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UD Employee Wellness Program offers fall classes, screenings


8:53 a.m., Oct. 11, 2013--The University of Delaware Office of Human Resources’ Employee Wellness Program invites UD faculty and staff to register now for new fall wellness programs.

The programs include a group relaxation class, “know your numbers” health screenings, information on wellness coaching and fitness classes.

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The programs are offered as follows:

  • Group relaxation class -- 15 Wellness Dollars. Meets Wednesdays through Dec. 18 in 260 Carpenter Sports Building. Participants will learn deep breathing and meditation exercises for relaxation and renewal.
  • “Know your numbers” screenings -- 15 Wellness Dollars. Screenings will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 16, in 322 Townsend Hall and from 3-4:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in 110 Memorial Hall. Those who attend can learn their total and HDL cholesterol, blood sugar, body mass index and blood pressure, with results in 10 minutes.
  • What is wellness coaching? – Free information sessions will be held from 12:30-1 p.m. and again from 1:15-1:45 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 17. Participants can find out what the “buzz” is about and learn how working with a UD wellness coach can help make their wellness goals a reality.
  • Fall II fitness classes -- 20 Wellness Dollars. Registration for the second fall session opens Oct. 21. Reserve a spot in these popular employee-only fitness classes, which will run from Oct. 28-Dec. 19. Note that there will be no classes the week of Nov. 25.

For more information and to register for the programs listed above, visit the Employee Wellness website or call 831-8388.

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