For job duties that involve sitting for the majority of the day, such as a typical office worker, managing your movement throughout the day is an important tool to counteract the long term effects of sedentary work. Here is a list of suggestions to add movement to your work day.
Click on the links below to see stretches, posture balancing techniques, and simple strengthening exercises for different body areas. Please start with "How to Stretch" before trying the actual routines.
On campus activities are postponed until further notice.
The Get Fit Stay Fit program, run through the Kinesiology Department, is offering live virtual weekday exercise sessions led by a trainer on Zoom. You need to sign up to participate but there is no charge. Email them at email@example.com for additional information.
The PAW Center through the Student Counseling and Health Center and the RAW are offering Mindful Minutes. It's an opportunity to relax with meditations, journal making, yoga, and other tools. It is open to students, faculty, and staff. Please note, Mindful Minutes will pause operation in August 2020 to recharge and reassess their program offering. Look for it to return for the fall semester!
If you would like to participate, watch your email for periodic announcements or please contact Janice Bulayo to request the Zoom link.
(last update July 2020)