It's time to get in shape and feel great! All faculty and staff members are invited to join us for no cost weekly exercise classes and clubs at various locations around AU.
Summer classes begin the week of May 28!
Class schedule may vary from week to week, so be sure to check out the AhealthyU Calendar for the most up to date schedule of classes.
RSVPs are preferred, but not required.
Choose the class that works best for you:Yoga
Traditional 45 minute yoga instruction for all levels. Newcomers will learn the benefits of yoga through step-by-step guidance while experienced yogis can further perfect poses. No matter who you are, come join us to sweat and de-stress. Classes begin on Wednesday, May 29.
- Mondays 12-12:45pm, Location TBD
- Wednesdays 12-12:45pm, Main Campus - Bentley Lounge (Gray Hall)
AU Laugh Club
Laughter yoga is a unique practice where we use laughter as stress relief and exercise. Don't worry if you're faking it at first. We know that our playful games will have you laughing for real in no time. Laughter yoga combines fun exercises with yoga breathing techniques - no poses or stretching - to bring you the medically proven health benefits of laughter. Join us for one Friday Laughter Club and we're sure you'll be hooked - laughter is contagious after all! Laugh Club begins May 31.
- Fridays 12-12:45pm, AhealthyU Office - Letts Lower Level 3
Exercise your mind and body by joining us for this combo 45-minute walk and health education class. We'll walk together and discuss new and exciting wellness topics to help you improve your diet and exercise routine.
- Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:00-12:45pm - Meets in Jacobs Fitness Center Lobby
Tone your muscles with this 45 minute resistance training class. Learn some new moves using resistance bands, balance balls, and your own body. Come and feel the burn!
- To bring resistance training classes to your office, email firstname.lastname@example.org
This 45 minute class will get you off your feet and have your heart pumping. We'll combine a full body resistance workout with cardio moves that will make you sweat. You'll come out feeling refreshed and email@example.com with questions.
Join us every Friday from 10am - 4pm in the AhealthyU Office, Letts Lower Level, where our 6 Wii stations will be fired up and ready to play. Create your own Mii character and track your fitness progress using WiiFit. You'll get to ski down the Wii mountain, run around Wii island, and walk the Wii tight rope. If you're in a more competitive mood, challenge a friend to a game of Wii tennis or duke it out in the Wii boxing ring.
The Wiis are also available for use on days other than Friday. If you would like to come use the Wiis please call first (x3742) to make sure there will be somebody available to let you into the office.
Please note that the WiiFit Friday schedule may change on some days. Adjusted times will be noted in Today@AU and on the AhealthyU calendar.
Looking for a way to track your exercise progress and results? Need some guidance on how to begin an exercise program? Fitness testing is a great place to start. AhealthyU offers free fitness testing for all AU Faculty and Staff members. The tests we offer include measurements of the following:
- Resting heart rate
- Blood pressure
- Body composition (skinfold measurement)
- Cardiorespiratory endurance
- VO2 Max
- Muscular endurance
To schedule a fitness testing appointment send an e-mail to us at firstname.lastname@example.org