Health and Wellness Classes

The list of health and wellness classes below are worth 25 points each in the My Health Rewards program. To enroll in a class, log in to COMET – Learning and Development, and enter a keyword under “Search for Learning".
 
Please Note:  In order to receive points for the class, you need to self-report your attendance.  To to the Rewards page of your My Health Rewards website. Scroll down to the "Complete Healthy Activities" section and click on "Attend a City of Minneapolis sponsored health and wellness class" then click Earn. You can get points for up to two classes in a year.

Upcoming Classes


Wellness and You 
What's the big deal about wellness? This class introduces the major components of wellness and the benefits of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
February 20, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
132 City Hall
350 S. 5th Street
 
March 13, 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Currie Conference Center
1200 Currie Avenue North
 
June 27, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
101 City of Lakes
309 2nd Avenue South
 
 Managing Your Finances
This class will provide tips on setting up and maintaining a budget as well as information about establishing credit and why good credit is important.
March 2, Noon- 1:00 p.m..
101 City of Lakes
309 2nd Avenue South
 
April 19, 7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
Currie Conference Center
1200 Currie Avenue North
 
July 11, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
319 City Hall
350 S. 5th Street
 
Gardening
Get your garden off to a smart start by learning basic information you need to become a successful vegetable gardener. Come and learn about location, plant selection, insect control and more!
March 20, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
101 City of Lakes
309 2nd Avenue South
 
Stress Management 101 
Managing stress is important to overall health and wellness. This class will explore facts about stress, good and bad stress, as well as giving you tools to manage stress.
April 10, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
132 City Hall
350 S. 5th Street
 
July 31, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
101 City of Lakes
309 2nd Avenue South
 
Natural Energy Boosters
This class will provide you with useful information about what to eat for maximum energy. We we also discuss how food can help you combat stress and anxiety. Learn about how things like sugar, fat and caffeine can actually sap your energy an what types of foods you can eat instead.
April 20, Noon-1:00 p.m.
101 City of Lakes
309 2nd Avenue South
 
June 27, 2018
101 City of Lakes
309 2nd Avenue South
 
Estate Planning
This seminar does not offer legal advice but it does explain the documentation needed for estate planning. You’ll learn the terms for will planning, guardianships and trusts, as well as review the pros and cons of various options. This is a great introduction if you are considering Estate Planning.
April 26, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
132 City Hall
350 S. 5th Street
 
 
Healthy Food on a Budget
Many people think that in order to eat healthy you have to bust your food budget. This program will offer tips for finding the food that’s best for us at a price we can afford to pay and includes affordable, healthy recipes. Learn how planning, wise shopping and decreasing waste can all help you eat healthier at a price you can afford.
May 15, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
319 City Hall
350 S. 5th Street 
 
July 23, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
101 City of Lakes
309 2nd Avenue South
 
Stress and Life Balance
 An out-of-balance life can contribute to high levels of stress. During this class you will explore methods for achieving a better balance in managing the conflicting demands of our lives and identify resources that you can use to help. You will also Learn skills for effectively managing multiple demands 
May 15, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
319 City Hall
350 S. 5th Street
 
Fitting Fitness into Your Day
Many of us are so busy with many competing priorities that we just don't have time to get the physical activity we need to stay healthy. With a little effort, even the busiest person can weave 30 minutes of physical activity into his or her day.This class will help you discover the benefits of regular exercise, identify ways to fit more movement into everyday routines and develop a personal action plan.
May 23, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
101 City of Lakes
309 2nd Avenue South
 
August 8, Noon - 1:00 p.m.
101 City of Lakes
309 2nd Avenue South
 
Sleep Basics
In this seminar you will learn the physical and mental benefits of a good night’s sleep, how to establish daily habits that promote sleep and learn ways to improve your sleep environment. We will discuss techniques for relaxation and dealing with insomnia.
June 5, Noon - 1:00 p.m..
319 City Hall
350 S. 5th Street
 
Relaxation Meditation
In this introductory meditation workshop, we will use guided imagery and breathing to learn how relaxation techniques make you even more productive during the day and help you sleep better at night.
July 31, Noon - 1:00
101 City of Lakes
309 2nd Avenue South
 
  Ergonomics
This training will provide an overview of the ergonomic factors that affect daily work of employees at the City. Employees can learn about the risk factors that potentially contribute to accidents/injury or work-related musculoskeletal disorders and strategies for injury prevention. Increase awareness of work place ergonomics, understand the breadth and scope of office/ occupational ergonomics, obtain basic knowledge in the application of ergonomic principles to design of your workplaces and the prevention of work related injuries and learn how to get help adjusting your work station.
Monthly  (See Comet for dates and to register)
Noon- 1:00
Towle Building, First Floor, 330 Second Avenue South
 

 

 

Last updated Jan 26, 2018

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