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.
During these difficult times, the majority of our wellness classes will be offered in a webinar format via Zoom. 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.
|Thursday, August 11, 2022||Successfully Navigating Menopause||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Tuesday, August 16, 2022||Caring for Aging populations and their caregivers||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Wednesday, August 24, 2022||Creating Good Habits that Last||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Friday, August 26, 2022||Fitness Mythbusters: Part 1||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Wednesday, September 7, 2022||5 to Thrive: Your Wellness Basics||North Lawn 1018||12-1pm|
|Wednesday, September 14, 2022||Getting Your Best Night's Sleep||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Wednesday, September 21, 2022||Cultivating Work-Life Balance||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Wednesday, September 28, 2022||How to Navigate the Weight Room||Student Recreation Center||12-1pm|
|Friday, September 30, 2022||Mindful Eating||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Wednesday, October 14, 2022||Don't Miss a Beat: Your Path to a Healthier Heart||Webinar||10-11am|
|Wednesday, October 19, 2022||Overcoming Overwhelm||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Friday, October 21, 2022||The Ketogenic Diet: Is It for me?||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Friday, October 28, 2022||Fitness Mythbusters: Part 2||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Wednesday, November 9, 2022||Diabetes: The Sweet Truth||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Tuesday, November 15, 2022||Fitness Mythbusters: Part 3||Webinar||12-1pm|
|Wednesday, November 30, 2022||Attitude of Gratitude||Webinar||12-1pm|
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.
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 Work-Life Balance
Work-life balance simply means striking a healthy balance between your working life and your personal life. Work-life balance is often depicted as a perfectly balanced scale…in most cases that is simply not realistic or achievable. Learn more about how to intentionally cultivate Work-Life Balance for a more fulfilling personal and professional experience, while fostering health and wellbeing.
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.
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 Miss a Beat: Your Path to a Healthier Heart
This class is more than heart health. Learn how to care for your heart, brain, and circulatory system for overall improved health and wellbeing.
Don’t Wait, Hydrate!
Learn about the benefits of drinking water, how poor hydration affects the body, why it is important to drink water during physical activity, and how to stay hydrated during hot summer months.
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 Mythbusters: 3 Part Series
Fitness Programming: How to Stop the Yo-Yo Effect
Fitness Programming: Move Better
5 to Thrive: Your Wellness Basics
Learn the 5 Wellness Basics you need to master to Thrive with your health and wellness journey.
Getting Your Best Night’s Sleep
Join Dr. Pat Carter in discussing how you can improve the quality and duration of your sleep to wake rested and ready for the day.
Gratitude for Yoga – 3 Part Series
Yoga is a practice for anyone and anybody. Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual union of the body that can heal and teach us to be grateful for our bodies and how they move. Join us as we explore ways to incorporate yoga into our daily lives and reap the benefits of moving together.
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.
Mindful Eating Interventions include mindful meditation and apply mindfulness techniques to develop an awareness of hunger and satiety cues, emotional states associated with eating, and external triggers to eat. Dr. Linda Knol is a Registered Dietitian with specialized training in mindful eating. In this one-hour session, she will introduce several mindful eating techniques and discuss the benefits of using these 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.
Nutrition for Exercise Performance
Join Health Promotion and Wellness dietitian Sheena Gregg as she shares tips for optimal nutrition pre- and post-workout and the overall benefits of eating for physical activity.
Feeling Overwhelmed? Let’s take the first steps to overcoming overwhelm at home and work through developing organization, rhythms, and routines.
Power of Posture
Do you tend to slouch at your desk or feel tension in your neck, back, or shoulders? Join UREC’s Charles Burroughs as he discusses the importance of posture to overall wellbeing and demonstrates techniques to improve it.
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.
Saving Your Skin from the Sun
Let’s learn how we can best protect our skin from the harmful rays while still enjoying the beautiful outdoors.
Strength and Mobility
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.
Successfully Navigating Menopause
Hormones, hot flashes, and night sweats. Perimenopause and menopause are not often discussed but should be as these are significant changes in a woman’s life. Join University Medical Center Registered Dietitian Suzanne Henson as she discusses nutrition and this stage of life and how to feel your best as you navigate these changes.
The Ketogenic Diet: Is It for Me?
Low carbohydrate diets have been popular for years, but what makes the ketogenic diet different, and who is it appropriate for? Join UA registered dietitian Sheena Gregg as she shares an overview of the keto diet to help you determine if this therapeutic diet is appropriate for you and your health goals.
The MIND Diet: Eating for Brain Health
Have you ever thought about eating in a way to prevent cognitive decline? Using elements of both the Mediterranean diet and the DASH diet, the MIND diet has been ranked as one of the Top 5 Diets for Overall Health by US News and World Report. Join UA registered dietitian nutritionist Sheena Gregg as she shares what the MIND diet is and how to incorporate it in your everyday food choices.
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.