HTEA: HOW TO IMPROVE WELLBEING & MINDFULNESS IN THE WORKPLACE Date: 06/07/2018

The Huddersfield Town Enterprise Academy will meet for the fourth and final event of the season to discuss wellbeing and mindfulness in the workplace on Thursday 19 July 2018.

‘Wellbeing and Mindfulness’ is the theme of the event as experts gather to discuss the consequences that stress can have on decision making and in turn the wellbeing on you and your business.

The HTEA event will take place at Kirklees College Springfield Sixthform Centre in Dewsbury (Bradford Road, Dewsbury, WF13 2NP) and will start at 8am with a healthy breakfast and a networking opportunity that will run until around 10am – with ample parking available on-site.

Speaking on the panel will be Sam Pearce from Potting Shed Spa and Kelly Thistlewaite from Yorkshire Yogi.

Sam Pearce is the founder of the multi-award-winning Potting Shed Spa salon, bringing over 20 years of experience in the beauty industry and collecting 25 awards in its 7 years since inception. The Potting Shed Spa’s business model demystified the industry and Sam is a regular contributor to print and television along with being an ambassador for the industry. Sam will have a special offer for everyone who attends the event on the morning.

The second guest on the panel is Kelly Thistlewaite who is the owner and director of Yorkshire Yogi and the Huddersfield Yoga and Wellbeing Festival. She is passionate about inspiring people to nourish their mental and physical wellbeing and has a wide range of experience and skills to improve peoples lives having worked with a portfolio of clients that includes sports teams, private injury clinics and the Defence Military Rehabilitation centre which is a centre of excellence for rehabilitation within military recovery and Help for Heroes.

Kelly set up her business ‘Yorkshire Yogi’ around 16 months ago and she delivers wellbeing packages to corporate and educational sectors as well as retreats and workshops across Yorkshire. She recently opened her own Yoga and Wellbeing studio in New Mill, Huddersfield and is also directing the Town’s first wellbeing festival in Marsden on 11th August.

Kelly will be giving you an insight into the impact that stress can have on your physical and mental wellbeing and how this, intern, affects the wellbeing of your business. She will be demonstrating and guiding you through some simple breathing techniques that will aid relaxation and can be used to enhance your decision making, concentration and when done at night, aid sleep.

To reserve your place at the event please click here.

HTEA events are ran in conjunction with Kirklees College, which is a top of the league in West Yorkshire when it comes to courses for 16 to 18 year olds in further education colleges in the Government’s recently published National Achievement Rate Tables for 2015/16. The college’s achievement rate was 83.3 per cent – the highest figure of the further education colleges in this area and higher than the national average of 79.1 per cent.

For Apprenticeships Kirklees College is in the UK top 5 for organisations training over 1,000 apprentices. It is one of the biggest training providers for Apprenticeships in the region.

Kirklees College has ranked alongside some of the country’s top universities when it comes to higher education teaching provision, gaining a silver in the Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework.