Join us every Friday as guest speakers will highlight and discuss the intersections between music and health
This week we welcome:
Barbara Wilkinson (1:30) “Mindfulness & Stress Reduction”
The contagious and growing STRESS epidemic is having dire consequences. Are you taking enough time for yourself to develop your mindfulness practice? Mindfulness is a great way to reduce stress, and do something different. You deserve it! Join Barbara Wilkinson, therapist and mindfulness teacher, to practice some take-away skills for a more wonderful life.
Stephen Preece (2:30) “Story of a Music Startup"
In addition to being Associate Professor in the Business School at WLU, Stephen Preece is Founder and current President of the Grand River Jazz Society, operating The Jazz Room in UpTown Waterloo at the Huether Hotel on Friday and Saturday nights (September to June). Since 2011, the society has presented over 700 professional jazz headline acts to over 50,000 audience members. The Jazz Room is considered one of Canada’s leading jazz venues drawing revenues from ticket sales, annual passes, government grants, corporate sponsors and individual donations. Come hear the story behind the startup of this unique cultural venue.