Over 600 employees attended the 2nd Annual Employee Wellness Event on 10/8 and were able to visit with campus partners, participate in wellness demonstrations, receive health screenings, sample healthful snacks, and be entered into some great prizes! All of the winners have been notified. See here for the recipes of the highly popular healthful snacks served at the event.
Register for Winter FLIP Classes!
Are you looking for a way to stay fit during the long, cold winter months? Or do you want to try a new workout routine to add to your fitness regimen? The Fitness and Lifestyle Improvement (FLIP) classes offered by Dartmouth Athletics is a great way to stay active and have fun through the winter months. The schedule for the winter classes is now up and you can find it here. From "Pilates for beginners" to "Total Body Circuit," there are classes for all levels of experience. You can choose from a morning Aerobic Deep Water Condition class, a lunchtime spinning class, an evening Zumba class, and many more to fit your schedule. Registration starts on Monday, December 9th, at 8 am. You can register online or in person in Room 167 (Alumni Gym) from 8 am - 12 pm and 1 pm - 4:30 pm. For more information on registration guidelines and to register, please visit the FLIP website.
If you are a College employee on one of the Dartmouth sponsored CIGNA health plans and attend the classes 2 times a week for 10 weeks you will also be eligible for up to $200 reimbursement through CIGNA. For more information on the reimbursement, please see here.
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Last Updated: 6/21/13