nonprofit wellness Education

Hire us for professional development

Hire us for professional development

Hire us for professional development

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Former educators who are also fitness nuts, we lead professional development trainings for teachers in the greater Washington DC area.

Team Care, not Self Care

Hire us for professional development

Hire us for professional development

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We focus on the interconnected roots of team-care, at a school, not just the self-care that all educators must do.

Looking to overturn turnover

Hire us for professional development

Looking to overturn turnover

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We propose that paying attention to teacher's mental and physical health will lead to higher retention rates. 

team-building can include core work!

We have a whole YouTube channel filled with free webinars, workout breaks like this one (engage those abs!), and other snippets. Designed to share/watch/do with your team. 

More about us

What is Nonprofit Wellness?

Nonprofit Wellness is a social enterprise based in the greater Washington, DC area. We are currently focused on serving schools with training, coaching, and wellness committee coordination.  We also serve nonprofits, corporations, governements, retreats, conferences, really any conglomeration of humans. 


We have a "D.C. Nonprofit Wellness Fund" (hosted at the Greater Washington Community Foundation) focused on our programs to: 1) boost nonprofit worker and teacher health, 2) support recruitment, productivity and retention, and 3) build cultures of well-being and teamwork to better support missions and/or students. 


We are currently writing up the evaluation of the first Nonprofit Wellness Pilot (analyzing 15 qualitative interviews and data from 3 sets of 60 participant surveys).  Stay tuned!

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Getting Moving (even while stressed)

In this webinar, Gabby and Tyecia team up to take you through a quick process of figuring out what exercise choices are right for you. Choose your ooze -- because sweat can be the miracle cure for so many things. 

Questions? Want POSTCARDS? Wanna chat?

Please send us your contact info & interests. We'll respond soon.

We need you!

Feel free to contact us with your ideas and connections. This is a complex problem that requires multi-faceted solutions. 

NonprofitWellness.org

202-246-5336

nonprofits do good (but don't do "well")

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Changing society is hard...

But we don't care (for self or team)

Changing society is hard...

Many jobs are hard, but nonprofit and teaching jobs in DC add special challenges. Long hours are common. Low pay is expected. Frustration is rampant. These hard-working world-changers tend to neglect their physical and mental health, putting aside personal needs to care for others. More stress translates to higher cortisol levels and inevitable health problems. 

We know it's stressful...

But we don't care (for self or team)

Changing society is hard...


Lately, nonprofit and education life has gotten even more difficult: Financial insecurity at work from fundraising gaps. Financial insecurity at home from our paychecks. Greater demand for nonprofit and school services. Daily attacks on our sector and in our communities. Additional oppression from a society that doesn't value our contribution (professionally or personally). 


The barrage on our mental health is endless, and mostly invisible.

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But we don't care (for self or team)

But we don't care (for self or team)

But we don't care (for self or team)

Yet, world-changers and teachers don't do much to prevent burnout. We haven't caught up to the corporate/tech world (where wellness is a growing $7 billion industry) we don't offer much beyond basic health insurance. Without support, it's difficult to replenish our depleted intellect, creativity, stamina and joy. 


We must embrace TEAM-CARE, 

not merely self-care. 

COMFORT zONE (email list)

from Audre Lorde in 1988...

“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare.”