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February

FREE Week at Dillon Gym for ALL Faculty and Staff

February 6 – February 12, 2017

Campus Recreation invites all Faculty and Staff to enjoy Dillon Gym free for a full Week!  Take advantage of over 50 free classes such as Tennis, Squash, Martial Arts, Belly Dance, TRX, Cycle, Yoga, Pilates, Zumba, BodyPump, BodyCombat and more.  Go for a swim, play hoops or check out Stephens Fitness Center.  New this semester: MELT and Barre Fit.  Tiger ID required for entry. Click here for information and schedules.   

Orientation to the Fitness Center
Dillon Gym, Stephens Fitness Center

Mondays, 8 a.m., 12 p.m., and 5 p.m.

February 6 through May 1, 15-minute orientations to the Stephens Fitness Center (i.e., facilities and programs) will be held every Monday. The orientations will begin at the reception desk in the Stephens Fitness Center. 

Summer Day Camp Winter Open House
Dillon Gym, Lobby

Monday, February 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The Princeton University Summer Day Camp is designed for children entering grades 1-8. The camper's day will be filled with a variety of sports, games, arts & crafts, and camp activities that will keep your camper active and engaged throughout the week. Each camp provides programs and trips for their specific age group.  Open registration for faculty/staff only is February 6 – March 6.  Click here for more information.

Princeton Farmer’s Market

Princeton Public Library, Community Room

Thursday, Feb. 9, March 9 & April 13, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Includes organic fruits and vegetables, honey, artisan breads, cheeses and live music.  Details available at www.princetonfarmersmarket.com

1,000-Point Challenge III

Monday, February 13– Sunday, March 19

Earn 1,000 points over these five weeks with one minute of physical activity equaling one point to be eligible for your choice of a prize like a t-shirt, tote bag or mug. You do not have to be a member of Dillon Gym nor does the activity have to be performed at Dillon Gym.  Pick up a tracking card at Stephens Fitness Center by Sunday, February 12, or download the card and return it at the end of the five weeks. 

Blood Pressure Screening II

Dillon Gym, Stephens Fitness Center

Monday, February 27 – Friday, March 3, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

You can have high blood pressure for years without knowing it, but during this time it can damage your heart, blood vessels, kidneys, and other parts of your body.  So, even if you are feeling fine, it is important to know your blood pressure numbers.  Participants can register in the Stephens Fitness Center on the day of the screening. Please wear appropriate clothing (ideally, a short-sleeved shirt). The screening requires participants to have a cuff placed around their upper arm.

Ten Essential Elements of Work-Life Balance

Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room A

Tuesday, February 28, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Balancing work and one’s person life is an ongoing challenge for most employees regardless of job responsibilities. Attend this informative Carebridge seminar to learn about the ten essential elements of work-life balance. Registration is required. Go to www.princeton.edu/training. Click on Training by Department, then Human Resources, then Carebridge

March

A Day of Mindfulness

Convocation Room, Room 113, Friends Center

Sunday, March 12, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Join us for a day of immersion into mindfulness, stress reduction, body awareness, and inner care. Practices include body scan, mindful movement, sitting, walking and eating meditation, and noble silence. Facilitator Pat Vroom, Ph.D., will be joined by Wendy Vroom, who will guide mindful yoga. Previous meditation experience suggested. Bring bag lunch and yoga mat, and wear comfortable clothing. Pre-registration is required. For questions or to RSVP, email nedmond@princeton.edu   

Finding Happiness by Increasing Your Emotional Well-Being

Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room A

Thursday, March 30, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

PPPL Auditorium

Thursday, March 30, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Do you frequently feel “stressed” and stretched too far? Learn to manage your emotional well-being to tackle the many demands of life without feeling overwhelmed. This Carebridge seminar features the importance of emotional well-being as part of a comprehensive wellness plan. Learn to practice daily behaviors which result in enhanced coping abilities, self-esteem and performance and productivity at work and in your personal life. Registration is required. Go to www.princeton.edu/training. Click on Training by Department, then Human Resources, then Carebridge.

April

1,000-Point Challenge IV

Monday, April 3– Sunday, May 7

Earn 1,000 points over these five weeks with one minute of physical activity equaling one point to be eligible for your choice of a prize like a t-shirt, tote bag or mug. You do not have to be a member of Dillon Gym nor does the activity have to be performed at Dillon Gym.  Pick up a tracking card at Stephens Fitness Center by Sunday, April 2, or download the card and return it at the end of the five weeks. 

Annual Spring Mammography Screening Program

Monday, April 24– Friday, April 28

Eligible female employees (age 35 or older) will receive more information on this important annual exam for women in early April. For more information, visit http://princeton.edu/hr/benefits/worklife/mammography/

Building Healthy Self-Esteem

Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room A

Thursday, April 27, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

The importance and value of a positive self-concept will be discussed along with the impact that low self-esteem has on schooling and lifestyle. Specific examples and techniques which can be used by parents to enhance their children’s feelings of self-worth will be discussed. Learn how to use praise meaningfully, how to effectively listen to children, and how to empathize without being judgmental. Registration is required. Go to www.princeton.edu/training. Click on Training by Department, then Human Resources, then Carebridge.

May

Faculty and Staff Spring Blood Drive

Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Rooms B & C

Monday, May 1, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Tuesday, May 2, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Donors must bring a photo I.D. Register online by clicking here or by calling Employee Health at 258-5035.

Cultivating Mindfulness

Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room A

Wednesday, May 24, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Mindfulness is a way of being fully conscious and completely present in the moment — setting aside your worries, expectations, emotions and other thoughts that take your mind away from the current moment. Participants will be introduced to the practice of mindfulness mediation and will learn insights to the art, science and practice of mindfulness. The daily practice of mindfulness mediation has been linked to physical and emotional well-being. Registration is required. Go to www.princeton.edu/training. Click on Training by Department, then Human Resources, then Carebridge.

 

 


 

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