Teacher wellness/team menu

These trainings and materials, customized especially for adults in a school environment, are crucial for stress management and educator retention. Mental health investments (done in a team-building way) are needed to fix public schools' notorious teacher burnout problem. 


We we rerecently engaged by a DC charter school who admitted to "tremendous amount of teacher turnover--and a shockingly high rate mid-year." They are committed to supporting their teachers this year, and by extention, shifting the entire school community. 

Join us in using "wellness" as a stealth tool for culture-building. 

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Teacher training and retention facts:

- DCʼs teacher turnover is highest in  U.S. at 25% (natʼl average is 16%) 

- New hires cost about $20,000 per (estimated $7.3B nationally) 

- Average cost of Professional Development, per teacher: $10,000

- Greatest indicator of student success: one consistent, positive adult

Learn More: susan@nonprofitwellness.org202.246.5336

We are grateful to our generous Pilot supporters, who donated products & services to the 1st phase:

Headspace Meditation * Still Point Spa * Capital Bikeshare * VIDA Fitness * Under Armour * Balance Gym* Mind the Mat * SoulEx Float Spa * Vortex cycling * Willow Street Yoga * Yoga Heights DC * Bluebird Sky Yoga * YogaWorks * M Street Yoga * Bikram Yoga Works * Joy Of Motion *  EnableU Coaching * Rahim Spence Coaching  * Patagonia * The Six O'Clock Scramble * Mindful Schools * Crunch/Sport & Health * Flywheel * Neighborhood Trust * Quartz Queen Yoga * Shaw Yoga * SOLDIERFIT Silver Spring * FoodConfidence.com *  Blue Heron Wellness * Five Rhythms * JRINK * Jen Szymanski Nutrition* Leslie Zucker Coaching * Andy Proctor Financial Coaching * Natalie Miller Coaching * Urban Artistry * Sandy Spring Adventure Park * Orange Theory Fitness (Tenleytown & Silver Spring) * Takoma Bicycle * Imagination Stage * Woolly Mammoth * Gala Theatre * Joe's Movement Emporium * Sou Family Recipes * Kathy Carroll * Claudia Arango * Vicky Bonasera * Carol Mermey * Carol Collins * Kate Miller * Roger Mack * Contradiction Dance * Inspired Teaching * Art of Potential * Walk the Middle Way    

These discounts are now available to Pilot participants

wellness Requests from the Application

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Mental Health Choices

51  Mindfulness or Meditation Support

48  Financial health (coaching, training, investment advice) 

45  Workplace team health (assessing learning styles, healthier team events, group-building)

43  Right brain therapy (tickets for visual arts, theatre, musical events)

40  Counseling/therapy (relationships, stress, anxiety, depression, eating, substance abuse)

33 Spiritual retreat or self-awareness workshop

6   Self-medication: What you need to know about alcohol, marijuana, caffeine, vaping & vitamins

Most Popular Physical Health Choices

41  Nutrition counseling

39  Ergonomics at work (standing desks, typing well, reflexology

37  Studio fitness classes (Spinning, Barre, Pilates)

36  Yoga classes

36  Fitness/Health Coaching (interpersonal and online memberships)

32 Gym membership (including CrossFit, boxing, swimming)

Other Physical Health Choices

24  Dance or Martial Arts classes,

9  Running: new gear (shoes, bra)

8  Cycling: new gear (such as helmet, lights, bike, lock)

6  Sports team or program (equipment, coaching or race registration fees)

Most Popular Team Activities requested @ office

54  Mindfulness class (with guided meditation)

48  Walking tour, ropes course, hike (or other physical, team-building activities)

48  Tasting party: vegetable/fruit/protein juices

42  Financial health (retirement, savings, tax return basics)

40  Healthy cooking demonstration or nutrition class

34  Yoga class 

Other Team Activities requested for office

31  "Take Five: Why 5-minute Breaks Bring Productivity & Joy" (lunchtime workshop)

30  Workout class (physical trainer)

28  Community (feet-and-hands-only) Acupuncture / Acupressure Session

25  I would attend a (free) Meetup for nonprofit workers at a local gym/studio

19  Gardening How-To workshops (working in nature bolsters mental health) 


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