Educational Workshops

Cornell Wellness staff are available to provide 15-30 minute Educational Workshops called Wellness Fundamentals Trainings to your work unit/department. Submit questions and requests to wellness@cornell.edu. Wellness Fundamentals Trainings are 15-30 minute educational workshops that departments can offer employees to promote a culture of health and wellness in their units. Ideal for staff meetings, monthly in-service trainings, or annual gatherings.

Wellness Fundamentals Training options:

Tips and Tricks to Take a Healthy Break at Work
Participants will be able to:

  • Identify opportunities throughout their workday for micro-breaks
  • Perform 5 strength or flexibility exercises that can be done at a desk/workstation
  • Locate 4 Cornell Wellness web resources that offer fitness training, relaxation, and stress relief

Scheduling Successful Walking Meetings
Participants will be able to:

  • Learn preparations and considerations for having a walking meeting
  • Create an environment that encourages walking meetings

Stillness: A Guide To Inner Acknowledgement
Participants will be able to:

  • Learn techniques to turn off the world around you and tune into yourself
  • Identify daily stressors and how to combat them with stillness
  • Learn how to create a practice of Stillness Techniques, that will help to fill the bodies internal reservoirs, allowing us to focus and reduce stress

Mindfulness Meditation
Participants will be able to:

  • Learn the Benefits of Mindfulness
  • How to easily incorporate into your life
  • Experience different forms of mindfulness
  • decide which is the right style for you

Earn A Certificate!
Departments/units completing a Wellness Fundamentals Training class will receive a certificate of completion from the Cornell University Wellness Program.