Lose weight and eat healthfully in the new year with the expertise of Weight Watchers and the support of like-minded colleagues across the University. Back by popular demand, the Weight Watchers at Work program will host an information session (a minimum of 20 members is required for the 2016 program to launch) on Monday, November 30 from 1:00 to 2:00 pm at the NYU College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street (map), sixth floor HR conference room. Additional locations for information sessions will be announced in January 2016.
Most Fridays this fall, 12:30 to 1:30 pm, 238 Thompson Street, Room 472
Beginning September 11 through December 18, Friday Yoga returns to NYU! Designed for faculty and employees by LiveSmart as beginner to intermediate sessions, explore your emphasis on alignment, breath, postural inquiries, and meditation. Space and mats are available on a first-come, first-served basis (feel free to bring your own mat). Register for LVS 298 through LVS 311 on NYUiLearn.
Plus, hit the gym with a healthy you – and a happy wallet. NYU's newest health club partner, the YMCA of Greater New York, offers a 20% NYU discount, and there is a new, lower monthly rate with New York Sports Club. Learn about these and other discounts with New York Health and Racquet Club and David Barton Gym under Off-Campus Discount Programs.
This month, view free webinars about Eldercare Decision Making (enter access code FTN59 when prompted), and Control Your Thoughts, Control Your Stress on Wednesday, December 2 from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm, both by Carebridge.
Mondays and Tuesdays, 4:30 to 7:30 pm, 665 Broadway, 9th floor
Starting September 21, the NYU Speech Language Hearing Disorders Clinic offers free hearing screenings to employees and their families. To make an appointment, call 212-998-5230.
Many higher education professionals today envision lunch as another seemingly impossible task to fit into the middle of the hectic workday. Although skipping lunch may seem like an efficient use of time, a mid-day break can be mentally and physically rejuvenating and, in some ways, more productive than staying in your chair. To explore ways to recharge your energy mid-day, NYU LiveSmart recommends the following readings for more information on taking your lunch break:
Meet much? Before scheduling that next meeting in your office or conference room, consider trading your shoes for sneakers and sitting for walking. Walking meetings allow for fresh air and perspective, exercise during the workday, and even cognitive advantages. Learn more about the advantages of walking meetings at NYU.