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This program has been developed by our Employee Wellness team! Pausing to apply wellness techniques in the workplace will make a paramount of difference in how we feel and how productive we can be.  Videos and guided stretches are available through out this webpage, as well as our on-campus fitness classes.

Free Employee Wellness Fitness Classes

Campus Recreation

Check out our free Employee Wellness classes for spring 2019! Classes are provided in partnership with Campus Recreation and follow the UVM Holiday Schedule. Please take note of any additional cancellations below.

Group Training

UVM Employee Wellness is excited to offer several, month-long series of 60 minute group training sessions during the spring semester! Registration Required.

When: Sessions available in February, March, April, and May. You may register for Mondays 5:00-6:00 pm and/or Thursdays 4:30-5:30 pm.
Where: Gutterson 217
What:  Group Training offers the best of two worlds - the social dimensions of a team with the accountability and attention of personal training. Sessions meet for one or two times per week for a month with a coach and a client group of up to 24 people. Registration requires the purchase of a Myzone heart rate monitor and includes:

  • A cycling and strength workout
  • One to two group training sessions per week for a month
  • A workout plan for training an additional day on your own in our fitness center
  • Complimentary body metrics assessment during Personal Training office hours

Click here for more details and registration!

Employee Simple Strength

Drop-ins Welcome!
When:
Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm (Ends January 31st)
Where:
December 20th, January 3rd & 10th - Campus Rec Studio
January 17th, 24th & 31st - Gutterson 217
What: Simple Strength is an all inclusive, dynamic workout that is designed to improve overall fitness. We will introduce basic exercises, with modifications and challenges to increase muscle strength and flexibility. This class is customizable to meet your goals and fitness level.
Equipment: Please bring sneakers, clothing you can move around in, and a water bottle.

Yoga

Drop-ins Welcome!
When: Monday & Wednesday 12-1pm. The class runs from 1/14/2019 - 5/6/2018
Where: Ira Allen Chapel
What: Take a break from your daily routine and get a new perspective.  Brighten up your afternoon with delightful stretching and relaxation of yoga.  Come join an eclectic group of like minded folks of all ages and abilities from around campus. The class is taught by UVM Campus Recreation Fitness Coordinator Shayna Stratton. These 'all levels' yoga classes ideal for beginners and others.
Equipment: Please bring a yoga mat.

Zumba

Drop-ins Welcome!
When:
Wednesdays 4:45-5:45 pm. The class runs from 1/16/2019-5/1/2019 (no class 4/24)
Where: Ira Allen Chapel
What: Fusion of hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves create a dynamic fitness program that will blow you away, no experience necessary. Our goal is simple: We want you to want to work out, to love working out, and to get hooked. Participants are invited to make up their own moves, to laugh and to have fun! You don’t have to be a dancer to participate in this class. Come and ZUMBA!
Equipment: none

Provided in partnership with Campus Recreation.

Epic Wellness: On-Site Chiropractic Care

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Tuesdays

7am - 10am (Waterman 123D)

Follow the link to make an appointment!

Daily Physical Wellness Tips

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Read through these great ideas about how to incorporate physical wellness into your day.  Every tip may not work for every person, that's okay. Select a couple to try out and see how you like them!

FREE Virtual Stretch Program

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Utilize this extensive, online, guided stretch program from your desk!  This program is also designed for employees to utilize elsewhere.  Follow the instructions to log in and enjoy this great tool!

To be considered a full stretch for the day, visit this site 2 to 3 times or a total of 10 minutes!

Testimonials


"Try it you will like it!"
"Great website, this is a really good resource!"
"I love it!!! Great to stretch and work out some of the kinks!"

Helpful Tips

You can set a time reminder.
Watch each stretch and then try it out.
Be patient if you are new to stretching.

Instructions

Lunch & Learn Connection

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Employee Wellness has developed a YouTube channel just for you!  This channel will be continually updated as we host new events and educational opportunities.  Subscribe to the UVM Employee Wellness YouTube channel today!