WEA Partnership

Sunderland Recovery College is delighted to partner with the WEA to bring you courses to enhance positive mental health.

The WEA is the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education in England and Scotland. bringing high-quality, professional education into the heart of communities.

The WEA functions with the support of nearly 3,000 volunteers, 2,000 tutors and over 10,000 members, delivering friendly, accessible and enjoyable courses for adults from all walks of life.

You do not need any previous knowledge or qualifications to join most of our partnership courses - only a willingness to share with others your curiosity, ideas and experience.

On this page you will find some tasters to the courses that we offer through our collaboration. You can access the courses in full through the Our Courses page.

Life Coaching

Michelle L Baharie talks about Ego States and how blocking ourselves from living in these states can bring about a serenity or peace.

(00:00) Introducing Ego States

(0:45) Chimp v Human

(3:00) Donald Trump v Ghandi

(6:28) When the ego is in control

(12:37) Human Mode

(14:49) Summary

Life Coaching is delivered in partnership with WEA at Sunderland Recovery College. This video is a taster session from part of the course.

The course explores various coaching techniques that could improve your quality of life and strengthen your well-being whilst improving upon mental health and emotional health. If you are wanting to explore why you often feel empty, disconnected, anxious or separated, this course could provide you with the tools you need to live a more free, joyful, rounded life.

Alleviating Stress, Tension and Anxiety

Margaret Mordue tells us a little bit about the WEA and then guides us through a relaxation to alleviate stress, tension and anxiety.

(00:00) Introducing WEA and SRC

(0:45) Introducing Video

(2:22) Begin Relaxation - Body Scan

(5:38) Bringing Awareness to the Breath

(6:40) Identifying & Releasing Tension

(7:32) Healing Roots / Energy Healing

(9:22) Flower/Shower/Light Visualisation

(11:32) Closing the meditation

Doodle Art

Please follow the link below to enjoy a creative moment and time for yourself

Doodle Art will help promote a sense of calm in these uncertain times and bring a feeling of health and well-being.