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Health & Wellness Initiatives

Fall 2021

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

Lunch & Learn (12 noon) & Evening Edition (5 pm)
Registration Form – https://forms.gle/qi2zwfNxWhnqGLvA6

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!


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.

Balancing Healthy Lifestyle Choices

Medicare 101 Educational Session 

Healthy Eating on the Go 

Personal Belief Dimensions of Wellness

Back to School After Covid: Psychiatric Wellness Amidst a Mental Health Epidemic

6 Week Movement Challenge –  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. Walk, run, swim, skip, do an hour of yoga, you get the idea.

Financial Wellness Workshops by Wells Fargo
-Protecting Yourself from Fraud
-Managing Your Money – Budgeting and Savings Workshop
-Let’s Talk About Credit