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Breathing for Educators

May 11, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT


IWA is pleased to welcome global social innovator and leadership coach Juan Diego Calisto from Peru!  Whether you work in campus or community settings, this session is open to all teachers, advisors, facilitators, or others who are involved in community work.

In this session, you will learn principles and techniques for improving your breathing before and during classes and programs.  You will also be introduced to exercises you can use with students or other groups.

Born and raised in Lima, Peru, Juan Diego Calisto studied Economics in the UNALM in Lima. 17 years ago he founded the NGO Ruwasunchis (https://ruwasunchis.org/) that focuses on improving the quality of life and providing opportunities to kids, youth and women in vulnerable communities from Peru. Ruwasunchis focuses on Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and wellbeing enhancement in the people served. He is also Ashoka Fellow (https://www.ashoka.org/fr-fr/pionnier/juan-diego-calisto-aguirre), and Globalshaper Alumni of the World Economic Forum. On 2020 he did a TED Talk about Ruwasunchis work: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsjrt328qjo&t=109s

Juan Diego is currently the CEO and founder of Ruwalab Coaching & Wellness Institute, where he develops innovation, coaching and wellness courses, workshops and experiences for the cooperative, public and non-profit sectors.  He has used these training techniques with hundreds of educators and change agents in Peru and beyond.



May 11, 2023
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CDT


UWM Lubar Entrepreneurship Center
2100 E. Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211
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