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Search Inside Yourself Comes to Shanghai!

Search Inside Yourself is a program that teaches tools for focus, self-awareness, and resilience, so people can create a better world for themselves and others.

December 4 — 5  |  9:00am - 5:00pm CST
American Chamber of Commerce, Shanghai
27/F, 168 Hubin Lu, Infinitus Tower
Shanghai, China
Program Language:  English

Join the emerging movement of companies integrating evidence-based mindfulness in their workplaces.

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Emotional Intelligence

Workplace studies prove that emotional competencies enhance performance, leadership effectiveness, and wellbeing.

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Attention is the fundamental energy of the mind. How we direct our attention determines the mental habits we form, the emotions we develop, and the results we experience.

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Research shows that mindfulness is a foundational skill that underpins the inner factors of growth: self-awareness, self-management, and emotional skills.

The SIY program includes:

Join us for a highly interactive 2-day program followed by a 4-week online journey as we explore mindfulness and emotional intelligence for inspiring wellbeing, collaboration and high performance.

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Live Training

(2 days)
Introduction to neuroscience, mindfulness and the five emotional intelligence capacities.
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Virtual Practice

(4 weeks)
Weekly exercises and resources, delivered by email.
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(1 hour)
Learn strategies for sustained practice and reconnect with SIY alumni.

Search Inside Yourself is now approved by the International Coaching Federation. Coaches receive 13.5 Continuing Coaching Education credits when attending SIY!

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Your Facilitators:

Sabrina Shi

Sabrina Shi

Sabrina is a Credential Professional Certified Coach (PCC) by International Coach Federation (ICF), an experienced mindfulness and meditation leader and a daily practitioner. She is passionate about exploring how mindfulness can bring profound and sustainable impact on individual, organizational and social change. She integrates mindfulness in her coaching work for transformational changes as well. Sabrina also involves social projects and teaches programs (Happiness Program and Sahaj Samadhi Meditation etc.) for adults, teenagers, and kids with the Art of Living Foundation (AOL), a non-for–profit organization spreading happiness, wisdom and peace in over 155 countries globally. She has also being trained as a Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) teacher from the Oxford Mindfulness Center and has being leading 8 weeks MBCT programs regularly. Sabrina is lived in Shanghai.

Brenda Petersen

Brenda Petersen

Brenda empowers SIY participants with the same successful practices she draws upon from the program in her own career as senior executive of a leading international school.  

She has led SIY programs internationally for companies like Adidas and Volkswagen. From preserving calm and clarity during an organizational crisis to navigating difficult conversations with integrity and warmth, Brenda provides useful tools and techniques teams can use every day.  

During her twenty year career in education, Brenda has inspired students from the US, Brazil, and China with her culturally sensitive and engaging approach. Currently in her work as an administrator, Brenda facilitates the development and growth of over 200 employees. A dedicated meditation practitioner, Brenda attends several silent retreats a year to deepen her practice and to share mindfulness with others. 

Brenda served as  United States Peace Corps volunteer in Papua New Guinea setting the foundation for her curiosity about other cultures and dedication to service. Brenda holds a BS in Education from Northwestern University and holds a MLA from Johns Hopkins University. She is an avid cyclist, former professional dancer, and loves exploring the mountains of Colorado on summer vacations.

Book individually or for your team today.

Early Bird

Available until November 11th 7000 RMB

General Admission

Available until December 4th 8000 RMB

Prices displayed are per person. To inquire about group and corporate rates, contact us.

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You’re in Good Company

American Express
G -P&G
Deutsche Telekom
Ross School of Business
Bae Systems
I think anybody can benefit from this program in many different ways. I want my colleagues to take it, my family to take it – I would highly recommend it.
Rebecca Zucker, 2016