Celebrate Public Health Week with free yoga, salsa dance lessons, prizes and more

It’s National Public Health Week April 3-9, and the Health Department has planned several free events for employees.

Weeklong activities

Social and environmental health day
Noon-1 p.m., Wednesday, April 6
Rotunda, City Hall

Take salsa dance lessons. Learn about the environmental initiatives taking place in the City.

“On Beauty” movie screening
5-7 p.m., Wednesday, April 6
Coffman Memorial Union Theater, 300 Washington Ave. SE

The movie discusses how perceptions of beauty need to change. Learn more.  

Physical health day
Volleyball, dodgeball, winners of step challenge announced, yoga
Thursday, April 7

Form a team and play dodgeball and volleyball from noon to 1 p.m. at Field Day at Father Hennepin Bluff Park.

Employees with the most steps in the step count challenge will receive their prizes.

Do yoga 12:30-1:30 p.m. in Room 319 City Hall. The session will be power vinyasa yoga, in which students fluidly move from one pose to the next while connecting their breath to their movements.

Reproductive health day
Noon-1 p.m., Friday, April 8
Rotunda, City Hall

Learn about safer sex and sexually transmitted infections.


If you have any questions about Public Health Week or any of the events listed, please contact Sebastiana Cervantes or Justo Garcia at [email protected] or [email protected].

Published Apr 4, 2016



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