July 15-16, 2017

This two day workshop is designed for teachers, counselors or anyone involved in education to develop the skills needed to become more resilient, mindful, and caring in their professional and personal lives. The goal of the workshop is to help educators utilize and sustain a personal mindfulness practice that will enhance and foster a caring and supportive school environment where students flourish academically, emotionally, and socially.

Workshop Cost

This workshop offered by the Won Institute of Graduate Studies allows you to earn one graduate degree credit and 12-14 Act 48 credits(pending). The cost for the workshop is $283.

For more information email : events@woninstitute.edu

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Workshop Schedule

Saturday, July 15                                                      Sunday, July 16

Time Session Time Session
8:00 am – 8:30 am Registration 8:30 am – 9:00 am Review Personal Practice
8:30 am – 9:00 am Introduction 9:00 am -10:00 am Managing One’s Own Mind
9:00 am -10:30 am What is Mindfulness?

Why Does it Matter?

10:00 am – 10:15 am Break
10:30 am – 11:50 am Break 10:15 am – 11:15 am Mindfulness Application & Interventions
11:50 am – 12:30 pm Motivation Education with Heart:

Belief and Ignition

11:15 am – 12:30 pm Mindfulness techniques: Discussion
12:30 pm- 2:00 pm Lunch:Moving Meditation 2:00 pm -4:00 pm Mindful Teachers Can Change the World
2:00 pm -4:30 pm The Essentials of Mindfulness:

Power of Concentration

Power of Think

Power of Heedfulness

4:00 pm- 4:15 pm Break
4:30 pm -5:00 pm Small Group Activity Booth 4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Discussion Evaluation Q & A



Young-Don Choi
Grace Song
Ziyoung Kang
Yeoju Jo







Young-Don Choi- Dr. Choi is professor emeritus of Korea University and has extensive experience working and counseling adolescents in different contexts. Dr. Choi founded and developed the Won Study Character Development mindfulness program for educators, parents, and students.

Grace Song- Grace is an assistant professor at Youngsan University of Seon Studies. Ms. Song is the founder of One Circle Community, a meditation and mindfulness group in Seoul and is a mentor for the Won Study Character Development mindfulness program.

Ziyoung Kang- Ziyoung received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education from Penn State University and is a developer and researcher of the Won Study Character Development mindfulness program for educators and students. Dr. Kang has extensive experience coordinating mindfulness programs in high schools and gives talks to parents and teachers interested in learning more about mindfulness in education.

Yeoju Jo- Yeoju is a developer and researcher of the Won Study Character Development mindfulness program for adolescents and university students. She also organizes an annual mindfulness retreat for children with more than 70 participants. Ms. Jo currently mentors at both a regular and alternative high school in southwest Korea.