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! 

  • Spring Schedule - SJC 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.

SJC 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

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.

  • February 9 - Senior Care, 12-12:45pm in the Hall of Fame room
  • February 13 - Cooking Demo - Easy Healthy Lunches, 12-12:45pm in the Student Lounge
  • February 16 - Intro to Journaling, 12-12:30pm in the Hall of Fame room
  • February 17 - Guided Imagery, 12-12:30pm in the Hall of Fame room

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

Wellness Programs

Personal Development Book Club
A 4 week program reading Brene Brown's The Gift of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You are. Sessions will be 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, and 2/28 in the Student Lounge. First 10 people to sign up will receive a free book.

Positive Pounds kick off on Wednesday, January 18. Stop by the Alfond Center Student Lounge for your first weigh in anytime from 11am-2pm. This will be our 9th year with this fantastic 12 week weight loss/weight management program. Teams of 4 will compete for cold hard cash. To sign up a team or for more questions email Jenna at wellness@sjcme.edu

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


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