UBC’s Health Wellbeing and Benefits team has a great line up of FREE activities and events coming up. Sign up today for topics including St Patrick’s Day Zumba, the Debunking Diet series, Ergo your Office training and more!
Healthy UBC is hosting a free St Patrick’s Day Zumba at the SRC gym on March 17 2015 – Dont forget to wear green! Zumba fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind dance/fitness program. Achieve long-term benefits while experiencing an absolute blast in an exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, awe-inspiring movements meant to engage and captivate. For more information, or to register, click here.
UBC Ergonomics strives to have an Office Ergonomics Representative for each department. We provide the training (one three-hour session) and material required for reps to promote, educate and ensure musculoskeletal health for employees in their departments. Office Ergo Reps are trained by the UBC Ergonomics Coordinator in simple computer workstation set-up, how to notice signs and symptoms of injuries from poor ergonomic set-up, and to control strategies to reduce or prevent symptoms. For more information, or to register click here.
Part 3 of our ‘Debunking the Diet Series’ with Dr. Thara Vayali – Superfoods are everywhere. Eat this, for that. How much? How long? For what end? Find out the components of nourishment, and learn the merits of 10 superfoods. Leave with three tools that help you shift from calories/nutrient counting into feeling nourished and making the most out of your food choices. For more information, or to register, click here.
Join UBC Ergonomics Advisor Abigail Overduin in this one-hour tutorial combining a presentation and a practical session giving you the skills to optimize your office environment to improve comfort and reduce the risk of injury. For more information, or to register click here