Relax!

This week’s theme for students has been ‘healthy lifestyles’, and I thought it was a great opportunity to build in some wellbeing events for staff too! Our in-school Connexions adviser Lorna is also a fantastic yoga teacher (her website is here), and I asked her to deliver this afternoon’s 15-Minute Forum on quick and easy relaxation techniques for staff.

Lorna talked us through a short stretching routine, a guided relaxation and three really simple yoga poses, all aimed at ‘quietening the mind’ – something I’m sure we could all use more often.

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Further Reading

I’ve contributed ‘The Stress Pocketbook’ to our T&L library, and would welcome suggestions for other such additions!

There are some other great ideas about teacher well-being in this blog by @TeacherToolkit

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About Stacey Partridge

Assistant Principal responsible for Teaching & Learning and CPD, Stem, Transition & primary liaison. Applied Learning Quality Nominee, CEIAG, Prince's Trust and SMSC. Wellacre Academy Flixton, Greater Manchester
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