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Oasis in the Overwhelm Official Training Program

Intensive, Personalized Training with OASIS Originator Millie Grenough & her OASIS Team

at The Graduate Institute , 171 Amity Road, Bethany, CT

Day 1:  Thursday, May 7, 8:30 AM – 4 PM

Day 2:  Thursday, June 6, 8:30 AM – 4 PM

In addition to those two full days, two TeleConferences
will keep you on track during your Training.

  • Master Valuable Rewire-your-Brain Strategies to Enhance your Personal & Professional Life
  • Learn How to Share Them  - Easily & Effectively - with Others        
  • Earn CEUs through International Coach Federation, NASW, LMFT, Other Professions

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Recipient of the UCONN Instructor Award for Excellence!

​Dr. Jim Trifone, Lead Coordinator for the Master of Arts in Learning & Thinking program, is this year's recipient of the UCONN Instructor Award for Excellence in Teaching for the Early College Experience Biology course he teaches at Cheshire High School. Award recipients are selected by their students and peers on the basis of their expertise, passion, dedication and commitment to excellence in teaching.

This award recognizes a UConn Early College Experience instructor teaching one or more ECE courses during the academic year. UConn ECE instructors are recognized as University of Connecticut adjunct faculty members.

A UConn ECE instructor must:

  • deliver a University course that replicates the same course taught on a UConn campus
  • adhere to the academic standards and rigor of the University of Connecticut in general and the department specifically
  • teach ECE students at a college level, often introducing them to study skills, curriculum concepts 
  • assessment measures, and grading criteria well beyond the normal high school college preparatory curriculum
  • participate in alternate years in faculty development offered at the University of Connecticut annually
  • maintain a collegial relationship with the faculty coordinator
  • take a leadership role in preparing students for college on the high school campus
  • promote collegial ties with University faculty that can provide valuable opportunities for coherent
  • curriculum articulation efforts between secondary and post-secondary institutions

The award ceremony is scheduled to take place on April 23rd at the Alumni Center on the UCONN main campus in Storrs, CT.

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Dyad Meditation – Mini Enlightenment Intensive

Sunday, April 26, 12 – 6pm at The Graduate Institute

With Jayaprahba Mare, Meditation Teacher and Enlightenment Intensive Master

The Graduate Institute and The Vital Life Center of Plainville, CT jointly present this program facilitated by Jayaprahba Mare, Meditation Teacher, Yoga Instructor, Spiritual and Life Coach and an Enlightenment Intensive Master facilitator. This process inspires a direct experience of the self, utilizing Ramana Maharshi’s self-enquiry meditation, dyad interpersonal communication and the Zen sesshin. Through this process, we will clear our minds and remove long held obstacles and barriers to peace and self-realization.

Cost: $49  
Preregistration required prior to Friday, April 24 at 9pm.​

Please click here to register.


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The Consciousness of Joy

An experiential learning laboratory for awareness and development of Love & Joy!

Thursday, May 7, 2015 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)

Please join Joy Leaders Stacey Battat, author, speaker and current student for Masters of Consciousness at TGI, and Esther Russell, founder for a short workshop to introduce new pathways for living a joyful life.

This talk and exercises will open possibilities of truly sensing yourself in your life through

  • Exploring our physical, mental and emotional states and how we tell the stories we tell ourselves create who we think we are
  • Developing and practicing Compassion for self and others on the journey to create a joyful flow of unconditional love
  • Keeping Joy while facing challenges by living into a deeper vision of self

Please click here to RSVP.

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The Art of Healing and the Psychology of Illness

Join us Wednesday, April 29, 7pm.  

The Graduate Institute and the Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven present this free event open to the public: 

The Art of Healing and the Psychology of Illness with Dr. Bernie Siegel, one of the original proponents of Mind/Body Medicine.  

Explore what we can learn from those who develop illness and those who return to full vitality through self-induced healing. Discover how mind and body are a unit and communicate their knowledge and wisdom through consciousness expressed in dreams and drawings. JCC Auditorium, 360 Amity Road, Woodbridge, CT. 

Please click here to RSVP.

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