April 27 - Centering Ourselves to Serve
Hon. Janice M. Rosa (New York, Ret.) will provide a high altitude view of where we find ourselves in the pandemic challenge: focusing on an acknowledgment of what is occurring; accepting the impact the disruption has on our individual and collective experiences; and choosing a response, both individually and outward.
May 4 - Yoga and Breathwork
Jen Donovan, RYT, RCYT, RPYT, a registered yoga practitioner and teacher for more than 20 years, will lead the group in simple yoga exercises and breathwork practices you can use, that have been proven to reduce stress buildup.
May 11 - Physical Wellbeing
Hon. Anthony (Tony) Capizzi (Ohio), past president of NCJFCJ, will address the value of physical wellbeing during this challenging time and how to accomplish that when your usual routines and facilities are not available.
May 18 - Sound and Healing
Professor Rebecca F. Bailey, Ph.D., will lead us on a journey of how sound is profoundly effective in creating a sense of safety needed for calm and wellbeing.
June 1 - Meditation and Grounding
Hon. Victor Reyes (Colorado, Ret.) will guide a short meditation he's relied on in stressful situations both on and off the bench, focusing on quickly calming the body and settling the mind.
June 8 - Kindness and Connections: When Words Are Not Enough
Hon. Berryl Anderson (Georgia) will share her experience creating a virtual environment to promote kindness and connectedness for the DeKalb County Magistrate Court staff who “gather” weekly to check in with each other, creating a virtual reunion filled with laughter—and sometimes silence—to promote court family wellness and self-care for all.
June 15 - Inspiration and Support for the Way Forward
In this final segment, Joey Orduña Hastings, Hon. Karen Howze (Ret.), and Hon. Janice M. Rosa (Ret.) will share successes and consider ways to increase connectedness, inspire hope, and nurture self-wellness for the miles ahead.