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Tidal Leadership Mindfulness Symposium

September 24, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CUB Sr. Ballroom, WSU campus, Pullman

Please join us for a half-day exploration of campus and regional based mindfulness resources.  You will be introduced to practices, theories and local experts all embracing the essential practices of mindfulness and compassion.

Featuring: Dave Potter, Samantha Gizerian, Lydia Gerber, and Cill Richards

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September 24, 2016
9:00 am–noon, 8 a.m. optional yoga
CUB Sr. Ballroom, WSU campus, Pullman

$15 Professionals and Individuals, Free for Students with ID and Pre-registration

Please join us for a half-day seminar on integrating mindfulness. This seminar is open to clinicians and therapists interested in furthering their professional skills, as well as to individuals motivated for personal growth.

Learning Objectives

Material and skills will be taught through both direct teaching and through the use of clinical examples. By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the value and importance of mindfulness awareness practices.
  2. Experience mindfulness practices that can inform daily living.
  3. Be inspired and informed by WSU mindfulness-related research and opportunities.
  4. Access networking opportunities for like minded individuals living on the Palouse.

Tentative Schedule:

  • 8-8:45 – Optional Yoga with Kristine Zakarison – Please bring a yoga mat with you
  • 9-9:45 – Chronic Stress: Bad for the Brain, Bad for the Body with Samantha Gizerian
  • 9:45-10:00 – Hands-on Practice with Lydia Gerber
  • 10-10:30 –  Panel of WSU initiatives
  • 10:30-10:40 – Break
  • 10:40-11:00 – Guided Meditation with Cill Richards
  • 11-11:45 – Mindfulness: It’s Not What You Think with Dave Potter
  • 11:45-noon – Mindfulness of the Palouse with Cill Richards

The Presenters

Dave Potter:

Samantha Gizerian:

Kristine Zakarison:

Cill Richards (WSU)

Lydia Gerber (WSU)

Tidal Leadership: 

The Psychology of Physical Activity Research Laboratory –

For more information please email


September 24, 2016
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


CUB Senior Ballroom
Pullman, WA