With Auckland still in Level 3 Covid Restrictions, the campus remains closed and it has been a month of online learning for the Wellpark College students. Our new IT Support Saroj has kept everyone connected and the students have done a fantastic job of keeping up with their studies during very trying.
Life on Campus
Nourishing mind, body and soul with online Meditation and Yoga Classes.
Luckily for Wellpark Students our Librarian Sonya is also a qualified Meditation teacher and has been running weekly online Meditation sessions. The sessions are designed to improve focus and memory & mental clarity and help students understand stress and anxiety triggers and find a peaceful and calm nature within the body.
Our friends at the Yoga school at Kawai Purura have been running free weekly online yoga classes.
Studying During Lockdown – Tips from Bel Sweetman-Jones
Studying during Covid 19 Lockdown Restrictions is difficult for so many reasons.
We asked Bel to reflect on that time and give current students her advice, suggestions and tips on surviving lockdown. Bel has provided some great ideas on staying well, motivated and establishing routines.
Bel’s self-care tips for surviving lockdown in general
- Keep positive, smiling and optimistic
- Get the best sleep you can, and if you don’t sleep so well take a sleep supplement
- Read motivational quotes and watch videos of anyone who inspires you on YouTube
- Keep fit, e.g- ride a bike, run, walk, hike
- Eat healthily, and keep hydrated with fluids for vitality.
- Journal your feelings
- Stay connected to a community, friends, and family
- Remind yourself why you want to be a massage therapist, and believe in your ability to succeed
- Remember we are only in lockdown for a short time- and there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
- You have got this, will and can do it… You will be an amazing Massage Therapist.
- Read all Bel’s tips
Bel now runs Kowhai Kauri Massage
Herbs and Essential Oils
Geranium oil is known for being a calming and nourishing tonic to the nervous system, for those suffering from stress.
Geranium is the signature oil for Libra and has a strong aroma, it is used by Practitioners for healing and can be found in skincare ranges. Geranium oil is a super balancer in aromatherapy used to create harmony, helping to restore balance and offer a sense of stability.
Read more about Geranium Blends