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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.

Channeling the Inner Best Friend: A Creative Self-Compassion Workshop

In the spirit of International Self-Care Day (July 24th) and World Friendship Day (July 30th), join Jazmine in a creative workshop that explores caring for one’s self, and receiving care from others. For inspiration, the workshop will begin with a brief discussion of these topics, and then artists will be invited to create an art piece that symbolizes self-compassion, care, friendship, and connection, using a variety of art materials.

Self-Care & the Brain Talk- International Self-Care Day

Let's talk about how to use self-care to Optimize the learning and memory capacities of your mind, today!   This session will explain the effects that lack of exercise, reparative sleep and chronic stress can have on the neurons in your brain.  Recommendations for these three topics will also be discussed, including explanations for what optimal exercise, sleep and stress can do for your learning and memory capacities. Register today! 

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. 

ON TOUR @ U of G: Sustainability Series- Guelph Centre for Urban Organic Farming

Did you know there is a certified organic farm located right on the U of G campus? The Guelph Urban Organic Farm (GCUOF), in the north west corner of the Arboretum, is a one-hectare learning and research facility established 11 years ago by the Ontario Agricultural College within the Department of Plant Agriculture at the University of Guelph.

Recess League

Do you miss the good old days on the playground? We have the solution for you, Recess League runs weekly with a random sport picked each time inspired by school yard games. Recess League is a great way to have a mental wellness break in the middle of the work or school day! Examples of sports that are played in Recess League are 3-on-3 Basketball, Kickball, Nerf, Ultimate Frisbee, Scooter Dodge-ball, and so many more! There is no previous experience required. 

Write a Letter to a Friend

In recognition of World Friendship Day (on July 30th), participants will be provided with letters and given space and time to write a short letter to a friend, colleague or family member.   Come pop-by for this short activity, encouraging you to practice gratitude and recognize someone in your life.  Register today!

Fitness with a Friend- World Friendship Day

World Friendship Day – Calling all NRG and Athletics Centre Members! Do you know a colleague or friend who wants to get more active at work but needs the extra push to try it out? Now is your time. Take your friend to workout for FREE on Tuesday July 30th at the Athletics Centre.

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.

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