Davorka Suvak, Founder and Ex-Executive Director, SPIRIT Open Equestrian Program (Frying Pan Park, Herndon, VA)
Davorka Suvak is a dedicated educator, life coach, trainer, riding and therapeutic riding instructor and Para Equestrian trainer. She will introduce the concept of equine therapy and how the interaction between young people and horses can impart basic life skills, teach compassion, respect for others and promote healing in the program’s young riders.
Ms. Suvak will briefly review the therapeutic equine assisted activities of the program but will focus the majority of her presentation on stories that illustrate the potential of this program to help youth heal, build confidence, deal with life challenges and learn emotional intelligence.
The Healing Art of Compassion II: Healing Through Art and Medicine
Bible Study: "Looking into the Lectionary"