We've all heard about "efficient work," but what about "efficient rest?"It's true, not all downtime is equal! And, as it turns out, the most basic approaches to refreshment are usually the most effective. It's like, "Put down that smart phone and pick up that delicious snack!"Inspired by the 3000 year old tradition of Shabbat—the regular practice of intentional rest and delight—this workshop will help you:(1) Learn simple strategies to prevent burnout and recover from it if it hits. (2) Develop a personalized plan for your own balance and wellbeing. (3) Have fun in a laid back environment!This free offering for Kwench members and staff will give you four simple modalities for deep, accessible refreshment. By connecting with physical, emotional, mental, and meditative calming exercises, you will walk out with your own approach for finding an oasis whenever you need a break.About the facilitator:Matthew Ponak is an author, speaker, and spiritual counsellor who draws on Jewish wisdom for solving everyday needs. He is the author of Embodied Kabbalah: Jewish Mysticism for All People (Albion-Andalus; December 15, 2022). Besides his 5-year training to become a rabbi, Matthew also holds a Master's degree from the Buddhist-inspired Naropa University. To learn more, visit MatthewPonak.com.