guided meditation with a take-home breathing practice to find your calm anytime, anywhere.
Purvi Gajjar is a certified instructor of meditation and breathing techniques with the Art of Living Foundation, a global non-profit organization, and also works as a Marketing Communications professional at Applied Materials. A practitioner of these tools since 2002, she facilitates workshops for people from all walks of life across diverse backgrounds. She regularly conducts group meditation sessions and teaches programs at Applied Materials on using breathing and meditation as tools for living a joyous, purposeful and dynamic life.
Purvi holds Masters Degrees in Mass Communication and Business Management, and has over 15 years of expertise in the field of corporate & marketing communication across multiple industries. Her educational and occupational backgrounds allow her to connect authentically and effectively with people from different cultural and professional environments.
3355 Scott Blvd, Ste 110
Santa Clara, CA 95054
CREW Members $50 | Nonmembers $75
Register by Thursday, April 5, 2018*
*$10 late fee for registrations received after 4/5 or at the door.
View printable flyer here
If you have questions, please contact Michelle L. Goudeaux at (650)324-3805 or Chris Blair at (785)832-1808.
Thanks to our Program Sponsor: