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Eat Well : Healthy Cooking Workshops

Tuesday, Oct. 28, Tuesday, Nov. 4 or Thursday, Nov. 6, 4-6:30 p.m. – Joy Burns Center, lower level  

(Oct. 21, 2014) Join your fellow faculty and staff in learning healthy ways to prepare delicious meals. The fall menu, created by Chef Raymond Liegl, will include selections from the GrowHaus local produce box (food for the classes is provided). Please choose from one of the three dates to attend; space is limited to 20. Please register through PioneerWeb under Training: Wellness. You may purchase your own GrowHaus box for pickup on campus at the Center for Sustainability. 

Passport to Health

Registration now open through Oct. 24

passport to health logo(Oct. 14, 2014) This October, take off on a journey to feeling your best in the all-new Passport wellness program. The first 125 registered participants will receive a portable power bank battery charger! This travel-themed, six-week, online challenge is designed to help you establish lasting healthy habits, increase energy and enhance well-being as you touch down in exciting destinations around the world!

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Faculty and Staff Fitness Classes

(Oct. 7, 2014) well@du fitness classes are open to DU faculty and staff at no cost. Please register for each class via PioneerWeb under Employee: Training: Wellness. (As class size is limited please register for only one yoga class per week.)

Vinyasa Yoga eight-week series

Tuesdays, Oct. 21-Dec. 9, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Meet at the Coors Fitness Center front desk
Instructor: Blake Burger
A Vinyasa-style series geared towards intermediate participants. Yoga “challenges,” asana selection and class focus will vary. While it is not necessary to attend each session, it is encouraged to attend most as they build upon each other.

Iyengar Yoga eight-week series

Wednesdays, Oct. 22-Dec. 10, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Meet at the Coors Fitness Center front desk
Instructor: Jessica Sherwood
An Iyengar-style series geared towards beginner participants. Yoga “challenges,” asana selection and class focus will vary. While it is not necessary to attend each session, it is encouraged to attend most as they build upon each other.

On-campus Flu Shot Clinics

Monday, Oct. 20, 3:30-7:30 p.m. & Tuesday, Oct. 21, 7-11 a.m. – Mary Reed Building, Renaissance Room

(Sept. 30, 2014) Walk-in flu shots will be available on campus for DU faculty and staff. The cost is free for DU Kaiser Permanente members and $10 for non-members (cash only). Please bring your DU ID and Kaiser Permanente insurance card, and remember to wear short sleeves.

All vaccines will be the inactivated influenza shot; we cannot provide intranasal vaccine (FluMist) onsite. If you are unable to attend an on-campus clinic you may receive your flu shot at most Kaiser Permanente medical offices starting Friday, Oct. 1 while supplies last. To get the most up-to-date information on seasonal flu vaccine, visit kp.org/flu. Please contact mandy.sigmund@du.edu for accommodation requests and questions.