Youth Hauora/Wellbeing Workshops Schools New Zealand: Using Hā (breath) to create calm & awareness

Meet Your Facilitator - Julia Wikeepa


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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

$167 | Minimum of 10 rangatahi (youth) - Maximum 20 rangatahi per face-to-face session


 What's included:

1 x Hā Taonga (Tool)

1 x 80 min Zoom coaching session or in person wananga with Julia Wikeepa


Are you passionate about creating a positive and empowered environment for your school or youth social program? Our Hā Habit workshops, inspired by the wisdom of Aotearoa New Zealand, provide an exciting opportunity for young minds to boost their well-being, resilience, and awareness.


Embark on a journey to discover practical techniques for navigating stress and anxiety through our Hā Habit approach, tailor-made for the unique challenges faced by young individuals.


  1. Enhanced Well-being: Equip youth with tools to effectively manage stress and anxiety in school and home settings.

  2. Resilience Building: Foster mental and emotional resilience to navigate the ups and downs of youth life.

  3. Increased Focus: Learning techniques to shift focus and reduce distractions during study and social activities.

  4. Cultural Connection: Connect with the rich culture and heritage of Aotearoa through engaging mindfulness practices designed for the youth.

Workshop Highlights:

  1. Explore the Nervous System and Emotional Regulation for enhanced well-being.

  2. Discuss using Hā for awareness and transformation in schools and social settings.

  3. Understand the science of breath and its impact on mental states, with practical applications in daily life.

  4. Embrace Emotional Mastery.

  5. Discover Indigenous/Māori Hā Insights—transitioning from stress to peace.

  6. Engage in hands-on Mahi Hā/Breathwork sessions for immediate integration into young lives.

  7. Develop Simple Hā Habits & Positive self-talk for meaningful transformation in school and social environments.

Why Choose Hā Habit?

Julia blends ancient and indigenous wisdom with modern techniques, providing actionable strategies specifically designed for the school and social environments of young individuals.

Key Takeaways:

  • Empowered youth equipped to manage stress and anxiety.

  • Tangible tools for immediate application in both personal and academic settings.

  • Culturally enriched experience, embracing Mātauranga Māori and fostering unity and understanding among young minds.

Who Should Attend?

Ideal for schools, learning environments, youth retreats, and social groups committed to enhancing the well-being, awareness, and resilience of young individuals.


Empower the youth with the art of Hā Habits, transforming stress into strength and anxiety into resilience.

We are excited to explore how Hā Habit can benefit your school or youth social program. If you are interested, please get in touch via the form below or at Hā Habit is based in Tauranga, and we are happy to facilitate workshops in person at no extra cost for schools and organizations in the area. If travel is required, mileage will be charged at 79 cents per kilometer. We look forward to connecting with you and supporting the well-being of the youth in your community.

Hā Habit is based in Tauranga. I am happy to facilitate the workshop in person at no extra cost for organisations in the area.  If travel is required, mileage will be charged at 79 cents per kilometer. We look forward to connecting with you.

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

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