Using poetry and meditation to build creativity and connection.
Kurt Peloquin is a poet and meditation teacher at Journey Meditation, where he develops and leads mindfulness workshops for organizations including teams at Google, Disney, Nike, American Express, Harlem Children's Zone, K12 Academy and many more. 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 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. He 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.