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Mindfulness at Work: Exploring Today's Hottest Workplace Trend

February 13, 2018
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM
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The Hyatt Lodge
2815 Jorie Boulevard
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Mindfulness is the ability to pay attention to the present moment, without judgement. When you're able to see things as they really are, you're better able to navigate the highs and lows of your professional career. Healthy, happy employees make better companies. But what is a company's role in helping to facilitate the peace and well-being of their workforce? In this presentation, we'll explore the behavioral and motivational science behind how and why mindfulness works, emerging trends and innovators, and how to implement a mindfulness component to your wellness program. Meditation literally changes your brain - find out how! Nicole will share her experiences with leading corporate yoga and meditation classes and how that impacts her clients' personal and professional lives. We'll also try a few techniques! Experience for yourself how simple, profound, and transformative these practices can be. Members will learn techniques to de-stress to use themselves, and to share with their employees. We will do some light desk + chair yoga stretches, a breathing exercise and a meditation technique during the presentation.

About the Presenter:

Nicole Elipas Doherty, Chief Executive Yogi at Unfold Yoga + Wellness

Nicole Elipas Doherty is the co-founder of Unfold Yoga + Wellness. Unfold brings yoga, meditation and mindfulness practices to companies big and small in Chicago and the greater Chicagoland area. Nicole specializes in teaching mindfulness practices in the corporate space. As an attorney herself, she knows the aches and pains, physical and mental, that come with high stress jobs. She loves working with people who sit all day to help them feel better at work through better posture, yoga poses, and meditation techniques to calm the mind. She has over 15 years experience practicing and teaching yoga and meditation. Nicole holds her Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University and her JD from Chicago-Kent College of Law.

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About the Sponsor: 

Leadership USA CHICAGO

Leadership USA CHICAGO functions as an outsourced training resource for small to medium sized companies, and as a supplement to established leadership programs to major corporations. Director Christine Corelli believes that today's leaders desire a variety of platforms and experts from which to learn. The seminars allow leadership, emerging leaders, and women in leadership to interact with other leaders from a variety of industries. All seminars are presented by award-winning speakers and best selling authors.

About Christine:

Christine Corelli is a Chicago-based keynote speaker, workshop facilitator and business columnist. As President of Christine Corelli & Associates, she has delivered over 1,250 presentations in fourteen countries and authored six books. Her best-selling, Wake Up and Smell the Competition is now in its fifth edition. For 25 years, (2018 marks her 25 year anniversary) she has worked with some of the most successful leaders, sales organizations, and companies known for World Class Customer Service. Her clients are characterized by companies such as Caterpillar, Bayer, Harley-Davidson, United Health Care, Siemens, La-Z-Boy, United Van Lines, the American Economic Development Council, American Marketing Association, and more. She has been featured on WGN, and the CNBC Power Lunch. Recently, Christine became Director of Leadership USA Chicago and a member of SHRM Oakbrook! To learn more visit:



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