30-Day Online Mindfulness Challenge | Starting February 19 (Location: Online)
Learn the core skills of mindfulness through evidence-based online training. The 30-Day Challenge teaches mindfulness-in-action for everyday life, takes less than 10 minutes a day, and is now free for UBC staff and faculty at both Vancouver and Okanagan campuses. Learn more and register now.
Office Ergo Rep Training | February 20 | 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
If your department is looking for more efficient response and support with regards to ergonomic issues for staff, consider taking the three-hour Office Ergo Rep Training. Learn basic ergonomic risk factors and assessments, as well as proper computer workstation set-up, and get resources to take back to your unit. Find out more and register now.
Ergo Your Office Tutorial | February 22 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. (Location: Point Grey)
Optimize your computer work environment to improve comfort and reduce the risk of injury. This one-hour tutorial combines a presentation and a practical session, giving you hands-on experience adjusting typical office equipment. By the end of the tutorial, you will know how to set up your chair, keyboard/mouse and monitor to promote neutral working postures. Find out more and register now.
Sit-Stand Desks & Platforms | February 22| 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
This workshop will provide important information about different types of sit-stand desks and platforms available on the market. Understanding the pros and cons of each will assist departments, staff and faculty in deciding which option is most suitable. Product samples will be available for participants to try out in order to get an idea of how the different models impact positioning and workflow. Find out more and register now.
Hatha Yoga Class | February 27 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
All UBC staff and faculty are invited to register for this free Hatha yoga class. Great for all abilities and for those who wish to move their bodies and relax, this class will focus on strength, endurance, balance and flexibility and will incorporate sun salutations and feel-good stretches. Calm the body and mind. Find out more and register now.
Coming Up in March and April:
- March 8: The Art of Managing Conflict (Robson Square)
- April 5 – May 10: Mindfulness@Work Program (DHCC/VGH)
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