Using poetry, production, and mindfulness to build creativity, connection, and social impact.
Kurt Peloquin is a poet, executive producer and certified meditation teacher who has dedicated his professional life to bringing creative ideas to life. At Journey Meditation, Kurt designs and leads mental wellbeing programs for organizations including Google, Disney, Nike, American Express, Harlem Children's Zone, K12 Academy and many others. Pior to joining Journey, Kurt spent over a decade serving as an Integrated Executive Producer of digital, video and experiential campaigns for leading organizations such as Microsoft, UPS, Human Rights Watch and many others. He is passionate about creativity and community building and co-hosts a weekly "Poetry Lunch" at Prime Produce, acts as a community catalyst at The BLK SHP Foundation, and leads weekly free/by-donation meditations at The Three Jewels NYC.
As a certified teaching artist, Kurt has also designed and led poetry and storytelling workshops for the 2018 Reimagine End of Life Festival in NYC, high school students of Big Brothers and Big Sisters of New York and Breaking Walls Youth Empowerment Program, as well as veterans with Warriors at Ease.
Kurt is the father to a beautiful baby girl named Willow and an elderly cat named Betty. He and his wife Katie live with Willow and Betty in Brooklyn, NY and love hosting dinners in their tiny, but thriving, backyard.