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Upcoming Events for Fall 2019

Upcoming Events for Fall 2019

September

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month:  September 24, 2019  12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Laney College Tower – 801
  • Lisa Sawadogo will be presenting a workshop on suicide awareness.  Participants will learn how to identify warning signs and risk factors of someone who may be struggling with suicidal thoughts.  A short video focusing on a suicide attempt survivor sharing his story will be discussed. An overview of practical tools will be provided to help support anyone considering suicide.

October

Wellness Wednesdays – Communication: October 23, 2019    12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • On behalf of Laney’s Wellness Center, please come join us for free hot lunch, movement, meditation, and discussion! Stress management at each workshop.
  • Laney College B252
  • For more information: Wellness Wednesdays Flyer – Fall 2019

Cultural Politics and Mental Health:  October 24, 2019    12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Guest Speaker: Dr. Shawan M. Worsley
  • Laney College Umoja Village EV-2
  • We live in a time of unprecedented anxiety and stress.  As a nation, we face horrific acts of violence, terrorism, growing white nationalism, anti-immigration policies and unrestrained expressions of racism and sexism at the highest levels of distinction in our society.  As diverse groups are targeted, based on their cultural and social identities, rates of anxiety, depression and trauma steadily rise. Join us as we discuss the impact of contemporary cultural politics on mental health and share strategies for building resilience and well-being.
  • Lunch will be provided!

Fitness On The Go:  October 28, 2019   12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Guest facilitator: Certified Personal Trainer, Dante Rodrigues
  • Laney College C 100
  • Walking into a gym can be intimidating.  Come learn some physical fitness moves that don’t require equipment and can help improve overall health and well-being.

Wellness Wednesdays – Healthy Relationships: October 30, 2019    12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • On behalf of Laney’s Wellness Center, please come join us for free hot lunch, movement, meditation, and discussion! Stress management at each workshop.
  • Laney College B252
  • For more information: Wellness Wednesdays Flyer – Fall 2019

Free Flu Shots: October 30, 2019    4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.

November

Strengthening and Stretching:  November 4, 2019    12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Guest facilitator: Certified Personal Trainer, Dante Rodrigues
  • An introduction in how to learn physical movements to improve health and well-being.

Wellness Wednesdays – Spiritual Wellness: November 6, 2019    12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • On behalf of Laney’s Wellness Center, please come join us for free hot lunch, movement, meditation, and discussion! Stress management at each workshop.
  • Laney College B252
  • For more information: Wellness Wednesdays Flyer – Fall 2019

Wellness Wednesdays – General Self Care, Finance, & Anger Management:  November 13, 2019     5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

  • On behalf of Laney’s Wellness Center, please come join us for free hot lunch, movement, meditation, and discussion! Stress management at each workshop.
  • Laney College B252
  • For more information: Wellness Wednesdays Flyer – Fall 2019

Introduction to Boxing:  November 18, 2019    12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • Guest facilitator:  Certified Personal Trainer, Dante Rodrigues
  • No previous boxing experience required. Come learn some boxing basics.
  • Must RSVP to lisasawadogo@peralta.edu in order to guarantee a spot

Wellness Wednesdays – Freedom From Addictions: November 20, 2019     12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • On behalf of Laney’s Wellness Center, please come join us for free hot lunch, movement, meditation, and discussion! Stress management at each workshop.
  • Laney College B252
  • For more information: Wellness Wednesdays Flyer – Fall 2019

Wellness Wednesdays – Maintaining & Achieving A Healthy Weight: November 27, 2019      12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • On behalf of Laney’s Wellness Center, please come join us for free hot lunch, movement, meditation, and discussion! Stress management at each workshop.
  • Laney College B252
  • For more information: Wellness Wednesdays Flyer – Fall 2019

December

Wellness Wednesdays – Changing Your Mindset: December 4, 2019      12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • On behalf of Laney’s Wellness Center, please come join us for free hot lunch, movement, meditation, and discussion! Stress management at each workshop.
  • Laney College B252
  • For more information: Wellness Wednesdays Flyer – Fall 2019

Wellness Wednesdays – TBA: December 11, 2019      12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

  • On behalf of Laney’s Wellness Center, please come join us for free hot lunch, movement, meditation, and discussion! Stress management at each workshop.
  • Laney College B252
  • For more information: Wellness Wednesdays Flyer – Fall 2019