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Mindful Living

This Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) seminar is offered monthly to explore the basic tenets of mindfulness, review the significance of mindful living, and guide participants through a mindfulness practice. Each month’s Mindful Living seminar is unique and places emphasis on a different theme and/or practice. Being mindful increases engagement with the present moment and allows for a clearer understanding of how thoughts and emotions impact our health and the quality of our lives. Attend to awaken your innate capacity for mindful living and nurture a practice to positively inspire every facet of your life. This seminar will be facilitated by a UM FSAP consultant.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, June 30, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, 2nd floor training room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, July 1, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

Rosenstiel campus: Thursday, July 2, 12-1 p.m., Library, Media Room

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with Ulearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604.

 

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Registration Opens for Herbert Wellness Center’s Community Classes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (June 17, 2015) – With summer reaching its midpoint, the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center opens a second session of group instructional classes available to members and non-members. And as an added bonus, the first meeting of each class is free.

Class offerings include martial arts such as Tai Chi and Karate, instructional tennis, belly dance classes, and instructional aquatics designed for adults and youth swimmers of all levels.

Registration for these classes opens June 22 and runs through July 4, with the free trial period offered from June 28 to July 2. Youth swim registration opens on June 29 and closes on July 5, with no free trial classes offered.

Registration is available online at miami.edu/wellness or by contacting the Herbert Wellness Center sales office at 305-284-5433 or at wellnesscenter@miami.edu. In-person registration is also available in the sales office.

Note: If registering on July 3-5, only online registration is available as the sales office is closed.

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Wellness at Work

This lunchtime seminar is offered by the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) for those interested in applying a wellness approach that can be a pathway to optimal living. Many of us are spending most of our days sitting at a desk or inside an office, a life consumed by activities, demands, and commitments. Join us in exploring how workplace wellness can be an active process of becoming aware of and making choices toward a more successful existence.

Coral Gables campus: Tuesday, June 9, 12-1 p.m., McKnight Building, second-floor training room

Miller School campus: Wednesday, June 10, 12-1 p.m., Dominion Parking Garage, room 155

Rosenstiel campus: Thursday, June 11, 12-1 p.m., Library Media Room

FSAP Health and Wellness seminars are offered as part of the University of Miami’s Well ’Canes Program. Register through ulearn.miami.edu. For help with Ulearn registration, or to receive email announcements of upcoming seminars, please call the FSAP at 305-284-6604

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Registration Opens for Reformer Pilates at the Herbert Wellness Center

Reformer Pilates classes at the Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center are taught using Peak Pilates MVe reformer and tower systems. These classes focus on building core strength and endurance, increasing flexibility, improving muscle tone, and enhancing concentration.

Registration for summer session 2 of the Herbert Wellness Center’s Reformer Pilates classes runs from Monday, June 1 through Wednesday, June 10. These classes are available to members and non-members. Classes are held in the Pilates studio on the second floor of the Herbert Wellness Center, and group classes are limited to a maximum of five participants to allow for personalized instruction.

More information and class registration are available online or by calling the Herbert Wellness Center sales office at 305-284-5433.

 

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Learn the Why, What, and How of Exercising with Diabetes on June 26

Join the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center and Diabetes Research Institute as our expert panel discusses the WHY, WHAT, and HOW of exercising with diabetes at noon on Friday, June 26, at the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center, Classroom C, on the Miler School of Medicine campus. The panel discussion is free and open to the public, but those interested in attending should RSVP by June 19. For more information, view the flyer or contact the UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center at 305-243-7804 or UHealthfitness@med.miami.edu.

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