Upcoming Events

These programs are offered to NAU faculty and staff at no cost unless otherwise indicated. If you have any questions about any of the programs listed below, please e-mail Ask-EAW@nau.edu or call 928-523-1552.

Upcoming wellness programs

 

Bike to Work Week, May 17 – 22

It’s time again for Flagstaff’s annual Bike to Work Week! Join one or all of the many fun events including the Bike Bazaar on Sunday and Bike to Work Week Breakfast on Wednesday. Don’t miss NAU’s breakfast station sponsored by our Transportation Action Team from 6:30 to 9 a.m. just north of the University Union. 

Whether you plan to bike just one day or all week, consider participating in the Worksite Challenge. You may register as an individual or a department. There are random drawings with awesome giveaways for participants who log their daily commute miles. Participation in Bike to Work Week provides points toward your 2016 HealthyU credit.

Please note: If you plan to leave your bike on campus overnight next week, please pick up a green tag for your bike at one of the following locations: University Union front desk, du Bois front desk, Rec Center front desk in the HLC, or at Facility Services front desk. If you are not leaving your bike overnight, you will not need get a green tag. If your bike is tagged with an orange tag next week, simply tear it off.

For more information on how to get involved or participate, visit the official site at Bike to Work.

Employee Development Day, Wednesday, May 20

Registration for the Employee Development Day on Wednesday, May 20 is now OPEN!
Join us for a day of learning and fun!  Registration for this free event closes this Friday, May 15 at 5 p.m. Upon completion of your registration, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. Attending these workshops provides points toward your 2016 HealthyU credit.

This development day Includes:

Morning and afternoon sessions (35 different topics offered)
Mid-morning and mid-afternoon refreshments (lunch will not be provided)

During the lunch break:

HealthyU walk led by Campus Recreation Director, Rhonda Powers
Local radio station playing music and giving out prizes
Service fair featuring local organizations and various NAU departments

Register at Employee Development Day registration.

Brown Bag with Campus Recreation

Wednesday, May 27, 12:15 p.m., HLC room 2407

Campus Recreation is dishing up a great brown-bag classic for your lunch hour! We’ll take a more in depth look at the variety of ways physical activity can improve your work/life balance and identify the Campus Rec programs and services available to you as an NAU employee.  The presentation will last 30-minutes ending with an optional tour of the Wall Aquatic Center or Recreation Center.

Reserve your spot by emailing Christina.Flint@nau.edu. Atttendees receive free Rec with Altitude swag and a free one week trial membership to the facility of your choice!

Summer yoga classes

Harmony Flow Yoga and Meditation

Led by Shannon Arnett, MA, CEHP, RYT-500
Wednesday afternoons, 12 - 1 pm, June 3 - July 1
HLC Recreation Center, Exercise Suite 1
$25/5 sessions

Join us for a flowing yoga class, with many options to increase harmony in life on and off the mat!  Resting, flowing through Vinyasa, and/or strengthening in poses are consistently offered as choices throughout practice for optimum pacing for each student.  Each class will conclude with 10 minutes of guided mindfulness meditation and relaxation to balance out the mind and prepare for the rest of the day. Attending these classes provides points toward your 2016 HealthyU credit.

To register, please visit Campus Recreation Services EAW Specialty Classes.If you experience any registration issues, please contact Christina.Flint@nau.edu or Amy.Phillips@nau.edu. Registration is also available at the Recreation Center front desk, 11 am - 7 p.m., Monday - Friday.

 Gentle Yoga

Led by Melissa Schonauer, PhD, Research Associate Biology Department, RYT-200
Thursday afternoons, 12:10 - 1 p.m., June 4 - July 7 (6 weeks)
Health and Learning Center, Recreation Center
$25/6 sessions

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 mats available at the front desk of the Rec Center for those who need one. Attending these classes provides points toward your 2016 HealthyU credit.

To register, please visit Campus Recreation Services EAW Specialty Classes.If you experience any registration issues, please contact Christina.Flint@nau.edu or Amy.Phillips@nau.edu.Registration is also available at the Recreation Center front desk, 11 am - 7 p.m., Monday - Friday.