Bridge to Wellness

Upcoming Events & Tips

UPCOMING:

THANK YOU to Joe, John, Megan and Suzanne for jumping on to the Minnesota Mile relay team! We appreciate you representing the City for the MN Mile Race!

Minnesota Mile Race 2021

 

FALL BACK INTO HEALTHY HABITS CHALLENGE BEGINS SEPTEMBER 13 – We’re coming into fall, which typically means schedules start settling in…no more late nights around the campfire, or all day beach-bumming! Ok, so that might not be true for everyone, but there’s no better time to dial in the habits and keeping them in check before winter strikes! This challenge is designed to do just that! Find all the details HERE

WHAT: Points-based Individual Challenge

Earn points for working out, eating right, taking time for yourself, getting some sleep and more!

WHO: All employees invited to participate

WHEN: September 14 – October 11

WHY: Establish some healthier routines and help fend off the Winter hibernation pounds that creep on…

SIGN UP HERE: https://www.dailyendorphin.com/de/signup/join/group/2610/c434a3

 

CIVIC CENTER FARMERS' MARKET IS BACK! The Civic Center Farmers' Market will return on Thursdays, from 11am-1:30pm on August 5 and run through September 30. Check out the details HERE

 

UPCOMING ADVANCE CARE PLANNING CLASSES - Essentia Health is offering online classes for Advance Care Planning. What if a sudden illness or injury left you unable to speak for yourself? Who would you want to speak for you? Join one of their free webinars to learn more about considerations of your Advance Care Directive. Find all of the details HERE.  

 

Looking for a little Self-Care Inspiration? Check out the full month of ideas to consider small, simple ways to take care of you!

 

All of Us Research Project - The goal of the All of Us Research Program is to help researchers understand more about why people get sick or stay healthy. the more that researchers understand about what makes each of us unique, the more tailored our health care can become. Be one in 1million for a better future! Learn more HERE

FAQ's about the All of Us Research Program

 

Fitness Class - Thursdays at Noon! For those of you who are interested, our fitness class is held at City Hall AND we have a remote option! You can join us from wherever you are located and for as long as you are able (class is roughly 1hour, but when you have to hop off/out I understand!).

We focus on mostly body weight exercises like squats, lunges, push-ups, etc., and we do incorporate a little weight and/or resistance bands (though not necessary to participate). On-site class will be held in Conference Room 330 or outside, remote class is accessed here:  

https://duluthmn.webex.com/duluthmn/j.php?MTID=m2807bd9813ee0f6809229efc1544dc58 
Meeting number: 172 800 1210
Password: Fitness

 

Yoga

YOGA- Class link will be posted here by noon on Wednesdays. 

SEPTEMBER CLASSES: 

September 1 (Fitness Flow) class link: https://youtu.be/P7MOrF8HuKk 

September 8 (Strength Flow) class link: https://youtu.be/siYNTsgpsew 

September 15 (Strength & Balance) class link: https://youtu.be/nAXPBTg4v40

 

AUGUST CLASSES: 

August 4 (Shoulder/Leg Opening Flow) class link: https://youtu.be/R86LlQIEzIE

August 11 (Toes Flow) class link: https://youtu.be/XhiabrFCb5o 

August 18 (Gentle Mindful Flow) class link: https://youtu.be/LytFKYdRHNU

August 25 (Side Plank Flow) class link: https://youtu.be/aJrQOhD6WLk

 

Find December 2020, Jan-Jul 2021 class links under the "Resources>Fitness and Movement Classes" page.

Sand Creek EAP also offers some tips and information on Planning For At-Home Learning

SANDCREEK EAP TIPS FOR HELPING KIDS COPE WITH THE COVID MARATHON

SANDCREEK EAP TIPS FOR CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH

Hot (and long) summer days can make it hard to get good sleep. Check out these tips on how to get Good Sleep For Good Health

TRANSITIONING BACK TO SCHOOL - Some tips from our EAP