Wellness Events

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Every Thursday: Mindfulness Break
June 20 and 27
July 11, 18 and 25
from 11:15-11:30 a.m. CT

Please note: There will be no mindfulness break on July 4.

Give your mind a break. You can expect a livestreamed video handpicked by the Department of Health Wellness Council members.

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June Wellness Trivia
Thursday, June 25
from 12-12:30 p.m. CT

From Men’s Health Month to Great Outdoors Month to National Eat Your Vegetables Day, June is filled with national health observances. Test your June knowledge in this trivia game led by Wellness Coordinator Morgan Blake. Can’t join us live? A link to this quiz will be available on the Wellness Events page after June 25. The top three winners will be awarded a prize. An additional prize will be awarded to a participant chosen at random! We’ll play using Mentimeter.

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Mindfulness Break with Nat
Wednesday, July 17
from 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. CT

Give your mind a break. This class is brought to you by volunteer instructor Nat Chapman from the Department of Human Services in partnership with Working for a Healthier Tennessee.

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Olympic Trivia
Tuesday, July 30
from 12:30 - 1 p.m. CT

Will you win bronze, silver or gold in our Olympic trivia? Wellness Coordinator Morgan Blake will lead this friendly competition using Mentimeter. Unable to join live? A link to this quiz will be available on the Wellness Events page after July 30. The top three winners will be awarded a prize. An additional prize will go to a participant chosen at random!

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Wellness Week
June 10-14

Join us for Wellness Week by adding a few minutes of self-care to your day. Each day has a theme and a related activity. The themes include Mental Health Monday, Grati-Tuesday, Wellness Wednesday, Thirsty Thursday and Financial Friday. Try to complete each daily activity.

Submit your participation by June 18 for a chance to win a Working for a Healthier Tennessee baseball cap: https://stateoftennessee.formstack.com/forms/wfhtn_wellness_week_2024

Download this calendar reminder to help ensure you submit your participation on time.

Jump Start Your Heart Challenge
July 1-31

Improve your cardiovascular health by exercising more, stressing less, getting adequate sleep and eating a nutritious diet.

The goal: Update at least one of your trackers to be in the green for 21 days between July 1 - July 31, 2024.

How to participate:

1. Log in to your Sharecare account or register at stateoftn.sharecare.com.

2. Find Challenges under the Achieve icon.

3. Look for Jumpstart Your Heart and click Join.

4. Update at least one of your trackers to be in the green for 21 days in July.

Have questions? Call 888-741-3390, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. CT or visit www.sharecare.com/tnwellness/quarterly-challenges to learn more.

Note: State employees enrolled in medical insurance through Partners for Health are eligible to earn an incentive by participating in Sharecare’s quarterly challenges. Learn more at https://www.sharecare.com/tnwellness/earn-incentives.

None scheduled at this time.

You can try our free virtual workouts without any commitment. Just pop in, see if it interests you and stay if you want to give it a try! Unless otherwise noted, you don't need a webcam or anything special, and you can adjust the workout to your fitness level.

Please sign this digital waiver prior to live workouts.

Every Monday: Stretch & Destress
June 17 and 24
July 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
from 12-12:15 p.m. CT

This class is suitable for beginners and relaxing for all fitness levels. Exercises will be either seated in a chair or standing. No special equipment or attire is needed. Please sign this annual liability waiver prior to participating: https://stateoftennessee.formstack.com/forms/wfhtn_liability_waiver

This class is brought to you by volunteer certified yoga teachers and state employees Denise M. Galben, Robin Littlefield and Sophia DeMarse in partnership with Working for a Healthier Tennessee.

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Tuesday: Dance Break 
July 2
from 12-12:15 p.m. CT

This dance class is fun for all fitness levels. No special equipment or attire is needed. Please sign this liability waiver prior to participating: https://stateoftennessee.formstack.com/forms/wfhtn_liability_waiver

This class is brought to you by volunteer dance instructors and state employees Adrienne Hackney, Denise M. Galben and Kendra Thomas in partnership with Working for a Healthier Tennessee.

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Every Wednesday: 10-minute Fitness Break
June 26
July 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
from 11-11:10 a.m. CT

Please note: There will be no fitness break on June 19.

This class is brought to you by the Department of Human Services Wellness Council. No special equipment or attire is needed. 

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Every Thursday: Fitness Break
June 20 and 27
July 11, 18 and 25
from 10-10:15 a.m. CT

Give your body a break. You can expect a livestreamed workout video handpicked by the Department of Children's Services Wellness Council members. Equipment needed varies from none to light/medium hand weights.

Please note: There will be no fitness break on July 4.

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Download calendar series (starting in July)

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