Words of Wisdom: Lively Talks on Inspiring Topics
Sarah Gish is bringing together people such as Stephen Klineberg and Micki Fine in a new weekly speaker series designed to be intimate in nature with no more than 25 people per talk. Community leaders and experts in a huge variety of fields will be presenting each week, with the goal to connect wise leaders with an audience, inspire curiosity in Houstonians and highlight topics and people in a new and unique way.
The talks will be lively and conversational in nature, like Google in person and TED for an hour.
Jan. 9 - "The Natural Healing Power of Ayurveda" with Sunita Tarkunde
Tarkunde has been a passionate proponent of the ancient wisdom of Ayurvedic medicine for decades and will speak about how it brings your body and soul back into balance through authentic disciplines that originate from 5,000 year old teachings.
Jan. 30 - "Qigong 101: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Stress" with CC Singleton
Mother, meditator and autism advocate CC Singleton demonstrates how to use Qigong practice to de-stress. The practice typically involves moving meditation, coordinating slow flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing and a calm and meditative state of mind. Qigong has its roots in ancient China but is now practiced throughout the world for recreation, exercise and relaxation, preventive medicine and self-healing, complementary and alternative medicine, meditation and self-cultivation, and training for martial arts.