- Thursday, September 11, 2014
- Anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
- 2nd floor Atrium Cofrin Library
- Participants will walk the stairs of the library floors 2 through 8 to honor and pay tribute to the victims, families, and service members effected by the tragic events of 9/11/2001.
It’s that time of the year to FALL in love with Yoga at Outdoor Yoga in Phoenix Park!
- Friday, September 5
- 2 to 3 p.m.
- Phoenix Park
- (Rain site: Phoenix B in the Union)
Take a break from the day, and melt the stress away!
Experience invigorating your body, mind and soul with Yoga amongst the UW-Green Bay wilderness with KEC instructor, Liz, as she leads you through a calm practice amongst nature.
Mats and blocks will be provided, but please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
As always, all levels of experience are welcome!
Start your fall semester off STRONG by learning a simple approach to strength training your whole body as one!
Feel empowered, reduce stress levels, increase mental clarity and bring even more quality to the life you’re living with just one simple session.
Join the super friendly Kress Events Center fitness staff to acquire the skills on how to effectively strength train with a full body workout designed by our Certified Personal Trainers!
- Strength Training 101
- Thursday, September 4
- 5 to 6:30 p.m.
- Meet at the Kress Events Center front desk
- Open to students, faculty/staff and Kress community members
- No special equipment, clothing or training necessary – just the desire to learn!
- Handouts will be provided on the material covered
- All levels of experience welcome
Sunday, July 13 – Saturday, July 19
Sign-up today for our week-long 54218 Challenge designed to help faculty, staff and students live healthier using 54218 every day!
Live54218 Mission: To create environments in the community that support and promote all residents daily in:
5 - Consuming 5 fruit and vegetables
4 - Drinking 4 bottles of water
2 - Having less than 2 hours of screen time (outside of your work)
1 - Participating in at least 1 hour of physical activity
8 - Sleeping 8 hours a night
Benefits: Live54218 Vision to make Brown County, Wisconsin (and our UW-Green Bay Campus) the healthiest community in the nation!
Registration: To participate in the challenge, send an e-mail to the Wellness Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, July 11th.
Tracking Form: Complete the tracking form and submit the form electronically to email@example.com or by intercampus mail (HR CL710). Forms must be turned in by Noon on July 23rd to be considered for prizes.
Prizes: Participants filling in 100% (all 84) of the circles will be entered into a drawing to win one of two UW-Green Bay sweatshirts from the Phoenix Bookstore. All other participants completing 90% (76 or more) of the circles will be eligible for a Wellness Water Bottle.
For additional 54218 opportunities in our community check out: www.Live54218.org.
|What:||How could the Employee Assistance Program help me or a co-worker?|
|When:||Wednesday, July 16
12:10 – 1:00 p.m.
|Where:||Spring Room (Student Services 1400)|
|The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential, work place based Employee Assistance Program. The program is designed to assist in the prevention, early identification and resolution of personal issues with may affect both an employee’s sense of well-being and their ability to effectively carry out their work responsibilities. Examples of issues which the EAP might be helpful with are health, marital, family, financial, alcohol and other drug, emotional, stress and other personal concerns.Join Greg Smith, Senior Counselor for this lunch and learn that will focus on how the EAP program could help you or a co-worker. The goals will be to help you learn what services are provided, how to access services and what other resources are available in the community. You will also have a chance to provide ideas on how EAP services could be enhanced on our campus.|
The Kress Events Center has unlimited access over the summer! In addition to the free unlimited access for employees during the summer hours noted below, there are also various free group fitness classes offered.
Hours until August 28, 2014
- Mon – Thurs 6:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- Fri. 6:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
- Sat. 8 a.m. – noon
- Sun. closed
|The UW-Green Bay Wellness Committee Presents:|
|What:||Wellness Lunch and Learn
Computer Workstation Ergonomics
|When:||Thursday, June 12
12:10 – 1:00 p.m.
|Where:||Phoenix Room C|
|Your work can affect your health. Since we spend a fair amount of time in our workplace, it’s essential that we do what we can to create a healthy work environment. Ergonomics is the study of fitting workplace conditions and job demands to the worker rather than forcing the worker to adapt to the job. Join Jill Fermanich, University Safety Manager, for this lunch and learn that will focus on computer workstation ergonomics. The goals will be to help you learn what you can do to set up your office work space and practices so that they fit you and help you to be more comfortable and healthy at work. The session will discuss workstation setup, how you sit, and how long you stay in one position.|
|What:||Wellness Lunch and Learn
|When:||Wednesday, May 28th
12:10 – 12:50 p.m.
|Where:||Phoenix Room A|
|Whether this is your first experience with Yoga, or you have experienced this practice before, this is a session for you! Join Kress Events Center Yoga Instructor and Personal Training, Liz Brandt, on a journey to break down some of the fundamental form and theories involved to help create a successful practice geared towards YOUR level of fitness!|
Visit the Wellness Committee website for information on other wellness topics, newsletters, and upcoming events!
Wellness Opportunity at Shorewood Golf Course: Golf & Lunch for $10.00
Play three holes – or more if time permits – between 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and have lunch too!
Come and play holes 1, 2, & 3 ending up back at the clubhouse where you can dine in or take out lunch from the extensive clubhouse menu! This wellness opportunity includes the use of rental clubs at no charge, allowing you to get out, exercise and enjoy the beautiful views that Shorewood golf course has to offer.
Shorewood is a seasonal operation that will remain open through October (possibly into early November), closing for the winter and re-opening each spring.
For more information on the Shorewood Golf Course visit their website at http://www.uwgb.edu/shorewood/.