Staff and Faculty Health and Well-being Program
Active Aggies - Mobile Fitness
Mondays, Wednesdays: Body Circuit Workout
Location: Old Scrubs Medical Sciences 1B, Room 150, Health Sciences District
Time: Noon-1 p.m.
- Complete the waiver (linked above)
- Complete the Qualtrics registration survey
Diabetes Prevention Program
Gentle Lunchtime Yoga
Healthy UC Davis Activity Challenge
We are excited to announce our new activity challenge with Walker Tracker! With this program, being active is fun and interactive; the goal is to get moving as a community! Strive to reach 8,000 steps a day by walking or by enjoying another activity.
We will have another new, exciting 6-week challenge to complete in August 2019. The challenge is a team competition - your team will consist of 4-6 members, competing against other UC Davis teams. In the Winter and Spring challenges over 90 teams participated.
Please email Connie Tan at email@example.com for more information and to add your team to the waitlist. Staff, faculty, and students - all are welcome!
Midday Mindfulness Meditation
Join us for a guided mindfulness meditation session led by instructor Neesha Patel, PhD. Mindfulness is receiving increasing scientific support as an effective way to manage stress and promote wellbeing.
These sessions are open to all faculty, staff, students and retirees with any level of experience.
Time: 12:10 - 12:50 pm
Dates and Locations:
July 23 - Sensory Theater, Robert Mondavi Institute for Wine and Food Science
Aug. 6 - Vanderhoef Studio, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
Aug. 13 - Vanderhoef Studio, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
Register today! Share the flyer (PDF) with your colleagues!
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)
Become acquainted with sitting and walking meditation, mindful movements and body scanning techniques that can help you to improve your well-being, approach your life with more enthusiasm, better manage stress and pain, and improve your focus. Course includes experiential exercises and group discussions in a supportive community environment. Open to UC Davis students, staff and faculty - free of charge. This course is suitable for beginners as well as experienced meditators who wish to revitalize their practice.
This course is taught by Bob Kaye, MD, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Dr. Kaye is qualified as an MBSR Instructor by the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School.
Attend an informational orientation to learn more about the Fall 2019 nine-session course.
Informational Orientation (Highly Recommended)
Date: Friday, August 23
Time: 2 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: Education Building, LH 1222
Register today! If you are unable to attend the orientation, please contact Dr. Bob Kaye, at firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information on how to register for the course.
Dates: Sept. 6, 13, 20, 27, and Oct. 4, 11, 12*, 18, 25
*All-day Saturday retreat from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Time: 1-3:30 p.m.
Location: On Sacramento Campus. Exact location will be shared with participants.
View our flyer (PDF) for more information.
"Tai Chi Chuan” is a gentle meditation in motion. It is both an exercise and martial art. No sign up necessary!
More information can be found on our Tai Chi flyer (PDF). Check our instructor biographies (PDF) too!
Location (off main campus): Aspen Room at the UC Davis Shared Services Center, 260 Cousteau Place, Davis, CA 95618
Time: noon-1 p.m.
Wednesdays and Fridays:
Location: Hoagland Hall, Room 130.
Time: noon-1 p.m.
Well-being Ticket Deal
Every month, the Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts offers a $10 ticket deal for staff, faculty, and retirees (limit two per person). Check out this month's fantastic offering:
Who: TBA. Please check back here in late August for September's offering.
Cost: $10 tickets for staff, faculty, and retirees (limit two per person).
Presented by: Mondavi Center
Contact Information: call 530-754-2787 or email email@example.com
About the artists: TBA.
- Active Aggies Flyer Summer 2019
- Diabetes Prevention Program January 2020
- Gentle Yoga Summer 2019
- MBSR Summer-Fall Flyer.pdf
- Midday Mindfulness Meditation Summer 2019 Flyer
- Tai Chi - Year-Round
- Tai Chi Instructors
- Walker Tracker - Which Devices and Apps Can Link to Walker Tracker
- Walker Tracker - Getting Started User Guide
- Wellness Ambassador Flyer