March 17th, 2014 by Denise
“Learn to Manage Stress through Meditation” Workshop Flyer
with Regina Kelly Ph.D., APRN
Healthy PSU is sponsoring a 4-week series of noontime sessions for full-time faculty and staff* interested in learning how to meditate! Gina will introduce a variety of ways to use meditation to become “stress resilient”, to increase happiness, decrease suffering and enjoy life more fully. Each session will include a brief talk/discussion followed by a relaxation and meditation experience. Each week will introduce a different type of meditation! If you are ready to adopt a new practice to improve health, this workshop series is for you!
When: Wednesdays, April 9-April 30th
Time: 12 noon-1:00 pm
Where: Frost Commons Lounge
Registration is required: by e-mail at email@example.com or at the
“Savor the Flavor” Event on March 25th at the Union Grille (11am-1pm). Deadline to Register is April 4th!
*Workshops are at no cost for full-time faculty and staff
Limited enrollment, sign up early!
March 7th, 2014 by Denise
Are you interested in getting fresh, locally grown products delivered to your desk…every week? Come and sample some local foods and hear about how this can happen! For more information
March 6th, 2014 by Denise
March is National Nutrition Month…Come enjoy a taste of eating right!
March 25 at the Union Grille from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Click here for more info!
Tasting Tuesdays will provide an opportunity for you to HAVE FUN while learning how to combine taste and nutrition to CREATE HEALTHY MEALS! TASTE sample recipes! Talk with NUTRITION EXPERTS!
February 18th, 2014 by Denise
Professional Development Committee Brown Bag Lunch 2/19
Amy Schwartz, USNH and Eve Oyer from Tandem will present information on how you can save money and earn incentives by “shopping around” for health care services. It’s not as hard or scary as it sounds! In fact, it’s usually pretty easy. By asking the right questions and making a call or two you can save money for you and for PSU!
Wednesday, February 19, noon in the HUB Rm 109.
Let’s Get HEALTHY PSU!
February 17th, 2014 by Denise
For more information click here for “Love Your Body Week’” Daily Activities (pdf)
or contact Dr. Burckes-Miller at (603) 535-2515 or firstname.lastname@example.org
LYBW brought to you by the Health Education Program and Health and
Wellness Club With contributions by: Student Senate, Health and Wellness Club, Health and Human Performance Department, HHP Club, Sodexo, Counseling
and Human Relations Center
GET HEALTHY PSU – REDUCE STRESS!
Faculty & Staff Only - February 24!
Contact Dr. Burckes-Miller
to schedule your complimentary massage!
Speare 106 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm
July 22nd, 2013 by Rebecca
Open to all PSU faculty & staff, come to a one-hour free workshop and learn how to use clay as a meditative focus. Leave with a relaxed mind and hand-made meditative bead.
1st session: Friday, July 26th, 12-1 pm in Frost Commons
2nd session: Friday, August 2nd, 12-1 pm in Frost Commons
RSVP to Michelle Chamberlain at email@example.com (each session is open to the 1st 15 participants)
May 6th, 2013 by Rebecca
May 20, 2013 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Plymouth State Welcome Center & Ice Arena
Vendors $15 / LFP Members $5 / General Public $10
For anyone interested in expanding
& strengthening the local food economy:
general consumers, producers, farmers, bakers, chefs, institutions, B&Bs, hotel/motel, families
March 5th, 2013 by Rebecca
Local Food Workshops, put on by Local Foods Plymouth, will be held in Frost Commons on Monday, March 11th at 7:00am and Friday, March 15th at 12:00pm.
Come and learn about the importance of eating locally, how you can take steps towards becoming a “Localvore,” how to purchase local foods through Local Foods Plymouth, and sample foods from local farmers/food producers.
March 5th, 2013 by Rebecca
Anyone who may be interested in receiving a free pedometer and information on how to implement more walking into your daily life, please contact Jill Tarkleson at firstname.lastname@example.org
If you can get a group of colleagues who are interested to join you in tracking and documenting your steps, Healthy PSU will reward your group’s efforts and participation. We will provide exercise psychology consulting after the first month of participation along with Healthy PSU water bottles. If you can increase your daily step count by 10% in the following month, you will receive further rewards.
Join our efforts to make PSU a healthier place by becoming a “walk star” today!
March 5th, 2013 by Rebecca
Put some SPRING into your step!
The Applied Health Fitness majors from Health and Human Performance are once again offering their exercise and physical activity leadership expertise to PSU Faculty and Staff members. This spring a new “Functional Training” program will be offered in the HUB fitness room from 6:45 -7:30 AM on Tuesday and Thursday mornings this spring. There will be no charge and enrollment is limited to 20 participants.
This program is designed to improved strength, endurance, balance and coordination in ways that support both daily tasks and recreational activities. Functional training can be modified to meet individual needs and levels of experience. The student trainers are enthusiastic about using this training methodology, as it is current and evidence-based.
An introductory session will be held on Thursday March 7th at 6:45 am in the HUB fitness room. Anyone interested in participating should come to complete the registration process. Session A will meet March 12 – April 11 (excluding Spring Break); Session B will meet April 16-May 9. To get the most out of this program, participants are encouraged to commit to participation in all 8 classes of a session to get the full benefit of learning and conditioning.
For more information, contact Barbara McCahan at email@example.com