Engaged - holistic care for community workers
Time: Saturday, April 29th 9am to 12:30pm
Cost: $10 per workshop or $25 for all three
Enjoy a morning of workshops designed specifically for community organizers, non-profit workers, educators, and anyone who works for and with community. Learn skills for balancing, recharging, and inspiring your community engagement.
Yoga with Beth Vandergraph - 9:00 a.m.
Stretch and refresh with this gentle yoga class designed to help you choose what feels most reenergizing for you!
Meditation with Paul Peterson - 10:00 a.m.
Sometimes we have the idea that meditation is about escape. Come learn how meditation can help us engage with our community. If you are new to meditation, this will be a great way to learn what meditation is and how to do it. Experienced practitioners also welcome.
Preventing Burnout with Linda Graham - 11:00 a.m.
Learn the signs that can indicate you are at risk of burnout and some techniques to reduce the causes of burnout. We will also experience the power of self awareness and self-compassion.
Beth Vandergraph is an educator with a heart for service work. With time and practice, she has learned the restorative value of self care. For Beth, learning to prioritize solitude and yoga as part of her routine has proven a critical refresh for her work with children and families.
Paul is a community organizer and meditation teacher. He loves extended meditation retreats in the woods, but is especially interested in combining meditation with community engagement. He currently teaches mindfulness in Hamilton County elementary schools and is a collective member of Coming to America, a storytelling collective for Chattanooga's immigrant and refugee populations.
Linda Graham, MS, LPC/MHSP has been in the mental health field for over thirty years, serving a variety of populations in many settings. She has over 200 hours of training in treating trauma. She has trained a variety of populations in self care and burnout prevention including law enforcement, social workers and service providers.