The WorkLife Wellness Program offers a variety of wellness classes and information to encourage and promote healthy and active lifestyles for all employees, staff, faculty, retirees, and students.


Meditation

Monday, August 21, 2017
Instructor: Brenda (Astara) Gustin, Ph.D., CMT, RYI
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Glassrock Building, Room 7106


We will learn how to have more energy and vitality, to be receptive, to be relaxed, to recharge the body, calm the mind, open the heart and to have positive, cheerful and wholesome attitudes.  These workshops can be for beginners who are just learning about meditation or for people who already make meditation their daily practice.



Mother-to-Mother Support Group

Friday, September 8, 2017
Instructor: Shirley German, IBCLC, RLC
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Main Hospital, Davis Tower 8712

 

Meet other moms, encourage and learn from each other, and get help resolving breastfeeding difficulties.

  • Sponsored by the UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Program
  • worklife-wellness.ucdavis.edu

Preparing to Breastfeed

Thursday, September 14, 2017
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Main Hospital, Davis Tower, Room 7705
Instructor: Shirley German, IBCLC, RLC

 

Workshop Includes:

  • How to get breastfeeding off to a good start
  • Why breastfeeding is a family affair
  • How to know baby is getting plenty of milk
  • What Interventions can assist with breastfeeding
  • What interventions will interfere with breastfeeding, and
  • When and where to get help and support


Meditation

Monday, September 18, 2017
Instructor: Brenda (Astara) Gustin, Ph.D., CMT, RYI
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Glassrock Building, Room 7106


We will learn how to have more energy and vitality, to be receptive, to be relaxed, to recharge the body, calm the mind, open the heart and to have positive, cheerful and wholesome attitudes.  These workshops can be for beginners who are just learning about meditation or for people who already make meditation their daily practice.



Mother-to-Mother Support Group

Friday, October 13, 2017
Instructor: Shirley German, IBCLC, RLC
Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Main Hospital, Davis Tower 8712

 

Meet other moms, encourage and learn from each other, and get help resolving breastfeeding difficulties.

  • Sponsored by the UC Davis Breastfeeding Support Program
  • worklife-wellness.ucdavis.edu

Continuing to Breastfeed While Returning to Work/School

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Instructor: Shirley German, IBCLC, RLC
Time: 11:30 am – 1 pm
Location: Ticon III – Human Resources, 3B Conference Room (3rd floor) 

Workshop Includes:

  • Implications of CA State Law, AB-1025; the Affordable Care Act, and UC’s PPSM-84.
  • How to establish a Breastfeeding Plan:
    • Plan ahead at work and at home
    • Register with the UCD BFSP – lactation sites, room etiquette, administration
    • Practice – pumping, expressing, and bottle-feeding
    • Milk storage – long-term and for the day
  • Devise a “Return to Work” checklist” group activity.

Meditation

Monday, October 23, 2017
Instructor: Brenda (Astara) Gustin, Ph.D., CMT, RYI
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Glassrock Building, Room 7106


We will learn how to have more energy and vitality, to be receptive, to be relaxed, to recharge the body, calm the mind, open the heart and to have positive, cheerful and wholesome attitudes.  These workshops can be for beginners who are just learning about meditation or for people who already make meditation their daily practice.


For more information or to RSVP you may contact Marina Podoreanu at 916-734-2760 or mpodoreanu@ucdavis.edu