Mindfulness Conversations Conference

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Mindfulness Conversations and Mindful Movement Conference

Niagara University is, once again, proud to host the Center for Mindful Practice Mindfulness Conversations Conference. The event this year will be virtual on Zoom.

We are excited to announce the Mindfulness Conversations Conference event that will be held on October 14-15, 2023. Saturday, October 14th will be dedicated to Mindfulness in the professions. Sunday, October 15th will be dedicated to Mindful Movement. Both days are for Educators, Health Professionals, Law Enforcement, First-Responders, and the Military and is intended to assist attendees and those they work with to find ways to survive and thrive during these uncertain times.

This year’s conversations will focus on education and wellness through mindfulness and mindful movement. We will be presenting workshops for teachers, counselors, administrators, psychologists, social workers, school staff, yoga, Qigong, Tai Chi practitioners, physical therapists, athletic trainers, dancers, police officers, fire fighters, and anyone in the military. The intent of this event is to call together those interested in mindfulness in their field to meet with others to discuss their work, questions, concerns, share ideas and activities, and to create connections so that ongoing conversations can take place.

The conference begins at 8:30am EST with workshops running from 9:00am EST to 9:00pm EST. Sessions will run for 1 hour with a 15-minute Q&A to follow. Videos for the workshops will be sent to those who attend once the conference has concluded.


Please register in advance.  Cost per day is $25.00.Members of the Niagara University Community, Military, Law Enforcement, and First Responders are invited to attend at no cost.

Call For Proposal of Presentation

We invite you to consider submitting a workshop proposal to present your experiences, ideas, suggestions, and questions for discussion. Whether just beginning your journey or having years of practice, all perspectives are valued. We encourage you to design your workshop to engage others in these discussions.. For more information contact Donna Kester Phillips, PhD.

We are asking that each attendee bring:

  • Personal history, experiences and stories
  • Successes
  • Difficulties
  • Recommended resources and links
  • Activities to engage mental, emotions, and physical connections
  • Encourage questions

Deadline to submit proposal is September 15, 2023. 


We will be offering free CTLE credits to those who participate in workshops and provide feedback on each of them. Be sure to indicate your intention when you register.