Massage in Schools: Massage is an amazing tool for stress management and health enhancement. Introducing children to massage in the safe environment of school establishes a lifelong idea of what children can do to help themselves and each other. Massage in schools is a structured programme of massage introduced at a rate designed to ensure that children have a wonderful experience whilst learning massage. The benefits of the programme are numerous and range from increased concentration to improving social interactions and relationships in the classroom. Classes can be taught to children from the ages of 4 to 12 years, primary school children, and can be introduced to any school. Massage in schools also meets learning goals for children including physical development - helping children to develop a sense of their own body, personal, social and emotional development- building respect for self and others and creative development- children use their imagination to develop their use of the massage techniques. Across one new academic year a whole school can be introduced to the massage in schools programme and only new intakes need full tuition on an annual basis with refreshers for all other years.
Yoga in Schools: Yoga in schools is a wonderful addition to the physical education syllabus and aids in meeting several of the early learning goals including social and emotional development - by building respect for self and others and physical development - by encouraging exercise and relaxation. The yoga programme can be taught to all children of primary school age and is a tool to encourage children to focus on their own body and their own needs for exercise and relaxation.
Stress management workshops: Teachers and school staff deal with stress, in its many different forms, on a daily basis. Individual Creations offer a programme of termly stress management workshops to update techniques and introduce new strategies for staff to use. A range of techniques are introduced in a fun way to make the workshop a relaxing learning experience and as part of the support structure for schools Individual Creations also offer appointments for treatments such as massage and beauty therapy to teachers and school staff.