In a world where we are more connected online than ever, why do we feel uprooted?
In this talk Connie will address our need for deep connection to give us roots and wings for resilience, health and creativity.
About the speaker
Connie Jakab is the Senior Wellness Manager of Wellness Innovate and the Director of National Hope Talks. She is passionate about connecting people on a deeper level to bring mental wellness to culture. She is also a 45 year old hip hop dancer who has been teaching at Decidedly Jazz for the past 13 years.
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What would you do if you weren’t afraid of being judged? What could we do together? — Connie Jakab
You teach people how to treat you by the boundaries you set in your life. — Connie Jakab
Just showing up is the first way to get rooted in community. — Connie Jakab
When I change, my environment changes, people change. And then some magic can happen. — Connie Jakab
We don’t feel rooted when we have to prove our existence to ourselves and to others. — Connie Jakab