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Virtual Meditation classes - Free for all employees

Join DU's Mindfulness Instructor Kara Traikoff weekly to begin your reflective journey. All sessions are virtual and FREE to ALL DU employees!

Guided Meditation

20-minute guided mindfulness meditation practice, followed by questions and open conversation.

Tuesdays and Thursdays Every Week!
11:15am -11:45am

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Mindful Movement & Meditation

30-minute mindful movement practice (walking meditation and gentle stretching), 20-minute guided meditation, followed by questions and open conversation.

Wednesdays Every Week!

Register in advance for this reoccurring meeting: 

About the Facilitator:

Kara Traikoff has been a part of the DU community for over 10 years. She is an experienced facilitator with a background in higher education, experiential learning, and mindfulness. Kara is a mindfulness instructor and coach trained through the Center for Mindfulness at UMASS Medical School and the Mindfulness Center at Brown University. She teaches from the heart of her dedicated personal practice and is passionate about encouraging others to experience and live the fullest life possible.

virtual zumba classes with katia miller

Join DU's Zumba Instructor Katia Miller bi-weekly for Zumba over Zoom! All sessions are virtual and FREE to ALL DU employees!

This Latin class fuses hypnotic rhythms and easy-to-follow choreography to create an exciting dance cardio class. With combinations of international dance steps, Zumba will allow you to torch calories while having fun!

Every Week!! Starting February 1, 2021.

Monday Zumba: 12pm – 1pm

Every week, join us on Monday from 12pm - 1pm

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Friday Zumba: 9am – 10am

Every week, join us on Friday from 9am - 1pam

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About the Facilitator

Katia Miller has been at DU since June of 2018 with Institutional Research & Analysis. She began teaching Zumba in the Boston area in 2012 and upon moving to Denver has continued to teach through the Denver Parks & Recreation network. Her Zumba classes are fun and energetic with a focus on more popular Latin songs. Come join the party!

Kaiser permanente Free Classes and Apps

Class Pass

With gym closures and physical distancing, it can be a challenge to stay physically and mentally healthy right now. Kaiser Permanente Members can now access ClassPass. Stream virtual fitness classes in your home. This includes:

• Online video workouts at no cost or at a discounted rate. Access 4,000+ on-demand fitness classes, including cardio, dance, meditation, and more.

• Discounts on livestream fitness classes. These are real-time online classes, like bootcamp, yoga, and Pilates, from top gyms and fitness studios.exercise from the comfort of their homes. Flyer Here

Calm App

Calm is an app that uses meditation and mindfulness to help lower stress, reduce anxiety, and improve sleep quality. Adult Members can get the Calm App at no cost through Kaiser Permanente.

Self-Care App Downloads

My Strength App

myStrength is an App that is intended to improve awareness and change behaviors. Kaiser Permanente Members can explore activities, in-the-moment coping tools, community support and more at no cost.

Self-Care App Downloads

All the self-care resources, including the myStrength and Calm apps, are available at no cost to all adult members. More information is available at Members simply log on and register.

HRIC WELL-BEING CLASSES schedule and info

Due to COVID-19, on-site fitness classes are canceled effective March 13, 2020 and until further notice. For the latest information surrounding COVID-19 and the University of Denver, please visit