News & Upcoming Events

Mindfulness In Every Day Life Retreat – Saturday, March 30, 2019

Staff and faculty are invited (along with your friends or family members) to a morning of slowing down, self care and kind exploration. This half day retreat is open to everyone, whether you are experienced in meditation practice or are new to mindfulness.  We will explore mindfulness practices that encourage our hearts and minds to be present in ways that are relaxed, kind and compassionate.  When we connect to the present moment, we are able to see more clearly the patterns that create stress in our lives and we discover that each moment offers an opportunity to nurture our innate capacity for kindness and wisdom.  Register here.

Saturday, March 30th from 9:00 a.m. to noon in the 4th floor lounge of Old Main.  The cost is $25 and a minimum of 8 participants are needed.  Wear comfortable clothing, and bring a yoga mat and a water bottle.
Instructor: Jane Rauenhorst

Early Spring Semester 2019 Classes – Sign Up Online

Registration opens on Wednesday, January 23 for early spring semester classesThese classes begin the week of February 4, 2019.  The 6-week classes have a registration fee of $20 for students and $25 for faculty and staff. If a class meets more than weekly, the registration fee may be higher and is noted by the class description.  Classes that do not have the required minimum of 10 participants (14 for mindfulness) will be cancelled.  You will be notified and refunded if we cancel the class.  Please note:  Refunds are only available up to the first day of class, with no exceptions.

Boot Camp – Tuesday/Thursday, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, February 5 – March 14, 2019, Fieldhouse
A fun, high energy class with ever changing routines aimed at incorporating cardiovascular fitness along with total body muscular endurance and strength. This is an advanced class that involves low impact jumping, running, and interval training.  Workouts and exercises can be modified for different fitness levels.  Because this class meets twice per week, the fee is $40 for faculty/staff.
Instructor:  Jamie Ochsenwald

Circuit TrainingMonday/Wednesday, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, February 4 – March 13, 2019, Fitness Center
Resistance training that provides total body strength, endurance, core strength, and cardiovascular fitness.  Participants are able to work at their own pace and push themselves based on their goals and fitness level. Because this class meets twice per week, the fee is $40 for faculty and staff.
Instructor:  Jamie Ochsenwald

Gentle Yoga – Thursdays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, February 7 – March 14, 2019, Studio 1
Honor your body with a Gentle approach to yoga.  In this class you’ll explore seated, standing and supine yoga postures at a slower pace to strengthen, stretch and relieve tension.  Extra time and attention in poses will allow you to tune into your mind, body and breath.  Gentle yoga is for all ability levels and is a great option for anyone looking to slow down their practice.
Instructor:  Tanya Kula

Mindfulness – Thursdays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, February 7 – March 14, 2019, LC Club Sports Room
Come and explore practical ways to gently and creatively integrate mindfulness into your everyday life, to help with the challenges you face and to support a sense of calm and well-being.  For this 6-week series we will use Jon Kabat-Zinn’s classic book on mindfulness, Wherever You Go there You Are as a guide.  This class is open to everyone, whether you are new to mindfulness or would like to deepen your practice.
Instructor:  Jane Rauenhorst

Yoga – Mondays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, February 4 – March 11, 2019, Studio 1
Join us for a reflective, energizing flow set to music linking breath to movement.  This class is beginner-friendly with sequences building to moderately advanced postures. The mid-day pause in your day will leave you energized and centered.  Mats, blocks and straps will be available for use.
Instructor:  Devavani Chatterjea

Yoga – Wednesdays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, February 6 – March 13, 2019, Studio 1
Learn yoga basics in this beginner-friendly hatha yoga class.  Explore alignment principles of specific poses (asanas) and experience more flowing movement sequences (vinyasa).  Increase strength, flexibility, and body awareness, and leave feeling more calm and refreshed.
Instructor: Ariel Linnerson

Yoga Sculpt – Tuesdays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, February 5 – March 12, 2019, Studio 1
Yoga meets Strength Training in this low impact, energizing class!  Expect a full body workout set to upbeat music, light hand weights incorporated to intensify your practice and short cardio bursts to increase calorie burn.  You’ll flow, squat, lunge and curl your way to a stronger and leaner body.  While knowledge of basic yoga postures is helpful, this is an all levels class and options will be given to challenge everyone from the beginner to advanced student.  Bring a yoga mat, towel, water and get ready to Sculpt.
Instructor:  Tanya Kula

Zumba – Fridays, 12:05 – 12:50 pm, February 8 – March 15, 2019, Studio 1
This class mixes low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party.  Zumba is a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility.
Instructor:  Ariel Linnerson


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