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    Employee Wellness Fall Update

    September 4, 2019

    The Center for Health Education & Wellness is excited to share our Employee Wellness fall schedule featuring a variety of events and resources designed to keep employees healthy in mind, body and spirit.

    Walk for Wellness is back!
    Sept. 23 - Oct. 18
    Join the 4-week Walk for Wellness program and challenge yourself to walk for 30 minutes per day, 5 days a week (150 minutes per week)!  Register before September 23rd and take that first step to improve your health. Each Monday, you will receive an e-mail from The Center for Health Education & Wellness with walking information, motivation, and a weekly Online Walking Tracker, which you can submit each week to earn a raffle ticket for a prize. Refer a co-worker and earn an additional chance to win.

    Register Here for Walking Program

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    You're Invited!
    2nd Annual Employee Wellness Open House for Faculty & Staff 
    Wednesday, Sept. 11 11:00 a.m-1:00 p.m.  
    CHEW Office-The DeNaples Center 205K
    Snacks~Raffles~Upcoming Events~
    Interactive Activity~
    We want to hear from you!

    Come and meet the CHEW Staff

    Earn Wellne$$ Incentives
    The new incentive year kicked off on June 1, 2019, and will continue through May 1, 2020, which now aligns with the University’s fiscal year. Faculty & Staff are eligible to complete three incentives with the possibility of earning up to $100 and a lunch ticket. Please note that our incentive structure has changed for Incentive 1, while Incentives 2 & 3 remain unchanged.
    • Incentive 1 - Wellness Profile (Health Risk Assessment) - Fresh Food Company Lunch Ticket. Enjoy a healthy and delicious meal.
    • Incentive 2 - Preventive Health $50
    • Incentive 3 - Wellness Activity Participation $50

    Mark Your Calendars
    Thursday, Oct. 3 & Friday, Oct. 4
    Did you know that the CDC recommends getting a flu shot before the end of October? The flu shot is the best defense against the flu. Employees and students are encouraged to stop by CHEW’s Flu Shot & Blood Pressure Clinics, Oct. 3 or 4 in the Long Center Lobby from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Employees with University of Scranton health insurance can get a no-cost flu shot! Get your blood pressure taken by a student nurse for a chance to win a $25 Amazon Gift Card.

    Fall 2019 Weekly Wellness Drop-in Classes:

    Monday:
    Mindfulness Meditation 5:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. (127 LSC)
    Light Weights & Abs 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (Royals Room)
    Tuesday
    Yoga Flow 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. (Royals Room)
    POUND 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m. (Royals Room)
    Wednesday:
    Tai Chi (beginning 9/25) 12:15 p.m.-1:00 p.m. (Royals Room)
    Light Weights & Abs 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (Royals Room)
    Energizing Yoga 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. (Royals Room)
    Thursday
    Energizing Yoga 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. (Royals Room)
    Friday:
    Gentle Yoga 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m.(Royals Room)

    Click Here for Class Descriptions

    Free for Students, Faculty & Staff

    Two new series offered this fall- Tai Chi and POUND!
    Originally developed for self-defense, Tai Chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that is now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Learn how the gentle flowing movements of Tai Chi can calm your mind, reduce your stress and improve your overall health. It is the perfect mind-body exercise for any fitness level and promotes flexibility and balance.
    POUND® is designed for all fitness levels and provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable, and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.

    Please visit: scranton.edu/employeewellness for more information.

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