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AhealthyU American University's Wellness Program for Faculty & Staff

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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.

This fall, AhealthyU is emphasizing the holistic approach to wellness and focusing on four pillars that can help you become healthier and happier.

Four Pillars of Wellness
Physical Emotional Intellectual Spiritual
Maintain overall physical health and engage in appropriate physical activity (e.g., stamina, strength, flexibility, healthy body composition). Have a positive self-concept, deal constructively with your feelings, and develop positive qualities (e.g., optimism, trust, self-confidence, determination, persistence, dedication). Pursue and retain knowledge, think critically about issues, make sound decisions, identify problems, and find solutions (e.g., common sense, creativity, curiosity). Develop a set of beliefs, principles, or values that give meaning or purpose to your life; to develop faith in something beyond yourself (e.g., religious faith, service to others).
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Pop-Up Spin Class

Join us for a complimentary pop-up Spin class with a certified spin instructor! Spin is an indoor group fitness class that uses stationary bikes to focus on endurance, strength, high-intensity intervals and recovery to elevate heart rate.

No registration needed.

Tuesday, July 16
12:05pm - 12:45pm
Jacobs Fitness Center

Catching Healthy Habits Award March 2019 Winner: Symphony Bruce, Assistant Librarian, University Library

"Catching Healthy Habits” Award is a monthly recognition program started in September 2017. Wellness Council members on campus and at satellite locations are given a designated month to award a $25 Eaglebucks gift to a faculty or staff member who exhibits a healthy lifestyle. The award recipient will also be given a medal they can display in their office.