SKY Campus Happiness Program
SKY Campus Happiness Program is a total well-being program designed to help students, faculty and staff achieve their fullest potential. Participants will learn breathwork-based techniques to decrease stress and increase peace and focus in a weekend workshop.
- SKY campus happiness retreat is a 3-day program. Total of 9 hours. The participant is required to attend all three days for the effectiveness of the program and to fully learn the practice.
- SKY Campus Happiness Retreat for students, dates of second course are 27-28-29 Oct.
- Willing participants have to complete survey twice before the Retreat. Survey 1 and 2 are to be taken with a minimum of a 2-week gap. Dr. Reddy will send out Survey 2 when close to the time to take the survey.
- Survey 3 will be sent after Retreat is completed.
Those who volunteer to be part of the research study, their involvement includes:
- Fill out the interest form
- Complete a brief questionnaire at three different occasions
- Attend SKY BM Retreat
*The course fee is being waived for TCU students, faculty and staff who take this program organized by Dr. Reddy during Fall 2023 and Spring 2024.
Fill out interest form for the SKY Breath Meditation Workshop below.SKY Campus Happiness
SKY@TCU for Students
The on-campus course will be offered twice to TCU students in fall 2023 and spring 2024. A total of 25-50 TCU students will be able to enroll in the workshop at a given time.
Students must complete a survey before and after the workshop. Dr. Reddy will offer weekly group practice sessions for students to maintain and learn more about the practice.
All student participants will be considered for four raffles of $75 each. The winners will be announced prior to the winter break in December 2023. Those students who keep up with the practice and want to add value to their community can participate in student leadership training offered by IAHV in spring 2024.
Fall 2023 Weekend On-Campus Retreat:
October 13-15 (25 students max)
Friday 13th: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th: 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM
*If these dates do not work, please email Dr. Reddy with your preferred dates email@example.comStudent Interest Form
SKY@TCU for Faculty and Staff
The online course will be offered to 25 full time TCU faculty & staff at a given time.
Faculty and staff must complete a survey before and after the workshop. Dr. Reddy will offer weekly group practice sessions for attendees to maintain and learn more about the practice.
Faculty and Staff will be considered for two raffles of $75 each. The winners will be announced prior to the winter break in December 2023. Those faculty and staff members who keep up with the practice and want to add value to their community can participate in SKY Wellness Coach Training offered by IAHV in spring 2024.
Fall 2023 Weekend Online Retreat:
Friday 20th: 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Saturday 21st & Sunday 22nd: 8:00 AM- 11:00 AM
*If these dates do not work, please email Dr. Reddy with your preferred dates firstname.lastname@example.org
Faculty & Staff Interest Form
About the SKY@TCU Instructors
Rajan has an advanced degree in computer science and works as a software engineer in the financial industry in Dallas, Texas. He loves his day job and spending time with his wife who is an Art curator.
Outside of his work, he devotes his time teaching the Art of Living SKY breath meditation Program to adults, young professionals and college students. He is a certified SKY Campus Teacher and has taught the workshop at University of Houston, Northeastern University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He was certified as a meditation teacher at the Art of Living Center in Washington D.C. in 2009 and has led these programs for hundreds of people nationally. Vivek enjoys organizing Art of Living programs because it uniquely empowers people on how to fundamentally deal with stress at a life-changing level. He has been meditating for over 18 years and teaching breath and meditation workshops for over 14 years.
Dr. Galigekere is a faculty member of the Art of Living Foundation and the International Association for Human Values. Vishnu is also an E-RYT 200 certified yoga teacher.
Dr. Galigekere has more than 12 years of experience in instructing SKY to the general public, university campus students, prison inmates and in corporate settings.
He is also an instructor of Sahaj Samadhi Meditation to diverse groups. His easy going nature & simplicity combined with compassion makes the SKY BM course fun.
Professionally, Dr. Galigekere holds a PhD in Computer Science and is actively involved in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning in Austin, TX.