Health & Wellness



All About Bikes: A Beginner's Guide to Cycling, Safety and Community Building

Join local cycling group It's Just a Hill as they present the ins and outs of cycling, including how your helmet should fit, how to share the road with cars, riding in groups and why the heck the clothes are so tight. Bring all your own burning bike questions.

Jon Stenning, Director, Podcaster, Avid Cyclist

Instructor-led Session | In-person | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

Ask a Skincare Specialist

As we enter the summer season, learn some tips and tricks to protect your skin from Katie Mulcahy, local skincare specialist and owner of holistic skincare brand Potion. Come with your questions about best skin practices, specific products and any other “skin-quiry” you can think to ask.

Katie Mulcahy, skincare specialist and owner of holistic skincare brand 'Potion,'

Instructor-led Session | Zoom Meeting | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

Brown: A Benefit For Everyone

Join Benefits Team members April O'Malley, Pam Donnelly and Jen McKay to uncover tools, benefits and work-life programs at Brown that you may not have known about, including retirement tools, critical illness insurance, accident insurance and more.

April O'Malley, Senior Benefits Specialist, Human Resources/Benefits

Instructor-led Session | Zoom Meeting | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

How To Grow Vegetables Better

Learn how to grow vegetables and get better at it every year in this session led by University of Rhode Island Master Gardener William Baddeley. Discover how to improve your garden soil and vegetable production over time and how to troubleshoot inevitable problems.

William Baddeley, URI Master Gardener

Instructor-led Session | Zoom Meeting | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

Introductory Mindfulness Session

Starting with an introduction to what mindfulness is, the session will include a practice session and discussion. Join Colin Murphy of the School of Public Health for an introduction to mindfulness meditation.

Colin Murphy, Assistant Director of Marketing and Business Development, School of Public Health

Instructor-led Session | In-person | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

Train with Strength and Conditioning

Join Brandon O'Neall, head coach of strength and conditioning for Brown Athletics, for a basic 60-minute workout session modeled after the workouts of Brown’s student-athletes. This session will include coaching from certified staff and will follow the basic format of rolling, stretching, activation, torso work, weight lifting (progressions and regressions included for all ability levels), and some work capacity to finish.

Brandon O'Neall, Head Coach, Strength & Conditioning, Athletics & Physical Education

Demo | In-person | Morning (10:15a -11:30a)

Afternoon SESSIONS (1:15p - 2:30p)

Make Your Workspace Work for You

Your workspace setup is important whether you are working on campus or at home. Assistant Director of Occupational Health and Safety Stephanie Santucci is back again to share helpful tips and tricks for improving office ergonomics wherever you are working.

Stephanie Santucci, Assistant Director of Occupational Health & Safety, Environmental Health & Safety

Instructor-led Session | In-person | Afternoon (1:15p - 2:30p)

URI Gardeners: Native Plants Program

Learn how to use native plants to create beautiful, well-balanced, and thriving landscapes. Turn your garden into living ecosystems that will provide food, water, shelter and safe places for wildlife.

Karen Asher, guest presenter

Instructor-led Session | Zoom Meeting | Afternoon (1:15p - 2:30p)