WellU Programs & Classes

What is new with WellU?

Burns Wellness Center is Available for Family Members!

Faculty/staff members may bring a family member with them! The faculty/staff member must have an active CSS I.D. card and the adult family member needs to have a pass. Adult Family members can purchase passes in the BWC for $150 during the school year, or for $50 during the summer. Day passes are also available for $5 per day. 

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This class is easier than our Stronger Today class. Would you like to learn how to lift weights? Are you just starting a fitness program? Class participants will learn the basics of strength training. This is a beginner level class and everyone is welcome! You will sign a waiver the first day you come to class. Tuesday/Thursday at 11:30 a.m. (30 minutes) at BWC Studio.  

Sign Up: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10JOZ1ptOHKXQAQ4rvwMhXz-FvSBCuUaz4uPZy48h3AM/edit?usp=sharing


(Strength Training ) Learn how to lift weights correctly using weights, bands, compound exercises, and your own body weight as resistance. This class is perfect for most fitness levels; however, beginners may want to try the Strength Training Basics class first. You will increase your strength, balance, and mobility while preparing yourself to do strength training at home on your own too. Tuesday/Thursday at 12:05 p.m. (40 minutes) at BWC Studio.

Sign Up: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1z8gV0Cq6oMnFI5oERRn19xhN1MBQY77Vw8kGUfOXAiw/edit?usp=sharing

Empower Yourself

Wellness is unique to everyone and here at CSS we want to give you all the tools you need to succeed in the workplace.  If you're a seasoned pro or just starting out, EMPOWER YOURSELF with WELLNESS! Free training sessions are now available! (individuals or groups of 2-4 are welcome) Choose one option or do them all!

Exercise RX & Motivational Coaching:

  • Personalized Exercise plan based on your individual goals
  • Coaching from an ACE Certified Health Coach

Fitness Assessment: Choose one or choose all! 

  • Flexibility 
  • Muscular Endurance
  • Muscular Strength
  • Cardiovascular Fitness
  • Body Composition

BWC Orientation (weight machines)

  • Learn what each machines is
  • How to adjust each machine for your height
  • How to use for an effective workout

 Please allow 24 hour advance notice when you sign up (Please do not sign up on the same day as the appointment)

Sign Up: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1jyxMxTHCsUjVMHJKeG4LzRZJG1d4QMkQUgvLHXheiSg/edit?usp=sharing

Contact Kaitlin Box at kbox@css.edu.  Kaitlin Box is our new Graduate Exercise Physiology intern for Employee WellU

Exercise/Stretch Breaks

Having no time to exercise is one of the most common setbacks to working out. However, every little bit helps and a 15 minute workout it is better than nothing. Sign up for a 15 minute stretch or exercise break. The WellU intern will come to your office or meet you in the gym to help you find a quick routine that works for you. Please contact Kaitlin Box, WellU Intern at kbox@css.edu if you are interested in this service. 

 Sign Up: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BrSvJcr8m9bJ86ng6-pz4BZ8bAYponEj3_bHkzAFuM4/edit?usp=sharing

Rise & Shine Yoga: T/TH at 7:00-7:30 a.m.

Wake up and start your day off right with a yoga class! Improve your balance/flexibility, and burn a few calories while you're at it! Based around stretching and flexibility, this low impact routine will help to give you long, lean muscles. The moves are perfect for beginners and experts alike! Start your Tuesdays and Thursdays relaxed and focused by joining class in BWC Studio from 7-7:45! Instructor: Kiersten Sabolik

Sign Up: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1XWFa6GLGLD5uPTz04wDdPe-nkGzv5hviURtruwzl3qQ/edit?usp=sharing

Fall Workshops:

S.O.U.L. Training (Seeing Optimism Uplifts Life)

Learn about positive psychology theories, try different exercises to encourage a positive attitude, increase resiliency to adversity, build leadership skills, and adopt techniques to deal with stress. Combat depression and anxiety while building a more positive outlook on life! This workshop has been so popular we are adding a monthly SOUL refresher luncheon for past participants (SOUL 2.0)!

Ten week program meeting once per week for one hour.
Wednesdays at 12:00 P.M. beginning Sept. 12th in T1115.  The last session is  Nov. 28th (Sessions will not be held on Oct. 3 or Nov. 21). 

Free Lunch will be served each week!

Sign UP for SOUL Training: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1xUf4UbiBwQ4BO_DOsyfDhGlotVExK63wZ8p-SG-lgR8/edit?usp=sharing

Sign Up for SOUL 2.0 Refresher: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fLw4IAODchCm_mPZfLcm1IiQ-hIGUyR8FTZ3bEY2a_0/edit?usp=sharing

Wise Decision Making By Gary Boelhower, PhD

We create ourselves and our organizations decision by decision. Our best decisions embody our highest values and boldest dreams. But how do we make effective, informed, wise decisions? This workshop offers guidelines for wise decision-making based on five common principles embedded in the great wisdom traditions of the world. Out of each core principle, we identify operating procedures for wise-decision making and a set of criteria for making good judgments. The method and standards are not a recipe but reflection points to help each person identify their own set of core principles and how they will implement them in the decision-making process.

Five common foundational principles that are woven throughout the best practices of organizations, as well as wisdom traditions across cultures and religions, are 1. Respect all persons, 2. Appreciate the wholeness of being human, 3. Recognize the interconnectedness of all reality, 4. Value inner wisdom and personal experience, and 5. Attend to preservation and transformation. We will explore concrete ways of putting these principles into practice in both the process and final judgment of wise decision-making. We will practice key skills related to the principles--deep listening, intuitive knowing, systems thinking, reflective inquiry, and visioning.

Participants will 1. consider their own decision-making process and criteria, 2. reflect on five core principles, and 3. practice critical skills required for wise decision-making.

This workshop will be held on Friday October 26th from 1:00 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Kitchenette. Sign up fast! Only 20 spots available!

Sign up HERE: https://docs.google.com/document/d/19FSCV9o5McozPKgQRq2VaEfOmMM2dCCiZryArt78mgo/edit?usp=sharing

November Lunch & Learn: Financial Wellness (2 part series)

Videos by Manisha Thakor, MBA, CFA, CPA
November 26th: 12:00 p.m. in Science #1109
Budgeting 101
Financial Reality Check
Dealing With Debt
Sign Up Here:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EHN0Xxce7uJZaIdkUOsXnrKktx994XdEcqSxj99wljg/edit?usp=sharing

December 3rd: 12:00 p.m. in Science 1109
Joy Based Spending
Talk Money With Your Honey
Saving For Emergencies
Securing Your Retirement
Sign Up Here:https://docs.google.com/document/d/1PPR2S7UTVk9-Nl1F_-gCD-sKx-7VIslAN6TrOLa1n9A/edit?usp=sharing

More programs to be added soon!