EMPOWERING FUTURE GENERATIONS TO MAKE HEALTHIER CHOICES
Hi Five For Life has been created around the belief that self-awareness is the foundation for health.
Our mission is to guide students to discover and define their own answers around wellness by sharing 5 simple life skills:
Sleep Well, Move your body, Eat healthy food, Be present, Share love and gratitude.
By incorporating the practice of mindfulness and writing, students will put their thoughts to paper which will take them on a journey of self-discovery.
As a result of our programming, our students feel empowered to develop their own healthy habits. They feel fuelled for further exploration and become active participants in their own positive behaviour loop. The more they feel great, the more they want to feel great. Our programs are developed with school settings in mind, but the remarkable learning seeps into all areas of their life.
"It's not what you do for your children, but what you have taught them to do for themselves, that will make them successful human beings"
- Ann Landers
In a world where kids are observed (ok, helicoptered), monitored and worried about, we understand the best way to impact growing spirits is to support them to hop into the driver's seat of their own life. To support this jump, Hi Five For Life plants inspirational seeds for life impact. Our 5 Seeds are powerful programming sparks designed to weave into kids every day life. We believe when children are supported on all fronts to develop healthy life-long habits like: rest, mindfulness, movement, community and healthy eating, not only are we enabling a resilient and empowered generation of kids but families, communities are stronger societies.
“You may be the miracle that helps my Mackenzie sleep at night! She’s having a bath with your Epson salts and listening to meditative music in the tub. She said you suggested it. She gets very scared at night so hopefully this helps! Thank you!”
- Mackenzie's mother, Grade 4
The WHY behind developing Hi Five For Life is simple. We are parents. We are teachers. And we are shocked by the statistics reporting the bleak future for the next generation:
We could go on sharing a stream of negative facts, but instead believe there's a need to shift to a more positive approach. Hi Five For Life has been developed by drawing on research and evidence based practice to enable kids to help themselves via our 5 Seeds. By encouraging kids to understand the power in making their own lifestyle choices, we know we can prevent illnesses—both mental and physical.
Here are what we consider 5 important life skills for setting a path to overall well-being.
-Karen & Paola
We learn by sharing
We believe our students are as much the teachers as we are theirs
Being real, enthusiastic and powerfully positive is our mantra
Our programs are designed to foster a sense of community and respect for everyone's voice
Our 5 week program shares our 5 Seeds life skills. It has been specifically developed for school settings and/or private groups.
Help your kids to prepare for pre-exam jitters, or instil mental mastery for difficult situations. This specially designed workshop is ideal for tackling exams and managing school stress.
We take our spark of inspiration to the next level with our transformational trips. Come, live and breath the Hi Five for Life program for 10 days in Italy!
Explore the benefits of teamwork and trust by performing flying yoga postures. Acroyoga workshops are perfect for school settings, weekend activities or birthday parties.
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