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Quarterly Wellness Newsletter

View upcoming NIH wellness events and articles in our newsletter, now available monthly!

        July 2024 -Movement & Mindfulness Classes

        GO GOLD - Six Week Movement Challenge

        Embrace the spirit of the Summer Olympics and jumpstart your physical fitness by joining the Go GOLD Six-we​ek Health Challenge​ (flyer). Downloa​d ​the mobile app to monitor activity, create a team, collaborate on the “Wellness Wall," access healthy recipes and more! 

        • All NIH staff and family members over 18 can participate! 
        • Registration closes July 22. Track your progress beginning July 8. 
        • Check out the FAQs slides (download) for more information. ​
        • View flyer and register now​

        Recorded Webinars - Spring/Summer 2024

        NIH 2024 Safety, Health and Wellness Day 

        Keynote from NIH Director, Dr. Monica Bertagnolli, and five successive Mini-Session recordings now availablet.

        ​Unlocking the Door to Men's Health - Webinar
        Panelists from NIMH and Wellness at NIH discussed the importance of taking care of ourselves so we can take care of others. We addressed societal norms, despair, stress, coping skills, and the importance of preventative health among other topics. Event has passsed - view recording.

        Stress Reduction Techniques: Relax, Get Centered and Improve Your Mindset 

        Explore how we prevent stress from negatively impacting our communication, when to seek help & Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction techniques to calm the mind and re-center the body. View the slides.

        For more recordings, visit the Wellness at NIH website by topic area:

        Ongoing Fitness Services

        NIH Fitness Centers - Bldg. 31, Bldg. 53 and Rockledge 2 are open! 

        • R&W Fitness Center Membership - go here for membership types, pricing, gain 24-hour access, and more. Contact R&W for FFY classes or Fitness Center memberships.
        • View "Fitness For You (FFY)" monthly classes directly below. 
        • Missed a class? FFY classes are hosted on R&W's Facebook page & do not require a login. Click the "x" to close out the request and view video recordings.

        R&W Daily "Fit for YOU" Classes

        View recorded class videos here through NIH R&W Facebook Live

        Additional Fitness Resources

        R&W Fitness Center Memberships and Personal Training Services

        Healing Streams

        Additional NIH Resources


        National Heart Lung and Blood Institute

        U.S. Surgeon General Promotes Walking and Walkable Communities. 

        The “Take the Stairs” campaign is the NIH response to the U.S. Surgeon General’s 2015 “Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities,” with worksites as a key sector for implementation. In support of the project, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams came to visit NIH.

        In support of the "Take the Stairs" campaign at NIH. Fogarty International Center Director Dr.Roger Glass and Deputy Director Dr.Peter Kilmarx posted signs encouraging NIH employees. 

        Take the Stairs 

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        Leslie Pont
        Program Manager