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SP20020 Wellbeing Retreat Day For Teachers

Wellbeing Retreat Day

Teaching is becoming an increasingly stressful role and there is a high risk of burn out in the profession. Teachers are tasked not only with education but also with the needs of the students and their families. Managing these sensitive and often upsetting situations takes a large amount of energy leaving teachers feeling exhausted.

This wellbeing retreat day will involve the creation of a therapeutic space for self-exploration and trial of stress management techniques through the following;

·        Yoga – The use of breath work and movement to integrate the mind and body. Yoga alleviates stress and tension from mind and body.

·        Meditation - Meditation is a process of awareness and the stilling of the mind. It has multiple health benefits; alleviating the stress of modern living, improving brain and gut function, boosting immunity and mood, and slowing the ageing process. Through focusing on moment by moment experiences your brain is trained to remain calm even in the most stressful situations.

·        Journaling – The use of writing for self-reflection and self-expression helps to reduce stress and manage anxiety.

·        Nature and Walking- Spending time is nature is therapeutic and has a multitude of health benefits including stress reduction and improvement of mood.

Facilitator: Bríd O’Kane  Facebook: Phi Wellness.

Lunch will be provided on the day for participants. Places are limited to 12 participants. Places will on a first come first served basis.

To register go to www.ecnavan.ie

Day Layout

Morning – Meditation, Journaling and Yoga.

Afternoon – Walking and Meditation.

What to bring – Yoga mat, blanket, cushion, journal, pen, water, comfortable clothing for yoga, outdoor footwear with a good grip and warm waterproof clothing for a trail walk in the Ramparts.

Bríd has had an interest in health and well-being from a young age. She holds a degree in Neuroscience and a Masters in Occupational Therapy. Bríd worked as an occupational therapist in the Health Service for 6 years and over this time she noticed increasing stress levels in her colleagues and the general population.

Her interest in stress management and love for all things complimentary guided her to complete an ITEC diploma in Aromatherapy in 2015 and a Yoga Teacher Training Course in Bali in 2019. She is a keen believer that management of stress is essential for health and wellbeing in an increasingly busy world.

Course Details

Course Start Date / Time 15-02-2020 9:30 am
Course End Date / Time 15-02-2020 4:00 pm
Capacity 12
Available place 0
Course Fee Free
Speaker Bríd O'Kane
Number Hours 5.5
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