Calendar of 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

 

Insight Meditation - class currently full - waiting list only
Guided by Allen Atkins, PhD, Professor, W.A. Franke College of Business and Cathy Small, PhD, Professor, Anthropology Department

Tuesday evenings, February 3 – March 10, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Cline Library, Room 200, 2nd floor

Insight 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.


Gentle Yoga
Led by Melissa Schonauer, PhD, Research Associate Biology Department, RYT-200

Thursdays, February 5 – March 12, 12:10 – 1 p.m.
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.


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.


Conscious Aging
Led by Connie Cordain, MA, LMFT, EAW Counselor

Wednesday, February 25, 12 noon - 1 p.m.
Health and Learning Center room 2405 (2nd floor)

We will consider how to engage the mind, heart, and spirit as we get older. The Baby Boom generation has led social change in many areas, and now they have many powerful and nurturing ideas for  moving into the final frontier. We will explore and discuss the ideas of many wise men and women on this important topic.

To register, please e-mail ask-eaw@nau.edu or call 928-523-1552. 


Widening the Vision: Expanding Your Ability to Manage Stress
Led by Suzanne Botello, MA, LPC, Psychology Intern, and EAW Counselor and Dr. Stan Clark, EdD, EAW Psychologist

Wednesday, March 4, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.  
Health and Learning Center multipurpose room 2405

Becoming more aware of the stress process can reveal ways to manage it better. Come learn and practice new ways to expand your ability to manage stress!

To register, please e-mail ask-eaw@nau.edu or call 928-523-1552. 


New Foundations Yoga and Mindfulness Series – Session 2
Led by Shannon Arnett, MA, CEHP, RYT-500

Mondays, 12 noon – 1 pm, March 2- April 13
(6 weeks – no class during spring break)
Health and Learning Center, Recreation Center
$45/6 classes

This class invites all levels of practitioners, particularly those newer to yoga and meditation. Our focus will be on gently paced movement, alignment support in postures, and meditation strategies to increase overall peace in life off the mat. Join us to learn about yoga for the first time or to deepen your existing practice in a safe and nurturing class.

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.


Enlivening Flow Yoga Series – Session 2
Led by Shannon Arnett, MA, CEHP, RYT-500

Fridays, 6:30 – 7:30 am, March 6 – April 17
(6 weeks - no class during spring break) 
Health and Learning Center, Recreation Center
$45/6 classes

Wanting to breathe life into your new year and your yoga practice?  Join this series for uplifting, invigorating flow based postures that are motivating, cleansing, and rejuvenating!  All levels of practice are welcome for this vinyasa style series combining breath, movement, strength, flexibility, and intention to start 2015 off with fantastic energy!

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.