By Sheridan Wilbur Leading people might be one of the hardest calls to action. For Collin McConaghy, the certified Koru Mindfulness teacher and former team captain of the 2010 football team at University of Richmond, collaboration serves as an invaluable enhancement to teaching mindfulness. To have two teachers, you are doubling the perspectives, the metaphors… Read more »
Posts By: Gigi Burkhalter
Moving On with Mindful Magazine As we come to the end of 2017, it’s a great time to dig deep into the true meaning of acceptance. In December’s Mindful Magazine, Holly talks about acceptance in the context of large and small difficulties. It’s important not to confuse acceptance with passive resignation. Acceptance is all about… Read more »
Amal Fayad is not only bringing Koru to her students at ASU, but to her mosque as well. What is your area of work or academic field of study? I am a licensed Associate Counselor working at the ASU counseling center. I completed my Bachelors in Nutrition and my Masters in Counseling. What drew you… Read more »
As a former Student-Athlete herself, Tiara Cash of ASU hopes Koru can help other Student-Athletes with the stress of transitioning away from sport. What is your area of work or academic field of study? My degree areas are in Exercise & Wellness (B.S) and Kinesiology (M.S) with a focus on Student-Athlete well-being and transition into… Read more »
Dealing with difficult people and disagreement are a fact of life. It takes skill and presence of mind to handle those interactions with compassion.
Margaret Maytan reflects on teaching Koru Mindfulness to older adults.