HIP: Mindfulness in Motion Information Session

Date: 09/11/2013

Time: 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Location: Garden Room Kirby Student Center (KSC)

Cost: $200 with reimbursement upon completion

Description:

UMD Employee Wellness Program

z.umn.edu/mimd

 

The University of Minnesota’s Center for Spirituality & Healing is pleased to offer the Mindfulness in Motion program (MiM). Developed by Dr. Maryanna Klatt at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, the MiM is a research-based program that offers pragmatic resiliency tools easily implemented in the workplace to reduce daily stress and increase productivity and work engagement. Participants will learn mindful awareness principles that are the key to embodying the benefits of mindfulness. The eight weekly sessions emphasize bodily relaxation with soft background music as well as discussion of mindful awareness of cognitive habits.

The program cost of $200 includes: Guided instruction in mindfulness and movement practices, group discussions, gentle stretching and yoga, Daily 20-minute “homework”, a Workbook, DVD and CDs. Participants will also track stress levels, sleep quality and work engagement through a pre- and post-evaluation.

 

The MiM meets once a week for an hour, scheduled so employees can attend before work. Please note that the MiM is only available to University Minnesota employees. University employees who are also UPlan members are eligible for reimbursement and Wellness Points. Please note that employee dependents are NOT eligible for reimbursement even if they are UPlan members. For more details visit the UPlan or CSH website.

Please call us at 612-624-9459 with questions or for further information.

 
Facilitators: Meg Little, Elizabeth Zuber and Rachel Gilbertson

The first two sessions of Mindfulness in Motion will be:

Wednesdays (September 25-November 13)
Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Facilitators: Meg Little and Rachel Gilbertson
Location: KSC/RDC 355-57

Thursdays (September 25-November 14)
Time: 6:45am-7:45am
Facilitators: Elizabeth Zuber and Rachel Gilbertson
Location: First two classes will be held in KSC/RDC 323 with the remaining sessions in KSC/RDC 355-57

Contact:

  • Name: Rachel Gilbertson
  • E-mail: rmgilber@d.umn.edu
  • Phone: 726-6753
  • Sponsored by: Duluth-Health Coach/Wellness, Duluth-Human Resources

More information: http://www.d.umn.edu/umdhr/Training/fall2013/#hip

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Rachel Gilbertson, rmgilber@d.umn.edu, 726-6753.

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