October 2019
4-week Partner-Based Physical Activity Adventure
Find a partner and join us for a travel-themed walking adventure! Each weekly newsletter will be themed around a different country, motivating you with interesting facts, upcoming events, and more. Track your activity with your partner for the chance to win weekly prizes and a grand prize. You can also track other activities such as bicycling, swimming, and wheelchair use.

For more information, visit wellness workshops and programs or download the flyer here .
6-week Online Program
Tue 11/12 - Fri 12/20
Give yourself the gift of healthier habits this year with the Healthy Holiday Challenge. This 6-week program begins in early November and ends just before the holiday break in December to support you with small, healthy steps to build on each week.

You will receive a weekly newsletter with a different step each week, tools for support and motivation, including weekly prize drawings, a grand prize and more.
Applications open October 1 - December 1
The Be Well at Work Healthy Department Certification program, now in its second year, successfully launched in Fall 2018 with the goal of creating sustainable, healthy workplace communities where faculty and staff are more engaged, energized, and empowered to lead a healthy lifestyle and prevent injury and illness at work. 
Contact Cori Evans at corievans@berkeley.edu and visit uhs.berkeley.edu/hdc to apply or learn more about the Healthy Department Certification.
Active at Work
Dancing For
Fun and Fitness
12:10 - 1pm
251 Hearst Gym
Instructor: Nadia Qabazard

Samba -  10/4 | Hula/Polynesian -  11/1
Zumba/Samba -  12/6
Y oga for Tension and Stress Relief
12:10 - 1pm
251 Hearst Gym
Instructor: Laurie Ferris

Get Fit in 7 Minutes
12:10 - 1pm
251 Hearst Gym
Instructor: Cori Evans

Nutrition Resources
Have a question about food or nutrition? Submit your question through our Ask the Dietitian service. Note: Please do not send protected personal information or protected health information via unencrypted email, or when using this service.
Breastfeeding and Parenting Resources
Breastfeeding Your Baby/
Returning to Work or School
Wed 10/2 | 1 - 4:15pm
Tang Education Center

This 3 hour class is taught by a certified lactation consultant and is divided into two parts. The first portion of the class, 1-3pm, addresses breastfeeding basics and problem solving. The second portion of the class, 3:15-4:15pm, covers returning-to-work planning and breast pumps. Those who have already attended a breastfeeding class are welcome to join the last portion of the class.

Please note: Students and all others unable to use the UCB Learning Center to enroll, please enroll by calling Be Well at Work – Wellness Program at (510) 643-4646.
Campus Happenings

Berkeley is Pledging for Clean Air. Join thousands of others across California on October 2nd in the 2019 Clean Air Day of action. Make your simple, impactful, and healthy pledges for the day (and beyond) -- pledge today and include the code: UCB .
Tue 10/22 | 12:10 - 1 pm | Tang Education Center

Instructors: Lindy West, Wellness and Greg Ryan, Ergonomics, Be Well at Work

Learn how to set up your mobile/office workstation with a focus on self-care and explore methods for practicing these positive habits in our fast paced world. Content will include beneficial movement options while working with all your 'devices', recommendations for 'break time', and mindfulness and breathing exercises. Resources available on and off campus will be shared.
Wed 10/30 | 8-10am | every ½ hour beginning at 8am | Outside of Li Ka Shing, Mulford, Morgan and Genetics & Plant Biology

Start your workday with the gift of guided meditation, deep breathing, light stretching and morning refreshments, while experiencing the benefits of improved blood flow, increased energy and the reduction of stress. The first 40 participants at each session (registration required) will receive a yoga mat and will have a chance to win fun prizes (donated by Under Armour). 

Note:15-minute sessions will be offered every 30 minutes, beginning at 8:00 am.

Fall Semester Workshops and Programs

The Be Well at Work Fall 2019 Flyer is now available online! You can find a PDF of the flyer, as well as descriptions and enrollment links under Workshops and Training .