Children's Hauora/Wellbeing Workshops for Schools New Zealand: Using Hā (breath) to create calm & awareness

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Meet Your Facilitator - Julia Wikeepa


Julia Wikeepa is passionate about facilitating Hauora workshops that incorporate the Hā (breath) and integrates an Indigenous & Western approach to well-being. She has experience facilitating workshops in schools, retreats, social organisations, and businesses.

Through lived experiences of anxiety, social anxiety, a public speaking phobia, eating disorders, and substance abuse, Julia set out to find techniques to transform her life. After 13+ years in the area of personal development and obtaining a double major in Psychology and Human Resource Management, she has learnt cutting edge techniques from professionals around the world that have helped transform her life. Now she's on a mission to help others do the same. 


Finding calm & optimum learning states in schools

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Breathing Through Stress: The Hā Approach to Calm, Learning & Awareness

$127 | Minimum of 12 tamariki (children) - Maximum 20 tamariki per face-to-face session


 What's included:

1 x Junior Hā Taonga (Tool) 

1 x 80 min Hā Hābit workshop with Julia Wikeepa


Are you looking for exciting ways to help your young learners aged 5-12 enhance their well-being, build resilience, and thrive? Our Hā Habit workshops, inspired by the wisdom of Aotearoa New Zealand, offer a fun and engaging solution for your school.


Explore playful techniques that help children navigate stress and anxiety, empowering them with the Hā Habit approach.


Boosted Well-being: Equip children with tools to manage stress and anxiety effectively.

Resilience Building: Foster mental and emotional strength for facing challenges.

Improved Focus: Teach techniques that enhance focus and reduce distractions, leading to better learning.

Cultural Connection: Weaving our vibrant Māori culture through engaging activities.

Workshop Highlights:

  1. Helping tamariki understand their Nervous System through fun activities.

  2. Group activities using Hā for awareness and growth.

  3. Learning how breathing brings calmness and focus.

  4. Playing games for Emotional Mastery.

  5. Discovering Indigenous/Māori insights of hauora

  6. Hands-on Mahi Hā/Breathwork sessions for immediate learning.

  7. Practicing Hā Habits with positve affirmations.

Why Choose Hā Habit?

Our workshops blend fun activities with ancient wisdom and modern techniques, providing actionable strategies tailored for young learners.

Key Takeaways:

Empower children with tools to manage stress and anxiety positively.

Practical tools for immediate use in both school and personal settings.

An enriching experience, using hā as a foundation for calm, learning, awareness and overall wellbeing.

Who Should Attend?

Ideal for schools and educational programs committed to promoting well-being, resilience, and a positive learning environment for children aged 5-12.


Empower your young learners with the joy of Hā Habits, turning stress into strength and anxiety into resilience.

We're excited to support your school in nurturing well-being among your young students. If you're interested in our Hā Habit workshops, please reach out via the form below or at Our workshops can be facilitated in-person within Tauranga at no extra cost for local schools. For travel, a mileage charge of 79 cents per kilometer will apply. We can't wait to connect with you and your students!

Bulk Orders for Hā Tools are also available; inquire for discounted prices tailored to schools and children's groups.