Tuesday, September 29, Kimmel Center for University Life, Room 914
Through the LiveSmart wellness program, NYU offers a free cholesterol and glucose screening to faculty and employees. To register (required), select a timeslot, and view additional information, visit NYUiLearn with course number LVS 291. Before your screening, gain expert guidance on lowering cholesterol levels (PDF) and more from UnitedHealthcare.
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 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 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.
Work one-on-one with NYU graduate students studying nutrition, food studies, and public health to discuss your nutrition-related issues, identify goals for improvement, and develop strategies to achieve better health. Three October sessions are designed for students to practice counseling skills; if you have an identifiable nutritional concern, register for LVS 264 via NYUiLearn.
This month, view free webinars about Returning Home: A Transition for Parent and Adult Children, presented by Carebridge on Thursday, September 24 at 12:00 noon (enter access code FTN59 when prompted) and Simple Swaps to Improve Your Health and Wellness, presented by UnitedHealthcare Source4Women on Tuesday, September 8 at 12:30 pm.
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.