Wellness

While everyone in the School of Public Health works to advance well-being for all, we must also be mindful of our own health. Faculty, staff, trainees, and students in the School are encouraged to prioritize self-care and to access the free wellness opportunities listed below for the Brown community.

  • Jan
    31
    2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Health and Fitness Workshop

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies staff member Rick Smith is a certified personal trainer and will be offering a 4-week functional training series involving drills that aid in flexibility, mobility, core strength, and body alignment.

    Community members of all fitness and experience levels are welcome. No equipment is required, but yoga mats are suggested. Please RSVP, although drop-ins are also welcome.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Feb
    3
    4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Yoga

    121 South Main Street, Room 247

    6-week series of free yoga classes led by Anita Bevans from the Nelson Fitness Center. Classes are suitable for all levels, and no previous experience is necessary. Participants are asked to bring their own mats and any props they would like to use.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Feb
    4
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room Faculty/Staff Lounge

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Feb
    10
    12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Wellness at Brown/Wellness Rewards Overview

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Is your team taking advantage of all that Wellness at Brown has to offer? Offerings include great onsite programs, fun fitness classes, and even a cash incentive! Learn more in an enjoyable and informative overview, which incorporates questions and prizes! Open to staff, faculty, and postdocs.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness, Human Resources, Benefits
  • Feb
    10
    4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Yoga

    121 South Main Street, Room 247

    6-week series of free yoga classes led by Anita Bevans from the Nelson Fitness Center. Classes are suitable for all levels, and no previous experience is necessary. Participants are asked to bring their own mats and any props they would like to use.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Feb
    11
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Feb
    14
    2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Health and Fitness Workshop

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies staff member Rick Smith is a certified personal trainer and will be offering a 4-week functional training series involving drills that aid in flexibility, mobility, core strength, and body alignment.

    Community members of all fitness and experience levels are welcome. No equipment is required, but yoga mats are suggested. Please RSVP, although drop-ins are also welcome.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Feb
    17
    4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Yoga

    121 South Main Street, Room 247

    6-week series of free yoga classes led by Anita Bevans from the Nelson Fitness Center. Classes are suitable for all levels, and no previous experience is necessary. Participants are asked to bring their own mats and any props they would like to use.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Feb
    18
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Feb
    24
    12:00pm - 1:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Brown EMS Vital Signs Screening

    121 South Main Street

    Volunteers from Brown EMS will be available for School of Public Health community members to have their blood pressure and other vital signs checked. Blood pressure tracking logs and laminated emergency medical cards will be available for attendees to take home.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness, Biology, Medicine, Public Health
  • Feb
    24
    4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Yoga

    121 South Main Street, Room 247

    6-week series of free yoga classes led by Anita Bevans from the Nelson Fitness Center. Classes are suitable for all levels, and no previous experience is necessary. Participants are asked to bring their own mats and any props they would like to use.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Feb
    25
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Feb
    28
    2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Health and Fitness Workshop

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies staff member Rick Smith is a certified personal trainer and will be offering a 4-week functional training series involving drills that aid in flexibility, mobility, core strength, and body alignment.

    Community members of all fitness and experience levels are welcome. No equipment is required, but yoga mats are suggested. Please RSVP, although drop-ins are also welcome.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Mar
    2
    4:00pm - 5:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Yoga

    121 South Main Street, Room 247

    6-week series of free yoga classes led by Anita Bevans from the Nelson Fitness Center. Classes are suitable for all levels, and no previous experience is necessary. Participants are asked to bring their own mats and any props they would like to use.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Mar
    3
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Mar
    10
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Mar
    13
    2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Public Health Wellness: Health and Fitness Workshop

    121 South Main Street, Room 247

    Center for Alcohol & Addiction Studies staff member Rick Smith is a certified personal trainer and will be offering a 4-week functional training series involving drills that aid in flexibility, mobility, core strength, and body alignment.

    Community members of all fitness and experience levels are welcome. No equipment is required, but yoga mats are suggested. Please RSVP, although drop-ins are also welcome.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Mar
    17
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Mar
    31
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Apr
    7
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Apr
    9
    12:00pm - 12:45pm

    Public Health Wellness: Naloxone Training

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    As part of National Public Health Week, the Naloxone and Overdose Prevention Education Program (NOPE-RI) will provide a free 45-minute training designed to prepare individuals to recognize and respond to an overdose.

    Topics include: 

    • Opioids and Overdose in RI
    • Addiction, Overdose, and Risk Factors
    • Overdose Recognition and Response
    • State-Wide Concerns
    • Hands-on Practice
    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Apr
    14
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Apr
    21
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • Apr
    28
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • May
    5
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • May
    12
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness
  • May
    19
    12:30pm - 12:50pm

    Weekly Community Mindfulness Session

    121 South Main Street, Room 375

    Open to all School of Public Health students, faculty, postdocs, and staff. Weekly, guided mindfulness sessions led by instructors from the Mindfulness Center.

    Mindfulness is defined as the capacity to be fully present in the moment, with clear perspective, thought, and intention. Mindfulness is also a major focus area of the School’s strategic plan, Advancing Well-Being for All, and these offerings give the community a chance to directly experience its benefits. Practicing mindfulness can alleviate stress and help you remain healthy, rested, and engaged, which is vital in today’s busy work environment — whether you are a student balancing your course load, faculty teaching and competing for research grants, or staff supporting the everyday function of the School.

    Athletics, Sports, Wellness