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HR and A&R team up for wellness sessions

Queen’s Human Resources offers a variety of individual workshops as well as lunch and learn sessions. See below for more information about a few of the sessions offered in the coming weeks. Visit the HR website to register for these sessions.

ARC: Gentle Yoga (April 5 to June 14) 12:05-12:50 pm
This class is based on Hatha yoga and focuses on proper alignment, breathing, and mindfulness. This class will help reduce stress, increase energy, and stretch and strengthen muscles. This is an all-level class suitable for everyone. The fee for the 11-week series is $45. Held in Combatives Room 1 in the Athletics and Recreation Centre (ARC).

ARC: Restorative Pilates for the Workplace (April 6-June 15), 12:05-12:50 pm
Learn the basic principles of Pilates and how to incorporate them into your workday for lasting benefit. This class will help participants to develop a stronger core, improve pelvic and spinal alignment, as well as to provide relief from repetitive strain injuries and muscle tension. The fee for the 11-week series is $45. Held in Studio 3 at the ARC.

ARC: Yoga for Managing Stress (April 7 to June 16) 12:05-12:50 pm
This lunchtime class will help you find your own off switch to escape the pressures of the day. Learn how to produce 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. Bring your own mat. No Yoga experience needed. The fee for the 11-week series is $45. Held in Combatives Room 1 at the ARC.

ARC: Mat Pilates (April 11-June 20) 12:05-12:50 pm
Mat Pilates emphasizes precise movements to activate, isolate, and stabilize core muscles. This class is great for improving posture, flexibility, balance and strength, and can help you stay strong throughout your workweek. The instructor will lead participants through a mixture of beginner and intermediate exercises and options will be given. The fee for the 10-week series is $45. Held in Studio 3 in the ARC.

ARC: Barre Pilates (April 15 to June 17) 12:05-12:50 pm
This unique workout integrates elements of dance, pilates, yoga, cardio and strength training. Sculpt and tone while improving balance and flexibility with unique exercises using the ballet barre, small balls, hand weights and foam rollers in this dynamic, high energy class. It is suitable for all levels, including those with no dance background. The fee for the 10-week series is $45. Held in Studio 3 at the ARC.

Note: All payments must be received before classes start at HR reception on the first floor of Fleming Hall, Stewart-Pollock Wing.