Okurut George

Mindfulness and Meditation Trainer at World Peace Initiative

  • Uganda
  • Active Peace Architect

Okurut George, a certified mindfulness and meditation trainer at World Peace Initiative, is making a significant impact in vulnerable communities as a yoga teacher. His work with various organizations, including Heart of Dance African Rhythm and New Hope Dance Project, has raised awareness about yoga and mental health, leading to improved livelihoods. With 300 hours of certification from S-VYASA Yoga University in India and additional training in children's yoga, George plans to enrol in a Yoga therapy course to enhance his community outreach. He teaches various yoga styles and has garnered media coverage, including features in Face The Current magazine and Daily Monitor. Notably, George received awards for his yoga contributions, including winning the Adult Male Yoga Video Contest in 2020. In 2023, he became a Certified Mindfulness and Meditation Trainer after attending an international peace training in Thailand. He is also recognized for his expertise, having been a guest speaker on yoga and dance's conflict resolution role in communities. Beyond his yoga and mindfulness roles, Okurut is a dance teacher and nature enthusiast. 


PCAT Nov 2023
Certified Peace Architect since 30 Nov 2023

203

Meditation Hours

0

Special Ops guided

0

Events organized

0

Trainings volunteered

263

Guided meditation (minutes)

990

Workshop (minutes)

Peace Tour Events

Workshops conducted

  1. Club Election of New Leaders.

    20

  2. Mind Stories Session with Monk Kla 

    6

  3. MONTHLY MEMBERS MEDITATION MEETING AND INTRODUCTION OF NEW PEOPLE.

    10

  4. MEMBERS MONTHLY MEDITATION AND INTROUCTION OF NEW PEOPLE.

    7

  5. To Introduce Members to SDP and Also Join the Club

    10

  6. 1st Outreach; Yoga and meditation session in Kololo

    3000

  7. 2nd Session; Members Meditation

    8

  8. MEMBERS MONTHLY MEDITATION AND INTRODUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS TO THE CLUB.

    9

  9. 5TH OUTREACH; MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION SESSION AT PETRA KIDS MINISTRY ADUKU.

    20

  10. 3rd OUTREACH: YOGA AND MEDITATION AT INDIAN HIGH COMMISSION.

    100

  11. 6th OUTREACH: ARUA YOGA AND MEDITATION COMMUNITY

    100

  12. 4th OUTREACHES: INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION AND MINDFULNESS AT INTERGRATED PRIMARY AND NURSERY SCHOOL

    200

  13. Club Election of Leaders

    14

  14. MONTHLY MEMBERS MEDITATION MEETING AND INTRODUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS.

    9

  15. 7th OUTREACH; YOGA AND MINDFULNESS SESSION ON PREPARATION FOR FINAL EXAMS

    350

  16. MEMBERS MONTHLY MEDITATION AND INTRODUCTION OF NEW MEMBERS TO THE CLUB.

    10

Okurut George in action
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