August 31, 2010

Vanderbilt Adult Weight Management Workshop - Free Orientation Sessions Sept. 2 and 9

The Vanderbilt Dayani Center for Health & Wellness, in conjunction with Vanderbilt’s Health Plus Faculty & 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.

We emphasize:
Group support and accountability
Making ourselves and our health a priority
Becoming and staying motivated for healthy changes
Healthier Eating on the go
Reasons we eat when we’re not even hungry
Tailoring your meal plan for weight loss
Fitting healthy activity into our busy lives
Shared experiences, laughter and fun

Our Program Includes:

• 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 exercise classes, such as yoga, tai chi, Zumba, body sculpt, dance, Pilates, group cycling and water aerobics

Instructors: Colin Armstrong, Ph.D., clinical health psychologist
Angel Bachuss, M.S., personal trainer
Jennifer Moore, R.D., L.D.N., M.P.H., registered dietitian

When and Where: Thursday evenings: 5:30-7 p.m. beginning Sept. 16 at the Dayani Center.

Free Orientation Sessions: September 2 and 9 at 5:30 p.m.

Program Fee: $695

$495 for Vanderbilt employees and their immediate family members.

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.

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

For more information, please go to or contact Angel at 343-7303 or