Mindfulness Activities.

Mindfulness & Movement.

Breath awareness exercises and gentle movements done while seated in a chair or standing to help participants become grounded and ready to start the conference day.

Wednesday, October 21, 8:00 – 8:30 am
Thursday, October 22, 8:30 – 9:00 am
Monday, October 26, 8:00 – 8:30 am
Thursday, October 29, 8:30 – 9:00 am


Short guided meditation to quiet the mind and give participants a mindfulness reboot before the next workshop.

Wednesday, October 21, 10:20 – 10:30 am
Monday, October 26, 10:20 – 10:30 am

No special clothes or equipment are needed, so come as you are ready for the conference. Everyone is welcome, regardless of physical ability or experience with mindfulness-based practices.

Denina Bautti

Sage Action Consulting

Sage Action Consulting offers mindfulness, self-care, and trauma sensitivity training and facilitation to shift mindset and culture toward a focus on individual and collective well-being. Denina Bautti is founder and owner of Sage Action Consulting. She has spent most of her career working in the non-profit and government sectors. Denina is a skilled trainer, facilitator, and practitioner of mindfulness-based modalities for nearly 20 years. She includes trauma sensitive approaches in her work and interactions with others and helps implement those approaches with teams and organizations. Denina most recently served as a member of the Governor’s Think Tank for a Trauma-Informed PA and continues to be involved with the work of the group. She is the proud mother of a transgender son, Sam, who has taught her more about trauma sensitivity than any other teacher, and a cat, William, who teaches her the art of mindful living every day.

Denina received an MPA from the Graduate School of Public Administration (GSPIA) at the University of Pittsburgh with a specialization in Public Management and Policy. She graduated cum laude from John Carroll University with a BA in Political Science, minor in French, and concentrations in International Studies, Public Administration, and Policy Studies. Denina is a registered yoga teacher at the 200-hr level (RYT-200), certified Dancing Mindfulness Facilitator, Inside Out child abuse prevention facilitator, Front Porch Project child abuse prevention facilitator, Family Group Decision Making facilitator, and certified in Youth and Adult Mental Health First Aid. She continues to expand her formal education with home study and workshops focused on mindfulness and trauma from professionals in the fields of mental health, addiction, neuroscience, trauma recovery, and creative arts expression.

To learn more, visit www.sageactionconsulting.com.

Check Out More Workshops.

Each day of the virtual conference will feature four workshops in the following workshop tracks: Advocacy, Communications, Finance & Strategy, Leadership, People Power, Resource Development.