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Walk2Run and Walk2Walk begins remotely the week of March 15. Take this opportunity to get out and get some exercise. Walkers, runners, and want-to-be-runners are welcome to participate. Let’s stay fit and healthy while working remotely. There will be an optional Zoom informational meeting regarding the program on Monday, March 15, from 12:30-1 p.m. Please email Jeanne Ecker at jecker@fnal.gov if you are interested in participating in the program or just want to learn more about it.

Attend a free Muscle Toning class on Zoom, Tuesday, March 16th, from 5:00-6:00 p.m. This class meets for a fun and effective workout, designed for all fitness levels. It can build endurance and strong muscles, speed up metabolism and improve balance and flexibility. This enables better performance in most sports, and most importantly, everyday activities. Please email Jeanne Ecker to request a Zoom link for the class.

The next session of Pilates will be held via Zoom on Mondays, March 8 – April 26, 11:45am – 12:30pm. This class is suitable for beginner & intermediate level participants. Pilates is an excellent way to reduce back pain, strengthen your core, and increase flexibility with low impact floor exercises that target the deep muscles of the abdomen and spine. Not recommended for individuals with osteoporosis. Fee is $92. If interested please complete the Fitness Class Registration Form and email…

Last week was the inaugural Snowman Building Competition. Twenty snowmen and other snow creations engaged in a fierce competition in the following categories: most creative, favorite, best photo with snowman, best traditional snowman and best nontraditional snowman. Voting took place earlier this week. “My first snowman ever is actually a snow woman! It was a great experience to build it with my family’s support. Thanks for the initiative!” Liliet Calero Diaz, creator of Snowy Cuban, said. Vibodha Mudiyanselage and N.C….

New Zoom sessions of Hatha Yoga  and Vinyasa Flow Yoga start next week. Sign up now by completing the Fitness Class Registration Form and sending it to jecker@fnal.gov by Thursday, Jan. 28. If you would prefer not to put your credit card number on the form, please include a phone number that I can call you at and take it over the phone. The instructor will send you a Zoom link prior to the class. HATHA YOGA ZOOM (Mondays, Feb….

Start the new year off right. Cheryl is back teaching your favorite Pilates class via Zoom on Mondays from 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Jan. 4-Feb. 22 (8 classes/$92). I know a lot of us will be off the last two weeks of the year, so if you are thinking about signing up, please do it as soon as possible. If you don’t decide until over the holidays to sign up, that is fine too; just email your form to jecker@fnal.gov. This…

Hatha yoga Zoom class: Hatha yoga incorporates the practice of asana (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which bring peace and deep nourishment to the body and mind. This class will be held on Mondays, Dec. 7-Jan. 25, from 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Fee is $70 for eight classes. Vinyasa flow yoga Zoom class: Flow, breathe, and go. Movement with mindfulness and meditation. Whether you are a beginner yogi or a seasoned yogi, this class is for you! Basic foundations of…

The Wellness Office continues to host weekly EAP live virtual workshops on Wednesdays with Q&A moderated by the EAP counselor, or on-demand recording available at the your convenience.   Wednesday, November 4 – 11:30 a.m. Meditation Strategies for Self-Care Mindfulness meditation has long been enlisted to help cope with situations that are seemingly beyond our ability to handle. Join us to explore how to implement some of these strategies in your self-care action plan. Zoom link information   Wednesday, November…