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AU's Faculty & Staff
Wellness Program

Upcoming Programs &
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 2016 UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Click here to view the full AhealthyU Calendar

  • Why Weight 8-Week Weight Loss Kick-Start

    February 1st - March 25th

    Improve your overall health and well-being by picking a partner to help kick-start 2016 towards a healthier you. Encourage and support each other through this 8-week program to lose or maintain your current weight.

    Win team, individual, and weekly raffle prizes - CASH prize goes to the team with the most points (prizes subject to tax)

    Each individual team member must register by Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016.

    Information | Registration

  • Weight Watchers at Work

    Join Anytime!
    Meetings are every Thursday at noon on main campus.

    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 25th through April 29th

    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

    Tuesday, January 26th | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 200 | A New Year, A New You: The Empowered Next Step
    Wednesday, February 17th | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 200 | Save a Life: The ABCs of CPR
    Tuesday, March 15th | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 200 | Farm to Table: Demystifying Local, Organic, and Sustainable
    Tuesday, April 26th | 12:00 - 1:00pm | MGC 200 | Sleep Hygiene: The Key to Optimal Well-being

  • Information | Registration (Feb. 17th session)

     

  • Cooking Demonstrations

    Lunchtime healthy cooking demonstration with Chefs from AU Dining

    Friday, January 29th | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 2 - 3 | Build Your Own Spanish Tapas
    Friday, February 26th | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 2 - 3 | One Pot Meals From The Farmer
    Friday, March 25th | 12:00-1:00pm | MGC 2 - 3 | Make Your Own Pasta

    Information |Registration (Feb. 26th session)

  • Seated Massage

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

    Thursday, February 18th
    Wednesday, March 2nd | 4401 Connecticut Ave., Lower Level Conference Room
    Wednesday, April 20th

    All massages from 11am-2pm in MGC 205 unless otherwise specified


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


  • Couch to 5k

    February 23rd - April 14th

    This beginners training program will take you from the couch to the finish line in eight weeks! Train with champion athletes twice a week on campus beginning Tuesday, February 23rd. Cost is $30. Register by February 19th.

    Information | Registration




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