Is the stress of learning, working, and teaching from home affecting your health and well-being? Are you looking for ways to recharge and find your best you? The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences is pleased to introduce HealthyU/BestU, our health and wellness initiative offering a range of opportunities to holistically nurture your mental and physical well-being.
As the first in a series of HealthyU/BestU initiatives, we are excited to offer our virtual De-stress Fest, comprised of live, instructor-led virtual wellness and fitness classes to promote and support physical and mental well-being. With Tai Chi, Zumba, Yoga, and Mindfulness sessions, there is something for everyone at every skill level to help you relax and rejuvenate in the comfort of your home.
Choose the wellness sessions below that best fit your needs. Make it a family activity with your roommate, family, or pets and enjoy time together while improving your stress levels and productivity.
Zumba - This fun and invigorating workout is guaranteed to make everyone smile and sweat! With a fun mix of beats from around the world, you and your classmates or colleagues can laugh and sweat as you burn calories the enjoyable way, through dancing!
Yoga - Taught in the Ashtanga style, the yoga class combines breathwork and deep stretching. The instructor emphasizes the mind-body connection throughout the session to ensure you are relaxed in body mind and spirit.
Mindfulness Meditation - Our mindfulness meditation classes are geared toward the beginner, blending new knowledge interspersed with several short exercises so you can sample a variety of ways to achieve the mind-body connection.
Tai Chi - Often called a moving meditation, this ancient mind-body practice uses concentrated slow movements and specialized postures, breathing techniques, guided visual imagery and meditations.