About the Health & Wellness Learning Center
Since September 2019, we've offered 128 classes in health and wellness that have drawn 2,319 attendees. Those 128 classes were taught by 48 highly experienced and talented instructors from across our campus and around the globe, including 13 states (AZ, CA, CO, FL, KY, MA, MN, NJ, OR, PA, SC, VA and WI) and five countries outside of the US (Canada, Hungary, Montenegro, New Zealand and the United Kingdom). Moreover, nine of the speakers were faculty members at other colleges and universities, including Quincy College, Rutgers University, University of Arizona, University of Colorado - Boulder, University of Kentucky and University of Wisconsin - La Crosse.
There are seven important dimensions of the UMatter Wellness Wheel: emotional, environmental, intellectual, occupational, physical, social and spiritual. Learn how to enhance your wellness in these areas through our extensive and diverse curriculum of health and wellness!
All Princeton students, faculty and staff can register!
The following classes are available through the Learning Center.
Please register online through the Learning Center to reserve a "seat"*. After logging in, click "Training By Topic" (top gray menu bar). Then on the list of topics, click "Health & Wellness."
*Registration is required at princeton.edu/training.
For more detailed information about a class, please go to the Learning Center.
If you have any questions or reasonable accommodation requests, please contact Matt Brzycki at [email protected] or 609-258-3520.
Health and Wellness Class Schedule
This class will educate you about common injuries and conditions of the shoulder and knee. Topics will include the basic anatomy, assessment and treatments for conditions that many people have experienced or likely heard about. Tips for maintaining healthy shoulders and knees with active lifestyles will be discussed.
Learn some proven techniques to improve your mobility and promote healthier joints. This class is primarily geared to help individuals with common problems, especially those that are associated with physical inactivity and repetitive strain issues. The focus will be on active stretching techniques such as “controlled articular…
Do you feel more tired day by day, no matter how much sleep you get? Sleep is as important as breathing and eating. If you want to improve performance, you must pay attention to this fundamental biological issue. A good night’s sleep is a requirement to form new learnings and memory pathways in the brain. Maximize your…
Do you feel more tired day by day, no matter how much sleep you get? Sleep is as important as breathing and eating. If you want to raise performance, you must pay attention to this fundamental biological issue. A good night’s sleep is a requirement to form new learnings and memory pathways in the brain. Maximize your…
Dumbbells are great tools for improving the strength of your shoulders. Learn the location and function of the shoulder muscles along with nine exercises that target this important area, including the shoulder press, front raise, lateral raise, bent-over raise, upright row, shoulder shrug, scapula adduction, internal rotation and external…
Healthcare providers and public health experts increasingly recognize the physical, mental and social benefits of time spent in the outdoors. Learn about the “Nature Pyramid” and how/why you should maximize your – and your family’s – exposure to green space each day as well as prioritize more immersive nature experiences periodically.…
Campus Recreation and UMatter 7 Dimensions of Wellness
Wellness is not merely the absence of illness or distress – it is a lifelong process of making decisions to live a balanced and meaningful life. Princeton University Campus Recreation has adopted the 7 Dimensions of the UMatter Wellness Wheel for Students, Faculty, and Staff to guide our well-being efforts. Each of our program offerings will fall under one or more of these dimensions to help you find the ways to enhance your wellness that work for you. Think about how you have been doing and feeling over the past month, and choose the option below that best describes your recent experiences.
Princeton University has an extensive pool of talented individuals who have expertise in many different spokes of the UMatter Wellness Wheel. If you’re interested in sharing your professional knowledge/experience in health and wellness with the campus community, please contact Matt Brzycki at [email protected].