All of the programs and events below count toward healthyU points! The deadline to earn and record HealthyU points is Saturday, December 14 at 6 pm*.
President’s HealthyU Wellness Walks
Tuesday, November 19, 12 noon
Walk: Louie Lunch South
Wednesday, December 11, 12 noon
Walk: Lumberjack Mile
Join us for Bites and Hikes walks with the Office of the President, Campus Recreation, Employee Assistance and Wellness, and Campus Dining. These walks will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. Please wear sturdy walking shoes, sunscreen and carry a water bottle. There will be snacks available after the walk courtesy of the Office of the President. Registration is not required. All are welcome.
For more information or for cancellation information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall to Sleep
Thursday, November 21, 10 – 11 am
HLC room 2405
Led by Heather Nash, PhD, EAW Director and Psychologist
This workshop will focus on helping you improve the quality of your sleep! Participants will learn about sleep in general, factors affecting sleep, and how to optimize sleep. Participants will be sent a sleep diary to fill out the week before the workshop so they can optimize their sleep program.
To register, visit the Learning and Development registration page on LOUIE and select course EAW601. Registration instructions for LOUIE.
Mindfulness for Beginners
Thursday, December 5, 11:30 am – 1 pm
HLC room 2405
Facilitated by Mike Bouck, MSW, LCSW, EAW Counselor
Mindfulness has become a buzzword in our modern vernacular. And as such, who doesn’t want to be more ‘mindful’ in some aspect of their lives? Yet, what does this mean? And how do we practice in a hectic, busy world to slow down and pay attention? Come learn the foundations of secular mindfulness meditation and some practical ways to integrate these practices in your daily life.
To register, visit the Learning and Development registration page on LOUIE and select course EAW102. Registration instructions for LOUIE.
Guided Mindfulness Practice meetings
Led by Dr. Heather Nash, EAW Director/Psychologist & EAW team
Tuesdays, through December 10, 12:15 – 12:45 pm
Applied Research and Development (ARD), building #56, large pod room on the ground floor, alternating with Science and Health, building #36, room 502, and, by Zoom*
Join us Tuesdays at 12:15 pm on campus or through Zoom for a guided meditation practice. No experience is necessary, come as you are, all are welcome.
The location will alternate each week, between the Science and Health building on November 19, then the Applied Research and Development (ARD) Large Pod on November 26, etc. Visit the NAU Events Calendar link below to verify location.
*Registration not required. For Zoom instructions, please see listing in the NAU Events Calendar.
Zumba Class – last class of the semester!
Led by Alice Coulter Gibb, NAU Biology Professor and licensed Zumba Fitness Instructor
Thursday, November 21 at 12 noon
Applied Research and Development (ARD Building #56), large pod room on the ground floor, and by Zoom*
Zumba is a cardio-dance fitness program that combines Latin, Pop, and World music. Zumba dance routines incorporate interval training (alternating fast and slow rhythms) and resistance training. No previous experience is necessary and modifications will be offered by the instructor to accommodate physical limitations.
Registration not required. For Zoom instructions, please see listing in the NAU Events Calendar.
Flu shots are still available through Campus Health Services!
Tuesday, November 19, 1 – 3 pm, du Bois Conference Center, Aspen A room
Thursday, December 5, 10 am – 12 noon, University Union, 1st floor, near the Central Ticket Office
Campus Health Services (CHS) provides flu shot clinics on campus throughout the fall for NAU faculty, staff, adult dependents of employees and students. CHS accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, United Healthcare, and Tricare insurance plans. Appointments are not required at the mobile clinics. Please wear short sleeves or sleeves that can be rolled up and bring your insurance card. Flu shots are also available at Campus Health Services by appointment.
For more information, please visit Campus Health Services flu vaccine program.
Wall Aquatic Center Employee Programs
Open swim hours at Wall Aquatic Center
Sundays: 12:30 – 5:30 pm
Mondays: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm and 6 – 9 pm
Tuesdays: 6:00 – 8:00 am and 11:30 am – 1:30 pm and 7 – 10 pm
Wednesdays: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm and 6 – 9 pm
Thursdays: 6:00 – 8:00 am and 11:30 am – 1:30 pm and 7 – 10 pm
Fridays: 11:30 am – 1:30 pm and 6 – 9 pm
Saturdays: 6 – 8 am and 12:30 – 5:30 pm
We are pleased to announce our new evening open swim hours started with the semester! These hours will hopefully make water-based workouts more convenient after your workday. Please note that other usage groups may be in the facility during these times as well.
If you have questions, please contact WallAquaticCenter@nau.edu or call 928-523-4508.
Campus Recreation Employee Programs
EMP (Employee-Only) Classes- join any time!
Health and Learning Center, Recreation Center
Cost options: $35 / 5 classes, $60 / 10 classes, $75 / 15 classes – join any time!
Attend EMP group exercise classes without a recreation membership, for as little as $5/class! The pass is not transferrable or refundable and expires 1-year from date of purchase. Purchase your pass online (under the Multi-Visit passes option) and/or in-person at the Rec Center Front Desk. For more information, contact email@example.com or 928-523-1582.
All Levels Yoga
Mondays, 12:15 – 1 pm
Led by Melissa Schonauer, Assistant Professor of Practice in the Honors College, RYT-200
Focus on technique and alignment during each pose. Train your breathing, flexibility, and strength. Reduce stress and improve your physical and mental balance. Explore hatha, vinyasa, and yin yoga styles.
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:15 – 1:15 pm
Recreation Center, Wellness Suite
Led by Judy Springer, NAU ERI, Research Specialist, Sr.; MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling; RYT 200
Build strength and improve posture through a series of gentle yoga poses. Relax and rid your body of mental stressors while stretching and toning all over. Suitable for all levels.
*The HealthyU deadline is December 14, 2019 at 6 pm! Don’t delay and risk website crashes! EAW support will be available until noon on Friday, December 13.
If you are on the NAU BCBSAZ plan, there is still time to earn your earn a level 1 ($115) or level 2 ($300) wellness incentive. Be sure to have your current biometrics on hand to complete the required wellness assessment. Once you have completed everything for level 1 or 2, be sure to take a screen shot or print the page with total points for your records.
For complete instructions on how to earn and record points, please visit nau.edu/healthyU or call 928-523-1552. Please note: you must be on the NAU BCBSAZ health care plan at the time the incentive is paid out (February 2020) to be eligible for the wellness incentive.
Join healthyU, a wellness program open to NAU employees with NAU Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona health insurance.
Earn up to $300 per year for taking part in health and wellness, fitness, or volunteer activities and for using alternative transportation. Register and log points at azblue.com. Find more information at nau.edu/healthyu.