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Wellness Day: Fostering mental and physical health in the Nations community

On September 23, the Early Childhood Campus was a hub of excitement and vitality as it played host to our Wellness Day

Wellness Day was a vibrant celebration of physical and mental well-being, which welcomed families, students, and staff from the Nations community. With an array of activities catering to all ages and interests, the day underscored the significance of fostering a holistic approach to health in our school community.

A day of activities

The Wellness Day offered a tapestry of activities that left everyone feeling invigorated and inspired. The offerings were diverse, ensuring that there was something for everyone:

  • Jiu Jitsu Workshop: A martial arts experience that taught self-defense techniques and promoted physical fitness.

  • Hatha Yoga: A session that focused on the balance between mind and body through gentle postures and deep breathing exercises.

  • Collaborative Games: Fun and interactive team-building games that encouraged cooperation and social bonding.

  • Wellness Booth: A space where attendees could access information and resources on health and well-being.

  • Social Emotional Learning Reading: A chance to engage in reflective reading and discussions about emotional intelligence.

  • Obstacle Circuit: An exhilarating physical challenge that tested agility and endurance.

  • Zumba Workshop: A high-energy dance workout that got everyone moving to the rhythm.

  • Circus Circuit: A unique experience that included activities like juggling and aerial silks, promoting coordination and self-expression.

Wellness Day's Purpose

Wellness Day is dedicated to embracing the essence of well-being and raising awareness of the importance of maintaining both physical and mental wellness in every area of our lives. In today's fast-paced world, the significance of such events cannot be overstated.

Promoting mental and physical health within the school community is not merely a one-day affair. It's an ongoing commitment to creating an environment where students, families, and staff feel supported in their well-being journeys.

Education extends far beyond textbooks and classrooms. It encompasses the development of the whole individual, including their physical and emotional health. A healthy school community is a thriving one, where students are better prepared to excel academically and face life's challenges with resilience.

Pre-Event Activities: Lectures on nutrition and sleep hygiene

Leading up to the Wellness Day, we offered a series of engaging activities to whet the appetite for the main event. These included nutritional talks for students, leadead by our Main campus nutritionist, Mateus Cechin, and a lecture titled "The Importance of Sleep Hygiene and Sleep Quality for Well-being Promotion" with Dr. Carine Petry, a Sleep Medicine Specialist. These informative sessions laid the foundation for a day focused on holistic well-being.

We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone who joined us for Wellness Day. Your presence and enthusiasm made the event a resounding success. As we bask in the afterglow of this celebration, let's carry forward the spirit of wellness into our daily lives and continue to promote such activities in our community.

Remember, well-being is not a destination but a journey, and together, we can strive for a healthier, happier, and more fulfilled life. Here's to embracing well-being in all its facets and to a brighter, healthier future for the Nations community.

See all the photos of the Wellness Day here.



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