Mindfulness and Leadership Under Pressure

Amishi Jha, Jannell MacAulay, and more

June 9-11, 2017

Friday-Sunday, 2 nights

See below for
accommodation rates.


Program Description

Leaders in every industry must be effective, adaptive, and agile. They face choices that shape our communities, our financial security, and our safety. Yet the high-demand nature of their professional roles makes leaders themselves vulnerable to overwhelm and burnout.

While outward success may indicate no signs of this private suffering, as demands persist over protracted time periods, it is difficult to regain a sense of calm, clarity, or kindness toward oneself and others. Indeed, it is well established that high stress intervals compromise attention, decision-making, and the ability to regulate mood.

This weekend workshop is intended for leaders. It will interweave scientific presentations, group discussion, and practice opportunities. We will examine cutting-edge brain science on the topics of attention, mindfulness, and resilience.

In this exceptional workshop, you will learn:

  • A suite of mindfulness exercises found to benefit attention and mood in high-performance individuals, including business and military leaders, judges, and elite athletes
  • Ways to support thriving and resilience
  • The costs of high stress and how to prevent its negative effects
  • How to incorporate mindfulness meditation into an already full lifestyle with a personal well-being toolkit.

The course is taught by three experts with diverse expertise and perspectives. Amishi Jha, PhD, is a neuroscientist with expertise on the brain science of attention and mindfulness. Lt. Col. Jannell MacAulay is an active-duty US Air Force pilot with a background in human performance and extensive leadership experience as a squadron commander, combat veteran, and Air Force strategist. Scott Rogers is a law professor and mindfulness expert who has developed and delivered mindfulness training programs for many high performance leaders.

Why Attend?

  • Master mindfulness tools to enhance your resilience and positively affect your overall well-being in the face of very real, daily, personal and professional pressures.

  • Develop cutting-edge skills to sustain and support your experience and effectiveness as a leader.

  • Deepen your understanding of mindfulness meditation and discover how it can sharpen your skills as a leader.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

Program Faculty

amishi-jha-new-headshot-2016Amishi Jha

Amishi Jha is a neuroscientist, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Miami, and the director of…


macauley_jannell-300x400Jannell MacAulay

Lt. Col. Jannell MacAulay, PhD, MS, BS, specializes in improving the performance of members of large organizations through nutrition, fitness, mind-body balance,…


scott-rogers-2016hs-300x400Scott Rogers

Scott Rogers, MS, JD, is founder and director of the University of Miami School of Law’s Mindfulness in Law Program and cofounder of…



Accommodations, meals, and campus activities rates, per person, for all program nights:

Pod: $280
Standard single: from $390
Standard double: from $360
Traditional: from $420
Suite: from $700

Taxes apply.

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