Calendar of Events
These programs are offered to NAU faculty and staff at no cost unless otherwise indicated. If you have any questions about our programs, please e-mail Ask-EAW@nau.edu or call 928-523-1552, or the contact information next to the program listing.
Upcoming wellness programs
Led by Melissa Schonauer, PhD, RYT-200
Wednesdays, July 23– August 13, 12:10 -
Health and Learning Center, Recreation Center
$20.00/4 weeks (non-refundable)
In these lunch hour classes, we will incorporate breath as well as basic and
relaxing yoga poses to promote an overall feeling of calm and wellness. We will
begin classes with a breathing practice, then we will gently move through basic
poses while focusing on alignment and breath awareness in the present moment,
and we will end with relaxing postures. Beginners to more experienced
practitioners are welcome as options for variations of poses will be given.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat. There are a few yoga mats
available at the front desk of the Rec Center for those who need one.
For more information or to register, stop by the Recreation Center front
desk or call the Recreation Center at 928-523-1733.
Fire Up and
Led by Shannon Arnett, RYT 200
Mondays, July 28 - August 18, 12 - 12:50 p.m.,
Health and Learning Center, Multipurpose room 2405, 2nd floor
Join us for a Vinyasa based yoga class that will heat the body, offer
cardio vascular moderate intensity, stretch, clear old stressors and invigorate
your mind, body and spirit! Recommended for those who are looking to
deepen their practice or work-out routine, and all are welcome as many
modifications in pacing can be explored to make this class a personal
experience. Come and connect with the inspirational fire within you
through lunchtime yoga!
For more information
or to register, stop by the Recreation Center front desk or call the Recreation
Center at 928-523-1733 or visit http://nau.edu/Recreation-Services/Recreation-Center/. Please note: payments are due to the Recreation
Center front desk by July 25.
Acceptance and Compassion: Supporting Self and
Presented by Dr. Stan Clark, EAW Psychologist
Thursday, August 28, 3 - 4:30 p.m. - this session is full - waiting list only
Health and Learning Center, Multipurpose Room 2
(2403), 2nd floor
September 4, 3 - 4:30 p.m.
Health Professions (Building 66), room 229
Accepting the things we can’t change is
arguably one of life’s greatest challenges. And yet in daily life we are apt to
encounter a great many things we cannot change in the world or about ourselves
(e.g., physical attributes, genetic predispositions, temperament, and
personality). In this workshop participants will be assisted to explore
obstacles to acceptance and resources for fostering acceptance (including
practices of mindfulness and compassion for self and others).To register, call
928-523-1552 or e-mail Ask-EAW@nau.eduand indicate which date you would like to attend.
Guided by Allen Atkins, PhD, Professor, W.A. Franke College of Business and Cathy Small, PhD, Professor, Anthropology Department
evenings, September 23 - October 28, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cline Library, Room 200, 2nd floor
Meditation is part of an ancient tradition originating in India 2,600 years
ago. The practice involves both concentration and contemplative methods of
meditation. Learn to reduce stress and anxiety by focusing on the present
moment. It is important participants
attend all 6 classes, as each class builds on previous instruction and
practice. Please arrive 10 minutes early to get settled. Wear loose,
comfortable clothing. This class is free and also open to NAU students and the
Flagstaff community (18 years and older).
To register, e-mail Ask-EAW@nau.edu or phone 928-523-1552.