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Thursday, February 8 • 10:00 - 10:30
Ways to cope with the stress of teaching - Mindfulness in the Classroom

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Marek will prepare a short presentation on mindfulness and will provide tools for teachers to deal with stress. He will also touch base on how physical injuries common to teachers (such as neck, back, and leg injuries) can add to this stress. He will suggest ways to deal with that type of stress as well. As a small interactive activity, he will bring an emWave2. Its a portable biofeedback device that observes your heart rhythm which reflects your level of inner balance and your emotional state. It can help you calm down, combat stress, or fight panic attacks. It can help you achieve certain goals such as relaxation, or awareness of your heart rate and breathing. The device attaches to the user's earlobe or finger while the data is sent to Marek's computer for him to analyze in real time.

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Marek Komar

Sport Psychology Consultant, Pivotal Physiotherapy
Marek seeks to understand one fundamental question: What is holding you back from performing at your best? From his own experiences as a high level competitive athlete he understood that for him, it was mental toughness. This has led him to study the complex inner workings of the... Read More →

Thursday February 8, 2018 10:00 - 10:30 MST
Shaw CC: Hall D Level Room D1. 20 min Wellness Quick Picks
  Teacher Wellness / Bien-être  General Interest / Intérêt Général
  • Room Details Open Max Capacity - 40
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English