Building An Inner Sanctuary

The question is, how big is your ‘we’? -Beatrice Brutea


The arc of this course is the development of one’s internal resources in order to build capacity for solidarity and collaborative action. Through experiential methodologies of self-leadership and mind-body practices, this course encourages participants to discover and learn to engage their internal resources to enhance resilience, foster psycho-emotional skills, affirm their cultural dignity and build community.


• Identify internal resources and assets and learn to engage them to enhance resiliency and one’s ability to navigate challenges and stressful situations.

• Foster “self-leadership” by exploring self-awareness, self- regulation and personal motivation.

• Identify opportunities to apply concepts, skills and strategies to any current personal, professional or academic challenges.

• Create a foundation for extended and/or higher level collaborative initiatives that promote social justice and equity.