Onsite Programs

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Please contact worklife@brown.edu with any questions.

 

Every Step You Take Walking Challenge

During this six week challenge you will aim to meet a cumulative walking goal of 273,000 steps (or about 130 miles!). That averages 6,500 steps a day. Think you can do it? Put on your sneakers and get ready to feel better and be better. Meeting your cumulative goal of 273,000 steps is eligible for 2018 Wellness Rewards as your fitness task.

Registration Opens: Monday, April 16

Challenge Begins: Monday, April 30

Challenge Concludes: Sunday, June 10

 

View our Walk to Health webpage for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

Blissful Belly Yoga

A health​y​ digestive tract is vital to our well-being. Most people experience some digestive discomfort from overeating, stress, insufficient breakdown of food, or poor food choices. Join Forrest Yoga Instructor Jessie Dwiggins and learn poses to ​help ​clear indigestible food and reconnect to what your body is trying to tell you. All sessions count as one fitness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

college hill

Session #2

Thursday, May 24

12:30-1:15 PM

Hillel, Chapel

 

 

Session #3

Thursday, May 31

12:30-1:15 PM

Hillel, Social Hall

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stretching at Your Desk

Are you a desk potato?  Get ready to participate in the best stretches to do at your desk with a certified personal trainer. You'll follow along with stretches that focus on the back, neck, shoulders, and arms.   You may not be able to get a massage every day, but everyone can do daily simple stretches to make your body feel better and give your mind a break. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

college hill

Wednesday, May 23

12-12:45 PM

MacMillan Hall, Room 115

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cardiovascular Disease

Heart disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, is the leading cause of death for men and women in the U.S.  Diseases under this umbrella refer to conditions such as coronary heart disease, heart attack, congestive heart failure, and congenital heart disease. Associate Director of the Echocardiograpy Lab at Rhode Island Hospital and Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Disease at the Warren Alpert Medical School Dr. Philip Haines will present the many forms of heart disease, prevention, and treatments. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

Jewelry district

Friday, May 25

1-2 PM

South Street Landing, Rooms 499

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial IQ Challenge

From June 1 to June 30, take the Financial IQ Challenge to learn important information about financial planning and have fun! Between June 1 and June 15, a new quiz will be added each day. Completing 7 of the 15 quizzes will count toward 2018 Wellness Rewards as one financial program. The quizzes will be available until June 30, and all responses are confidential. Ready to test your financial savvy and learn something new each time you play?

Take the challenge!

 

Faculty/Staff Speed and Agility

Everyone can benefit from speed and agility training! Enjoy progressive exercises and instruction aimed at enhancing motor ability to be more skillful at faster speeds and with greater precision. This program counts as one fitness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

college hill

Friday, June 1

7-7:45 AM

Weather permitting, this class will take place outside. Meet at the Nelson Fitness Center Front Desk.

 

Registration will open on Thursday, May 24 at 8:30 AM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Faculty/Staff Zumba

Zumba is perfect for everybody and every body! We mix low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Zumba is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome when you leave class. No dance experience is needed! This class counts as one fitness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

college hill

Friday, June 1

1-1:45 PM

Nelson Fitness Center, Studio 1

 

Registration will open on Thursday, May 24 at 8:30 AM.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Build Your Core

Core exercises are one of the best ways to improve your balance and stability. From your abs to your glutes, core exercises will improve your overall function and mobility. Join Certified Personal Trainer John Peccia, Wellness Workdays, to learn simple exercises you can do to build your core so you can improve your exercise performance and overall muscle strength. This session counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards as one wellness program.

 

jewelry district

Tuesday, June 5

12-12:45 PM

South Street Landing, Room 499

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Campus and Personal Safety

Join the Department of Public Safety (DPS) for an informal and interactive session focusing on practical and useful campus and personal safety awareness. Receive an overview of Public Safety programs and services; better understand your role, and the DPS role, in crime prevention in the workplace. Learn about the Brown Guardian Mobile App, which can turn your phone into a personal safety device. Also enjoy the opportunity to ask questions in a relaxed setting,  Both sessions count towards 2018 Wellness Rewards as one wellness program. 

college hill jewelry district

Tuesday, June 12

12-1 PM

Stephen Robert Center, Petteruti Lounge

 

 

Friday, June 15

12-1 PM

South Street Landing, Room 497

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mindfulness Meditation

Take a moment to pause from your hectic day and join instructor Liz Maynard 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. Each session counts as one wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Session #1

Tuesday, June 12

12-1 PM

South Street Landing, Room 499

 

Session #2

Tuesday, June 19

12-1 PM

South Street Landing, Room 498

 

Session #3

Tuesday, June 26

12-1 PM

South Street Landing, Room 498

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Few Q's and A's About Zzz's

Did you know that as many as 40% of us don't get the recommended amount of sleep each night which can directly impact our mood, productivity, performance, immune system, weight, and more! Want a better night's sleep? Join Worklife Specialist Jen McKay who will review some common questions about sleep. Is napping good or bad? What's the connection between sleep and weight? Explore these topics and more, and leave with the tools you need to start working toward a better night's sleep.  This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

college hill

Thursday, June 14

12-12:45 PM

Stephen Robert Center, Petteruti Lounge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oral Health

From cavities to canker sores, chapped lips to oral cancer; oral health is an important topic that can impact us in many ways. In this informative overview, learn about common oral health issues, factors that can impact our oral health, and even explore the relationship between oral health and our overall health. Join WellSolutions to learn more about what's really behind a healthy smile. This session counts as one wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

jewelry district

Thursday, June 14

12:30-1:15 PM

South Street Landing, Room 499

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Cold Noodle Salads

It's time to trade in hot pastas and ramens for chilled noodle salads!  Join Dining Services Executive Chef Gerry Furtado for this hands on demo guaranteed to fill you up and cool you down on a hot summer day. Keep it simple; add leftover veggies, or better yet, freshly picked vegetables from your garden or possibly a lean protein for the perfect summer meal. This session counts as one wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

jewelry district

Monday, June 25

12:30-1:30 PM

South Street Landing, Rooms 498 & 499

 

Registration opens on Monday, June 18 at 8 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching Our Children About Money

Surveys repeatedly show that many teenagers do not understand even basic financial concepts. This class will cover how to teach children about money by looking at our money values and how we communicate about money. Join e4 to discuss parental attitudes toward allowances and working as well as how to set goals and create spending and saving strategies. This session counts as one financial wellness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

jewelry district

Tuesday, June 26

12-1 PM

Alpert Medical School, Room 280

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wellness and Fitness Programs Delivered!

A variety of wellness and fitness topics can be presented to your team or department. Click below for more information or to request a session.

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