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Here you can find the latest WISE happenings and news coverage as it happens. If you would like to promote WISE and spread the message for wellness in schools and education please let us know.

Carol Surya, co-founder of Wellbeing in Schools and Education, joined eNCA to discuss wellbeing and how childhood experiences affect us as adults:

Schools are experiencing escalating incidents of aggression and violence. And teachers and pupils are both perpetrators and victims.  It’s shining the spotlight on the importance of helping teachers cope with high levels of stress. Carmen Clews, co-founder of Wellbeing in Schools and Education, joined eNCA in studio:

WISE on Expresso

Radio 702: Teacher Stress podcast with Carol Surya

Posted on October 3rd, 2019

Guest: Carol Surya/Psychologist and Wise Co-founder on Radio 702.

Listen HERE


Radio 702: Interview with Carol Surya

The benefits of meditation in schools

Posted on June 21st, 2019

Carol Surya describes some of the activities that can be used to practice mindfulness.

View the article HERE


Living and Loving

6 health benefits of yoga for toddlers

Posted on June 21st, 2019

PLUS, nine great tips on how to make it fun and interesting for them.

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All4Women: for International yoga day

Why your children need yoga just as much you do

Posted on June 20th, 2019

Better self-esteem, improved focus and reduced fear and anxiety in children

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Absolute Mama

Why children should be doing yoga

Shining the spotlight on kiddie’s yoga this International Day of Yoga

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Sentinel News - Dance Assembly

Dance Assembly success

Posted on June 14th, 2019

Five months after non-profit organisation WISE (Wellbeing in Schools and Education) launched an initiative called Dance Assembly at Sentinel Primary School, deputy principal Tina Steyn says the programme is bearing fruit

View the article HERE


IOL Online

How meditation and mindfulness benefit learners

Research has shown that regular yoga practice leads to better mental, physical and intellectual health and, according to psychologist and Wellbeing in Schools and Education (Wise) programme co-founder, Carol Surya, the benefits are not only apparent in adults, but children too.

View the article HERE


POWER Podcasts

Dealing with teacher’s stress:

Stress Awareness Month: Study finds that teachers are highly stressed

Listen to the podcast HERE


The Mercury Newspaper - online

Dealing with teacher’s stress:

Wise aims to spotlight the importance of helping teachers to cope with their high stress levels.

View the article HERE



South Africa Today (.net)

Open Your Mind
– Teaching Mindfulness in South African Schools:

View the article HERE


Wellness Magazine

Wellness magazine is the in-house magazine for the chain of Wellness Warehouse outlets.

Link to magazine, see page 68: 
People's Post newspaper

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