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Wellness Wednesdays!

Hi everyone,

Wishing you all a very happy New Year!

We are delighted and very excited to launch Wellness Wednesday at Loreto HC, which we hope will help get you through the next 4 weeks of lockdown! Each Wednesday we have a live Zoom event, from fitness classes to motivational speakers. We really hope there is something there for everyone and we encourage you to participate in one if not all the sessions. The sessions are open to all members and junior club parents.

Each event is free, but we require you to register using the link below, you will be sent a Zoom link on the day of the event. You can register for every event here!.


Wednesday 3rd February @ 7.30
Wolf Workout with Daryl Noonan.
30-minute HIIT class, no equipment needed – but a serious attitude mandatory!

Daryl is a Co-Founder of Wolf Academy and is a Qualified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist and a Certified Canfield Success Trainer. Daryl shows through his talks and workshops how he came back from darkness to find meaning, a new purpose, and a different way of looking at life. He talks about his recovery and how he eventually pursued his lifelong passion for fitness. He details how his motivation shifted to share his story with others in the hope they find the courage to express themselves before they stray down the wrong path as he did.

Follow Daryl on Instagram @wolfacademyirl


Wednesday 10th February @ 7.45
Stretch & Flow Pilates with Rachel Coleman from Project Revive
Movement & breathwork to allow you to re-centre, re-energise and completely revitalise. Leaving you feeling great from head to toe, inside and out.

Meet Rachel, a passionate Pilates instructor. After 15 years’ experience in Management roles, with the last 5 years being in the health industry, Rachel finally decided to take the leap and turn her passion into her career.
Rachel is passionate about movement and wants to make sure her clients get to escape while in her class and leave feeling lightened both physically and mentally but while also having fun & enjoying her playlists!

Rachel ensures that the experience starts from the moment her clients walk through the door. Meet Rachel on the mat and she will guide you through some functional and exciting movements.
Project Revive are offering a 10% discount for Loreto Hockey Club members, using the promo code “Hockey”. You can see the full timetable in the link below, all classes have a 24hr playback if you miss the live class.


Wednesday 17th February @ 7.30
Winning the Stress game! – Managing Crisis Fatigue with Jerry Kelly

Jerry is a highly experienced trainer, facilitator, presenter and coach. He has worked at all levels of business and has built up a strong reputation for his work which is seen as an innovative, practical and results driven. He has a very good understanding of behaviour and performance and uses his academic and practical experience to help people get the best from themselves.

He has written and presented numerous programmes on TV, Radio and in the Press. He has also worked as a broadcaster for RTE TV from the Seoul, Barcelona, Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beijing, London and Rio de Janeiro Olympic games.

Winning the Stress game! – Managing crisis fatigue. Purpose: As crisis fatigue sets in it brings with it an increase in unwanted pressure, anxiety, and stress for many people. This session will help identify some of the triggers of stress and offer some recommendations to help build your resilience during this time of change.

How to identify and manage the source of your stress – your thoughts,
How to challenge unhelpful beliefs, opinions, thoughts, and attitudes in building resilience and managing stress,
The practical benefits of Mindfulness and how it can help.


Wednesday 24th February @ 7.30
Mark Pollock Masterclass: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

Unbroken by blindness in 1998, Mark became an adventure athlete competing in ultra-endurance races across deserts, mountains, and the polar ice caps including being the first blind person to race to the South Pole. He also won silver and bronze medals for rowing at the Commonwealth Games and set up a motivational speaking business.
In 2010 a fall from a second story window nearly killed him, Mark broke his back and the damage to his spinal cord left him paralyzed. Now he is on a new expedition, this time to cure paralysis in our lifetime by exploring the intersection where humans and technology collide.
About the Masterclass: Turning Challenges into Opportunities

Sometimes we choose our challenges, sometimes our challenges choose us. What we decide to do about them is what counts. During this masterclass, Mark will share how to:
Build resilience and maintain motivation
Embrace change and unexpected challenges
Chart a path through uncertainty

Hope to see you virtually over the next 4 weeks!

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