Wednesday, February 25, 9:00 am to 12:30 pm, Kimmel Center, Room 914
The LiveSmart Wellness Program is offering FREE cholesterol and glucose screenings on campus. Cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death worldwide, can be attributed to having high cholesterol. Half of all Americans have dangerously high levels of LDL—“bad cholesterol”—and too low protective HDL—“good cholesterol”. This screening will identify both HDL and LDL levels. To register in advance (required), sign up for LVS 273 on NYUiLearn.
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Work one-on-one with graduate students from the NYU School of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health and receive three personalized nutrition sessions to discuss your nutrition-related issues. Participants will work to identify realistic goals and develop strategies to achieve them. Students will be supervised by Adjunct Professor Lynn Schultz, LCSW. The sessions are designed for students to practice their counseling skills. It is important that you have an identifiable concern to focus on. To register in advance (required), sign up for LVS 276 on NYUiLearn.
Tuesday, February 10, 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm
One in every four deaths in the U.S. is due to heart disease, according to the American Heart Association®. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women—and may be prevented! A healthy diet and lifestyle are among some of the weapons in the fight against heart disease. Discover how the healthiest diets on the planet may help improve your heart health and longevity. Learn how easy and delicious it is to eat for a healthy heart. Simple heart smart strategies and smart choices may benefit your heart, lower your risk for heart disease, and improve your overall health. View the webinar presented by UnitedHealthcare.
Friday, February 27, 12:30 to 1:30 pm, 181 Mercer St., Coles Sports & Recreation Center
Learn to stretch safely and efficiently using the techniques developed by Joseph A. Pilates for the execution of controlled body movements designed to balance strength with flexibility. The class improves posture and makes muscles stronger and more flexible. This is a mat class only. To register in advance (required), sign up for LVS 269 on NYUiLearn.
Wednesday, February 11, 1:00 to 2:00 pm, New York Sports Club, 232 Mercer Street
Step aerobics offers a fun and effective workout for all fitness levels. It provides a cardiovascular workout to improve heart and lung health and burns calories for weight loss. A variety of step aerobics moves can be put together to form routines ranging from low to high impact, and varying in complexity. To register in advance (required), sign up for LVS 278 on NYUiLearn.
Wednesday, February 25, 5:30 to 6:30 pm, New York Sports Club, 10 Irving Place
An aggressive, military-style, circuit workout featuring high-intensity conditioning and power moves. To register in advance (required), sign up for LVS 280 on NYUiLearn.
Stress is a fact of life. While we can't avoid the types of normal stress that are part of everyday life, we can learn to adjust and adapt to that which we cannot change. This video presentation will identify good and bad stressors and provide tips and techniques for successfully reducing stress and anxiety. Participants will also learn to recognize reactions to stress and develop better control over their lives. View the video workshop presented by Carebridge. Your secure online access code is FTN59.
Mondays and Thursdays, 4:30 to 7:30 pm, NYU Speech-Language-Hearing Disorders Clinic, 665 Broadway, 9th floor
The NYU Speech-Language-Hearing Disorders Clinic offers free screenings to employees and their families each semester. To make an appointment, call 212-998-5230.
Thursdays, 6:30 pm, One Park Avenue, 7th floor
This month, the NYU Child Study Center will offer help and clarity to parents and families on child ADHD support on January 8, ways to manage picky eating on January 15, discussions about gender and sex on January 22, and learning struggles on January 29. Read more about the workshops and learn more about the CSC.
Spring semester events include Blood Disorders–Types, Symptoms, and Treatment; strategies to keep your heart healthy; BPH Update–What You Need to Know; colorectal cancer prevention and screening; a webinar on reconstructive surgery options for women with breast cancer; Understanding Your Risk of Developing a Second Cancer; Colorectal Cancer Risk Reduction–The Importance of Early Detection; healthy eating while facing prostate cancer; and How to Share–or Not Share–Your Diagnosis, Keeping Your Ticker in Top Shape, and Can You Eat Healthy on the Run in the Cancer Survivorship Learning Series. Visit NYUCI.org/rsvp for dates, times, and registration.