Feeling the weight of the world on your shoulders? Drowning in demands from curriculum, coaching, and personal life? Join us for an intensive professional development experience designed to equip PE and Health educators with the tools they need to thrive, not just survive.

This session delves deeper than stress management alone. We’ll embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment to build a resilient and balanced foundation. You’ll explore:

  • Unique stress-reduction techniques: Discover innovative strategies to combat burnout and cultivate inner calm.
  • Building a self-care recipe: Learn to prioritize your well-being by creating a personalized plan that nourishes your mind, body, and spirit while at the same time arming you with confidence, energy, and strategies to impact your leading at work/at home. 
  • Effective leadership and communication: Sharpen your communication skills to become a more impactful leader, fostering empathy and understanding in your teaching and relationships. Gain confidence in setting boundaries and reclaiming control of your workload.
  • Engage in a powerful activity that challenges assumptions and deepens your sense of cultural humility – a valuable asset in today’s diverse classrooms.

Don’t wait until your flame flickers out. Reignite your passion and ignite a journey to a more balanced, fulfilling you.

Need help getting approval to spend the day focusing on you? Share this message with your Administrators – This transformative PD session equips educators to be more effective, not just in the classroom, but as leaders and individuals. The impact on student learning and overall school climate will be significant.  Teachers who do this session will return with teachable practical tools to share with other staff and in their classrooms. They will have a newfound confidence, and a renewed sense of passion, ready to make a real difference. Don’t miss this opportunity to empower your staff and elevate your school.

Who Should Attend (Audience): 

  • PE & Health Educators

Date and Time
15 November 2024
9am – 4pm


$25USD discount for three or more

Note: You do not need to register for the main PHASE Conference to attend this one day workshop.


Alison Leathwood

HS PE Teacher, PE & Health Department Head
Saigon South International School

Alison is a passionate physical education teacher at Saigon South International School, dedicated to equipping students with the tools they need for both physical and emotional wellbeing.  She extends this passion beyond the classroom, having served in various leadership roles including HS Advisory Curriculum Coordinator, EC-12 Personal Development Coordinator, Wellness Committee Chair and currently serving as the Head of Department for PE. Through these initiatives, Alison strives to create a lasting positive impact on the social-emotional well-being of the entire school community.

Nick Haywood

HPE Teacher, Saigon South International School

Nick Haywood – Now working at Saigon South International School, I have over 20 years working with people and teams on CULTURE and RELATIONSHIPS, ensuring connection before content, and a balance in life.

Coming from an Outdoor Education background working at a beautiful and challenging school in Tasmania, Australia – I have been brave enough to try and test and fail at a variety of ideas and challenges with many different groups in a crazy range of settings. These, I want to share- and you will gain some immediate takeaways for you to put your own flavor and twists on.