Calendar of Events

These programs are offered to NAU faculty and staff at no cost unless otherwise indicated. If you have any questions about our programs, please e-mail or call 928-523-1552, or the contact information next to the program listing.

Upcoming wellness programs




Fire Up and Clear Yoga Series
Led by Shannon Arnett, MA, CEHP, RYT-200

Friday mornings, September 19 - October 10, 6:30 - 7:30 a.m.
Recreation Center, Exercise Suite 1
$38/4 sessions


Join this early morning dynamic practice of Vinyasa Yoga, with integrated sequencing and postures designed to stretch the body, wake up the heart rate and clear the mind.  Participants will have the chance to work with an intention throughout the series, and measure the impact of this purposeful clearing yoga practice on that intention.  Feel free to bring those patterns you’d like to invigorate or change for transformation and clearing!


For more information, please call 928-523-1643. To register, please visit Yoga class registration


Insight Meditation
Guided by Allen Atkins, PhD, Professor, W.A. Franke College of Business and Cathy Small, PhD, Professor, Anthropology Department
Tuesday evenings, September 23 - October 28, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cline Library, Room 200, 2nd floor

Insight Meditation is part of an ancient tradition originating in India 2,600 years ago. The practice involves both concentration and contemplative methods of meditation. Learn to reduce stress and anxiety by focusing on the present moment. It is important participants attend all 6 classes, as each class builds on previous instruction and practice. Please arrive 10 minutes early to get settled. Wear loose, comfortable clothing. This class is free and also open to NAU students and the Flagstaff community (18 years and older).

To register, e-mail or phone 928-523-1552.


Eat More, Weigh Less - class full - waiting list only

Jay Sutliffe, PhD, RD, Associate Clinical Professor & Masters of Administration, Health Sciences Coordinator, NAU Department of Health Sciences

Wednesday, October 8, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
Health and Learning Center, room 2405 (room 3)

Learn how to apply timeless principles for optimum health. Simple and practical instruction and discussion on how to optimize your food practices and behaviors.

To register, e-mail or phone 928-523-1552.



With Tony Norris and Stan Clark

Thursday, October 16, 2 - 4 p.m.
Health and Learning Center, room 2405 (room 3)

Expressing ourselves, under the right conditions, can feel very satisfying. There is a body of research that has linked expressive writing, in particular, with improvements in both physical and psychological health. In this workshop Tony and Stan will provide opportunities for you to explore various ways of expressing yourself in a non-judgmental, encouraging environment. Come have fun, release stress, and express yourself!

To register, e-mail



Mobile On-Site Mammography
Tuesday, October 21, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. AND Wednesday, October 22, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Walkup Skydome Parking Lot (P66), both screening dates

Mobile On-site Mammography (MOM) provides the highest quality of mammography service with professional and experienced staff, using digital mammography technology for your safety and comfort.

This program is also open to employee’s spouses. Extended Campuses employees may call the number below to find out when MOM will be available throughout the state. Women under 30 years old must provide a doctor’s referral. The recommended baseline age for a first mammogram is 35 - 40.

 Please call 800-285-0272 to schedule your appointment and have your insurance card on hand.



 Family Flu Vaccine Clinic

Tuesday, October 21, 3 - 6 pm, 
University Union, Havasupai Room A/B

Faculty, staff, retirees, and covered dependents (ages 4 and older; minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian) with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ) insurance, State of Arizona Benefit Options plans, Humana Gold Choice, and Medicare B are invited to this free seasonal flu vaccine clinic. Please note that uninsured employees will pay $30.00. Registration is not required. Please bring your insurance card with you and wear short sleeves. 

Sponsored by NAU Employee Assistance & Wellness office, BCBSAZ and Arizona Healthwaves.