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 22, 2016
Instructor: Brenda (Astara) Gustin, Ph.D., CMT, RYI
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Glassrock Building, Room 7106

For the 2016 Meditation Series, each month we will explore practical suggestions on how to live a radiantly healthy life. 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.


Running Shoes and Sports Bras

Tuesday, September 13, 2016
Presenter: Lisa Riley with Fleet Feet Sports Sacramento
Time: 12-1pm
Location: FSSB 2030

Running or walking for exercise takes more than time management and mental commitment. Comfortable and properly fitted high performance shoes and apparel are essential to get the most out of your workout. Find out more about choosing the best shoes—the ones that support your biomechanical needs and fit your feet properly. For women, the most essential piece of apparel is the sports bra. As with shoes, proper fit and correct level of support are the most important concerns in choosing the best bra. 


Meditation

Monday, September 19, 2016
Instructor: Brenda (Astara) Gustin, Ph.D., CMT, RYI
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Glassrock Building, Room 7106


For the 2016 Meditation Series, each month we will explore practical suggestions on how to live a radiantly healthy life. 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.


Preparing to Breastfeed

Thursday, September 15, 2016
Instructor: Shirley German, IBCLC, RLC
Time: 11:30 – 1:00 pm
Location: Ticon III, Human Resources, 3-B Conference Room (3rd floor)

 

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

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

Please RSVP mpodoreanu@ucdavis.edu or 916-734-2760


To register for the Pregnancy Leave Workshops please visit the UC Learning Center at http://lms.ucdavis.edu (Course Code 01677)**


UC Davis Caregiver Support Group

Are you looking for information and support? You are not alone.

The UC Davis Caregiver Support Group can provide an opportunity for staff and their family members to meet once a month for mutual emotional support, receive resources and exchange coping skills with one another in matters relating to caregiving.

The group will meet the 3rd Friday of each month from 12 – 1pm in Ticon III, Human Resources, 3B Conference Room located on 2730 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95817. Facilitators: Carol Kirshnit, Ph.D. and Marina Podoreanu, ASW.

Next Meeting: Friday, September 16, 2016

          This meeting will focus on resource from the VA. Presenter: Shon Tamblyn, LCSW with the Veteran Affairs Caregiver Support Unit.

 For more information or to RSVP you may contact Marina Podoreanu at

916-734-2760 or mpodoreanu@ucdavis.edu  

The UC Davis Caregiver Support Group is provided by the Academic and Staff Assistance Program and the WorkLife and Wellness Program.


AA Speaker Meeting
Saturday, September 3, 2016
Marriott – Ballroom
5:30-9 pm

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