Wellness Programs

Monthly Calendar

Check out the different programs and wellness activities that are going on this month!

Fitness Classes

Join us this semester for fitness classes such as Yoga, Zumba, Spin Classes, Express Fit, and more!  Summer Fitness classes will begin the week of May 22. Check back periodically for the schedule.

Students are free. Faculty/staff drop in for $3 or purchase a $25 punch pass to attend 10 classes. Community drop in for $7 or purchase a $50 punch pass to attend 10 classes.  

For more info please email Jenna Chase at jchase@sjcme.edu

What's New This Semester

Monks 5K this year will be on May 4. For a training program leading up to the race email  wellness@sjcme.edu.

Cigna Webinars

CIGNA offers Employee Assistance Program webinars. CIGNA members who complete the program will earn 10 points. Go to www.media-server.com/m/go/CignaEAPWellnessSeminars

Lunch & Learn Series

A series of health and wellness presentations on a wide variety of topics. There is something for everyone so pack your lunch and join us. CIGNA members earn 10 points upon completion.

  • May 8- Sahaja Yoga Meditation, 12-12:45pm, Hall of Fame room
  • May 15- International Water Safety Day, 12-12:45pm, Location TBD
  • May 22- Cooking Demo, 12-12:45pm, Location TBD

All Lunch and Learns will be worth 10 CIGNA points upon completion.

Wellness Programs

50 Miles of May Challenge- walk, jog, bike,or swim your way to 50 miles throughout the month of May.

RSVP to wellness@sjcme.edu / Cigna members earn 25 points.


The Art of a Balanced Body

Physical therapist Allan Brown talks about gravity, muscle, tension and physical stress.

View more Lunch and Learn videos 

Miss any of our recent Lunch & Learns? No problem! Click on links below for a quick review of items discussed.

Resolution Revolution
Drafting Your Will Worksheet
How Money Works Seminar
Aching Back Handout
Save Your Skin Skin Cancer Handout

Stress Series

Intro to Stress Powerpoint
Time Management Organization Skills and Money
Stretching Poster
Stress Series - Sleep, Diet, Exercise

Nutrition

We are very excited to introduce a new round of Cooking Series topics that is put on by the staff at Pearson's Cafe. The cooking series will take place in the cafe on Wednesdays starting at 4pm.

Christian shows us how to prepare a squash pie and how to make our own apple butter from scratch.

Gluten Free Pizza Crust
2013 Bake-off Recipes
Dipped Pretzels Recipe
Cooking Series - Stealth Nutrition
Cooking Series - Chicken Stock
Cooking Series - Beef Stock
Where do Stocks Come from?
Roasted Tomato Soup

Tobacco Resources

Partnership For a Tobacco-Free Maine
Maine Tobacco Hotline

Maine Tobacco-Free College Network

Fit-Friendly Award

The College is recognized as a Gold Level Recipient of the American Heart Association‟s Fit-Friendly Worksites Recognition program. This program is a catalyst for positive change. Worksites throughout the nation can be part of the initiative making the health and wellness of their employees a priority. For more information on the Fit-Friendly Worksites initiative, or to find out what you can do to incorporate more physical activity into your day, stop by the Alfond Center or contact Jenna Chase at jchase@sjcme.edu