Register now for winter wellness classes

Image caption: New sessions of Yoga, Meditation, Cardio Fusion, Muscle Toning and Conditioning, and Zumba start in January—and benefits-eligible employees pay only half the cost

Make those New Year's resolutions a reality, whether you're looking to tone your body or bring some mental balance to your life. Register today for new sessions of Yoga, Meditation, Cardio Fusion, Muscle Toning and Conditioning, and Zumba (descriptions below) starting in January. Participating in a wellness class can help you reduce stress, increase productivity, and improve health.

The Office of Benefits Services sponsors a number of wellness programs for benefits-eligible faculty and staff members, and it subsidizes 50 percent of the cost—so you're paying only half the normal rate.

Available at Homewood are Muscle Toning and Conditioning, Cardio Fusion, Zumba, Meditation, and Yoga. Classes at the School of Medicine are Yoga and Zumba. White Marsh has Yoga and Muscle Toning and Conditioning. Also offered are Yoga at the Candler, Carey, and Keswick buildings, and Meditation at Eastern. Classes are open to all skill levels.

Muscle Toning and Conditioning is a workout that focuses on strengthening and conditioning every major muscle group.

Cardio Fusion is an aerobic workout combining kickboxing, hi/lo floor aerobics, and some boot camp drills.

Zumba is a cardio fitness class that blends the rhythm of Latin music with easy-to-follow dance steps.

Mindfulness Meditation gives you tools to calm your mind and reduce your body's stress response.

Yoga is a series of body positions and movements designed to relax the body and calm the mind.

Visit the Benefits website to view class descriptions and pricing. Register for classes through the online registration system on the Healthy Living page.

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