August wellness offerings, fitness classes and discounts

Wellness offerings for August include Fermilab fitness classes, free wellness offerings and new employee discount information.

Fitness classes:

Walk 2 Run
Thursdays, Aug. 22 to Oct. 24, 4:45-5:30 p.m.
Meet outside Wilson Hall, east side

This free 10-week program can help you improve your fitness, reduce cholesterol and lose weight by gradually increasing your running potential.

Zumba Fitness
Tuesdays, Aug. 27 to Oct. 15, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Fitness Center Exercise Room

Zumba® classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. It’s easy to do, effective and exhilarating.

Zumba Toning
Thursdays, Aug. 29 to Oct. 17, 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Fitness Center Exercise Room

Learn how to enhance your rhythm and tone target zones, including arms, abs and thighs. Zumba® Toning can help you sculpt your body naturally while having a blast.


Weight Management Support Group
Thursday, Aug. 1, noon-1 p.m.

Walking meeting: Meet at AZero, take WH east-side exit over berm. In case of rain, meet in Wilson Hall Small Dining Room.

Employee Massage Day
Thursday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Small Dining Room

Sign up for your free 10-minute stress-relieving chair massage: Call Jeanne Ecker at x2548 or e-mail

BuZheng Qigong & Tai Chi Easy (free)
Mondays and Fridays, June 24 to Aug. 30, noon-1 p.m.
Ramsey Auditorium

Wednesdays, June 26 to Aug. 28, 7-8 a.m.
Ramsey Auditorium

Employee discounts:
Don’s Auto Ade Inc.
Chicago Fire tickets
Bristol Renaissance Faire
Six Flags Great America

For other discount information, visit the WDRS Employee Discounts Web page.

For more information, contact Jeanne Ecker in the Wellness Office at x2548 or at