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AU's Faculty & Staff
Wellness Program

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Ongoing Services

AhealthyU | Getting Fit | Eating Right | Managing Stress | Work/Life Balance | Financial Wellness
                                  

 

Are you up to date on your preventative screenings?

Many of the risk factors of chronic disease and premature death are preventable if detected early. Getting routine preventative screenings is the most important step towards early detection. 

Visit the links below to get your customized screening guidelines:

CareFirst Preventive Guidelines

Kaiser Preventive Guidelines

 

AhealthyU's

UPCOMING PROGRAMS | ONGOING SERVICES | EDUCATION AND RESOURCES

Spring 2017 UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Click here to view the full AhealthyU Calendar

  • Couch to 5k

    This beginners training program will take you from the couch to the finish line of your first 5K in eight weeks! Train twice a week with a coach and fellow faculty and staff members to run an upcoming 5k.

    Monday, March 13th - Wednesday, May 3rd

    Information | Registration (by March 10th)

  • Recharge Series

    This series of monthly Monday sessions taps into the physical, mental, and spiritual areas of your life that may be unfulfilled. Experts from AU will lead interactive and energizing discussions. Enjoy light snacks and lots of conversation in a safe space while we propel each other on the right paths!

    Next session: Monday, April 10th | 3 - 4:30pm | Butler Boardroom | Mocktails and Monet


    Information | Registration

  • Seated Massage

    15 or 30 minute relaxing massages provided by licensed massage therapists each month for Faculty and Staff

    All massages are from 11am-2:15pm in (MGC 203), unless otherwise specified.

    Next seated massage: Tuesday, April 18

    Information | Register (use your @american.edu email address)

  • Weight Watchers at Work

    Join anytime and stay committed to your weight loss goals! Weight Watchers at Work currently meets every Thursday at noon on main campus.

    For every 10 meetings that you attend, AhealthyU will give you a $50 reward (taxes applicable)

    Can't make the on-campus meetings? You can enroll through AhealthyU and attend meetings in the community, and still receive the AhealthyU benefits!

    Next Open House: Thursday, April 20 | 12pm | TBD

    Ever wonder what goes on at a Weight Watchers meeting? This complimentary session is your chance to see what Weight Watchers is all about before enrolling. Please contact AhealthyU by Friday, April 21st if you are interested in enrolling in the next series.

    Information

  • AhealthyU Group Fitness Classes

    Exercise classes exclusively for AU Faculty and Staff hosted in Jacobs Fitness Center, Cassell Fitness Center, and satellite campuses

    No cost for Rec Sports Members, $5 Drop-In fee for Non-Members

    January 30th through April 28th

    View the full schedule at the link below:

    Information

  • Brown Bag Wellness Workshops

    Monthly lunchtime workshops designed to support healthy living through a variety of topics. Follow the registration link below to sign up through AsuccessfulU.

    Wed., February 8 | 12pm - 1pm | Butler Boardroom | A New Year, A Better U: Become Your Best Self

    Tue., March 7 | 12pm - 1pm | Butler Boardroom | Healthy Hacks: Decoding Campus Dining

    Wed., April 5th | 12pm - 1pm | Spring Valley, Rm. 100 | Creating Balance in Your Life with Prof. Chris Palmer | REGISTER

    Thurs., April 13 | 12pm - 1pm | Butler Boardroom | Just Breathe Out: Basic Stress Management | REGISTER

    Information


  • Cooking Demonstrations

    Lunchtime healthy cooking demonstration with Chefs from AU Dining. All sessions are from 12pm - 1pm.

    Fri., February 24 | 12:00 - 1:00pm | the new University Club* | Savory Sweets

    Thurs. March 23 | 12:00 - 1:00pm | the new University Club* | Post Pi-Day

    Fri., April 28 | 12:00 - 1:00pm | the new University Club* | Back to Basics | REGISTER

    *The new University Club space is in Butler Pavilion Tunnel, underneath the Bookstore.

    Information

ONGOING SERVICES

  • AU Farmers' Market
    Wednesdays on the Quad - January through April / September through November
    Information
  • From the Farmer
    Local produce and goods delivered to campus weekly
    Information
  • Community Supported Agriculture
    9 week (Sept - Nov) & 18 week (June - Nov) shares available
    Information
  • Group Exercise Classes
    Variety of exercise classes on campus exclusively for Faculty and Staff members
    Information
  • Complimentary Fitness Testing
    Information