By Melissa Lafrance on July 1, 2017
Learn to Meditate Series | July 12, 19, 26 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
The Learn to Meditate series is back by popular demand for summer 2017! Wendy Quan will provide an introduction and basic concepts to meditation and mindfulness techniques. This three-session course, tuned for the working environment, is designed for those who are new and experienced in the world of mindfulness meditation.
For only $35, you can learn to cultivate personal resilience, learn techniques to reduce and manage stress, and gain confidence to practice meditation and mindfulness. Sessions take place in the TEF 3 building. Find out more and register now.
Outdoor Explore Boot Camp | July 13 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
This boot camp will show you simple exercises and movements that you can do to increase your cardio, core strength, flexibility and overall wellbeing. Find out more and register now.
Ergo Your Office Tutorial | July 26 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.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.
Understanding Mental Health Challenges | July 27 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Location: Point Grey)
Understanding mental health challenges can be difficult and knowing how to interact with someone who might be in a mental health crisis can be even more challenging. The goal of this session is to increase mental health literacy while providing tools and skills to respond effectively in a caring and respectful way. You will learn the skills and knowledge to help better manage mental health issues in yourself, a family member, a friend or a colleague. Find out more and register now.
Sit-Stand Desks & Platforms | July 27 | 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.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.
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