Conference Agenda

Friday, May 6, 2022

9:30 a.m.      Technology Testing

Link for virtual access provided to registered attendees

9:40 a.m.      Welcome and Introduction to the Program

        • Michele DiPietro, Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, KSU
        • Sonia Toson, Interim Chief Diversity Office, KSU
        • Adrian Epps, Dean, Bagwell College of Education, KSU

10:00 a.m.    Introduction: Defining #HistoricalWellness and Six Types of Health

        • Stephanie Y. Evans, PhD. Professor of Black Women’s Studies, Institute for WGSS, Georgia State University  

10:30 a.m.    Spilling the Tea: Tea Talk & Participant Introductions

Sharing bios, goals for the day, and tea. Bring your favorite tea to the opening session and be prepared to discuss a point of interest (fact or story) about your tea.

11:00 a.m.    Guided Meditation

11:30 a.m.    Break

11:45 a.m.    Music: Listening Party. Small Group Discussions.

Explore useful messages in music choices.

12:15 p.m.    Lunch Break

Give thanks: Incorporate personal and spiritual reflection into lunch break. 

1:00 p.m.     Introduction to Black Women’s Yoga History & Resources for Practice

1:30 p.m.     Restorative Yoga Practice

Off-camera guided gentle yoga class.

2:00 p.m.     Thirty Minute Exercise Break

Move for 30 minutes. Weather permitting, go outside.

2:45 p.m.      Large Group, Closing Discussion

Plans to Apply #HistoricalWellness to Improve Health. 

3:45 p.m.      Closing


This agenda is a draft and tentative until finalized at the end of April, 2022.