Let us help lead you on a path to health and vitality

Mission: The Regis University Wellness Program inspires and empowers, through collaborative efforts across Regis, the enhancement of overall health and well-being.

Goal: Our goal is to increase faculty and staff awareness to the offerings available on campus. We want to help enhance your overall quality of life and health. Let us help lead you on a path to health and vitality.

To participate in the program register now.

Read our Summer 2018 Newsletter for more information and to see a full activity calendar.

Summer 2018 Wellness Program

Program Steps

Summer 2018 Activities:

  • June 12: Barbell and Brunch

- A weightlifting Clinic to Health you feel more comfortable in the gym! Come learn basic weightlifting and body weight movements that will help you take your
          workout to the next level.
- Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
- Cost: FREE
- Location: Regis University Fitness Center
- For more information and to register email fitness@regis.edu

  • Starting June 13 - September 19: Couch to 5K Training Group

- Come train with Regis Physical Therapy students this summer and prepare for the Move Forward 5K Walk/Run on September 22, 2018.
- Contact Linnea Bjorkman for more information at lbjorkman@regis.edu

  • June 13: Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED Class

- Description/Details: This course will also go over how to save someone who is choking. Those who sign up will spend 3 or more hours at home doing the
  online portion of class and then 1.5 hours with Jena Twete (Assistant Director of Wellness and Recreation) in the class room. The online portion can be done in
          pieces, it does not need to be done all at once and it just needs to be completed before you come to class. Once you sign up for the class, via emailing
          fitness@regis.edu, you will be sent the instructions for how to complete the online portion. Each class is limited to 6 participants. Those who sign up and pass
          the class will receive their certificate via email within a week of taking the class and it is good for two years.
- Time: 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
- Location: Loyola 14

  • June 23: Running Wild 5K and 1-mile Fun Run

- For more details and to register to go: https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=129018

  • June 27: Bike to Work Day

- Dust off your bike and helmet and start planning your safe route to Regis! There are so many reasons to bike to work! Did you know regular amounts of
  exercise, such as cycling and walking, could improve your health? Want a “Better Way to Health” consider biking to work on June 27. Join other Regis
  University faculty, staff and students as we support an activity, when done over time, reduces stress, prevents leading causes of death and disability, and adds
  exercise into your busy schedule.
- You can register for your ride to the Regis Northwest Campus by going to https://biketoworkday.us/join/6084/regis-university-northwest-campus and join
  Regis University.

  • June 28: Adult and Pediatric CPR/First Aid/AED Class

- Description/Details: This course will also go over how to save someone who is choking. Those who sign up will spend 3 or more hours at home doing the
          online portion of class and then 1.5 hours with Jena Twete (Assistant Director of Wellness and Recreation) in the class room. The online portion can be done in
          pieces, it does not need to be done all at once and it just needs to be completed before you come to class. Once you sign up for the class, via emailing 
          fitness@regis.edu, you will be sent the instructions for how to complete the online portion. Each class is limited to 6 participants. Those who sign up and pass
          the class will receive their certificate via email within a week of taking the class and it is good for two years.
- Time: 4 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- Location: Loyola 14

- Description/Details: This course will also go over how to save someone who is choking. Those who sign up will spend 3 or more hours at home doing the
   online portion of class and then 1.5 hours with Jena Twete (Assistant Director of Wellness and Recreation) in the class room. The online portion can be done in
          pieces, it does not need to be done all at once and it just needs to be completed before you come to class. Once you sign up for the class, via emailing 
          fitness@regis.edu, you will be sent the instructions for how to complete the online portion. Each class is limited to 6 participants. Those who sign up and pass
          the class will receive their certificate via email within a week of taking the class and it is good for two years.
- Time: Noon - 1:30 p.m.
- Location: Loyola 14

  • July 9: Lunch and Learn from United Health Care on Men's Health

- Presented by United Health Care
- Time: Noon - 1 p.m.
- Location: Clarke 207

  • July 12: Morning QiGong

- Time: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
- Location: Boettcher Commons
- Qigong is a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used in the belief that it promotes health, spirituality, and
  martial arts training. With roots in Chinese medicine, philosophy, and martial arts, qigong is traditionally viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance qi (chi),
  translated as "life energy".
- Qigong practice typically involves moving meditation, coordinating slow flowing movement, deep rhythmic breathing, and calm meditative state of mind.
  Qigong is now practiced throughout China and worldwide for recreation, exercise and relaxation, preventive medicine and self-healing, alternative medicine,
          meditation and self-cultivation, and training for martial arts.

  • July 18: Lunch and Learn on Summer Nutrition

- Join the Faculty and Staff Wellness Program along with Jena Twete (Assistant Director of Wellness and Recreation) and Nicole Marcisz on Wednesday, July
  18 at Noon in Clarke 139 to learn about the importance of eating fruits and vegetables, what the different colors of fruits and vegetables mean and the
  benefits of eating a colorful diet. Jena and Nicole will educate you on how to help balance out your diet in order to help you make sure that you are getting all
  the important nutrients that you need on a daily basis. There will also be information provided on gardening/growing your own fruits and vegetables and
  shopping at famers markets. Light snacks of fruits and veggies will be provided as well.

  • July 27: Summer Health Check and Vision Screening with Regis Neighborhood Health

- Time: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
- Location: Regis Neighborhood Health
- Contact rnh@regis.edu for additional information

Ready to get started? To participate in the program To participate in the program register now.

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Events

Summer 2018 Activities

 Summer Fitness Classes through Wellness and Recreation:

- Mondays 12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.: Cycle 45

A class perfect for the lunch hour or those that have a tight schedule. This indoor cycle class brings you through a challenging 45 minute ride that will help improve your cardiovascular endurance along with muscular endurance. These 45 minutes will include a warm-up, cool down, and stretching. No cycling experience required. Class size is limited to 8 spots. All skill levels are welcome!  **Please call the Fitness Center front desk at 303.458.3563 1 hour before class time to reserve your spot**

- Tuesdays 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.: HIIT30

Come join us for 30 minutes of high intensity interval training. This class will involve a
combination of cardiovascular drills and strength training drills to help get your heart
pumping and improve your overall fitness. Previous experience in group fitness classes is encouraged, but not required.

- Wednesdays 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.: Pilates

Pilates is a series of movements that engage the mind and condition the total body. The blend of strength and flexibility
training helps to improve posture, reduce stress, and improve muscle endurance and strength. Pilates takes a balanced
approach in the area of fitness so that no muscle group is overworked. This form of fitness will help keep both the mind
and body in balance to help improve all aspects of daily living. All skill levels are welcome!

- Thursdays 12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.: Summer Sweat

Come join us for a 45 minute instructors pick workout. You never know what you are going to get for your summer sweat.
It could be cardio, it could be strength, it could be a combination of cardio and strength. We could be inside or we could be
outside enjoying a nice summer day. Come sweat with us this summer and keep your workouts mixed up! All skill levels are welcome!