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Going Gluten-Free, Wednesday Feb. 10, noon–1 p.m.–University Hall, room 306

Learn the what, why and how of a gluten-free lifestyle. This class includes tips for navigating a gluten-free diet every day. Class will be led by a Kaiser Permanente RD. Feel free to bring your lunch! Healthy gluten-free snacks will be provided. Register via PioneerWeb

Healing Foods, Wednesday March 9, noon–1 p.m.–University Hall, room 306

Let's explore the connection between food, disease, illness and inflammation. Walk away with simple and easy ways to incorporate healing foods into your everyday life. Class will be led by a Kaiser Permanente RD. Feel free to bring your lunch! Healthy snacks will be provided. Register via PioneerWeb

Mindfulness: Boost Your Zen is back–eight-week program

Thursdays, now-March 10, noon-12:45 p.m.–University Hall, room 306

How do you bring a sense of calm, relaxation and focus to the rush of daily life? In this eight-week course, you'll learn a practical approach to staying calm, being focused and handling stress. You'll love this course if you've wanted to know more about meditation and mindfulness but weren't sure how they could help you in real life. Each class is a blend of practical, down-to-earth exercises in mindfulness, meditation and stress reduction. You’ll decompress, you’ll laugh, you’ll feel like you took a vacation at lunchtime. Both past and new participants are welcome! Please register via PioneerWeb.

Winter yoga classes–starting this week

Tuesdays, Feb. 2-April 26, 11:30 a.m.–12:15 p.m.–Driscoll Student Center
Wednesdays, Feb. 3-April 27, 11:30 a.m –12:15 p.m.–Driscoll Student Center

Join Stephanie on Tuesdays for Vinyasa and Jessica on Wednesdays for Iyengar. Registration is not necessary. Please bring a mat and water bottle; a limited number of mats will be provided.

New fitness class comes to DU: REFIT® kick-off event

Thursday, Feb. 18, 4-5 p.m.–campus location TBA
REFIT® is a group fitness program that uses value-positive music, movement and messaging to build community and impact lives. The community-centered approach of REFIT focuses on building relationships through the shared experience of fitness, creating a safe space that encourages participants of all shapes and sizes to work out. REFIT combines several elements of fitness into one power-packed hour. Each class includes cardio, agility, strength, dance, toning, flexibility and stretching. The combination of these elements provides a total body workout in a fun social environment. Please reserve your space for the kick-off event by registering via PioneerWeb. Classes will continue on Thursdays after the kick-off event. Bring a water bottle, something comfy to move in, and a friend!

Interested in becoming a well@du Wellness Champion?

(Jan. 26, 2016) Are you passionate about wellness and want to support the wellness community at DU?  If you are interested in serving as a liaison between well@du and your department, learn more about the Wellness Champion Program and complete an application by Feb. 29.

FREE WELLNESS COACHING FOR KAISER PERMANENTE MEMBERS

(Jan. 12, 2016) Did you know that Kaiser members can take advantage of free wellness coaching? Make a change for better health and call a wellness coach today at 1-866-862-4295. More

WELLMETRICS PORTAL: WINTER CHALLENGES

(Jan. 5, 2016) Stay well this winter with our new Wellmetrics challenges. For a complete list of new challenges, log in to your account