Wellable’s educational workshops connect with employees and instill lasting healthy habits. Discussion topics are customizable, geared toward the needs and interests of employees, and include critical topics to employee well-being, such as physical activity, healthy eating, ergonomics, behavior modification, and stress management.
This seminar discusses the latest research on the many benefits of exercise, from treating anxiety and depression to improving brain function. It explains the amount of physical activity necessary to achieve these different benefits and includes tips on how to include that activity in a busy lifestyle.
Safe Workout Techniques
This interactive workshop teaches proper form to ensure a safe and effective workout. Attendees learn the mechanics of basic exercises that make up the bulk of workouts, such as pushups, squats, lunges, and crunches. Learning which muscles groups are used in these exercises and how to properly engage them will ensure that employees get the most out of their workouts in the safest way possible.
Nutrition And Fitness
Knowing what to eat before and after a workout can be tricky. This seminar explains the importance of food as a source of fuel and energy as well as which foods help optimize performance for any exercise goal.
No Gym, No Problem
This class teaches employees how to put together a fitness program outside of the gym. It explains how to structure effective workouts in a home or work environment using inexpensive equipment as well as shares resources for get- ting the most out of every workout.
Stretching At Your Desk
Office-based employees experience chronic pain in many areas such as the neck, shoulders, back, and wrists. Chronic pain can lead to debilitating injuries that can affect one’s professional and personal life. This presentation explains why this pain occurs and how to avoid it. Employees will also learn stretches that can be done at their desk for injury and pain prevention.
Fitness Trends Unveiled
This presentation discusses common misconceptions of exercise and some of the latest trends and fads associated with staying healthy through fitness. Employees will gain a better understanding of different types of workouts and how they suit specific goals as well as tips on how to navigate and understand different fitness fads.
Office-based employees often spend most of their day sitting at a desk, looking at a computer screen, and/or per- forming repetitive movements that can lead to injury and stress on the body. Adopting an ergonomically-friendly workspace can reduce the risk musculoskeletal disorders associated with these behaviors. This seminar educates employees about the benefits of having an ergonomically-friendly workspace as well as how to adapt their own space into one. Employees will also learn the importance of proper posture and stretches that can be incorporated into the workday to prevent injury and stress on the body.
This presentation focuses on the concept of clean eating and how to implement this behavior into one’s lifestyle. Employees will learn how to make clean eating work for their lifestyle and understand how to incorporate different methods of clean eating into their day.
Smart Nutrition For Busy Professionals
Eating right can be a challenge, especially for busy professionals always on the go. This presentation focuses on how to eat healthy throughout the entire day despite how hectic a schedule becomes. Tips on healthy meals and snacks will be included as well as tricks to fit in fuel during a busy day.
Meal Prepping Techniques
Meal prepping may seem scary or time-consuming, but this workshop demystifies meal prepping myths! Attendees learn quick and easy meal prepping ideas and tips to create meals for the entire week without spending all day in the kitchen.
Breaking The Sugar Habit
The prevalence of sugar in modern diets leads to addictive relationships with sweets, creates imbalances in the body, and results in fluctuating blood sugar levels. Bringing the body and mind back into a balanced relationship with sugar can help maintain a healthy weight, reduce the risk of illness, boost energy, and stabilize moods. This workshop explains how to break the sugar habit and lead a more nutritionally-balanced life.
Demystifying Food Labels
Reading food labels can be confusing. This session explains which parts of the label are important, what to look out for, and what those unpronounceable words really mean.
Although demonized by modern fad diets, carbohydrates are an important part of healthy eating. Attendees learn the ins and outs of carbohydrates, how to differentiate “healthy” vs. “unhealthy” ones, and how to incorporate these great grains into a balanced diet.
Dieting Myths Debunked
This discussion demystifies fad diets to give employees a better understanding of what works, what doesn’t, and why. It explains how to build a healthy lifestyle to achieve and sustain a healthy weight.
Favorite meals such as pastas, lasagnas, burgers, fries, and baked goods can be delicious but also very caloric. Employees learn how to adapt favorite recipes and meals to make them more nutritious and healthier with simple swaps, tricks, and hacks.
Eating Out 101
This workshop teaches creative techniques for eating healthy while dining out. Topics include understanding portion control, menu reading, healthy swaps, and more. Employees also learn creative tips and techniques for enjoying delicious and healthy meals out.
Grocery Shopping Techniques
This session takes attendees on a virtual tour of the grocery store to learn healthy shopping techniques. Topics include understanding food labels, which aisles to avoid, and how to navigate the grocery store like a pro.
MINDFULNESS & STRESS MANAGEMENT
Stress Management Made Simple
Stress can be very harmful to the mind and body if not managed properly. In this discussion, employees discover the different types of stressors that can affect the body, the impact stress has on healthy living, and various stress relief mechanisms.
This introductory class is for everyone who is interested in learning how to meditate, regardless of background or belief. It is geared toward learning how to relax the mind, sharpen concentration, feel more energized and refreshed, and ease stress and anxiety.
Retrain Your Brain
The brain is one of the most powerful muscles in the body, and negative moods often result in reduced productivity, difficulty focusing, and decreased happiness. This seminar discusses methods of retraining the brain to focus on a positive mindset by transforming negative thoughts through gratitude, mantras, observations, and more.
Mindfulness And You
Mindfulness is an integrative, mind-body approach to life that helps people relate effectively to their experiences. Through simple mindfulness techniques, attendees learn how to pay attention to thoughts, feelings, and body sensations in a way that can increase awareness, help manage difficult experiences, and create space for wise choices.
Sleep Tight Tonight
Sleep is required for optimal health, but at least 40% of people don’t get enough. Sleep rejuvenates the body’s ability to function properly, almost like recharging a battery. This seminar explains how much sleep is needed to function optimally and why it’s so vital for health. It also teaches simple and effective tips and tricks to improve sleep quality.
Fatigue – Is It Really Just Lack Of Sleep?
Fatigue comes in multiple forms, both physical and emotional, and isn’t always due to lack of sleep. This seminar demystifies the symptoms of fatigue and explains what happens to the body and mind when fatigue sets in. It also explains lifestyle adjustments to help employees feel their best.
Employees know all too well that life doesn’t always go as planned. It’s easy to skip the gym to sleep in, replace a meal for a meeting, and stress about daily life to the point in hinders health and well-being. Setbacks like these are common but don’t need to be permanent. This workshop helps employees bounce back from setbacks and get into the swing of things with better nutrition, fitness, and mental health!
This discussion identifies unhealthy behaviors and shares creative ways to replace them with healthier ones. Employees learn strategies to effectively and sustainably make healthy changes.
Creating S.M.A.R.T. Goals
Not all goal-setting is equally effective. Learning to set the right goals and how to best achieve them takes time, practice, and a little bit of guidance. This seminar helps individuals set effective goals by learning how to make them S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely).
Change Your Habits, Change Your Life!
This seminar shines light on how habits are formed and explains how to swap unhealthy habits for healthier ones with simple, life-changing techniques.
Healthy Holiday Guide
Most holiday celebrations involve a lot of food as well as some extra stress. From family gatherings and office par- ties to shopping and traveling, many people end up consuming more food and being more stressed than during the rest of the year, which can lead to poor health. In this special holiday workshop, employees learn how to enjoy the holiday season while maintaining their well-being.
7 Dimensions Of Wellness
Wellness is much more than merely physical health, exercise, or nutrition. It is the full integration of physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. This seminar explores the seven dimensions of well-being (social, physical, emotional, spiritual, environmental, occupational, and intellectual) as well as how to incorporate each into daily life.