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Health & Wellness Initiatives | Spring 2021

 

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Lunch & Learn

Thank you to Capital Blue Cross for presenting this series to the LVAIC Community!

Food and Mood | Thursday, April 15th from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm | virtual

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/eJvEJyBZLWkWrLcE6 

Eating is often used inappropriately to cope with the daily stresses in life. This presentation will enable individuals to identify stress in their lives and develop healthy coping strategies. Participants will learn about healthy eating and foods that can help lower stress.

Mindfulness | Thursday, May 20th from 12 noon to 1:00 pm | virtual

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/kMPNagkk4bV8R6Lp6

Mindfulness practices can be used to learn to cope with stress in a thoughtful and beneficial way. Participants will learn about the benefits of mindfulness and learn some ways to begin to introduce these practices into their everyday lives.

Healthy Mind Basics | Thursday, June 17th from 12 noon to 1:00 pm | virtual

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/3VmtUKoXD7cBkGws8

Engaging in regular mental health activities is important to achieve optimum mental wellness. This session reviews factors that influence mental health and ways to stimulate the mind to remain active. Participants will learn about journaling, as well as daily activities to strengthen the brain’s internal connections.

Sleep and Your Health | Thursday, July 15th from 12 noon to 1:00 pm | virtual

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/QYjJoJe9VLJoiWJR7

Participants will learn about the critical importance of healthy sleep habits and factors that can affect sleep patterns. This session also discusses ways to combat sleep disorders and disturbances and explores behaviors that can empower participants to sleep well.

Intuitive Eating  | Wednesday, August 18th from 12 noon to 1:00 pm | virtual

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/uzuDKhLFp1LHQdzg9

It is not just the food we eat, but our mindset and attitude when we eat that leads to a healthy lifestyle. In this presentation, participants will obtain information on intuitive eating as an approach to creating a healthy relationship with food, mind, and body. Participants will learn to take back control of their eating habits by understanding the importance of honoring hunger and fullness, making peace with food, rejecting the diet mentality, and incorporating mindful eating practices into their daily lives.

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Evening Edition: Lunch & Learn

Stress and Your Health | Wednesday, April 14th from 5:00 to 6:00 pm | virtual

Thank you to Capital Blue Cross for presenting this series to the LVAIC Community!

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/V1XNumtFwSa9Q7H38

The perception of stress on our bodies can have a huge impact on our overall health and wellbeing. In this presentation, participants will learn ways to manage stress through stress management techniques, nutrition, and exercise.

Financial Wellness Workshop: Healthy Financial Habits

Thank you to Cedar Crest College and Wells Fargo for presenting this workshop to the LVAIC Community!

Thursday, April 15th at 5:00 pm | virtual

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/ZEsLASB5tQ7vYsNVA

Healthy Mind Basics | Monday, May 17th from 5:00 to 6:00 pm | virtual

Thank you to Capital Blue Cross for presenting this series to the LVAIC Community!

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/8kgNF5phMMdaYESf6

Engaging in regular mental health activities is important to achieve optimum mental wellness. This session reviews factors that influence mental health and ways to stimulate the mind to remain active. Participants will learn about journaling, as well as daily activities to strengthen the brain’s internal connections.

Mindfulness | Wednesday, June 16th from 5:00 to 6:00 pm | virtual

Thank you to Capital Blue Cross for presenting this series to the LVAIC Community!

Registration HERE: https://forms.gle/kMPNagkk4bV8R6Lp6

Mindfulness practices can be used to learn to cope with stress in a thoughtful and beneficial way. Participants will learn about the benefits of mindfulness and learn some ways to begin to introduce these practices into their everyday lives.

Intuitive Eating  | Monday, July 12th from 5:00 to 6:00 pm | virtual

Thank you to Capital Blue Cross for presenting this series to the LVAIC Community!

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/ymj7UY1nWTEvni6D7

It is not just the food we eat, but our mindset and attitude when we eat that lead to a healthy lifestyle. In this presentation, participants will obtain information on intuitive eating as an approach to creating a healthy relationship with food, mind, and body. Participants will learn to take back control of their eating habits by understanding the importance of honoring hunger and fullness, making peace with food, rejecting the diet mentality, and incorporating mindful eating practices into their daily lives.

Sleep and Your Health | Tuesday, August 17th from 5:00 to 6:00 pm | virtual

Thank you to Capital Blue Cross for presenting this series to the LVAIC Community!

Register HERE:  https://forms.gle/sY1tbwbNJNkUYT3A8

Participants will learn about the critical importance of healthy sleep habits and factors that can affect sleep patterns. This session also discusses ways to combat sleep disorders and disturbances, and explores behaviors that can empower participants to sleep well.

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Movement Challenge

March 22 through May 2 | 6 week challenge

You are invited to join the LVAIC institutions in a friendly but possibly fierce Movement Challenge. How far can the community from each LVAIC instituion go? Each week,  you will log your movement and we will tally the results by institution. Prizes will be randomly awarded to participants each week.

Register HEREhttps://forms.gle/RL27bxBbABHFx7SH6

Week 1 | March 22-28 | COMPLETE!

Week 2  | March 29-April 4 | Log movement by Wednesday, 4/7

Week 3 | April 5-11 | Log movement by Wednesday, 4/14

Week 4 | April 12-18 | Log movement by Wednesday, 4/21

Week 5 | April 19-25 | Log movement by Wednesday, 4/28

Week 6 | April 26-May 2 | Log movement by Wednesday, 5/5

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Meditation Circle

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 12:30-12:45 pm | virtual

Led by Dr. John Black from Moravian College

Thank you to Moravian College for sharing the Meditation Circle with the LVAIC Community!

Register HEREhttps://forms.gle/EBrivq8Z7jrWB7Ee7

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Yoga

Mondays & Wednesdays | 7:00-8:00 pm | virtual | through Wednesday, May 12th

Led by Leah Naylor from West End Yoga

Thank you to Muhlenberg College for sharing the Yoga Sessions with the LVAIC Community!

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/nsHdfig1ymBWR6U97 

Yoga

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 7:00 pm | virtual

Thank you to Cedar Crest College for sharing the Yoga Sessions with the LVAIC Community!

Relax, unwind, and find your Zen while improving mind-body connections through this practice which links strength, flexibility, and balance poses with calming breath and a brief meditation at the end.

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/LXnTccsJEjQM1TjX9

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YogaFit

Fridays | 11:00 am | virtual

Thank you to Cedar Crest College for sharing the YogaFit Sessions with the LVAIC Community!

Virtual YogaFit combines basic alignment principles and traditional yoga in a high-energy format. No equipment required! 

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/Du1mHedQAANZgA3E8

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Barre

Mondays at 7:00 pm & Wednesdays at 5:00 pm | virtual

Thank you to Cedar Crest College for sharing the Barre Classes with the LVAIC Community!

Explore the mind-body mix of Pilates, yoga, and dance-conditioning exercises in this barefoot work out that focuses on improving posture, muscle tone, and grace. Barre uses high reps and lightly weighted exercises to create lean, athletic muscle, strong core, and focused flexibility. No equipment required!

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/5nYvZnLpFpFTmSRZ6

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Strength Circuit

Tuesdays & Thursdays | 5:00 pm | virtual

Thank you to Cedar Crest College for sharing the Strength Circuit Sessions with the LVAIC Community!

Enjoy a high-energy strength circuit using minimal equipment that you can find in your home or dorm room! No muscle groups left behind.

Register HERE: https://forms.gle/uR3NtgN5UdvLteJ79

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