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Welcome to AhealthyU

American University's Wellness Program for Faculty & Staff

AhealthyU supports the health and well-being of AU faculty and staff through integrated programs, education, and resources that encourages positive daily habits that fit your goals and lifestyle. Our goal is to provide you with the tools needed to make the best possible choices to live a balanced and healthy life.

Program Highlights

Look for the Points to AhealthyU logo on participating events.

Reward yourself!

Earn points for your healthy activities that can be redeemed for Eaglebucks to spend on lunch, AU swag, or a coffee.

Learn More About Points

Group exercise schedule for Spring 2023 semester.
Women walking on trail

Stretch-it-Out Series

Relieve stress and improve your flexibility with a stretch break at your workstation. A spring 2023 schedule will be released soon. 

Coming Soon

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AhealthyU Listserv

Receive notifications about wellness events that build community, exercise your body, strengthen your spirit, and have some fun.

Sign-Up

produce stand at farmers market

Farmers Market

Every Wednesday on the Quad
Starting March 1
11:00am - 2:00pm

More information

AnchorMindfulness: Cultivating Well-Being & Compassion

 

8-week In-Person Course 
Tuesday, January 31 - Tuesday, March 21
'The Well' Room 123 in McCabe Hall 
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Join Dave Trachtenberg, AU health studies adjunct professor, mindfulness teacher, and restorative justice educator, who will guide participants through eight core mindfulness practices that help cultivate:

  • Well-being and self-care in our daily lives
  • Building resilience and skills to help navigate difficult emotion
  • Active listening & speaking with a greater presence
  • Greater compassion for ourselves and our communities

Register for Mindfulness Course

Nourish

 

The challenge started, Monday, February 6! Join now and get started!

The Nourish program is an individual challenge that encourages you to focus on adding nutrition-focused healthy habits in addition to other healthier behaviors like daily movement, sleep, and stress relief. Each day, grow a virtual plant by completing two healthy behaviors a day. 

Earn 12 AhealthyU points for participating in the challenge.

Register for Nourish