Onsite Programs

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Mindfulness Meditation

Take a moment to pause from your hectic day and join instructor Liz Maynard, PhD, CYT, for a one hour introduction to mindfulness practices with time for instruction, meditation, and discussion. Learn basic meditation techniques to help build a foundation for practice at home, or to simply give yourself a moment for stillness. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Session #2

Tuesday, February 27

11 AM-12 PM

Hillel, Chapel

 

Session #3

Tuesday, March 6

11 AM-12 PM

Hillel, Chapel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breath and Bliss Yoga

Skillful relaxation makes a lasting impression on your perpetually engaged body and mind. Each class in the Breath & Bliss series will include novel, breath-based techniques coupled with soft-tissue self-massage, and yoga positions to help you breathe in and bliss out. You will unbind muscular tension, lighten stress, and enter into deep relaxation. This fitness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat.

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Session #2

Wednesday, February 28

12-1 PM

Hillel, Social Hall

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Session #3

Wednesday, March 7

12-1 PM

Hillel, Social Hall

 

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Budgeting Basics

Are you interested in learning how to create a user-friendly budget? Join a Financial Wellness Program Coordinator to discuss the importance of a budget that will help you achieve your financial goals. This financial program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Tuesday, February 27

12-1 PM

South Street Landing, Room 499

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty/Staff Bootcamp

Get ready for spring with Felix! This class does it all- cardio and strength conditioning  incorporating various equipment such as steps, weights, jump ropes, medicine balls to train every part of your body! Tighten & tone while getting an invigorating cardiovascular workout. All fitness levels encouraged. This fitness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

Bring your Brown ID, water bottle, and wear fitness attire. Showers are available.

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Thursday, March 1

7-7:45 AM

Nelson Fitness Center, Studio 2

 

Registration will open on Thursday, February 22 at 8:30 AM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty/Staff Stretching for Spring Sports

Spring is almost here! Get ready for golf, tennis, baseball, and other spring sports with stretches designed to maximize your performance and minimize sore muscles. This program counts as one fitness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

Please bring your Brown ID, wear fitness attire, and don't forget your water bottle.

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Thursday, March 1

1-1:45 PM

Nelson Fitness Center, Studio 2

 

Registration will open on Thursday, February 22 at 8:30 AM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Become a Morning Person

Does that alarm clock snooze button tempt you day after day?  We all know that an early start to your day can be a key to success; but for some, becoming a morning person seems like an impossible task.  Join Wellness Workdays for a seminar to learn about the benefits of waking up early and strategies to become a morning person. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Wednesday, March 7

12-12:45 PM

South Street Landing, Room 498

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Small Space Vegetable Gardens

Love the idea of growing your own vegetables but lack the space for a sprawling vegetable garden? No problem. Join the URI Master Gardeners to come away with ideas for growing your own veggies in a small bed or in pots, or on tiny porches and patios. A little creativity can yield a successful harvest in the smallest of spaces! This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Thursday, March 8

12-1 PM

Salomon, Room 003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Retirement Readiness Workshop

Are you thinking about retirement in the next 5-10 years? Sessions will be offered on trust and estate planning, social security, and retiree health. There will also be representatives from Fidelity Investments, TIAA, and E4 on-site to answer your questions. This financial program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

Friday, March 9

8:15 AM-2:45 PM

Providence College

 

 

 

 

 

 

Life Insurance Review

Does your life insurance still fit your life? It's important to regularly review your life insurance coverage as life is constantly changing and life insurance needs change with it. Join RetirementGuard to answer the following questions, and more: Are your beneficiaries up-to-date? Do you own more life insurance than you need or are you paying too much? Do you own enough to feel content with its ability to cover income replacement? This service is provided to Brown employees and their family members without cost and is not related to the Brown University term life insurance. This financial program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

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Tuesday, March 13

12-1 PM

South Street Landing, Room 499

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Energy for Life

Join Well Solutions' Jennifer Zartarian to explore something most of us would love more of- energy! Energy is in short supply in our society, and it seems like everyone is marketing energy boosting drinks, foods, and supplements. This session teaches attendees how to increase energy levels naturally without spending a dime on those products. This program counts as one wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Wednesday, March 14

12-12:45 PM

South Street Landing, Room 499

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mindful Approaches to Managing Competing Work/Life Responsibilities

Mindfulness is paying attention in a particular way- on purpose, in the present moment, and non-judgmentally. There is evidence it can be applied to help optimize work-related experiences. Join Associate Professor Eric Loucks for this wellness seminar aimed at improving the relationship between your work and commitments across the rest of your life. This program counts as one wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Thursday, March 15

12-1 PM

South Street Landing, Room 498

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Fitness

Is planning for retirement essential? What are the benefits of being a homeowner? How much money should I put away for my child’s education? Join E4 and learn where, when, and how to put your money to best use. This seminar will also help you better understand your relationship to money and how much you need to enjoy life now and well into the future. This financial program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Thursday, March 15

1-2 PM

Salomon, Room 003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Resistance Band Exercises

Looking for an easy, affordable at-home or in-office workout? Put off by weight machines or can't make it to the gym? Whatever your reason, resistance bands offer a simple solution to ensuring you can practice strength training in your own time and in whatever location. Join Akash Radia as he shows you the ropes of getting acquainted with resistance bands. This program counts as one fitness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

Note: Wear loose clothing.

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Tuesday, March 20

12-12:45 PM

School of Professional Studies, Room 115

 

Registration will open on Monday, March 12 at 8:30 AM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Food Psychology

Most of us think about food a lot. What influences some of the nearly 200 food-related decisions that we make each day? Join Worklife Specialist Jen McKay to learn more about the many elements in our food radius impacting us, most of which we never think about when we eat. Learn how lighting, wall color, and even dinnerware can affect our food perceptions. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Tuesday, March 20

12-12:45 PM

85 Waterman Street, Room 010

 

 

Thursday, March 22

12-12:45 PM

School of Professional Studies, Room 122

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Greens, Greens, and More Greens

You’ve all probably heard “eat more greens”, and wondered how to get more green vegetables into your diet. Join Jennifer Zartarian, for a class that discusses the nutritional content of the cruciferous and leafy green veggies alike. We’ll talk serving size, and optimal preparation of greens for their nutritional content as well. This program counts as one wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Wednesday, March 21

12-12:45 PM

South Street Landing, Room 499

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Women's Urological Health

Millions of women suffer in silence due to urological issues which can develop at any stage of life. Many become more common after menopause. Join Urologist and Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery Dr. Rashmi Licht for a discussion on urinary tract infections, overactive bladder, and other common concerns; as well as methods of treatment. Bring your questions! This session counts as one wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Friday, March 23

12-1 PM

Location TBD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Obtaining a Stress-Free Closet

Do you feel anxious at the sight of your closet? Is it overstuffed and messy? An organized closet is a stress-free closet. This year, resolve to do a closet cleanse. It can happen with a good plan of attack. Join Certified Professional Organizer(R) Janine Cavanaugh to come away with a 5 step organizing formula that will help you create a beautiful closet. This program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Tuesday, March 27

12-12:45 PM
85 Waterman Street, Room 015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Process Addiction

We have all heard about the dangers of addictive substances such as alcohol, drugs, nicotine, caffeine, and sugar. However, just as harmful are “process” addictions, which are behavioral and can include the internet, shopping, even exercise. What is the difference between a behavior, a habit, and an addiction? Why do we fail to control addictive behavior in spite of harmful and life-threatening consequences? Join E4 to learn about the progressive and compulsive pattern of addiction, as well as treatment interventions that can help. This program counts as one wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

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Wednesday, March 28

12:30-1:30 PM

School of Professional Studies, Room 122

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yoga for Creativity

Looking for inspiration? Just ask your body! Explore Yoga's beneficial role in stimulating creativity with Yoga instructor Liz Maynard. Rejuvenate your day in a class that will help get your mind and body more fluid. Designed to move energy and alleviate "stuck" patterns in the body, this class will help rev up your thought process and get things moving. This program counts as one fitness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

Please wear fitness attire and bring a yoga mat.

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Thursday, March 29

12-1 PM

Alumnae Hall, Auditorium

 

Registration will open on Monday, March 19 at 8:30 AM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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