8 episodes

Insightful and inspiring conversations that focus on raising the mental, emotional and physical well-being of pupils and teachers. With host Helen Clare, former school teacher, Senior Yoga Teacher, Founder of Class Yoga and creator of the Well Ed programme for schools.

The Wellbeing in Education Podcas‪t‬ Helen Clare - Class Yoga

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Insightful and inspiring conversations that focus on raising the mental, emotional and physical well-being of pupils and teachers. With host Helen Clare, former school teacher, Senior Yoga Teacher, Founder of Class Yoga and creator of the Well Ed programme for schools.

    Teacher wellbeing: 3 ways mindfulness reduces illness

    Teacher wellbeing: 3 ways mindfulness reduces illness

    3 ways that mindfulness boosts our immune system, lowers stress and anxiety, and reduces common illnesses. In this episode we'll explore the benefits of mindfulness on our  immune system to help us stay healthy in body and mind - a fascinating topic, as...

    • 9 min
    Bonus: Guided breathing for teachers - start your day calm and alert

    Bonus: Guided breathing for teachers - start your day calm and alert

    This is a short breathing exercise that I recommend to do first thing in the morning, not long after you have got up. It's going to help start your day feeling calm - because of the mindful awareness that we'll be taking on to our breath - but also...

    • 9 min
    What yoga really is - and how it can be used in school to raise wellbeing

    What yoga really is - and how it can be used in school to raise wellbeing

    Today I want to start talking more about the practice of yoga at school. I'll be uncovering a few myths around what it is and who it's for - and provide some simple ideas for incorporating it at school to raise physical and mental wellbeing. As you may...

    • 14 min
    Reduce anxiety in school with mindful movement - 3 ways it works

    Reduce anxiety in school with mindful movement - 3 ways it works

    In this episode I'll be speaking about anxiety, and specifically how we help reduce it with mindful movement at school. We know that we need to reduce anxiety levels and increase the well-being of our pupils and educators, so in this episode, I want to...

    • 11 min
    What is mindfulness anyway?! 3 simple steps to help be more mindful for our benefit - and our pupils

    What is mindfulness anyway?! 3 simple steps to help be more mindful for our benefit - and our pupils

    In this episode I'm talking about what it really means to be mindful - and the true positive impact it can have for us in education.What mindfulness really is. Why it's so important within education. Plus 3 simple steps to help us live more mindfully,...

    • 11 min
    What does pupil wellbeing look like? 3 approaches to help

    What does pupil wellbeing look like? 3 approaches to help

    How we can simply define what wellbeing is, what it looks like in our pupils and 3 approaches to promoting pupil wellbeing in school. As everyone can have a different perspective on what wellbeing is, or perhaps has never truly considered it - in this...

    • 13 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
49 Ratings

49 Ratings

Tom & Ally ,

Interesting & Informative

We are huge advocates of Helen’s wellbeing ethos after meeting her at a triathlon & yoga retreat 5 years ago. As parents of two children I’m interested in how to ensure our children embrace wellbeing. Give this podcast a try as it’s full of interesting information & techniques.

Tinat196927 ,

Clear and interesting

Good ideas, thank you for reminding me of taking time

gilesthurston ,

Well worth a listen!

... for anyone working with children.

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