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Instructor-led Classes and Activities

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The Sacramento State Employee Wellness Program is a series of instructor-led classes and self-guided activities offered to all Sac State employees, including emeritus, free of cost. Learning & Development administers this program, including the registration, coordination of instructors, and space reservation.

Reasonable Accommodation

Planned accommodations: Automatic captioning - All classes and activities listed below are being held via Zoom and will utilize the built-in AI for the purposes of automatic captioning. If you need additional accommodation(s) to participate, please email learn-dev@csus.edu no later than five (5) business days prior to the session.

Note to Auxiliaries: If you are an auxiliary employee (UEI, ASI, UnionWell, Capital Public Radio, etc.), please be advised there may be a fee for you to attend some O&LD events/workshops. Details are included on appropriate event/workshop registration screen and you must ensure that the fee is approved by your supervisor or department before registering. If you have questions, please contact O&LD at learn-dev@csus.edu.

Virtual LinkedIn Learning Classes

Breathing Exercises for Mask Wearers

Do you feel lethargic or stressed from wearing a mask during the day? Learn several breath work practices that can increase the oxygen levels in your body while you are wearing a mask at work or around town, including diaphragm breaths, square breathing techniques, breaths targeting the nervous system, and elongated breath work.

Course access: Breathing Exercises for Mask Wearers

De-Stress: Meditation & Movement for Stress Management

Stress is toxic. This course introduces a series of guided meditation and movement exercises that allow your body and mind to relax, refocus, and de-stress. Led by multiple instructors, and includes self-care techniques from Qi Gong, massage, acupressure, and yoga.

Course access: De-Stress: Meditation & Movement for Stress Managment

Better Wrist & Elbow Health

Join Dr. Baxter Bell as he shares information, best practices, and simple exercises for employees who experience long-term mouse and keyboard use.

Course access: Better Wrist & Elbow Health

Yoga (Asanas and Stretching)

Live, instructor-led wellness class to support the body both mentally and physically. Employees will be guided through a gentle half-hour of yoga movements and asana postures, breathing exercises, and relaxation techniques. Participants of all yoga levels are welcome to join our campus yoga community. Feel free to come to class as your schedule allows, and drop-ins are always welcome! Instructor Jennifer Park, DPT, is a Pediatric Physical Therapist, faculty member in Kinesiology, and long-time yoga teacher.

Taught Tuesdays and Thursdays in May and June, 12:15 - 12:45 PM.

Registration for June Yoga class

Open Swim

The WELL’s lifeguards provide safety for open lap swim for all employees at the Yosemite Hall campus pool. Reservations are required but there is no charge to use the pool.

Click here to reserve your 50 minute swim session