CASTL PRESENTS: Mindful Medaille

First Steps on Personal Wellbeing and Community Connections

Open to ALL Administrators, Faculty, Adjuncts and Staff

Come and explore how mindfulness practices can improve your health and wellbeing.

  • Learn what mindfulness is really about
  • Engage in mindfulness practices
  • Discover self-care methods to reduce stress
  • Enhance resilience and productivity
  • Foster greater community connections

The link to register for the evening session on October 3 from 6-7:30 p.m. is:

The link to register for the afternoon session on October 11 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. is:

Facilitated by:

Lisa Napora, PhD, an educator, researcher, system’s thinker and consultant in the areas of Contemplative Education & Contemplative Leadership, specializing in contemplative community building for social change. She serves as a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Learning & Instruction at the University of Buffalo, and Chair of the Western New York Contemplative Faculty & Staff Group, an interdisciplinary inter-institutional collaborative of 18 institutions in the WNY area, under the auspices of the WNY Consortium of Higher Education. Lisa served as Project Director for the groundbreaking Launching SUNY Initiatives in Mindfulness & Health conference, the first SUNY-funded mindfulness conference, which brought together 400 people from 50 institutions of higher education across NY State. She also teaches at Daemen College in the Executive Leadership & Change master’s degree program. Her work promotes the infusion of awareness-based practices within all facets of the higher education system – building bridges to engage whole systems for wellbeing.



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