Worklife and Wellness

The WorkLife and Wellness Program offers a variety of programs and information to encourage and assist the UC Davis community in understanding, adopting, and maintaining healthy and well-balanced lifestyles.  Topics in this brown bag series are designed to help staff, faculty and students meet commitments and pursue interestes within and outside of the university through the integration of professional and personal life roles.

Classes are designed to help enhance at least one aspect of the holistic wellness wheel which incorporates realms of wellness to complete the whole being. These realms are; Social, Intellectual, Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Environmental, Financial, and Occupational. For more information on the Wellness Wheel access the Mind Body Wellness Portal.  

Why HIIT is Hot!

June 2, 2016
Instructor: Rose Zahnn 
Time: 12:00-1:00
Location: Multi-Purpose Room, Student Community Center

Want to burn more fat in less time? Old fashioned cardio is out and High Intensity Interval Training is IN!
The number one excuse why people don't exercise is "lack of time". What if you could get amazing results by working out less, not more? Learn how to increase your metabolism all day long by exercising smarter, not longer.We discuss the science behind Tabata training and other forms of HIIT, and the right way to get a bigger metabolic bang for your buck exercising just 4-30 minutes.

Increase Motivation Naturally

July 14, 2016
Instructor: Derika Faamausili
Time: 12:00-1:00
Location: Student Community Center, Multi-Purpose Room

Do you struggle to motivate yourself to do chores, to study, or to do work you don’t enjoy? Is your lack of motivation stopping you from achieving the success you know you are capable of if you really put your mind to it? If you struggle with motivation but would like to be motivated by natural techniques such as revolutionary life coaching and proven hypnotherapy then this workshop is for you!

Discover why Hypnotherapy is recognized as one of the most safe & effective techniques for improving motivation plus, gain amazing daily life tips & tool that will increase your energy, drive, focus, and vitality naturally! You’ll have one full hour with Derika, bring your questions and come experience an empowering transformation!

Healthy is Tasty

Do you want to learn how to make healthy and tasty desserts? Are you interested in vegan and gluten free deserts? Have you considered baking delicious desserts without sugar, regular flour, oil or butter? Come learn how to use different sweeteners and flours, and how to substitute fruits and nuts in place of oil or butter in your baking. 

August 11, 2016
Instructor: Parvaneh Keivanfar
Time: 12:00-1:00
Location: Student Community Center, Multi-Purpose Room