Workplace Wellness at Home – Apex Benefits
WorkplaceWellness at home

WorkplaceWellness @Home

Virtual wellness opportunities

In times like these, the Apex team feels more than ever that it’s our personal responsibility to be there for you. Although we can’t be there physically, we truly hope that through our WorkplaceWellness@Home series, you can still be fully equipped to focus on your physical and mental health, no matter where you’re located or your current circumstance. Be well everyone!

Who: Anyone interested in wellness opportunities while working at home

Where: Your mobile device or computer

Past Webinars

Fitness Friday with Jessica Lenahan, Certified Personal Trainer

Thighs, Butts and Guts

Friday, May 29 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: A popular class that is designed to tone and tighten all regions of the lower body by focusing on the legs, glutes, and abdominal muscles. This class will use weights and body resistance to transform your greatest assets and shape up your lower body.

Wellness Wednesday with Grace Bennett, RDN

Healthy Eating on a Budget

Wednesday, May 20 | 12 – 12:30pm

DESCRIPTION: Eating healthy and saving money don’t have to be mutually exclusive, especially with the proper knowledge and a solid game plan! This presentation will provide attendees with practical tips and strategies to create nutritious meal plans while keeping true to a budget.

Wellness Wednesday with Jakara Elam

Self-Care at Home 

Wednesday, May 13 | 12 – 12:30pm

DESCRIPTION: During this session, participants will learn how to create a self-care chart designed to help monitor their own mental well-being. This class will also provide self-care strategies for the whole family.

Fitness Friday with Jessica Lenahan, Certified Personal Trainer

Fit to the Core 

Friday, May 8 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: This class is designed to build and improve core muscle groups by performing a variety of exercises that are geared to strengthen the abdominal and back muscles, increase flexibility, and improve posture and balance.

Fitness Friday with Ali Harris, MS, CHLC, Certified Yoga Instructor 

Power Flow 

Friday, May 1 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: This class combines yoga movements to stretch and lengthen the body in combination with cardio and power moves to get your heart pumping. This workout is suitable for anyone who wants to move their bodies. Modifications will be given to accommodate all fitness levels. Get ready to take yoga to the next level.

Wellness Wednesday with Liz Greer, MS, CHES

“It’s Just a Routine” – Managing When Life Throws You a Curveball

Wednesday, April 29 | 12 – 12:30pm

DESCRIPTION: This lunch and learn will focus on you, your routine and how to cope when disruptions come your way. Changes in daily routines can lead to anxiety, confusion, agitation and/or discomfort. This presentation will provide you with the tips you need to sustain and thrive in unprecedented times.

REGISTER: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5680813048444457227

Meditation Monday with Ali Harris, MS, CHLC, Certified Yoga Instructor 

Yoga Flow

Monday, April 27 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: This class is designed to help improve mobility while providing participants a time to stretch, relax, and restore. The class will focus on connecting your movement with your breath as well as foundational yoga poses that are appropriate for beginner yogis as well as advanced practitioners who want to work on form.

Fitness Friday with Jessica Lenahan, Certified Personal Trainer 

Back to the Basics  

Friday, April 24 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: Whether you are just getting into fitness or need to dust off those gym shoes, this guided exercise class is made for you! In this class we will focus specifically on form and the fundamentals of exercise to ensure that participants are executing exercises properly and safely.

Wellness Wednesday with Grace Bennett, RDN

Your Nutritious Kitchen

Wednesday, April 22 | 12 – 12:30pm

DESCRIPTION: Building a nutritious kitchen can feel like an overwhelming task in general, not to mention during a pandemic. This presentation will provide useful insight on how to create an at-home environment that supports healthy eating habits for the whole family! We’ll also walk through some simple, tasty recipes to help spice up your quarantine menu.

Meditation Monday with Ali Harris, MS, CHLC, Certified Yoga Instructor 

Yoga Flow

Monday, April 20 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: This class is designed to help improve mobility while providing participants a time to stretch, relax, and restore. The class will focus on connecting your movement with your breath as well as foundational yoga poses that are appropriate for beginner yogis as well as advanced practitioners who want to work on form.

Fitness Friday with Liz Greer, MS, CHES, Certified Group Fitness Instructor

Cardio Kickboxing 

Friday, April 17 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: This is an interactive workout class that integrates a combination of punches, kicks and high intensity interval training. We’ll work through different variations around boxing, while also incorporating muscle and motion exercises to strengthen and tone.

Wellness Wednesday with Ali Harris, MS, CHLC, Certified Yoga Instructor

Lifestyle as Medicine

Wednesday, April 15 | 12 – 12:30pm

DESCRIPTION: The American College of Lifestyle Medicine defines Lifestyle Medicine as an evidence-based approach to preventing, treating and even reversing diseases by replacing unhealthy behaviors with positive ones. This class describes seven of the most common health risk factors and how to improve them through lifestyle choices.

Meditation Monday with Brooke Salazar, JD, PHR 

No Nonsense Mindfulness: Practical Mindfulness Exercises 

Monday, April 13 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: We have heard about it for years, mindfulness.  We know the studies show that it improves attention, decreases burnout, improves sleep, and generally reduces all the things (stress, anxiety, pain, depression, insomnia, high blood pressure).  Here we find ourselves deep in all the things.  How and where do we start, as we’ll try anything at this point?  In this short webinar, we discuss what it is and examples of mindfulness exercises that can be done during a pandemic, homeschooling, quarantines, and all the general madness of our current environments.

Fitness Friday with Jessica Lenahan, Certified Personal Trainer

Quick Fit / Fit to the Core

Friday, April 10 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: This class acts as two classes combined. The first half of class is a quick and impactful total body workout! We will use resistance and cardio training techniques to improve your endurance and help you build strength. The second half of class is designed to build core muscle groups while improving posture through performing a variety of exercises that strengthen the abdomen and back muscles to increase flexibility. (30 minutes)

Wellness Wednesday with Liz Greer, MS, CHES

Mental Health – Coping with Stress 

Wednesday, April 8 | 12 – 12:30pm

DESCRIPTION: This presentation will focus on stress and the role it plays in our overall health. You will learn how practicing mindfulness can play a key role in helping us effectively cope with our stress. We will work through identifying our individual stressors and shifting our focus to the present, rather than the past or future. This presentation will help to equip us to live healthier lives and create a foundation for how we choose to deal with stress moving forward.

Meditation Monday with Ali Harris, MS, CHLC, Certified Yoga Instructor

Gentle Yoga

Monday, April 6 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: This class is designed to help improve mobility while providing participants a time to stretch, relax, and restore. The class will focus on foundational yoga poses that are appropriate for beginner yogis as well as advanced practitioners who want to work on form. (30 minutes)

Fitness Friday with Liz Greer, MS, CHES, Certified Group Fitness Instructor

Cardio Hip Hop

Friday, April 3 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: This is an interactive dance class incorporating cardio-focused movement with contemporary dance moves. The class features aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow dance moves that tone and sculpt the body. (30 minutes)

Wellness Wednesday with Grace Bennett, RDN

2020 Vision: Seeing Through Common Nutrition Myths

Wednesday, April 1 | 12 – 12:30pm

DESCRIPTION: In today’s media-focused world we are constantly bombarded with new diets or nutrition tips that promise rapid results. But have you ever wondered what the science says? In this presentation, Grace Bennett, RDN will walk you through a dietitian’s perspective on several popular nutrition topics.

Meditation Monday with Ali Harris, MS, CHLC, Certified Yoga Instructor

Gentle Yoga

Monday, March 30 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: This class is designed to help improve mobility while providing participants a time to stretch, relax, and restore. The class will focus on foundational yoga poses that are appropriate for beginner yogis as well as advanced practitioners who want to work on form. (30 minutes)

Wellness Wednesday with Sarah Michaels, RN

Coronavirus: A Nurse’s Perspective

Wednesday, March 25 | 12 – 12:30pm

DESCRIPTION:  This presentation will summarize what you need to know from a clinical perspective regarding signs and symptoms, at-home treatment options, and alternatives to using the emergency room. We will also cover ways to stay healthy during disease outbreak.

Meditation Monday with Ali Harris, MS, CHLC, Certified Yoga Instructor

Gentle Yoga

Monday, March 23 | 9 – 9:30am

DESCRIPTION: This class is designed to help improve mobility while providing participants a time to stretch, relax, and restore. The class will focus on foundational yoga poses that are appropriate for beginner yogis as well as advanced practitioners who want to work on form. (30 minutes)

Download our extended schedule of activities for Workplace Wellness at Home (subject to change).

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