Flyer for presentation on Social Health in the 21st CenturyThe Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School invites the community to an evening of presentation on the topic of Social Health in the 21st Century: Strengthening the Healing Potential of Waldorf Education on Tuesday, March 21st at 7pm, in the High School Loft. Monetary donations to cover costs gratefully accepted at the door.

Dr. Lakshmi Prasanna and Michael Kokinos, whose work spans the countries of India and Australia, will lead a presentation and discussion about how parents, educators, and doctors can work together to strengthen the health promoting potential of Waldorf education.

About the Presenters:

Dr. Lakshmi Prasanna is a pediatrician specializing in neonatology. She started her career with newborn babies in intensive care and had a private neonatal intensive unit for more than 15 years. She was a founding parent of the Abhaya Waldorf School in Hyderabad, South India, and a co-founder and former president of the Anthroposophical Society in India. She is the director of Saandeepani, a curative center for special needs children that works with autistic children from a metabolic and sensory perspective based on Rudolf Steiner’s indications.

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Michael Kokinos specializes in physiotherapy and cranial sacral work inspired by a holistic understanding of sensory perception and movement. Michael has vast experience in cross-cultural encounter in health, education, and community development projects, working with Arhnem Land Aboriginal communities and schools, as well as in India and Nepal. He is a faculty member of the Goetheanum Medical Section International Postgraduate Medical Training, teaching the medical aspect of the Waldorf school curriculum and community development in India and Australia with a focus on organizational health, resilience, and wellness.



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Date(s) - 03/21/17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Hawthorne Valley Waldorf School

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