With exam week just days away, fourth formers had the opportunity to learn some new ways to de-stress at the Wellness Symposium which took place on Dec. 12. The fourth-form For Life program in Decisions, Identity, and Development is offered as part of Berkshire's Wellness and Growth curriculum.
“Wellness practices like yoga, meditation, mindfulness, and Qigong help students learn to integrate mind and body, manage their breathing, and regulate their nervous systems during moments of stress or upset,” explains Director of Counseling Tess Adams, who oversees the school’s Wellness and Growth program. “These tools are incredibly vital, especially to adolescents.”
Fourth formers chose from the following six different workshops, led by professionals in the field.