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Queen's University

New Workshops Available for 2012

Check out the learning catalogue and register for some workshops before they are full!

Yoga for Managing Stress: This lunchtime series will help you find your own "off" switch to escape the pressures of the day! Learn how to calm and prevent stress – while improving your quality of life, and your overall health. You will practice gentle yoga postures and breathing exercises you can bring into your daily life to help you relax anywhere, anytime. Mats are provided. No Yoga experience needed.

PREPARE: This training is designed for front-line staff who may encounter hostile or aggressive customers in the course of their duties. Designed to teach participants to recognize early warning signs; effectively utilize personal space, body language and paraverbal communication to relive tension and defuse hostility; employ verbal intervention strategies to de-escalate situations; maintain an objective and professional attitude when responding to an agitated individual; invoke four priorities essential to your organization's Violence Response Procedures and effectively debrief once tension reduction occurs.

Lunch & Learn: Women and Money: You're smart, savvy and successful. You've built the life you deserve and plan to enjoy it. But have you considered how realities like a longer life expectancy and time away from the workforce can impact your plans? Join us and learn more about: the true financial impacts of caring for children or aging parents; how to survive separation and divorce; securing lifelong independence. Find out how to protect you, your wealth, and the people you care about.

Lunch & Learn: Strength Training: Your body is your gym! No bands, weights, or balls required! Discover a fast, effective way to tone and condition your body that can be done anywhere, even at the office. Learn some basic, effective exercises that you use only your body weight to create an effective, fast workout. You don't even have to change! No more excuses once you have taken this session.

Queen's Human Resources
Fleming Hall, Stewart-Pollock Wing
Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6.
T: 613.533.2070 | F: 613.533.6196