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, July 8||Road to Resilience||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
|Wednesday, July 15||Don't Wait, Hydrate!||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
|Friday, July 24||Let's Talk: Building Better Relationships at Work and at Home||WEBINAR||12:00-1:00 PM|
|Wednesday, July 29||Your Health After 40||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
|Tuesday, August 4||What's Functional Movement, Anyway?||WEBINAR||2:00-3:00 PM|
|Wednesday, August 12||Mental Health Challenges||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
|Wednesday, August 19||Fitness Myth Buster: Nutrition and Exercise||WEBINAR||11:00 AM-12:00 PM|
|Wednesday, August 26||Diabetes: The Sweet Truth||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
|Wednesday, September 2||Cultivating Habit Change||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
|Wednesday, September 9||Minority Health Concerns||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
|Monday, September 14||Fitness: Where do I Begin?||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
|Thursday, September 17||Let's Talk: Getting Your Best Nights Sleep||WEBINAR||12:00-1:00 PM|
|Wednesday, September 23||Stress and Relaxation Techniques||WEBINAR||1:00-2:00 PM|
Wellness Class Descriptions
Introduces common causes for everyday aches and pains, along with simple solutions for promoting pain-free living
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.
Diabetes: The Sweet Truth
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.
Don’t Wait, Hydrate!
Explores the importance of hydration and the associated health benefits. The class also provides a practical approach to increasing your water intake.
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: Where Do I Begin?
Quick tips on starting a fitness routine and sticking with it.
Get the most of your exercise and nutrition choices! Join us as we discuss common beliefs and misconceptions about the relationship between diet and exercise.
Fitness Myth Buster: Exercising With Purpose
With so much information available today, it can be hard to decide what to do in the gym. In this session we will discover the truth about exercise programming and how to avoid common pitfalls in fitness.
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.
Mental Health Challenges
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.
Minority Health Concerns
Addresses unique Minority Health Concerns, in addition to health disparities, access to care, and inclusive health practices.
Move More, Feel Better
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.
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.
Savor the Flavor: Practicing Mindful Eating
Mindful eating involves savoring food as you eat it, and achieving a state of full attention to your experiences, listening to physical hunger cues, and cravings, and eating only until you are full.
Stretch to Perfection
Understand why regular stretching is important to keep the body functioning properly and learning techniques to properly and safely stretch.
Stress & Relaxation Techniques
Learn specific strategies to develop and support positive coping strategies during stressful times and explore the relationship between your health and stress.
What’s Functional Movement, Anyway?
Prevent injuries and reduce aches and pains by learning how to move more efficiently and properly.
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.