Episode 21: Dr. Sara K. Schneider- On her invention of “The Human Journey®” and its relevance for hospice and palliative care.

All the material shared by Dr. Sara Schneider on this episode regarding “The Human Journey® is proprietary material.

In this episode, the hosts of ‘The Hospice Chaplaincy Show” Saul and Joe talk to Dr. Sara K. Schneider. Sara has a PhD in Performance Studies. She is also an accomplished playwright and theatre director.

Prior to committing to making THE HUMAN JOURNEY®a working reality in professional settings around the country, Sara was a tenured professor in leadership studies, where she helped working professionals access and grow their own and their colleagues’ wisdom and resources. She is committed to serving those who work with families in hospice, healthcare, veterans services, and prison settings.

Her work on an extraordinary yoga program started and run by incarcerated men in western Illinois was published in 2019 and she was featured in a Canadian documentary on the program, as well as on radio and television programs on her work as a performance anthropologist. 

Among her other writings are the books Art of Darkness, Vital Mummies, and Concert Song as Seen; and the plays American Yogi, Color Story, In Peerage Out, and Reprehensible Shoes. During her years in New York City, Sara was the founder and artistic director of the theatre company Chaparral Productions. 

You can find more about her work here; https://the-human-journey.com/

Hospice Chaplaincy is a nonprofit organization committed to promoting excellence in spiritual care at the end of life. We are committed to the belief that people from all backgrounds, cultures and faith traditions should experience the end of life in a way that matches their own spiritual/religious values and goals. The task of dying is complicated and often confronts us with lots of spiritual, emotional and physical suffering. Hospice Chaplaincy is dedicated to providing support and professional development resources for hospice chaplains, patient advocacy, and education services to the public, to create a cultural shift to inform and transform our thinking around the psychosocial and psychospiritual issues at the end of life .

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