Wellness classes are offered throughout the year. To earn an additional $50 after attending your WellBAMA health screening, you may complete one qualifying wellness program and attend one wellness class.
Due to the University’s recent decision to instate COVID-19 Prevention measures and the potential for flexible work arrangements, all WellBAMA in-person wellness classes have been suspended until further notice. To attend a wellness class webinar, register through your wellness portal. You will receive a Zoom email confirmation containing the special link to the webinar inviting you to join the session. A Zoom login is not required to attend a webinar.
|Wednesday, April 21||Overcoming Overwhelm||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
|Friday, May 7||Move More, Feel Better||WEBINAR||12:00-1:00 PM|
|Monday, May 10||Building an Attitude of Gratitude||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
|Thursday, June 10||Caring For Aging Populations And Caregivers||WEBINAR||11:00 AM -12:00 PM|
|Wednesday, June 16||How to Navigate the Weight Room||WEBINAR||10:00 AM -11:00AM|
|Thursday, June 24||Your Health After 40||WEBINAR||11:00 AM -12:00 PM|
|Thursday, July 1||Don't Wait, Hydrate||WEBINAR||11:00 AM -12:00 PM|
|Thursday, July 15||Road to Resilience: Becoming Your Best Self||WEBINAR||11:00 AM -12:00 PM|
|Wednesday, July 28||Strength and Mobility Training||WEBINAR||10:00 AM -11:00AM|
Wellness Class Descriptions
Introduces common causes for everyday aches and pains, along with simple solutions for promoting pain-free living
Building an Attitude of Gratitude
Learn more about the practice of gratitude and its positive effects on our mental, emotional, and total wellbeing. Get practical tips on how you can incorporate thankfulness into your daily routine from certified health and life coach Abby Horton.
This class is more than heart health. Learn how to care for your heart, brain, and circulatory system for overall improved health and wellbeing.
Caring for Aging Populations/Caring for the Caregiver
How to plan, prepare, and care for challenges related to aging. Topics covered include care giving fatigue, aging-related health concerns, and aging-related stress.
Clean Living Lifestyle
Find out more about the 5 benefits of clean living, while reaching your goals of a healthy lifestyle and protecting the planet. We will explore how to “ditch and switch” for cleaner, safer household and personal products.
Create Good Habits That Last
Habit change is foundational to all health and wellness goals. Learn how to cultivate healthy habits and how to “habit stack” for sustainable health and wellness.
Create Your Own Exercise Program
Not all exercise routines are created equal. In this webinar, we’ll cover the principles of an effective exercise regimen and how to tailor a program to fit your goals and current fitness level.
Cultivating Mental Wellbeing
Explores a brief overview of mental health challenges and provides a toolkit of resources for fostering mental wellness. Topics covered include depression, anxiety, stress and coping, among others.
Designed to help those currently living with Diabetes those at risk for developing Diabetes. Topics covered include Diabetes Type 1, Type 2, prediabetes, and Gestational Diabetes.
Diverse Populations and Health Equity
Designed to address unique Minority Health Concerns, in addition to health disparities, access to care, and inclusive health practices.
Don’t Stress About Stress
Examines the relationship between health and wellness and the importance of self-care. Learn specific strategies to develop and support positive coping strategies and resilience.
Fitness Programming: How to navigate the weight room
Learn how to identify various strength equipment. Together we will learn about their differences, similarities and safe movement principles along the way.
5 to Thrive
Learn the 5 Wellness Basics you need to master to Thrive with your health and wellness journey.
Mindfulness: Learning to be in the Moment
The desire to change a personal habit is a challenge that necessarily results in an interplay of thoughts, feelings and actions/reactions. This class on using practical mindfulness strategies can help you negotiate this interplay more easily, calmly, and successfully. Learn various ways to use mindfulness with thinking, feeling, and acting.
Mindfulness: A Useful Tool to Manage Stress
Understand how mindfulness can teach us how to respond to stress with an awareness of what is happening in the present moment, accept that there are events we cannot control, and keeping a more positive attitude.
Discover how to begin to exercise in a way that will help you feel alive again and how increased activity can improve all aspects of your life.
Feeling Overwhelmed? Let’s take the first steps to overcoming overwhelm at home and work through developing organization, rhythms, and routines.
Road to Resilience: Becoming Your Best Self
Discusses the importance of resilience, offers a deep dive into what cultivates resilience, and provides a toolkit of resources for fostering personal resilience. A brief workshop is included so that participants can walk away with a resilience care plan in process.
Stretch to Perfection
Understand why regular stretching is important to keep the body functioning properly and learning techniques to properly and safely stretch.
Strength and Mobility Training
Strength and mobility go hand in hand. Strength training can lessen range of motion, so it’s important to find balance. Learn how training on the Reformer can promote optimal well-being through full body movements, rhythm and flow and precision.
Your Health After 40
Preparing you for continued health after 40. Topics covered include recommended medical visits, testing, vaccinations, tailored nutrition and exercise for those 40 years and older. All ages are welcome! It is never to early to plan for continued health.
Practice simple movements that can help you relax mentally, reduce stress and relieve tension in the body.