Date: Apr 6, 2021 to Apr 16, 2021
Time: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

School can be stressful. So, as part of De-stress Fest, we've organized some things for you. Below is a list of virtual workshops and events, as well as resources you can use on your own to help you get through exam period. All times are in PDT. Check back for the full schedule of events!

Scheduled Events

Tuesday, April 6

Wellness Kits | 9:00 am-4:00 pm | Reserve your pick up time 
Pick up a wellness kit to help keep you physically and mentally well during exam season. Limited number available for pick up by appointment only. 

11 Mindful Minutes | 11:00 am–11:11 am | Enter the session
Take 11 minutes to connect with yourself, relax the nervous system, and become more present. 

Talking Circle guided by Elder-in-Residence, Nk'xetko | 12:00 am–1:00 pm | Register

Wellness Session #1: Listening to a Friend  | 1:00 pm–1:45 pm | Enter the session Password: 593868
Join Lauren for thoughtful conversations surrounding mental health and wellness in a safe environment. You will also learn more about Langara's new Mental Health Ambassadors Program and how you can get involved as a Mental Health Ambassador.  

Wednesday, April 7

Wellness Kits | 9:00 am-4:00 pm | Reserve your pick up time 
Pick up a wellness kit to help keep you physically and mentally well during exam season. Limited number available for pick up by appointment only. 

Tips for Preparing For Final Exams for Your On-line Courses (20 minutes) | 10:00 am–10:20 am | Enter the Session
This workshop provides the latest tips and strategies for how to prepare most effectively for final exams as well as tips for taking exams online.

11 Mindful Minutes | 11:00 am–11:11 am | Enter the session
Take 11 minutes to connect with yourself, relax the nervous system, and become more present. 

Yoga With Emma | 2:00 pm–2:30 pm | Enter the Session
Enjoy a guided yoga session. 

Wellness Session #2: Connecting over COVID-19 | 7:30 pm-8:15 pm | Enter the Session Password: 553189
Join Lauren for thoughtful conversations surrounding mental health and wellness in a safe environment. You will also learn more about Langara's new Mental Health Ambassadors Program and how you can get involved as a Mental Health Ambassador. 

Thursday, April 8

Wellness Kits | 9:00 am-4:00 pm | Reserve your pick up time 
Pick up a wellness kit to help keep you physically and mentally well during exam season. Limited number available for pick up by appointment only. 

Tips for Preparing For Final Exams for Your On-line Courses (20 minutes) | 10:00 am–10:20 am | Enter the Session 
This workshop provides the latest tips and strategies for how to prepare most effectively for final exams as well as tips for taking exams online.

Wellness Session #3: Listening to a friend | 11:00 am–11:45 am | Enter the Session Password: 583449
Join Lauren for thoughtful conversations surrounding mental health and wellness in a safe environment. You will also learn more about Langara's new Mental Health Ambassadors Program and how you can get involved as a Mental Health Ambassador. 

11 Mindful Minutes | 11:00 am–11:11 am | Enter the session
Take 11 minutes to connect with yourself, relax the nervous system, and become more present. 

Games Night with RBC on Campus | 7:00 pm–8:00 pm | Register
Come join us for an evening of fun and interactive virtual games, music, and prizes courtesy of RBC on Campus. Only 25 spots are available so sign up to secure your spot!

Friday, April 9

Wellness Kits | 9:00 am–4:00 pm | Reserve your pick up time 
Pick up a wellness kit to help keep you physically and mentally well during exam season. Limited number available for pick up by appointment only. 

Monday, April 12

Yoga With Emma | 5:00 pm–6:00 pm | Enter the Session
Enjoy a guided yoga session. 

Tuesday, April 13

Wellness Session #4: Establishing your boundaries | 1:00 pm–1:45 pm | Enter the Session Password: 120971
Join Lauren for thoughtful conversations surrounding mental health and wellness in a safe environment. You will also learn more about Langara's new Mental Health Ambassadors Program and how you can get involved as a Mental Health Ambassador. 

Wednesday, April 14

Wellness Session #5: Establishing your boundaries  | 10:00 am–10:45 am | Enter the Session Password: 970813
Join Lauren for thoughtful conversations surrounding mental health and wellness in a safe environment. You will also learn more about Langara's new Mental Health Ambassadors Program and how you can get involved as a Mental Health Ambassador. 

Yoga With Emma | 10:00 am–10:30 am | Enter the Session
Enjoy a guided yoga session.


On your own

Yoga at Home
Enjoy these two yoga videos lead by Nicole Marcia, Interim Program Coordinator and Instructor for Therapeutic Yoga programs.
15-minute Yoga Session to Relieve Desk Stress
18-minute Yoga Session for Stress Reduction

Langara Library Online De-Stress Fest Guide
The Langara Library has put together a ton of great online resources from our collection and around Langara to help you stay calm, healthy, and ready for success on your exams. Check it out.