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Join us for a stimulating expert panel discussion and Q&A session around the theme of ‘Staying Sane in a Frantic World’ followed by a delicious 3-course feast.
In today’s busy modern world and time of political turbulence it is easy to become overwhelmed. This event will explore how we as individuals can enhance our personal wellbeing and resilience to become more engaged to make the difference we want to see in the world.
This event is a fundraiser that aims to raise money towards early intervention and a series of workshops promoting good mental health for primary school age children and their families.
Cllr. Asher Craig (Deputy Mayor of Bristol)
Asher has over 30 years experience as a community activist, leader, management consultant and now local politician. She is the Labour Councillor for the ward of St George West, a member of the Cabinet for Communities and currently serves as Deputy Mayor for Bristol. Asher is passionate about championing the needs of the voice-less, with a particular emphasis on the social-economic development of BME and under-represented communities.
Shelley Dixon (Head teacher, Dolphin School)
Shelley is the Headteacher of The Dolphin School in Montpelier. The school has recently moved to its brand new building off Cheltenham Road. Shelley strongly believes in working with families and the wider community to firmly establish a school at the heart of its community.
Mark Allen (Resilience Lab trainer, Off The Record)
Mark works in children and young people’s mental health improvement for the Public Health team in South Gloucestershire. His role includes workforce development, promoting campaigns, and providing resilience workshops for young people. Mark is a suicide intervention trainer, a volunteer with Off the Record, and he recently completed the Action for Happiness course.
Chris Gladwell (Founder, director & lead teacher of Yogasara CIC)
Chris is a practitioner of meditation, yoga, mindfulness and more (dance, martial arts etc). A compassionate coach – trained in clinical hypnotherapy, trainer in NLP, yogic psychology, mindfulness and compassion therapist and psychotherapy.
He brings all his skills into this moment to help people shift through limiting ego dances into the joy of presence and possibility as rapidly as is possible. In his view wellbeing is our birthright.
Tickets: £20 early bird, £25 standard.