Lunch & Lift Workshop Series

Lunch & Lift is a series of free 2-in-1 interactive wellbeing workshops consisting of a 30-minute movement class, followed by a 30-minute interactive wellbeing session facilitated by a UBC wellbeing professional. Different fitness classes and wellbeing professionals will be showcased each month. These sessions will not only allow you to get some exercise in over lunch time but will also provide you with some great tips and tricks to support a healthy mind and body. All registered participants in attendance at each session will be entered in a draw to WIN prizes each month.  

Time: 12:00pm -1:00pm

Cost: Free!

Location: Zoom. A unique Zoom link will be sent out by email a few days before the event to all registered participants.

Audience: Students, Staff, Faculty, and UBC Community Members are all welcome to participate.  No fitness or nutrition experience is required to attend. This session will be applicable for all levels of ability/knowledge.

What to Bring: All you need is a water bottle and don’t forget to wear your comfortable active wear! No other equipment is required; however, you may want to have a yoga mat or towel to work on for the fitness portion.

Have Questions?

At UBC Recreation we aspire to include everyone in our programs and facilities. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to email us at physical.activity@ubc.ca.

Workshops

This session covers all things self-care! With the start of the term, we know how overwhelming it can be, so set aside some time and join us to find out some tips and tricks to help support your wellbeing. This workshop will consist of a 30-minute fitness class led by a UBC Recreation Instructor, followed by a 30-minute Q&A session Miranda Massie from UBC HR!

All registered participants in attendance at the session will be entered in a draw to win one of two $25 gift cards to your choice of one of the following:
• Running Room
• Doughgirls
• Save-On-Foods

 

Miranda Massie, MEd

Workplace Wellbeing Practices & Learning Consultant, UBC HR

Miranda has a background in psychology, as well as health and adult education and is a Mental Health Commission of Canada certified instructor (Mental Health First Aid and The Working Mind). Miranda's work is grounded in health promotion and she believes in empowering employees to make informed principles. She believes in empowering people to make informed decisions that can positively impact their individual wellbeing. 

This session will consist of a 30-minute "High Fitness Class" led by UBC Recreation Instructor Cora, followed by a 30-minute Q&A session with UBC Dietitians, Tamara Paetsch and Melissa Baker!

All registered participants in attendance at the session will be entered in a draw to win one of two $25 gift cards to your choice of one of the following:
• Running Room
• Doughgirls
• Save-On-Foods

 

Tamara Paetsch, RD

Food & Nutrition Coordinator

Tamara Paetsch completed her nutrition degree and dietetics training at the University of Manitoba. She is passionate about helping students build healthy lifestyles, and ensuring students have positive and safe dining experiences at UBC.

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Melissa Baker, MHSc, RD

Manager, Nutrition and Wellbeing

Melissa Baker completed her dietetics degree at UBC and a Masters of Health Science at Ryerson University in Toronto. She is an AllerTrain Certified Master Trainer, and workds hard to support students at UBC with allergies. Melissa is passionate about ensuring the university residence environment supports a healthy lifestyle and helps young adults create healthy habits for life. Melissa has worked in many different areas including clinical, retail, industry, media, HR and consulting.

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