About MAAMA Conference
Theme: 'Connection, Growth and Resilience - How to flourish through the mind, body and spirit during times of global adversity.'
With the pandemic and restrictions, the need for a safe space offering face to face support and tools for growth, connection and resilience was identified. Through careful planning, professional input, creativity and a splash of Pacific warmth and fun, the Maama conference was conceived.
Target Audience: Leaders, professionals, youth, community and support workers, students and essential workers.
Cost of event: $245 per person
Included in cost: Presentations on Body, Mind and Spirit, Expert panel, practical skills session, nutritious and delicious Pacific inspired lunch, morning tea, afternoon tea and a premium resilience and self-care kit.
- Professional Presentations by industry experts:
Dr Paniani Seagaitumua Siu Patu
Topic: How sleep, physical activity and nutrition influence our response to stress, fear and isolation.
Director, EYR Ltd (Empowering Your Resilience)
Topic: Developing a growth mindset and fostering a positive personal narrative.
Dr Susan Sumskis
Head of Health, Nan Tien Institute
Topic: Communication, contemplation and mindfulness.
Founding Director, Gaimaragal Group
Topic: Why social and human connection is necessary in our lives.
- Pacific inspired lunch, morning & afternoon tea
- Complimentary resilience and Self-Care gift packs
MAAMA is an abbreviation for 'Mindful Awareness Affirmative Meaningful Actions and also means light in the Tongan language.
The Conference is organised by ADRA Community Centre – Macquarie Fields, Pacific Maama and Serenity Canvas and Creations.