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Health & Wellness Initiatives

Fall 2021

*All events are open to the LVAIC Community including faculty, staff, and students*

Fall 2021 Movement Challenge
Registration form: https://forms.gle/bvaD4pxHQboajc1K9

6 Week Movement Challenge – Starting Monday, September 20 through Sunday, October 31, 2021

You are invited to join the LVAIC Institutions in a friendly but possibly fierce Movement Challenge. Each week, the results will be tallied by institution. Prizes will be randomly awarded to participants each week.

Starting on Monday, September 20th, get out there and move! Walk, run, swim, skip, do an hour of yoga, you get the idea. At the end of the week, log your movement.

 

Financial Wellness Workshops
Registration Form: https://forms.gle/mhP5pViMTSj9PGtN9

Protecting Yourself from Fraud | Wednesday, 10/6 at 12 noon | Virtual

Managing Your Money – Budgeting and Savings Workshop | Wednesday, 10/13 at 12 noon | Virtual

Let’s Talk About Credit | Wednesday, 11/10 at 12 noon | Virtual

Thank you to Cedar Crest College & Wells Fargo for sharing these sessions with the LVAIC Community!

 

Lunch & Learn (12 noon)
Registration Form – https://forms.gle/qi2zwfNxWhnqGLvA6

Back to School After Covid: Psychiatric Wellness Amidst a Mental Health Epidemic | Thursday, 9/23/2021 -12 noon | Virtual via Zoom

Thank you to St. Luke’s University Health Network for presenting this session to the LVAIC Community!

 

Lunch & Learn (12 noon) & Evening Edition (5 pm)
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Balancing Healthy Lifestyle Choices | Tuesday, 9/28 – 12pm & Thursday, 9/30 – 5pm | Virtual via Zoom

Medicare 101 Educational Session | Wednesday, 9/29 at 12 noon & 5 pm | Virtual via Zoom

Healthy Eating on the Go | Wednesday 10/13 – 12pm & Thursday 10/14 – 5pm | Virtual via Zoom

Personal Belief Dimensions of Wellness | Monday, 11/8 at 5 pm & Thursday, 11/11 at 12 noon | Virtual

Healthy Holidays | Monday, 12/6 at 5 pm & Wednesday, 12/8 at 12 noon | Virtual via Zoom

Thank you to Capital Blue Cross for presenting these sessions to the LVAIC Community!

 

Meditation Circle
Registration form: https://forms.gle/LvpsEyguiP9qxBeN8

Wednesdays & Fridays from 12:40-1:00 pm | Virtual via Zoom

Thank you to Dr. John Black & Moravian University for sharing these sessions with the LVAIC Community!

 

Virtual Group Fitness Sessions
Registration form: https://forms.gle/3vmBLvfBtjpthqUU7

Barre | Tuesdays at 5:00 pm | Virtual via Zoom

Cardio Kickboxing | Thursdays at 5:00 pm | Virtual

YogaFit | Fridays at 11:00 am | Virtual

Thank you to Cedar Crest College for sharing these sessions with the LVAIC Community!

 

Online Yoga Sessions
Registration form: https://forms.gle/vFjU3ExcF6FNqxeC9

Wednesdays at 7:00 pm | Virtual via Zoom | Led by Leah Naylor from the West End Yoga Center.

Thank you to Muhlenberg College for sharing these sessions with the LVAIC Community!

 

Past Events

Sleep and Your Health | materials
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 | materials
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.

Mindfulness | materials
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 | materials
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.

Stress and Your Health
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.