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Pace Yourself to Wellnesss: November 2019

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The Health and Wellness Committee is excited to present its current and upcoming health and wellness programs for Pace faculty and staff. This month, take advantage of special holiday stress management sessions, boot camp, and more!

Upcoming Wellness Events (NYC)

Tai Chi

Friday, November 8; Friday, November 22
12:10 p.m.1:10 p.m.
Pace Gymnasium

If you are looking for a way to reduce stress, consider tai chi (TIE-CHEE), an ancient Chinese tradition that was originally developed for self-defense. Any level of experience is welcome at any time!

For additional information, email Susanna Munoz.


Not All Stress Is Created Equal

Monday, November 11
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
One Pace Plaza, Bianco Room

In this new program, provided by Cigna, we will review universal and personal factors involved in the experience of stress. Discuss how and why stress triggers and responses differ, explore targeted stress management strategies, and identify personal stress “styles” and balanced coping strategies.

Registration is required. For more information, email Karen Buckwald.


Boot Camp

Mondays; November 11, 18, 25
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Pace Gymnasium

Whether you’re in tip-top shape or just a beginner, you’ll learn to work together as a team in reaching your goal of maintaining a sound body and mind.

For additional information, email Ramon Montague.


Holiday Stress

Friday, November 15
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
One Pace Plaza, W610

Just in time for the holiday season, we are happy to offer this program, provided by Cigna! We will identify the main sources of holiday stress, learn methods to manage it, and develop a personal holiday self-care plan.

Registration is required. For more information, email Karen Buckwald.


Mindfulness For Everyone!

Wednesday, December 4
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
One Pace Plaza, E303

Join us to learn formal and informal mindfulness practices to help you better respond to stress and find more balance in your life. All levels are welcome, from beginners through experienced meditators!

Each mindfulness session will be led by Sophie Kaufman, who has been practicing yoga and meditation for 20 years and trained as a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teacher at the University of Massachusetts Medical School Center for Mindfulness in Medicine, Health Care, and Society (CFM).

Register now for the upcoming mindfulness session.

For additional information, email Sophie Kaufman.


Upcoming Wellness Events (Westchester)

Yoga (Pleasantville)

Wednesday, November 6
12:10 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Goldstein Health and Fitness Center

You do not need to be a member of the Goldstein Health and Fitness Center to participate. All levels are welcome, and no experience is needed! Come and enjoy the fun class! Please present a valid Pace ID when you enter the building. Mats are provided.

For additional information, email Karen Buckwald.


Mediterranean Cooking Class

Thursday, November 14
5:00 p.m.–7:30 p.m.
ZWILLING Cooking Studio
270 Marble Ave, Pleasantville, NY 10570

Enjoy a fun-filled evening socializing with colleagues while you learn about the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet and prepare a delicious and nutritious meal to share. Participants will be entered in a raffle to win one of four $25 gift cards to ZWILLING J.A. Henckels!

Registration is at capacity. Please email Jessica Tosto to be added to the waitlist.


Holiday Stress

Tuesday, November 19
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Kessel Student Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Just in time for the holiday season, we are happy to offer this program, provided by Cigna! We will identify the main sources of holiday stress, learn methods to manage it, and develop a personal holiday self-care plan.

Registration is required. For more information, email Karen Buckwald.


Wellness Walk (Valhalla)

Tuesday, November 19
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
Meet in front of the 3rd floor elevators of 100 Summit

Join the walking group! Get away from your desk, make new friends, and walk the grounds around the 100 Summit building! Walkers of all levels and paces are welcome.

For additional information, email Karen Watkis.


Tai Chi (Pleasantville)

Thursday, November 21
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Goldstein Health and Fitness Center, Aerobics Studio

If you are looking for a way to reduce stress, consider tai chi (TIE-CHEE), an ancient Chinese tradition that was originally developed for self-defense. Please present a valid Pace ID when you enter the building. Any level of experience is welcome at any time.

For additional information, email Inita Mix.


Not All Stress is Created Equal

Thursday, December 5
12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Kessel Student Center, Multi-Purpose Room

In this new program, provided by Cigna, we will review universal and personal factors involved in the experience of stress. Discuss how and why stress triggers and responses differ, explore targeted stress management strategies, and identify personal stress “styles” and balanced coping strategies.

Registration is required. For more information, email Karen Buckwald.