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Wellness Events: October 2019

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The Health and Wellness Committee is excited to present its current and upcoming health and wellness programs. From health coaching sessions, to mindfulness meditation, to a Mediterranean cooking class, there’s quite a lot opportunities for you to get involved!

Now Offering: One-on-One Health Coaching Sessions

Tuesdays (October 8, October 29, November 19, December 10)
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. (25-minute sessions)
One Pace Plaza, E601 (NYC); Paton House (PLV); Summit Room S-01 (Valhalla); Gerber Glass Jury Room (White Plains)

Pace faculty and staff members have the opportunity to experience a personalized, one-on-one health and wellness consultation conducted by a certified nutrition and health coach. Your nutrition and health coach will work with you to help you achieve wellness goals in areas related to balanced healthy eating, incorporating regular physical movement, managing stress, and developing good sleep hygiene. At the end of every coaching session, you will have healthy lifestyle action steps for the areas that most need attention.  

Registration is required. Email Janice Russo to book your sessions. For additional information, please email Jessica Tosto.

Please note: This is a 3-month long program. Employees who register are committing to attend the initial 25-minute consultation on October 8 and follow-up 25-minute sessions on October 28, November 19, and December 10.


Upcoming Wellness Events (NYC)

Wellness Walk

Thursday, October 3; Thursday, October 17
12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m. 
110 William Street

Get away from your desk and see the city! Join with your colleagues or come alone and make friends! Walkers of all levels and paces are welcome! Walk at your own pace, following a different route each walk. Every walker will receive a Pace Yourself to Wellness infuser water bottle!

For additional information, email Susana Munoz.


Tai Chi

Friday, October 11; Friday, October 25
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.


Mindfulness for Everyone!

Wednesday, October 30
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.


New Gym Equipment in NYC!

Did you know that Pace faculty and staff have access Pace University's gym facilities on the NYC Campus? You can now take advantage of this opportunity with new, state-of-the-art weight room equipment, to help you reach your goals!


Upcoming Wellness Events (Westchester):

Yoga (Pleasantville)

Wednesday, October 2 
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.


Yoga (White Plains)

Thursdays (October 3, 17, 24)
12: 30 p.m.–1:15 p.m.
Room P401

All levels are welcome, and no experience is needed!  Please bring your own mat or beach towel, wear comfortable clothes, and get ready to stretch and relax. 

If you are interested in attending, RSVP to Danielle Kocal.


Gardening Club (Pleasantville)

Friday, October 4; Friday, October 18
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Environmental House Conference Room

In partnership with The Nature Center/ESS Department, Pace is offering a faculty and staff gardening club to discuss home gardens, growing, and planting. You do NOT need to have a garden or plants to attend! All are welcome. Coffee and tea will be available.  

For additional information, please email Alyssa Estes.


Wellness Walk (Valhalla)

Tuesday, October 8; Tuesday, October 22
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, October 17
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 informatiot, email Inita Mix.


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 required. Please visit the registration webpage.

For additional information, email Jessica Tosto.