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REFIT® with Kristin

Thursday, May 26, 4-5 p.m.—Driscoll 1864 (meeting space behind Jazzman's Café)
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. 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. REFIT® is open to everybody and every BODY – come give it a try! Registration is not necessary. Bring a water bottle, something comfy to move in, and a friend.

outdoor iyengar yoga classes with jessica

Wednesdays , May 18 – August 31, 11:30 a.m .- 12:15 p.m.—east side of Mary Reed, shady lawn area
Registration is not necessary. Please bring a mat and water bottle. Limited mats will be provided

outdoor vinyasa yoga classes with stephanie

Tuesdays, May 24 – August 30, 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.—east side of Mary Reed, shady lawn area
Registration is not necessary. Please bring a mat and water bottle. Limited mats will be provided.

REFIT® Extravaganza with Kristin

Tuesday, May 17, 2016, 4-5 p.m. – Driscoll Ballroom
Thursday, May 19, 2016, 4-5 pm – Driscoll Ballroom
If YOU haven't yet given REFIT® a try, this is the week to do so! 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. 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. REFIT® is open to everybody and every BODY – come give it a try! Registration is not necessary. Bring a water bottle, something comfy to move in, and a friend. Incentives for attending!

Boost your zen: 8-week meditat ion and stress reduction course

Thursdays, May 5- June 23, noon-12:45 p.m.—University Hall room 306

In this 8 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 weekly 45 minute 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 lunch time. Register via PioneerWeb; Wellmetrics Incentive Program participants will earn 100 points per class.

REFIT® with Kristin

Thursdays, now-May 26, 4-5 p.m.–Driscoll 1864 (meeting space behind Jazzman's Cafe) for May 12—please check here for weekly room location
REFIT® is a group fitness program that uses value-positive music, movement and messaging to build community and impact lives. 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. REFIT® is open to everybody and every BODY – come give it a try! Registration is not necessary. Bring a water bottle, something comfy to move in and a friend.

wellness and you at du!

(April 19, 2016) Whether you are a Coors Fitness Center member or not, check out the upcoming April wellness opportunities provided for faculty and staff here on campus.

Take a few minutes out of your busy day to enjoy the Coors Fitness Center's Guided Nature Mindfulness classes. 30-minute sessions will be offered on April 21 and 28 from noon –12:30 p.m. and are free for all faculty and staff. The group will meet at the Evan's Chapel on campus at noon. No sign-up is required; we just hope you'll join us to help create awareness of mindfulness and simple meditation to reduce stress and refresh the mind anytime and anywhere.

If nature walks aren't your thing, try these other outdoor activities this spring to get you out of your office and moving on campus. These classes are free for Coors Fitness Center member and $10 for non-members. Sign-up is required for the cycle class through the Coors Fitness Center front desk, either in person or by calling 303-871-3845 starting 48 hours before class.

• Outdoor Yoga on Thursday, April 28 at 5:15 p.m.

Get more information about Coors Fitness Center memberships today. Whether you're a current member or not, we look forward to Wellness and You at DU!

winter yoga classes

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
(April 19, 2016) 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.

REFIT® with Kristin

Thursdays, now-May 26, 4-5 p.m.–Driscoll Ballroom for April 21—please check here for weekly room location
(April 19, 2016) REFIT® is a group fitness program that uses value-positive music, movement and messaging to build community and impact lives. 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. Registration is not necessary. Bring a water bottle, something comfy to move in and a friend.

Wellness and you at DU!

(April 5, 2016) Whether you are a Coors Fitness Center member or not, check out the upcoming April wellness opportunities provided for faculty and staff here on campus. 

Take a few minutes out of your busy day to enjoy the Coors Fitness Center's Guided Nature Mindfulness classes. These 30-minute sessions will be offered on April 14, 21 and 28 from noon –12:30 p.m. and are free for all faculty and staff. The group will meet at the Evan's Chapel on campus at noon. No sign-up is required; we just hope you'll join us to help create awareness of mindfulness and simple meditation to reduce stress and refresh the mind anytime and anywhere.

If nature walks aren't your thing, try these other outdoor activities this spring to get you out of your office and moving on campus. These classes are free for Coors Fitness Center member and $10 for non-members. Sign-up is required for the cycle class through the Coors Fitness Center front desk, either in person or by calling 303-871-3845 starting 48 hours before class.

• Outdoor Cycle on Thursday, April 14 at 9 a.m.
• Outdoor Yoga on Thursday, April 28 at 5:15 p.m.

Get more information about Coors Fitness Center memberships today. Whether you're a current member or not, we look forward to Wellness and You at DU!

winter yoga classes

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
(April 5, 2016) 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.

REFIT® with Kristin

Thursdays, now-May 26, 4-5 p.m.–Driscoll 1864 (meeting space behind Jazzman's Café) for April 7—please check here for weekly room location
(April 5, 2016) REFIT® is a group fitness program that uses value-positive music, movement and messaging to build community and impact lives. 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. Registration is not necessary. Bring a water bottle, something comfy to move in and a friend.

Wellness and you at DU!

Join us for upcoming wellness programming at the Daniel L. Ritchie Center for Sports & Wellness
(March 29, 2016) Whether you are a Coors Fitness Center member or not, check out the upcoming April wellness opportunities provided for faculty and staff here on campus.

Take a few minutes out of your busy day to enjoy the Coors Fitness Center's Guided Nature Mindfulness classes. These 30-minute sessions will be offered on April 14, 21 and 28 from noon –12:30 p.m. and are free for all faculty and staff. The group will meet at the Evan's Chapel on campus at noon. No sign-up is required; we just hope you'll join us to help create awareness of mindfulness and simple meditation to reduce stress and refresh the mind anytime and anywhere.

If nature walks aren't your thing, try these other outdoor activities this spring to get you out of your office and moving on campus. These classes are free for Coors Fitness Center member and $10 for non-members. Sign-up is required for the cycle class through the Coors Fitness Center front desk, either in person or by calling 303-871-3845 starting 48 hours before class.
• Outdoor Yoga on Monday, April 4 at 4 p.m.
• Outdoor Cycle on Thursday, April 14 at 9 a.m.
• Outdoor Yoga on Thursday, April 28 at 5:15 p.m.

Get more information about Coors Fitness Center memberships today. Whether you're a current member or not, we look forward to Wellness and You at DU!

Winter yoga classes

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.

REFIT® with Kristin

Thursdays, now-May 26, 4-5 p.m.–Driscoll 1864 (meeting space behind Jazzman's Cafe) for March 31—please check here for weekly room location
(March 29, 2016) REFIT® is a group fitness program that uses value-positive music, movement and messaging to build community and impact lives. 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. Registration is not necessary. Bring a water bottle, something comfy to move in and a friend.

Mindfulness: Boost Your Zen–eight-week program

Thursdays, now-March 17, noon-12:45 p.m.—University Hall, room 306
(March 15, 2016) 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. Each class is a blend of practical, down-to-earth exercises in mindfulness, meditation and stress reduction. Both past and new participants are welcome!

Nutrition classes

Healing Foods, Wednesday, March 9, noon–1 p.m.–University Hall, room 306
(March 8, 2016) 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.

REFIT® with Kristin

Thursdays, now-May 26, 4-5 p.m.–Driscoll Ballroom—please check here for weekly room location

(March 1, 2016) 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. 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. Registration is not necessary. Bring a water bottle, something comfy to move in and a friend.

American Heart Association moves DU up to Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite status

(Feb. 23, 2016) The University of Denver was recognized as a Platinum Level recipient of the American Heart Association's Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program. This is the third year DU made the list, moving up from gold status the past two years. Worksites throughout the nation can be part of the initiative by making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. More

DU among healthiest employers in Denver

(Feb. 23, 2016) The Denver Business Journal recently released its lists of 2016 Healthiest Employers. The University of Denver is among the top ten in the "large company" category (based on number of employees). The DBJ annually selects metro-area employers with a focus on employee worksite wellness. Finalists are selected on key considerations such as a tobacco-free workplace, health screenings and assessments and health education and initiatives.

winter yoga classes--no yoga this tuesday feb. 23

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
(Feb. 23, 2016) 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®--another kickoff this Thursday!

Thursdays, Feb. 18- May 26, 4-5 p.m.–Driscoll Ballroom
(Feb. 23, 2016) 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. 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. Registration is not necessary. Bring a water bottle, something comfy to move in, and a friend.

Interested in becoming a well@du Wellness Champion?

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.

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

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

(Feb. 16, 2016) 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.

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

Thursday, Feb. 18, 4-5 p.m.–campus location TBA
(Feb. 16, 2016) 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!

NUTRITION CLASSES

Going Gluten-Free, Wednesday Feb. 10, noon–1 p.m.–University Hall, room 306
(Jan. 26, 2016) 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

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