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the self centre
bury st edmunds

“taking responsibility for your own health and wellbeing”


Wellbeing Workshops in Schools

The Self-Strategy is a bespoke, programme of mind/body exercise and complementary therapy workshops, conferences or classes designed to promote health and wellbeing in schools. Available for both pupils/students and staff.

The self-strategy aims to:

  • Reduce and prevent sickness and absenteeism
  • Reduce aggressive and anti-social behaviour
  • Improve productivity and positive energy in the classroom
  • Encourage team work and caring for others
  • Improve health and wellbeing
  • Empower your pupils and teachers; help them to take responsibility for their own health.

WORKSHOPS AVAILABLE - At your school, or at the Self-Centre for pupils and staff

  • Yoga for stress management & improving energy levels


  • Pilates for back issues and postural problems
  • Tai Chi and Qi Gong for joint strength & concentration
  • Meditation & relaxation sessions for stress & anxiety relief
  • Personal protection training for empowerment
  • Massage techniques for neck/shoulder tension

for use on friends/family or at desk

  • Mind Power - Emotional Wellbeing to reduce stress

uses, NLP, CBT, Hypnotherapy, Visualisation, Coaching

  • Homeopathic remedies for common ailments
  • Food and Mood – how food affects you inc Nutrition advice
  • Herbalism – natural remedies for disease
  • Remedies from your store cupboard or garden

Includes foods, aromatherapy oils, drinks, old fashioned remedies to deal with minor illnesses

  • Reflexology to improve health and wellbeing
  • Indian Head Massage to reduce headaches & stress

additional therapies & bespoke workshops available


many other workshops/therapies available - please ask for details and prices per session

Here is a taste of some of the events we have delivered:

  • Rougham Primary School - Yoga & Relaxation Weekly Classes for staff plus Annual Yoga Taster Day for kids
  • West Suffolk College - Yoga & Pilates Classes for Staff in the Lunch hour plus Health & Wellbeing Conference for Students
  • Culford School - Annual Lower VIth Health and Wellbeing Conference
  • King Edward VIth School - Annual Lower VIth Health and Wellbeing Conference plus Teens After-school Yoga Club
  • Thurston Community College - Staff Twilight Yoga & Relaxation Session
  • County Upper School - After School Yoga Club (Staff and Pupils)
  • Gt Cornard Middle School - Yoga Taster Day and after school yoga club for pupils
  • St James Middle - Weekly Staff Yoga sessions after school
  • Bacton Middle School - Yoga workshops for India project
  • Lawshall Primary School - Yoga taster day
  • College of West Anglia - Teacher training day Workplace wellbeing sessions

Other schools we have worked with:

  • St Edmunds Primary
  • Westley Middle
  • Walsham le Willows Primary
  • Cockfield Primary

We also work closely with Suffolk Children's University and are an accredited provider with them.scu



(for pupils with special educational needs)

Mini Health and Wellbeing Conferences also provided

(Testimonials available)

for further information and to receive an information pack with prices and testimonials please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NOTE: Quite often PTA's are looking for things to spend money on to benefit both staff and pupils, we have found that many of our workshops fit the bill!

The benefits of Yoga in Schools click here

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