Healthy Boiler workshops are free to all benefits-eligible faculty and staff and dependents covered on a Purdue medical plan. Registration for all workshops can be done via the  Healthy Boiler portal unless otherwise specified. All registrations are due by the day before the event’s start date unless otherwise specified.


At Home Yoga
At your convenience
Led by Erin Brocka, assistant director of strength & conditioning, Purdue Intercollegiate Athletics Administration.

Note: The playlists below are added to each week; if you subscribe to the channel or playlist, you will get updates when new content has been uploaded.

  • Yoga Flow  - Each video in the series is approximately 20 minutes long and designed to be done as a break in your day or as part of your morning routine.

  • Journey Into Power: Building SequenceThese sessions are building blocks for Journey into Power (JIP), which is made up of 11 sequences. Each week we add to the sequences building up to a 60-minute yoga practice.

Get Active

June 24, noon – 1 p.m.

Getting active can improve fitness and reduce stress, reduce risk for many chronic diseases, and ease symptoms of anxiety and depression. Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports month by learning about the physical and mental benefits of physical activity and start feeling better today.

Those interested in should register by June 23 via the Healthy Boiler Portal. Registration link can be found under the “Healthy Boiler Workshops” section on the portal’s home page. Hover over the workshop’s square and hit “Submit” to register.


Cutting Down on Sugar

June 29, noon – 1 p.m.

Have a hard time controlling your need for sugary drinks? Join this webinar to learn about the overall effects sugary drinks have on our bodies, what it looks like when sugar becomes an addiction and how to cut back on unhealthy drinks.

Those interested in should register by June 28 via the Healthy Boiler Portal. Registration link can be found under the “Healthy Boiler Workshops” section on the portal’s home page. Hover over the workshop’s square and hit “Submit” to register.


Set Yourself Up for Success

July 19, noon – 1 p.m.

Learn how to support healthy habit formation by making the healthy choice the easy choice.

Those interested in should register by July 18 via the Healthy Boiler Portal. Registration link can be found under the “Healthy Boiler Workshops” section on the portal’s home page. Hover over the workshop’s square and hit “Submit” to register.


Healthy Hydration

July 27, noon – 1 p.m.

Our bodies are comprised of nearly 70% water. It is an essential nutrient that is involved in every single one of the body’s functions. Join us today to discuss the in-depth discussion of how consuming water can improve your mood, digestion, nutrient absorption, energy, cognitive function and more.

Those interested in should register by July 26 via the Healthy Boiler Portal. Registration link can be found under the “Healthy Boiler Workshops” section on the portal’s home page. Hover over the workshop’s square and hit “Submit” to register.


Asthma Care for Adults

Aug. 2 – Sept. 1 (T/Th), noon – 1 p.m. (register by July 26)

The Asthma Care for Adults Program has been developed by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). This program has been designed to help adults and their caregivers learn how to manage asthma. It covers asthma basics, recognizing symptoms and triggers, asthma action plans, and an overview of different types of asthma medications.

Those interested in should register by July 26 via the Healthy Boiler Portal. Registration link can be found under the “Healthy Boiler Workshops” section on the portal’s home page. Hover over the workshop’s square and hit “Submit” to register.


One-to-One Strong

Aug. 2 – Aug.23 (Tuesdays), noon – 1 p.m. (register by July 19)

One-to-One Strong is a 4-week group coaching program designed to teach the fundamentals of resistance training and guide you as you create individualized resistance training program that is realistic, manageable, and will contribute to your overall health and fitness goals. Each class will include both an educational and active component.

Those interested in should register by July 19 via the Healthy Boiler Portal. Registration link can be found under the “Healthy Boiler Workshops” section on the portal’s home page. Hover over the workshop’s square and hit “Submit” to register.


Taking Control of My Diabetes

Aug. 10 – Nov. 9 (Wed), noon – 1 p.m. (register by Aug. 3)

Do you have type 2 diabetes or prediabetes? Do you want to better understand type 2 diabetes and how it affects your body? This 14-week program will explain what type 2 diabetes is and the role nutrition, exercise, sleep, medication and stress management can influence your blood glucose levels. Participants in this program will be eligible to receive a free glucose meter and supplies.

Those interested in should register by Aug. 3 via the Healthy Boiler Portal. Registration link can be found under the “Healthy Boiler Workshops” section on the portal’s home page. Hover over the workshop’s square and hit “Submit” to register.


Stress Relieving Hobbies

August 18, noon – 1 p.m.

In today's stressful world, it is important to take time for yourself to do something fun. Learn about hobbies that are particularly useful in relieving stress as well as resources to get started.

Those interested in should register by Aug. 17 via the Healthy Boiler Portal. Registration link can be found under the “Healthy Boiler Workshops” section on the portal’s home page. Hover over the workshop’s square and hit “Submit” to register.


PIVIO (formerly CHIP)

Aug. 30 – Nov. 3 (T/TH), noon – 1 p.m. (register by Aug. 2)

PIVIO is a Lifestyle Medicine Education Program which focuses on whole-person health! CHIP is facilitated over 18 sessions in a group environment with dynamic group discussions and peer support. The program integrates optimal nutrition, exercise and behavioral psychology principles and tools. You will get a pre- and post-health-risk assessment, a comprehensive toolkit, help with cooking, food prep, exercise, online program content and much more! CHIP can help you by significantly reducing the common risk factors for lifestyle diseases (such as cardiovascular disease, type II diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure) and improve your health knowledge, energy, desire to exercise, resilience and life fulfilment.

Those interested in should register by Aug. 2 via the Healthy Boiler Portal. Registration link can be found under the “Healthy Boiler Workshops” section on the portal’s home page. Hover over the workshop’s square and hit “Submit” to register.


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