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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.


Work Place Yoga

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Instructor: Yuuko Feletto, RN
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Main Hospital, Davis Tower Room 7705

Work Place Yoga will give participants an opportunity to learn how to incorporate simple yoga poses coordinated with breath to bring a deep sense of relaxation.  All poses are modified to meet individual needs.  Poses and movements will be done while seated or standing.


Continuing to Breastfeed While Returning to Work/School

Thursday, April 9, 2015
Instructor: Shirley German, IBCLC, RLC
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm
Location: Facilities Support Services Building (FSSB) 2030

This workshop will cover the following:
Implications of CA State Law, AB-1025; the Affordable Care Act, and UC”s PPSM-84 Accommodations for Nursing Mothers.
How to establish a Breastfeeding Plan:
o   Plan ahead at work and at home
o   Register with the Employee Breastfeeding Program – lactation sites, room etiquette, administration
o   Importance of practicing – pumping, expressing, and bottle-feeding
o   Milk storage – long-term and for the day
Devise a “Return to Work” checklist” group activity.


Talking with Your Child about Sex

Monday, April 13, 2015
Instructor: Stephen Simonson, M.A., Pre-doctoral clinical psychology Intern at the UC Davis Medical Center Academic and Staff Assistance Program
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Facilities Support Services Building (FSSB) 2030

This presentation is aimed toward parents of children in preschool through elementary school.  You will explore the reasons why it is so difficult to talk to our children, why it is important to have an ongoing dialogue with your child about sexuality and learn practical tools on how to communicate through "teachable moments.”  This presentation is designed to be interactive so bring your questions!


Meditation

Monday, April 20, 2015
Instructor: Brenda (Astara) Gustin, Ph.D., CMT, RYI
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Glassrock Building, Room 7106

For the 2015 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.


Local Hikes

Monday, May 4, 2015
Instructor: Bradley Gasawski with Campus Recreation and Unions
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: MIND Inst. Auditorium

Looking to "get away" from the Sacramento area for a few hours? We'll take a look at some of the local hikes, safe tips, and outdoor activities that are easy to access and provide a fun way to escape!


UC Davis Caregiver Support Group “VA Family Caregiver Support: An Overview”

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Presenter Instructor: Shon Tamblyn, LCSW, VA Caregiver Support Program Lead
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Cancer Center Auditorium

As a caregiver of a family member or professional serving seniors, this meeting will provide an overview of Veterans Affairs’ Family Caregiver Support services, resources, programs, and benefits.

The following will be addressed:

  • The VA organization and the role that it plays in care partner and veteran system navigation. 
  • Clinical services that may be available to support veterans and their care partners.
  • How to effectively navigate VA services.

May is Older Americans Month - - honoring older Americans and celebrating their contributions to our communities and our nation. Older Americans Month is encouraged and supported by the Federal Administration on Community Living (ACL).


Meditation

Monday, May 18, 2015
Instructor: Brenda (Astara) Gustin, Ph.D., CMT, RYI
Time: 12:00-1:00 pm
Location: Glassrock Building, Room 7106

For the 2015 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.

UC Walks Day

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Time: 11:30-1:00 pm
Location: Cancer Survivors Park

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015 all of the UC campuses will be walking in support of wellness at UC.  Here at UC Davis Health System, our plan is to have interested staff, faculty, and students meet at the Cancer Survivor Park anytime between 11:30 am and 1:00 p.m. to receive your UC Walks t-shirt (t-shirts will be provided to the first 400 participants), and start your walk for wellness! Walking group leaders will be available at this event. The two 15-minute walks will take place at 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Representatives from WorkLife and Wellness will be available to answer questions about the UC Wellness programs, provide a UC Davis Health System campus walking map, and to cheer you on.  We look forward to seeing you out there, so grab your comfortable walking shoes and save the date now!

Come and receive points for your UC Living Well / Optum incentive!

Drawings and Prizes will be provided!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Marina Podoreanu at
916-734-2760 or mpodoreanu@ucdavis.edu