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Awareness Through the Body - Annual Workshop

Awareness Through the Body - Annual Workshop

Webster University (map)

In partnership with New Creation International we’re bringing a new learning experience to connect you with, well, YOU!


In these two days the participants will have their first contact with the basis of Awareness Through the Body. The themes to be explored are:

  • Attention and Concentration: Exercises to direct and focus attention, and to build up the capacity for concentration.

  • Theoretical and practical exploration to come in contact with the different planes of the being.

  • Breathing: Activities to develop awareness of the breath and how breath affects the different parts of the being.

  • Relaxation: Exercises to enhance the capacity to consciously enter physical, emotional and mental relaxation.


The two day workshop is $150 If you are a counselor, or if you need information about needs-based scholarships, or if you just have questions, please contact Lakshmi Reddy


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Amir Azulay - Certified ATB Trainer
Amir was born in Israel in 1969. He left Israel in 2000 with his wife, Tamar, on a journey to India, leaving behind a well-established business of 7 years. After three years of study and exposure to diverse disciplines aimed at expanding consciousness, they joined the International township of Auroville in South India, where the years of research into a deeper, more integral approach to education had given birth to the Awareness Through the Body (ATB) Program in Auroville schools.

During the following years, Amir was trained as an ATB facilitator under the guidance of the founders of this approach, Aloka Marti and Joan Sala. Since then he has focused on the ATB practice and teaching ATB to children in the Auroville schools, as well as offering workshops to adults.

Today, Amir is focused on reaching out with this discipline into wider India, United States, Israel and South Africa. He says, “ATB as a tool that aspires to facilitate a process of inner growth, to allow a chain of changes to unfold and manifest for a better life, and a better planet.

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Yoga As Peace Practice

Yoga As Peace Practice

Innovation Hall (map)

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The Black Yoga Teachers Alliance invites you to join us and the St. Louis community for an experience of Yoga as a Peace Practice to restore individuals who are impacted by trauma from violence and the dysfunction and chaos left in its aftermath.

August 9, 2019 will mark five years since the death of Michael Brown, a wound that prompted national protest, a wound that uncovered the ugly legacy of racial injustice and inequities, a wound that divided a city and finally a wound that infected its people with fear, anxiety and trauma. We return back to those wounds to begin to heal.

“Healing begins where the wound was made.”

— Alice Walker

This program is made possible by our wonderful partners, Series For Empathy and Equity in Education, University City School District, Parkway School District, Rockwood School District, and EdHub

This three day training will be facilitated by: Maya Breuer, E-RYT; Jana Long, E-RYT, C-IAYT; Gail Parker, Ph.D, E-RYT, C-IAYT; and Terry Harris, Ed.D, RYT

Innovation Hall St. Louis • 4220 Duncan Avenue, #101 • St. Louis, MO 63110

  • Friday August 2, 6:00pm-8:00pm

  • Saturday August 3, 9:30-7:30pm

  • Sunday August 4, 9:30- 12:00 pm

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Disruptive Innovation in Education

Disruptive Innovation in Education

Ongoing (map)

Education in its current form hasn't changed since its standardization in 1892. If you're anything like me, you'd like to shake some of that up a little bit. We've got to do something better/different/unique/special/well....innovative.

Coined by Clayton M. Christensen of Harvard University. Disruptive innovation in education is:

  1. the catalyst for bringing about more equitable access to high-quality education.

  2. is the mechanism for bringing about a personalized education system

  3. a process to circumvent the political battles that have historically been at the center stage of education reform.

Come ready to learn, connect and disrupt while we study together, connect with experts and create a little disruption of our own.

Cohort Overview


August 29th 5:30pm - Meet and Greet, Introductions, Why disrupt? Rules, Norms and Narcissists and how to know the difference (Urban Chestnut 4465 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110)
September - How Disruption is done in other sectors (Business, Healthcare, etc.) and what education can learn from them.
October - Disrupting Class - Key takeaways, disruptive roundtable
November - Activists and Activism - How productive disruption leads to change
December - Now what?, introduce a disruption project, Introduce the Mastermind Process, Create Momentum.

*Specific Dates to be determined as speakers/venues are finalized.


Benefits of Joining the cohort

  • Meet other Disruptors in our region

  • Learn about Disruptive Innovation in Education

  • Have an online community to share resources, ideas, and connections

  • Receive a copy of the book "Disrupting Class"

  • Connect beyond the cohort on a "Disruption Project" of your own through a Mastermind Group structure

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Gifted Edcamp

Gifted Edcamp

Kennerly Elementary (map)

An UNconference for gifted educators to have authentic, organic conversations about challenges, triumphs, ideas, and inspirations in gifted education.

What is an UNconference?

An unconference is basically a conference without predefined topics. There is a high-level structure and theme, but actual topics are generated by the participants on the spot, and breakout groups are formed dynamically based on interest and relevance.

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TESOL Camp

TESOL Camp

Forder Elementary School (map)

Join us for an UNconference focused on all things relating to English Learners (TESOL, ELL, EL, ESOL, TESL, TEFL, ESL, ESP. No matter our acronym we support kids, families and our community! At TESOLcamp come excited to break out into sessions driven by conversations about teaching English Learners. Topics may include technology, communication, strategies and much more.

What is an UNconference?

An unconference is basically a conference without predefined topics. There is a high-level structure and theme, but actual topics are generated by the participants on the spot, and breakout groups are formed dynamically based on interest and relevance.


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