Employee Wellness Classes

Wellness Summer Schedule 2016

BRAWN class

Take time to care for your most valuable resource, your health. LIFE (Lasting Improvements for Employees) events are open to all Lane employees, their spouses/domestic partners and their dependents (16 years or older), along with retirees. To register for a class log into myLane and use the corresponding CRN or register through Continuing Education starting June 7. Questions? Contact Wendy Simmons, (541) 463-5551.

Check out the Employee Wellness Summer Term Activity Schedule.


The A.B.C.'s (Alignment, Balance and Cardio) for a Stronger Body
Improve your balance and enjoy an increase in muscle tone and strength.  This class will condition your cardiovascular system, increase your flexibility, lower your risk for falling, and help to maintain and/or build bone density.  We'll use hand weights, resistance bands, stability balls, steps and your own body weight to strengthen your muscles and bones, and improve your coordination and posture.  You'll enjoy moving to lively music with others who will be encouraging you along the way. ($86 plus the $10 one time per term tech/transportation fee)

Instructor:  Ropheka Gershom, LCC Exercise & Movement Science Program Graduate
Mondays & Wednesdays, 5:05 – 6:00 p.m.
June 20 – August 24 (19 classes), Building 30, Room 135
Register through Noncredit Classes/Continuing Education

Boot Camp for All Fitness Levels
This class combines cardio, strength and balance for full body enjoyment and fitness. We'll use body stability balls, dumbbells, weight machines, aerobic equipment and your own body weight using a variety of formats and techniques. We'll focus on good form, body sculpting and core as well. Modifications will always be shown. We'll enjoy a 10 minute warm-up, 30 minute workout and 10 minute cool-down.  ($89 plus the $10 one time per term tech/transportation fee)

Instructor: Coy Hargrave, ACSM Certified Person Trainer
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 7:30 – 8:20 a.m.
June 21- August 25 (20 classes), Building 30, Room 135
Register through Noncredit Classes/Continuing Education

TOPS (Taking Off Pounds Sensibly) Meetings through Summer
Are you ready to stop dieting and start making some changes?  TOPS can help you reach your weight-loss goals by providing you with the tools, information and accountability you need to be successful. The cost is low and the support is high. The cost is $49 or $59 depending upon the type of membership you choose and this includes access to online tools.  If you are interested in joining, you may attend a meeting anytime.  You can also find out more at tops.org or contact Jim Bailey at baileyj@lanecc.edu or Roberta Wonga at wongrw@lanecc.edu

Tuesdays, noon, for 30 – 45 minutes, Building 5, Room 239
Facilitators: Roberta Wong and Jim Bailey

We are a “Work In Progress”
It's much easier to make healthy lifestyle changes when others are supporting you. Small changes can positively impact your self-esteem, energy level and overall health. Join this group for accountability as you create healthier habits and improve in all dimensions of wellness.  Sharing your thoughts, challenges and successes are encouraged. This summer we will check-in with each other online, every two weeks. (Free)

Instructor: Self Led
Check-in on line once every two weeks
June 20 – September 8
CRN 11739

Yoga - Gentle Hatha for people of all ages, all body types, and all levels of experience
This class will help you become more flexible and relaxed, accept yourself and experience true happiness. Yoga removes the physical, mental, and emotional obstacles to being our authentic selves. It offers time to slow down between all the doings of everyday life. Yoga is incredibly beneficial for physical health and mental health. ($65 plus the $10 one time per term tech/transportation fee)

Instructor: Annette Garcia, Certified Yoga Teacher
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m., Building 30, Room 135
June 21 - August 18 (18 classes)
Register through Noncredit Classes/Continuing Education

"Ditch the Workout, Join the Party." Zumba will have you grooving to the beats of Salsa, Merengue, Reggaton and Cumbia to name a few. This Latin inspired dance workout is fun and full of energy. You don’t need to be a great dancer, to feel welcome in Zumba class, have a good time no rhythm required. Accessible to all ages and fitness populations.  ($59 plus the $10 one time per term tech/transportation fee)

Instructor: Marianne Farrington, Zumba Certified
Mondays & Wednesdays, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m., Building 5, Room 132
June 20 - August 10 (15 classes)
Register through Noncredit Classes/Continuing Education

Special Events

Aging Parents Support Group meets on 1st Wednesdays: June 1, 1:15  – 2:00 p.m., Building 5, Room 240
Are your parents able to take care of themselves? Are your parents experiencing memory loss? Are they safe in their homes, still social and getting around ok? Do you have these concerns and/or others? If you could you use some support and resources to help assist you in caring for elders, these are the meetings for you. Contact Wendy Simmons for more information.