|Wellness Center holds New Year's promotions|
Do you want to get into better shape this New Year? Try the New Year's eight-week program at the Wellness Center. You will get weekly tips and motivational messages by e-mail, a pre- and post-fitness assessment, a goal consultation with a personal trainer, a four week fruit and veggie tracking challenge and one free culinary corner class. This entire program is $69, and if you participate in the BCBS Health Club Credit, you could save $40, making it only $29 for two months. Please stop by the Wellness Center or call 777-9355 to get started.
Work Well January Calendar is available on-line: http://www.workwell.und.edu/?page=january
Exercise with Mandy - Abs and Back: Tennis Shoe Tuesday, Jan. 12, 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. (Wellness Center, Room 272-274).
Free class for staff and faculty offered by Work Well. Join us to learn proper technique, number of repetitions and to learn how often to complete your abs and back workout. RSVP by Jan. 11 to hold a spot by calling Kim at 777-0210 (with you name and phone number). You do not need to be a Wellness Center member to participate, but come a few minutes early to get a visitor pass and sign a waiver. If you are a Wellness Center member, consider/use the Health Club Credit program because this will count as one of your 12 times of working out a month.
BCBS Wellness Programs: MyHealthCenter and Health Club Credit Computer Session (for beginners), 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 12, Room 361. Sign up through U2 - seats are limited. Kim will help you get started. Please bring your BCBS insurance card, and have the following information for the health assessment: your weight, height, waist measurement, cholesterol (LDL, HDL, triglycerides, total cholesterol), blood glucose, and blood pressure.
Work Well Winter Wellness Challenge: Try to create a balance of all seven dimensions of wellness (physical, occupational, social, emotional, spiritual, environmental and intellectual) through creative activities. One weekly prize of $30 for Scheels, the Ski and Bike shop, Target and Cabelas is available. Three grand prizes of $50 to Hugo's and Super One and one pair of snow shoes from the Ski and Bike shop will go to three staff/faculty members (who can integrate all dimensions in five weeks). Register at www.workwell.und.edu and click the Winter Challenge banner by Jan. 18.
Freedom from Smoking and Chewing Class. Are you interested? This course has worked for UND staff and faculty. It will start Tuesday, Feb. 9, and meet weekly for six weeks every Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (and one Thursday, Feb. 25), in Swanson Hall, Rooms 10-12. It is free ($200 value) for benefitted staff and insured spouses and dependents. There is scholarship money through Work Well for non-benefitted staff/faculty. Contact Teresa Knox at 701-787-8140 to sign-up or Kim at 777-0210 for non-benefitted staff/faculty. Contact Kim Ruliffson, Coordinator of Work Well if you have questions.
-- Kim Ruliffson, Coordinator of Work Well, Wellness Center, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-0210