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Monday, June 15 • 9:00am - 10:30am
Breath Connection

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Join Mallory Combemale of Breath Connection to activate the power of your breath to optimize your brain for each stage of the CPS process. Breath exercises are simple, practical tools that you can incorporate into your workday or CPS sessions, whether you are new to CPS or an experienced CPS facilitator. Different breath practices have different effects on the human brain and nervous system. In this session you will learn some quick breath techniques and the science behind how they can prime your brain to be more effective at creativity and collaboration.

What will you learn or experience as a result of this program or session?
  • Understanding of how the human brain and nervous system affects our capacity for creative problem solving
  • Scientific information explaining how we can use our breath patterns to change the state of our nervous system and brain
  • 3 simple breath-based tools that will put your brain and nervous system in an optimal state for creative problem solving
How might the content of this program or session change your perceptions, habits, ways of working, or view on the world?
  • You will be empowered to shift your state and prime yourself for creativity in less than a minute, by simply changing the way you breathe. These are practical, quick tools that you can incorporate into your every day life and any facilitated session!
How might you apply what you learn or experience in this program or session?
  • You can use this knowledge and these breath techniques every day throughout your work day! If you are a CPS facilitator, you can also use these incredibly quick, effective tools in your sessions to shift the state of your participants and prime people for specific parts of the CPS process.
About Mallory & Breath ConnectionMallory is the Founder of Breath Connection, which uses the transformative and scientifically-supported power of the human breath to build core leadership skills such as creativity, collaboration and resilience in individuals and teams.  She is a Core Faculty Member at CPSI, teaching Tools & Techniques and has facilitated at UNLEASH, the world's largest social innovation lab. She worked for 5 years as a facilitator at the Deloitte Greenhouse, specializing in sessions on executive strategy, innovation and leadership team effectiveness. A 500-hr certified yoga teacher, Mallory has studied the effects of breathwork on the human brain and nervous system with Dr. Joe Loizzo of the Nalanda Institute and Anand Mehrotra of Sattva Yoga.

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Mallory Combemale

Co-Founder, Inheritance Project
Mallory has 10+ years facilitation experience, including training in the Sustained Dialogue methodology for conflict resolution and community problem solving. For 5 years she worked as a professional facilitator at the Deloitte Greenhouse, where Mallory used CPS as a core aspect of... Read More →

Monday June 15, 2020 9:00am - 10:30am EDT