Transit and Leadership Building: De-stressing the Workplace – MPTA 2020 Virtual Conference
Mindfulness is an invaluable tool to manage our responses to situations and avoid becoming overwhelmed. This workshop is designed to help professionals understand what mindfulness is all about in today’s world, introduce mindfulness as a tool for reducing stress, and, to build skills for guiding others through the many daily stress challenges. The workshop includes lecture, as well as experiential practices.
Krejci comes from a background in Accounting, Manage Information Systems, and International Business. As a result of life challenges and related stress, she sought out training in mindfulness through Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program at the Center for Mindfulness – UMass Medical School. Inspired by her experience, Krejci founded and directs Masterpeace Studios; a nonprofit organization servicing the St. Louis and Midwest region teaching skills of mindfulness for health and well-being. For the last 25 years, Krejci has been guiding individuals of all ages in stress reduction strategies in numerous sectors including education, healthcare, and transportation. In 2016, Krejci joined Washington University in St. Louis as a Mindfulness Consultant. There she offers the Move into Mindfulness program which is modeled on this evidenced-based curriculum. Krejci is passionate about sharing the benefits of practicing mindfulness to help individuals and teams reduce stress and anxiety, improve health and mental well-being, and achieve greater adaptability and appreciation in life.