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Gryphon Fitness Friday: At home on-demand workout

Visit the Gryphon Fitness On-Demand Class portal to view a range of fitness classes that you can do from the comfort of your own home at a time that fits you're schedule! Videos include a range of exercises from pilates to zumba to strength and mobility and more. Length of workouts range from as little as 15 minutes to as long as 45 minutes. 

Classical Yoga

Help yourself establish a routine and deepen your practice by joining our virtual Yoga Class every Tuesday and Thursday from 12 - 1 PM. Bring calm, clarity, and peace to the mind.  Everyone – faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees, visiting scholars – Welcome!  No experience required. Try not to eat 2 hours before the practice.  "A yoga collective that cares about cultivating health and wellbeing on the diverse U of G campus and beyond. Our goal is to offer valuable tools for achieving a balanced state of mind and body."...

Positive Thinking for Vitality at Work - 3 Part Program

For Faculty and Staff This program will identify key areas to support wellbeing and resilience during intensely stressful times. The program will focus on the role of strengths, emotions and mindfulness to reduce stress, build vitality and enhance wellbeing. This 3 part session will run on January 25, February 1, and February 8, 1-2pm . You will automatically be enrolled in all sessions when you register for part 1. Instructor: Meghan Kirwin, The Kirwin Group ...

U of G, Let's Talk: Pandemic fatigue? Now what?

On January 26th, 2022 from 2:30pm-4:00pm , help break down stigma and join the virtual mental-well-being conversation during Bell, Let’s Talk Day. Faculty, staff and graduate student employees are invited and encouraged to attend a virtual keynote talk featuring Mary Ann Baynton, MSW.    Description We’re all in this together. Go for walks. Build resilience. Look on the bright side. Yeah, yeah, yeah, we did all that. It’s been almost 2 years of this and we’re...

Gryphon's Double Header Basketball

Join the Gryphons for a double-header basketball for Bell Let’s Talk Day!  Come with friends, family, or your colleagues.  Enjoying leisure time is an important part of supporting your overall wellbeing and watching a sporting event with other people contributes to a sense of community – an important part of mental health.  Purchase tickets online and come for one or both games!  Go Gryphons Go!

Weekly Mindfulness Drop-In

Each session will open with taking some time to connect and presence ourselves in the virtual space: unmuting ourselves, saying hello, telling a story, saying something about how things are going. Next, we will do some breathwork, then a short gratitude practice, and then a short practice of acknowledging (silently) our hopes, our longings, what we are wanting more of in/from life, maybe even asking for it. Following this we will do one of three practices: 1. Coming to our senses 2. Cultivating Equanimity 3. Guided Imagery (active imagination) What I am...

Classical Yoga

Help yourself establish a routine and deepen your practice by joining our virtual Yoga Class every Tuesday and Thursday from 12 - 1 PM. Bring calm, clarity, and peace to the mind.  Everyone – faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees, visiting scholars – Welcome!  No experience required. Try not to eat 2 hours before the practice.  "A yoga collective that cares about cultivating health and wellbeing on the diverse U of G campus and beyond. Our goal is to offer valuable tools for achieving a balanced state of mind and body."...

Gryphon Fitness Friday: At home on-demand workout

Visit the Gryphon Fitness On-Demand Class portal to view a range of fitness classes that you can do from the comfort of your own home at a time that fits you're schedule! Videos include a range of exercises from pilates to zumba to strength and mobility and more. Length of workouts range from as little as 15 minutes to as long as 45 minutes. 

Deadline for January "G" Thanks! Appreciation Nominations

GREAT at U of G is an initiative designed to enhance the culture of gratitude, recognition and appreciation for all faculty and staff at the University. It is important for all employees to know that they are valued and that what they do makes a real difference. Openly appreciating people for who they are and recognizing what they accomplish are key factors in employee wellness, and support U of G’s vision of a thriving workforce, organization, and community. "G" Thanks! is a recognition program to help recognize and show appreciation for colleagues and employees at U of G. Each...

Classical Yoga

Help yourself establish a routine and deepen your practice by joining our virtual Yoga Class every Tuesday and Thursday from 12 - 1 PM. Bring calm, clarity, and peace to the mind.  Everyone – faculty, staff, students, alumni, retirees, visiting scholars – Welcome!  No experience required. Try not to eat 2 hours before the practice.  "A yoga collective that cares about cultivating health and wellbeing on the diverse U of G campus and beyond. Our goal is to offer valuable tools for achieving a balanced state of mind and body."...

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