This workshop helps educators understand why mindfulness and compassion are the fundamental first steps in helping to bring intentional presence back into any area of our classroom, school or personal life. Whether you’re a new teacher or an experienced educator you will understand why our personal practices will create a ripple of wellbeing around us. This workshop will help you learn to create more pause for you!
Lisa Baylis, MEd, has been sharing wellbeing strategies for the last 20 years. A natural-born connector with an innate ability to make people feel valued and heard, she is a teacher, school counselor, facilitator, and mother. Lisa is also the creator of the AWE Method—Awakening the Well-Being of Educators—which merges sustainable self-care, mindfulness, and self-compassion. Lisa has a master’s degree in counseling psychology and a bachelor’s degree in physical education. Currently, she is a high school counselor in Victoria. Trained by mindful self-compassion pioneers Chris Germer and Kristin Neff, Lisa is also a certified mindful self-compassion (MSC) teacher. Her accessible and inclusive presentations have built her a reputation as one of the most trustworthy mindful self-compassion experts for teachers in North America.