Onsite Programs

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Roll & Recover Yoga

Erase aches and pains and refresh your body from the inside out. Using the Roll Model® method and a variety of grippy, pliable rubber balls, join Yoga instructor Jessie Dwiggins to roll away your stress and tension. Restore your movement patterns to support your body's structure through yoga poses, breathing techniques, and self-massage. You will leave feeling aligned and well!  Please bring a yoga mat, water, and wear athletic attire. Each session counts as one fitness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.  

 

jewelry district

Session #2

Thursday, October 18

1-2 PM

School of Professional Studies, Room 101

 

 

Session #3

Thursday, October 25

1-2 PM

School of Professional Studies, Room 115

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herbs

Join URI Master Gardener Melissa Pace for an enjoyable and educational session on herbs.  Growing herbs not only provides fresh flavor at your fingertips; they're beautiful and smell incredible. It's a way to add edible plants to your garden that also have impressive health benefits. Come away with tips on growing, using, and drying herbs. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

college hill

Tuesday, October 16

12-12:45 PM

Smith-Buonanno, Room 106

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Estate Planning Considerations

On October 17, join TIAA to learn the basics of estate planning. Topics covered will include asset ownership, making gifts to charities and others, planning for medical care, basic estate planning documents and estate tax planning. This financial program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards. 

 

college hill

Wednesday, October 17

12-12:45 PM

MacMillan Hall, Room 115

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mindful Communication: Staying Calm When it Counts

Difficult personalities in the workplace can sabotage your best efforts to remain professional. Learn to communicate more mindfully in the most challenging of situations. This seminar presents a simple-to-remember mindful technique for developing the capacity to respond vs. react in the face of conflict. Mindfulness instructor Stephanie Gove will lead participants through a communication exercise to complete this 45-minute session. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

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Thursday, October 18

12-1 PM

South Street Landing, Room 499

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brown/Bryant 5K and Family Wellness Day

Join Wellness at Brown for an autumn-themed Family Wellness Day and 5K. This fun-filled event will take place on the Bryant University campus on Sunday, October 21, 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Bring your family members and run, jog, or walk a free 5K, 1K, or Kids' Fun Run. Enjoy music, raffles, kids' arts and crafts, vendor tables, and more. Participation in the 5K or 1K will count as one fitness program toward 2018 Wellness Rewards. Click Learn More to register and view the event schedule. 

 

Sunday, October 21

9 AM-12 PM

Bryant University

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prostate Health

All men, regardless of age, should be taking steps daily to support, protect, and maintain prostate health. Join Urologist and Associate Professor of Surgery Dr. Gyan Pareek to learn risk factors for prostate cancer, the most common cancer in men in the U.S., with approximately 1 in 6 men diagnosed with this disease during his lifetime.  Understand how to recognize the symptoms of prostate disease, when to begin screening, the latest treatment options and best preventative practices. This wellness session counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

jewelry district

Monday, October 22

12-1 PM

School of Professional Studies, Room 101

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Embracing Minimalism

Does a minimalist lifestyle appeal to you? Would you like to explore how to thrive with less material possessions? Are you willing to practice voluntary simplicity? Do you want to spend less time maintaining your stuff and more time making memories with the important people in your life? Certified Professional Organizer®, Janine Cavanaugh will share ideas on how to embrace minimalism. Come learn how to reduce life’s excess and live simply. This session counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards. 

 

jewelry district

Tuesday, October 23

12-12:45 PM

School of Professional Studies, Room 122

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Transition and Change: Preparing for Retirement in the 21st Century

According to some estimates, 70 million people will retire in the coming years. While financial planning is critical, all too often people fail to focus on key psychological and social factors that will impact how ‘successful’ their retirement is. Join e4 to explore the different facets of retirement and gain practical tips to prepare for and navigate the changing face of retirement. This financial program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

college hill

Wednesday, October 24

12-12:45 PM

MacMillan Hall, Room 115

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mindful Eating Overview

Why consider mindful eating? A growing body of evidence supports the efficacy of non-diet, weight-neutral, and mindfulness-based approaches to healthy living. When used together, these three key tenets create a powerful intervention that guides individuals to take charge of their decisions about eating, physical activity, health, and self-care without rigid, unsustainable rules. Join Jessie Dwiggins to learn more about the Am I Hungry?(R) Mindful Eating Program. This general interest session will introduce you to the full Am I Hungry? program. Attendees will walk away with practical information to help transform their experience with food. This wellness program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards. 

college hill

Friday, October 26

12-12:45 PM

Salomon, Room 003

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Office Ergonomics

Are you working comfortably, efficiently, safely, and productively?  Being ergonomically correct can eliminate discomfort and risk of injury due to a poorly designed workstation.   Let Occupational Health & Safety Officer Stephanie Santucci share tips and tricks acquired throughout her 12 years of ergonomic experience including best guidelines for sit-stand stations and how technology can offer some ergonomic solutions. Both wellness sessions count towards 2018 Wellness Rewards.

 

college hill jewelry district

Tuesday, October 30

12-12:45 PM

Friedman Hall, Room 201

 

 

Wednesday, October 31

12-12:45 PM

School of Professional Studies, Room 122

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tobacco Cessation

Are you or a loved one thinking about becoming tobacco free? Join Blue Cross Blue Shield for this informative session covering the following topics: readiness to make the change, pharmacotherapy/nicotine replacement therapy, gradual reduction, preparing to quit, addiction versus habit, resources, and lifestyle changes that can encourage success. The program counts toward 2018 Wellness Rewards as either one wellness program or one tobacco program.

 

jewelry district

Wednesday, October 31

11-11:45 AM

South Street Landing, Room 494

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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