May 1, 2012

Vanderbilt Weight Workshop to hold free orientation sessions

 The Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health and Wellness, in conjunction with Vanderbilt’s Health Plus Faculty and Staff Wellness Program, offers a holistic approach to promoting healthy nutrition, motivation, physical activity, empowerment and well-being.

Discounts and partial reimbursements offered to Vanderbilt employees reflect a savings of almost 50 percent off the full price of the workshop and payroll deduction over 12 months is available to Vanderbilt employees.

The next workshop will be 5:30-7 p.m., scheduled to start Tuesday, May 8. Free orientation sessions will be held 5:30-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1 and Thursday, May 3 at the Dayani Center.

The program includes:

• Free orientation sessions with no obligation to enroll
• Weekly interactive class sessions
• Individualized workout program with a personal trainer
• Five-month use of the Dayani Center’s exercise facility, walking track and indoor pool
• Access to group exercise classes, such as yoga, tai chi, Zumba, body sculpt, dance, Pilates, group cycling and water aerobics


Colin Armstrong, Ph.D. – Health Psychologist and Certified Health and Wellness Coach
Angel Bachuss, M.S. – Exercise Physiologist and Personal Trainer
Jennifer Moore, R.D., L.D.N., M.P.H. – Registered Dietitian

Program Fee:

$495 for Vanderbilt employees and adult members of their immediate family; $695 for others.

In addition to the $200 discount, full-time Vanderbilt employees who complete the program may qualify for reimbursement of up to $142.50 of their fee, courtesy of Health Plus (bringing the final cost of the program for full-time Vanderbilt employees to $352.50).

Payroll deduction over up to 12 months ($41.25 per month) is available to Vanderbilt Employees.

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