Wellness Calendar of Events 2014-2015



Ongoing programs


Personal Trainer
– Tues. & Thurs., 12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m. (Fitness Center); 5:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. (Gallows Lane, Theater Room). $14.37/session for eight sessions per month. Pay as you go, $18.00/session. David McIlhenny, CPT Instructor. Questions? Contact: Mary DeBriae, ext. 2793.

Vinyasa Yoga Classes – Every Friday, starting Sept. 19, from 12:15 p.m. – 1 p.m. 3rd Floor, West Studio, Dance Dept. (College Center at Crozier-Williams). Free for students, $5 donation for faculty & staff. Ashley Hanson, Certified Yoga Instructor, ext. 2653.

Blood Pressure Monitoring – Need your blood pressure monitored or just curious? “Have Cuff Will Travel” blood pressure monitoring service provided by Mary DeBriae, RN, ext. 2793.

Special events in 2014-2015


Sept. 8 - Oct. 31, 2014 - Connecticut College Workplace Walk-Off Challenge:
Join a team or walk on your own on a virtual tour walking competition in the USA to a famous destination! Use your USB pedometer, FitBit, etc. to track your progress. This is an 8-week challenge for benefits-eligible employees  (9/8/14 – 10/31/14) with prizes being awarded at the upcoming Wellness Fair on 11/5/14. Are you up for the challenge? See information emails or contact Mary DeBriae, ext. 2793.

Sept. 17 - Nov. 12, 2014 - "Exercise – Do It For Life" Program – entry-level exercise/weight training. Nine benefits-eligible employees will be offered training with certified personal trainers at an affordable price. Fifty percent of the cost will be refunded with 70% attendance. Offered to faculty and staff. Contact Mary DeBriae, R.N., ext. 2793 for details.

Sept. 18, 2014 - Flu Vaccine Clinic – 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Cro’s Nest, College Center. Faculty, staff, retirees. Anthem BC/BS and most insurances accepted (United Healthcare not accepted). Please bring your insurance card with you on the day of the clinic. Contact: Mary DeBriae, ext. 2793. 

Nov. 5, 2014 -  Wellness Fair - 11a.m. – 3p.m., Cro’s Nest, College Center. Interested in what is available in Wellness offerings in our community? Attend this popular event offered to faculty, staff & students to obtain free information on medical and holistic services offered in New London county. Benefit providers will also be present to answer your questions!

Jan. 28, 2015 - April 8, 2015 - "Exercise-Do It For Life": 8 week entry level exercise/weight training (see above for information). Contact: Mary DeBriae, ext. 2793 to register. 

April/May 2015 - (exact date TBD) Skin Cancer Screening Program. 9a.m. – 11a.m. Student Health Services Building (Warnshuis). appointments every 15 minutes, offered for free by a local dermatologist.

April 1, 2015 - "Spa Break After Spring Break" event - 11a.m. – 3p.m., 1962 Room, Cro’s Nest, College Center. Relax and enjoy free spa services (hair cuts, make-up, hair styling, manicures, etc.) provided by the talented students from the Marinello Beauty School in Niantic, Conn. Enjoy free massage and reflexology services! Faculty, staff and students invited. Contact Mary DeBriae, R.N., ext. 2793 for details.

April 29 - June 24, 2015 - "Exercise-Do It For Life": 8-week entry level exercise/weight training (see above for information). Contact: Mary DeBriae, ext. 2793 to register.

Contact Information:

Mary A. DeBriae, R.N.
Occupational Health & Wellness Manager
eadeb@conncoll.edu
Phone: 860-439-2793
Fax: 439-5180