Teacher Self-Care Workshop

Saturday, May 25, 2019

Burlington Public Library - Holland Room

2331 New Street, Burlington, ON

9 - 12 noon


Simple Self-Care Strategies for Stressed Teachers – Patrice Palmer, Workshop Facilitator

Yoga for Teachers – Melinda Walker, Yoga Instructor and Owner 7th Wave on Brant

Financial Tips to lessen Stress - Javadine Heyliger RN, BScN, Insurance and Investments Licensed Advisor

Bring a friend!

*Participants will be awarded 3 PD hours (TESL Ontario approved PD)


Patrice Palmer, Teacher Self-Care Workshop Facilitator

Patrice Palmer, M.Ed., M.A., CPP has more than 20 years’ experience as an ESL teacher (OCELT) TESL trainer, and writer. Patrice has transitioned out of classroom teaching and works as a teacherpreneur doing the things that she loves such as writing, coaching teachers, and applying the science of positive psychology to all her work. Patrice’s personal experience with professional burn-out in 2015 prompted her to reflect on her own lack of self-care and adopt positive psychology interventions which she now shares with other educators and administrators. [email protected]

Melinda Walker, Owner | Yoga Instructor, 7th Wave on Brant

Having experienced the many health, strength and wellness benefits of yoga first-hand, Melinda decided to continue her studies to serve the varying needs of the community. She enjoys sharing the benefits of yoga which proves that we can be stronger at any age.  Melinda is experienced in RYT Vinyasa and Hatha yoga, SUP Yoga, Yoga for Seniors, Yoga for Brain Injury, Yoga for First Responders and Trauma Sensitive Yoga. She is the owner of 7th Wave Yoga on Brant – a beautiful studio in downtown Burlington at 468 Brant Street, 2nd floor. https://www.7thwaveyoga.com


Javadine Heyliger, RN, BScN, Insurance and Investments Licensed Advisor

Javadine Heyliger is a Nurse, Advisor, and Business woman with a passion to help others. She is currently using her talent to help people achieve financial success and accomplish their goals. She works with individuals, families, and organizations who have the desire to save more money, get out of debt faster, and manage finances in the best way possible. Javadine’s experience working in Mental Health and Emergency has rewarded her an abundance of patience and understanding. She enjoys the challenges that come with solving matters related to finances, physical, spiritual, and emotional health and wellbeing. She makes herself available and focuses on increasing the financial education of her clients so that they can become experts in their communities. She believes that together we can build a society filled with financial abundance.  https://www.linkedin.com/in/javadineheyliger/