Jamie Valderrama is a lecturer at Arizona State University in the School of Social Work working within the Integrative Health Initiative. Jamie is passionate about providing tools for responsive living via mindful practices and uses her extensive background in education to successfully integrate that knowledge within her courses as well as help both the community and ASU faculty integrate it into their coursework. Jamie currently teaches both undergraduate and graduate stress management courses with the graduate courses focusing on first responders and health professionals. In addition to teaching and training, Jamie conducts keynotes and workshops nationally and internationally on the personal and professional benefits of mindfulness. Jamie holds a B.A. in Biology Education and a M.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Integrative Health Modalities.
The Magic of Mindfulness
Stress is increasingly gaining attention in the U.S. as well as around the world for the detrimental health effects it produces. The U.S. is number one in the world for emergency medicine yet towards the bottom in preventative care. Mindfulness is gaining attention worldwide with the emergence of promising data showing how the simple act of being aware can deregulate the body’s stress response, leading to a happier and healthier life. This is a highly entertaining and educational presentation that is guaranteed to change your life.