Workshop Guide - Kimberly DiOrio-Rooney
Life can sweep you away with distractions and temptations. It can feel chaotic, fast-paced and exciting. It can be hard to sit back and reflect. The Mandala Poetry experience gives you that much-needed breather to dedicate time for reflection. You feel present in the moment and connect with your inner thoughts and feelings. Start with a brief guided meditation to initiate the grounding process. Then jump right into creating mandalas. This creative online class leaves you feeling fresh, present and empowered to take control of the moment.
Meet your guide
Kimberly DiOrio-Rooney is a Trainer and a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. Kim became an adolescent school social worker in 2015 and shortly after, she discovered our programming. As Kim worked with over 150 teens within her school, she found the creative freedom allowed more students to open up about things that were bothering them. Kimberly believes that creativity can unlock thoughts and feelings that words sometimes cannot define. Kim is a passionate dance teacher and enjoys using all forms of creativity for self-expression.
Dr. Masarat Jilani is a medical copywriter. She started her career as a doctor — including working on the frontline during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic — and enjoys writing evidence-based articles to help change people’s lives for the better.