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Relaxation & Stress Management Skills 12 Week Program

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Participate in 12 group classes that will teach you relaxation and stress management skills. Sessions are on Tuesdays and Thursday from 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Fees: $40.00 for U of G students (due to Student Health Services subsidy) $120.00 for members of United Steelworkers Local 4120 (due to USW Local 4120 subsidy) $240.00 for all others.

Bike to Work Day

Drop by City Hall from 7–9 a.m. for free coffee, snacks and a chance to win prizes.  Meet others who enjoy cycling and learn how the City is helping to build a bicycle-friendly Guelph.  Learn more about this event on the Bike Month website.

Anxiety Skills & Strategies Workshop Series

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Sign-up for this short, 3 session program and learning about techniques and tips to decrease the uncomfortable sensations of anxiety. Sessions run on May 27th, June 3rd and June 10th from 7:00 - 8:00 pm. Fees: $10.00 for U of G students (due to Student Health Services subsidy) $30.00 for members of USW Local 4120 (due to Local 4120 subsidy) $60.00 for all others

RBC Lunch & Learn: Supporting your Aging Loved Ones

As a loved one’s needs increase, you can suddenly find yourself overextended physically, mentally and even financially. Where can you turn when an aging loved one needs help? Did you know there are local resources to help guide you? In this session, we will partner with local experts that can help answer your questions. Presenters: Advisors from RBC and their community partners

Free Classical Yoga Class Every Tuesday

Classical Yoga is a particularly effective and efficient system to not only stretch, tone and develop the muscles but stimulate robust health in all systems of the body.  Regular practice can relieve stress and anxiety and promote mental concentration.

Better Sleep Program (in-person or online)

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This 5 session group program meets once a week to provide information and skills instruction in the cognitive / behavioural techniques which decrease insomnia and promote better, more restful, sleep. For greatest success, daily home practice is very strongly recommended. The next Better Sleep Program meets weekly for five consecutive Tuesdays beginning on May 28th, 2019 from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm.  The program ends on June 25, 2019. If you cannot make it in person to the Tuesday evening program, you can do it on-line!

Smoke-Free Campus- Info Session for Leaders

Are you a leader on campus looking for additional guidance on how to support your employees as we transition to a tobacco- and smoke-free campus? Drop by Alexander Hall, for an information session on the Guide for Leaders and ask any questions you may have to members of the Smoke-Free Campus Steering Committee.   Please register in advance.

Wednesday Walks at the Arboretum

Nature is known to be unpredictable and unexpected, so what awaits us today?  Rachel, the Arboretum's Naturalist Intern, leads 1 hour long walks every Wednesday year-round.  Walks start at The Arboretum kiosk at 12:15 p.m.   The hike may be cancelled if there is inclement weather.   Please check the Arboretum's Facebook and Instagram page for a notice if the weekly walk is cancelled due to weather.  For further information contact Sally at scheun06@uoguelph.ca or ext. 52363. 

Women, Work and Wellness: Listening to your Body

Today’s workplace is dynamic, fast paced and demanding for both the mind and the body. This 3-part series will explore the impact of our self-care habits on our day-to-day wellness. The overall goal for the series is to create a warm and engaging space for women to connect with one another to discuss their relationship with their body and their self-care habits. Sessions will examine what self-care looks like for you, your connection to your body signals for hunger, fullness, fatigue and stress, as well as helpful mindfulness strategies and using your strengths for success.

Smoke-Free Campus Launch Event: Fresh air celebration!

Please join us Friday, May 31 as we celebrate World No Tobacco Day and mark our Guelph campus’s first day as a tobacco- and smoke-free space. As we celebrate this important step to make a healthier campus for everyone, we support the efforts of Indigenous communities to become tobacco-wise and keep tobacco sacred.

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