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September is National Yoga Awareness Month!

“Join NIH in September to celebrate Yoga Awareness Month with a wide variety of movement classes and workshops, including:

  • Debunking the 'Myths of Yoga' workshop
  • A healthy back and lower back pain
  • Restore with Non-Sleep Deep Rest
  • Gentle Yoga with a focus on accessibility
  • A class focused on inclusivity and body positivity
  • Stress reduction and stress management
  • Yoga for athletes and strengthening
  • Four in-person classes, one is outdoors!
  • Two evening classes to fit your family's lifestyle

To see the schedule of events and how to register, view the September Calendar.

We hope to see you there!

Ongoing Events

Bldg. 53 and Rockledge 2 are open! For details on Membership go here.

Main campus Bldg. 31 Fitness Center will re-open soon. See the link above.

Recreation and Welfare Association Virtual Fit for YOU Classes

View videos here

Fitness Resources Fitness Blender

Wide range of fitness offerings for different skill levels

CrossFit at Home
Unique approach using many regular household items for all skill levels also has healthy recipes

*"Providing information and resources from these websites does not represent or constitute an endorsement of any product, service, entity or enterprise by the National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, the United States Government, or its employees."

Meditation and Mindfulness 

Healing Streams

Wellness ListServ

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Wellness@NIH Website

The Wellness@NIH web site is designed to help NIH employees support their individual health while at work by bringing you information about key health topics and services that can help you turn your many hours at work into an active part of a 24/7 healthier life.
Wellness@NIH is brought to you by the NIH Health and Wellness Council. We invite you explore this site, which will be growing over time, and invite you to Contact Us with questions, comments, and suggestions. Welcome to Wellness@NIH! 

Stay Connected!

Become a member of our Wellness@NIH Facebook group.

Sponsored by the NIH’s Health and Wellness Council, this group will provide information on key health topics and services to support NIH employees well-being.

To become a member:

  1. Log into Facebook and search for “Wellness@NIH
  2. Hover over the image and select the option to join.
  3. Answer a few questions to confirm you work at the NIH.

Once submitted, we will approve your request to become a member.

Additional NIH Resources


National Heart Lung and Blood Institute
We Can! Program
Ways to enhance Children's Activity and Nutrition

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 

Mark Your Calendar

Wellness ListServ

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Wellness@NIH Logo

Visit Wellness@NIH website for information about key health topics and services.

Become a member of our facebook group, click here for more information.

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Contact Information

Leslie Pont
Program Manager
Telephone: (301) 451-3631