Employee Wellness Classes

Employee Wellness Fall 2017

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. Questions? Contact Wendy Simmons, (541) 463-5551.

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Classes

ANYTHING GOES - CARDIO AND CORE
Every class is different, thus it’s a surprise every time you come. We will focus on aerobic and core fitness using a variety of techniques and equipment. All fitness levels are welcome as you work at your own intensity. Each class ends with a cool-down to promote relaxation and flexibility. This class also compliments the Tuesday/Thursday 4:05 p.m. strength and agility class. (Free)

Instructor: Wendy Simmons, ACSM Certified
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9/25 – 12/4, 4:05 – 5:00 p.m.
Building 5, Room 134

CRN 23944

BADMINTON FUN FOR ALL
Recreate with your coworkers in a non-competitive, supportive environment. Improve your agility, balance and coordination without realizing it. Decrease your stress levels with a racquet and birdie. Bring your own equipment, although there may be some available to borrow.

Facilitator: Gloria Jarvis
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/26 - 12/5, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Building 5, Room 203 (in the gym)

Be B.R.A.W.N. (BUFF, RESILIENT, ABLE, WELL & NIMBLE)
Improve your strength, agility, balance and flexibility. You'll press, row, squat and move in all directions to improve your overall well-being and make every day activities easier. This class is for beginners to advanced exercisers as you work at your own intensity level with fun music and motivating coworkers. We’ll use a variety of training methods and compliment the Monday/Wednesday 4:05 p.m. cardio class. (Free)

Instructor: Wendy Simmons, ACSM Certified
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/26 – 12/5, 4:05 – 5:00 p.m.
Building 30, Room 135
CRN 23945

COMFORTABLE FITNESS FOR ALL
Have fun and get fit in a safe and supportive environment. These classes are designed for men and women of all fitness levels, ages and sizes. Everyone is welcome. We'll do conditioning: aerobic, strength, balance and flexibility at a level that works for you, using a variety of equipment and methods. (Free)

Instructor: Wendy Simmons, ACSM Certified
Mondays & Wednesdays 9/25 – 12/4, 12:05 – 12:50 p.m.
Building 30, Room 135

CRN 23947

COUCH TO 5K (3.1 MILES) CROSS TRAINING
Join us to train for a 5K (3.1 miles) event as a team this fall. You will build strength and endurance on the track/trails at and near Lane. You’ll get help with your walking and/or running form. Whether you are currently sedentary or very active, you’ll get to train at the level you are comfortable and gain wisdom from others who have successfully completed a 5K. (Free)

Instructor: Wendy Simmons, ACSM Certified
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/26 – 12/5
, 5:15 – 6:00 p.m.
Near Building 5 on the Bark Trail or in Building 5, Room 101 in the Fitness Center if it’s pouring
CRN 23946

TOPS (TAKING POUNDS OFF SENSIBLY)
Join our on-site chapter and get support for improving your lifestyle. The focus of TOPS is on changing habits, dealing with stresses, achieving better health, moving more and learning. It's not about dieting. The cost, including online tools, for the year is $49 or $59 depending upon which Wellness Package you choose. For subsequent years the cost is $32. You can join anytime.

Facilitated by Roberta Wong, wongrw@lanecc.edu
Tuesdays, 9/26 – 12/5, 12:00 – 12:45 p.m.

Building 3, Room 107

YOGA FUNDAMENTALS
This class is a place to learn and practice the foundation poses of hatha yoga, including standing poses, balance postures, sun salutations and floor work. Appropriate for absolute beginners as well as experienced practitioners, participants will be taught to modify or enhance each pose to fit their needs. Keen attention will be given to aligning the body and the breath in a way that promotes a spirit of playfulness, contentment and relaxation. ($69 plus the $10 per term tech/transportation fee)

Instructor: Nancy Wood, ISSA Certified Personal Trainer & Yoga Teacher
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9/26 – 11/21, 12:00 - 12:50 p.m.
Building 30, Room 135
Register through Noncredit Classes/Continuing Education, http://ce.lanecc.edu/

SPECIAL EVENTS

AGING PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP
Are your parents able to take care of themselves? Are they experiencing memory loss? Are they safe in their homes, still social and mobile? 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 at simmonsws@lanecc.edu or ext. 5551 for more information.

Wednesdays: October 4, November 1, December 6
1:15 – 2:00 p.m., Building 5, Room 239

NATURAL HACKS FOR MEMORY SUPPORT with Yaakov Levine
While age-related cognitive decline might seem inevitable, it doesn’t have to be! The formula for supporting our brain and our memory is simple. Discover how good nutrition and healthy habits can support our memory throughout our lifespan.

Tuesday, November 28, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m., Building 4, Room 203
Register with Wendy Simmons

KNOW YOUR NUMBERS HEALTH SCREENING, Monday, Oct. 16, by appointment
Do you know your numbers? Health screenings cost just $15.00 and include blood pressure, resting pulse, waist circumference, BMI, body fat, and a finger stick test for total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, triglycerides, and blood glucose. A 12-hour fast is required. Sign up for a 15 minute appointment by contacting Wendy Simmons at simmonsws@lanecc.edu or ext. 5551.

Monday, October 16, 7:00 – 10:00 a.m., CML 105