A corporate mindfulness training business
Sep 11, 2019
Connie Porazka, owner of Retreat to Joy
A corporate mindfulness training business

Topic for the meeting:  Awareness, Engagement, and Action: 

Mindfulness is defined by Jon Kabat-Zinn as "paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.”  on purpose in the present moment. In other words, Mindfulness is a skilled directing of our awareness. It is through awareness that we engage in our environment. By becoming more mindful of our awareness we are able to take action. It is through action that we are able to create positive change. 

Constance Porazka, co-founder of Retreat to Joy, teaches Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in the Wichita area. She has trained at the University of California San Diego Center for Mindfulness. Constance has more than 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry working for GSK where she served in sales and marketing, as Regional Trainer, and for Riordan Clinic.