Upcoming WorkLife offerings to cover stress management, work/life balance

July 30, 2012

WorkLife Programs offers classes on a variety of topics designed to educate employees and improve their overall health.


Deep Breathing and Guided Imagery
Aug. 1. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Freehafer Hall, Rooms 2-1, 2-2.
Guided imagery is a technique to direct thoughts and suggestions that direct your imagination toward a relaxed, focused state. Participants will practice deep breathing and using their senses to connect their body and mind and respond as though what they are imagining is real.

Stress Relief and Reduction (nine-week series)
Aug. 1-Sept. 26. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Freehafer Hall, Rooms 2-1, 2-2.
During this interactive nine-week series, participants will learn how to deal with stressors and practice techniques to feel more energized. Participants will learn and practice deep breathing, guided imagery, yoga, meditation, qigong, progressive muscle relaxation, tai chi, aromatherapy, and stretching/low-impact aerobics.

Yoga for Relaxation
Aug. 8. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Freehafer Hall, Rooms 1-1, 1-2.
This slow flow yoga class emphasizes opening and restorative postures. Through breath work, gentle movement, and deep holds, this all-levels practice is designed to restore the body and renew the spirit. Please wear tennis shoes and bring a yoga mat, beach towel or blanket.

Mindfulness Meditation
Aug. 15. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Freehafer Hall, Rooms 2-1, 2-2.
To decrease stress, improve mood, and boost immune function participants will learn mindful meditation techniques and learn to be fully aware of what is going on in the present moment.


Manager/Supervisor EAP Training
Aug. 14. 12:10-12:50 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 313.
Find out about the counseling and consultation services available to managers and their staff, as well as the work-life services and resources managers can access to assist employees to become their best.

To register for these or other offerings, go to www.purdue.edu/worklife and log in with your career account and password, or call WorkLife Programs at 49-45461.

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