Hatha yoga Class for NAU employeesLed by Melissa Shonauer
Mondays, February 1 - 29, 12:10 - 1
$25/5 classes (fee non-refundable)
Hatha yoga is simply the practicing
of physical postures. These classes will focus on balance, flexibility and
strength in order to achieve ease and stability in the postures. We will slowly
flow through the poses, guided by the breath, to feel more grounded, more
balanced, and more aware of body, mind and emotions. Beginners to more
experienced practitioners are welcome as options for variations of poses will
be given. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. There are mats
available at the Rec Center for those who need one.To register, please visit/call
the Recreation Center front desk (523-1733), 11 am - 7 p.m., Monday - Friday.
Gentle Yoga for NAU employeesLed by Melissa Shonauer
Thursdays, February 4 - 25, 12:10 - 1 p.m.
$20/4 classes (fee non-refundable)
In these lunch hour classes, we will
incorporate breath as well as basic and relaxing yoga poses to promote an overall
feeling of calm and wellness. We will begin classes with a breathing practice,
then gently move through basic poses while focusing on alignment and breath
awareness in the present moment, and end with relaxing postures. Beginners to
more experienced practitioners are welcome as options for variations of poses
will be given. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. There are
mats available at the Rec Center for those who need one.
To register, please visit Campus Recreation Services EAW Specialty Classes or visit/call the Recreation Center front desk
(523-1733), 11 am - 7 p.m., Monday - Friday.
NAU Nutrition Coalition get together
The first Wednesday evening of every month, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Health Professions (building 66), room 229
Are you curious about the nutritional interventions promoted in a recent study sponsored by NAU professor Jay Sutliffe, PhD and Joel Fuhrman, MD, which produced significant reduction in weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure measurements as well an increased quality of life measures among NAU employee participants?
Please join us for an informal get together with our local supporters and enthusiasts and find out how you may benefit from eating a more plant based, nutrient dense diet. Enjoy a variety of guest speakers, cooking demos, camaraderie and inspiration.
For more information, contact Shawna.Bowen@nau.edu. Reservations not required; just show up. All are welcome; this program is open to the entire community.
Campus Connect for NAU Faculty and Staff
Wednesday, February 10, 2 - 4 p.m.
Health and Learning Center (room to be announced)
you know approximately 10% of college students have considered suicide? Do you
know what to do when you see or hear something about a student that concerns
recognized training on crisis response and suicide prevention for college
campuses is designed to provide you with tools to identify and assist a student
who is troubled and may be suicidal. You will also learn how to refer to Counseling
Services and to other important resources. Please note this unique workshop is
open only to NAU faculty and staff.
MeditationGuided by Allen Atkins, PhD,
Professor, W.A. Franke College of Business and Cathy Small, PhD, Professor,
Tuesday evenings, February 2 -
March 8, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cline Library, room 200
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 Ask-EAW@nau.edu
or phone 928-523-1552.
Employee Recreation Programs
Available at Campus Recreation, there are multiple fitness classes offered which count toward physical activity and wellness incentive points for HealthyU!
Specific information for Group Fitness classes.
Some of the services provided include (but are not limited to):
Click here for further information.
- Strive to Thrive
- EAW Specialty Classes
- Fitness on Demand
- Group Fitness for Employees
Physical Education Services (PES) Classes
Provides fitness classes for employees on South Campus.
Living Lean At NACA
A 10-class series, designed to help you learn how to incorporate Precision Nutrition’s 10 Simple Healthy Habits for Fat Loss into your daily life. This program is not affiliated with NAU, but participating still counts for wellness incentive points toward the HealthyU program.
Strive to Thrive at Your Desk
This collaborative program between EAW, Campus Recreation Services and NAU Environmental Health and Safety provides a free workstation assessment at YOUR desk. If your job involves risk factors associated with postural imbalances or intensive desk work and computer related activities, we can assess your work station and provide a preventative or corrective exercise program. Click here
to sign up for your session today. The cost of additional postural assessments and more advanced personalized exercise program is $20. For more information please contact email@example.com.