photo

CHEW Weekly Wellness Classes

Fall 2022 Weekly Wellness Class Schedule

Students, Faculty & Staff are welcome to attend free Weekly Wellness Classes.

Monday

Mindfulness Meditation-5:00pm-5:30pm w/ Lisa   (Room 305 Library)

*Light Weights & Abs- 5:00pm- 6:00pm w/ Maribeth *Faculty & Staff only 

Tuesday

POUND- 5:00pm- 5:45pm w/ Billie  (Byron-Royals Room)

Wednesday

Lunchtime Yoga Flow 12:15pm-12:45pm w/Nicole

(Byron Gym-Royals Room)

*Light Weights & Abs- 5:00pm- 6:00pm w/ Maribeth *Faculty & Staff only 

(Byron Gym-Royals Room)

Thursday

Energizing Yoga - 5:00pm-5:45pm w/Chelsea or Scott 

(Byron Gym-Royals Room)

 

Email chew@scranton.edu to be placed on a group email to receive notifications about information and /or cancellations about the class you are interested in attending.


 

Weekly Wellness Classes Descriptions:

Energizing Yoga : This class is for experienced students as well as beginners with a higher fitness level. Breath is emphasized throughout this practice. The 45-minute Energizing Yoga classes are designed to cultivate heat in the body with creative sequences involving sun salutations, standing and seated postures and a strong focus on the power of breath awareness. Energizing Yoga classes tend to be more aerobic, and will incorporate poses that cultivate strength, breath, and body awareness. The class includes sun salutations, standing, seated and reclining poses, as well as some balancing, poses. Relaxation closes the class.
Thursdays @ 5:00pm-5:30pm  (Byron Royals Room)
 
Instructors: Scott Jacoby or  Chelsea Manganaro
                          


 Lunchtime Yoga Flow: This class is suitable for beginner yoga practitioners. Basic yoga poses will be taught.  Breathing practices and relaxation techniques will be presented to achieve an inner sense of wellbeing. Instruction will include simple alignment techniques to cultivate comfortable posture and internal strength. A gentle 30-minute class focusing on flowing from pose to pose and linking the movement with the breath. The instructor will offer a variety of modifications to encourage participation of everyone. Classes will include sitting, standing, and inverted postures, and suggest challenging variations for more advanced students, yet fun and non-intimidating options for newer students.
Wednesdays @ 12:15-12:45 (Byron Royals Room)

 

Instructors: Nicole



Mindfulness Meditation: This class provides the fundamentals of Mindfulness Mediation which is shown to reduce anxiety, depression and to improve well-being. Through increased awareness of body sensations, thoughts and emotions and a reduction in stress sensations these practices are intended to enhance the participant’s ability to recognize and respond to the stressors of everyday life.
Through meditation and awareness exercises, we will explore this practical time-proven approach to living fully in the present moment.
Mondays @ 5:00 pm- 5:30 pm (Library Room 305)
Instructors: Lisa Rigau MS, BSN, RN, Healthy Lifestyle Management
________________________________________________________________________________________________________
POUND:  

Designed for all fitness levels, POUND® provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, improving your health, and rocking out! Join us for an introductory class where you can pound away stress and channel your inner rock star while using Ripstix- lightly weighted exercise drumsticks. Join us on Tuesdays at 6:00 pm to help POUND away stress and channel your inner rock star. 

Tuesdays at 6:00pm-6:45pm (Byron Royals Room)

Instructor: Billie Tadros

________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Light Weights & Abs:  Light Weights & Abs is an upbeat group fitness class combining total body toning and aerobic exercise. Have fun while burning calories and toning your muscles. Please wear comfortable workout attire and sneakers. (Open to Faculty & Satff only)

Monday & Wednesdays at 5:00pm-6:00pm (Byron Royals Room)

Instructor: Maribeth Smith

 


Energizing Yoga : This class is for experienced students as well as beginners with a higher fitness level. Breath is emphasized throughout this practice. The class includes sun salutations, standing, seated and reclining poses as well as some balancing poses. Relaxation closes the class.

Thursdays 5pm – 6pm 

Open to students, staff and faculty.

Instructor: Scott Jacoby or  Chelsea Manganaro (Thursday)



Lunchtime Yoga : This class is suitable for the beginner yoga practitioner. Basic yoga poses will be taught. Breathing practices and relaxation techniques will be presented to achieve an inner sense of wellbeing. Instruction will include simple alignment techniques to cultivate comfortable posture and internal strength.
Wednesday 12:15pm – 12:45pm 
Open to students, staff and faculty.
Instructor: Amy Driscoll McNulty, RYT 200



Mindfulness Meditation: This half hour class provides the fundamentals of Mindfulness Mediation which is shown to reduce anxiety, depression and to improve well-being. Through increased awareness of body sensations, thoughts and emotions and a reduction in stress sensations these practices are intended to enhance the participant’s ability to recognize and respond to the stressors of everyday life.
Through meditation and awareness exercises, we will explore this practical time-proven approach to living fully in the present moment.

Mondays 5pm-5:30pm 
Open to students, staff and faculty
Instructor: Phil Sallavanti- Monday  
Instructor:Lisa Rigau MS, BSN, RN, Healthy Lifestyle Management- Tuesday 

 


POUND: POUND® is designed for all fitness levels and provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, toning up and rockin’ out! The workout is easily modifiable, and the alternative vibe and welcoming philosophy appeals to men and women of all ages and abilities.
Join us on Tuesdays at 6:00 pm to help POUND away stress and channel your inner rock star. (If you don't have drumsticks, participants can use anything straight or rod-shaped up to a quarter-pound in weight- Silicone kitchen utensils are also great alternatives. )
Tuesdays 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Open to students, staff and faculty
Instructor: Dr. Billie Tadros, Assistant Professor, Department of English & Theatre/POUND® Pro
_________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Light Weights & Abs: is an upbeat group fitness class combining total body toning and aerobic exercise. Have fun while burning fat and strengthening your muscles, heart and lungs. Please wear comfortable workout attire and sneakers.

Wednesdays 6pm-7pm 
Open to students, staff and faculty
Instructor: Maribeth Smith