Group Health Coach Service

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liveWELL offers opportunities to participate in workshops focused on topics that are of interest to you. These series of classes are offered as a part of our Group Health Coach Service throughout the year, and we can also provide them to your building or department.

  • Topics include: Physical Activity and Performance Planning, Anti-Inflammatory Eating for Optimal Health, Resilience 101, Healthy Weight, and Unwrapping the Science of Sugar.
  • New groups include: New Parent Health Coaching and Busy Family Health Coaching

Eligibility: Free to UI staff and faculty in 50% or greater, regular positions. Priority will be given to those who have not participated in health coaching within the last 12 months. To sign up or for more information: Contact UI Wellness at livewell@uiowa.edu or (319) 353-2973.

Request a Health Coach Group for your workgroup by completing the On-Site Health Coaching Request Form.

Health Coach Groups

NEW GROUP! Juggling it All: Health Coaching for Busy Families

Overwhelmed by the to-do list at work and home? Struggling to find time for any health-related goals? Join others who have a full schedule as we explore options to expand our definition of health and increase our toolbox for well-being.

  • Vision-What can you do with your time?
  • Anything is better than nothing-identify quick wins for wellness
  • Fitness and Nutrition On-the-Go
  • Long term planning for success

Section 1: West Campus, Mondays, 12:10 p.m.to 12:50 p.m. 
September 11, September 25, October 9, October 23
UPDATED: Med Labs, Room 2114

Section 2: East Campus, Thursdays, 12:10 p.m.to 12:50 p.m. 
September 14, September 28, October 12, October 26  
UPDATED: Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC), 1st floor Wellness Services Conference Room

Register by September 9, 2017.

Anti-Inflammatory Eating for Optimal Health

  • Find out how anti-inflammatory eating can make a difference in your health with our staff registered dietician.
  • Discover how to incorporate lifestyle choices that will reduce chronic inflammation.

Section 1: West Campus, Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m.to 12:45 p.m. 
September 26, October 3, October 10, October 17  
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (UIHC), DeGowin Conference Room SW249

Section 2: East Campus, Thursdays, 5:30-6:15 p.m. 
September 28, October 5, October 12, October 19
Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC), Second Floor, Room E-230

NEW GROUP! Train Your Brain

  • Understand what impacts brain fatigue
  • Explore strategies to improve focus and memory
  • Identify techniques for a calmer mind

Section 1: East Campus, Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m.to 12:45 p.m. 
October 17, October 24, November 7, November 14
Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC), 1st floor Wellness Services Conference Room

Section 2: West Campus, Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m.to 12:45 p.m.
October 18, October 25, November 8, November 15
Med Labs, Room 3189

Unwrapping the Science of Sugar

  • Learn how sugar affects your body
  • Develop strategies to reduce your sugar intake

Section 1: West Campus, Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m.to 12:45 p.m. 
January 23, January 30, February 6, February 13, 2018
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (UIHC), DeGowin Conference Room SW249

Section 2: East Campus, Thursdays, 5:30 p.m.to 6:15 p.m. 
January 25, February 1, February 8, February 15, 2018
Campus Recreation and Wellness Center (CRWC), 1st floor Wellness Services Conference Room

Resilience 101

  • Learn to manage stress by sprinkling small self-care techniques throughout your day.
  • Strengthen your ability to adapt to change and bounce back from challenges more quickly.
  • Build optimism, gratitude and self-reliance.

Section 1: West Campus, Wednesdays, 12:00 p.m.to 12:50 p.m. 
February 28, March 7, March 21, March 28
UCC Executive Board Room

Section 2: West Campus, Fridays, 12:00 p.m.to 12:50 p.m. 
March 2, March 9, March 23, March 30
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics (UIHC), Atrium Conference Rooms A and B

Register by February 23, 2018.

Physical Activity and Performance Planning

  • Learn to manage stress by sprinkling small self-care techniques throughout your day.
  • Strengthen your ability to adapt to change and bounce back from challenges more quickly.
  • Build optimism, gratitude and self-reliance.