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Spring Wellness 2018

Thai Chi class at lunch time

Spring Wellness 2018

PLU offers wellness classes for staff and faculty throughout the year.  See below for a list of current classes and their descriptions.  Click here to sign up for classes.  For questions or to schedule a 15-minute massage, please contact HR at humr@plu.edu or 253-535-7185.

yoga class

Spring Wellness 2018

Core Fitness

When: Mondays, 12:15-12:45pm
Dates: February 5-May 14 (No Class on February 19 and March 19)
Where: AUC 133, except:
February 26: AUC Regency Room
March 5: AUC Scandinavian Cultural Center
April 9: Columbia Center (change)
April 30: AUC Regency Room
May 14: Columbia Center
Cost: $25
Minimum Enrollment: 15
Instructor: Allison Stephens
Description: 30 minutes of strength and flexibility exercises focusing on the entire core.  Please bring a mat.

Chair Massages

When: Tuesdays, 12:30-2:30 (by appointment only)
Dates: February 13-May 8
February 13: Morken Center Conference Room (180)
February 20: CANCELLED
February 27: HR Conference Room
March 13: AUC 201
March 20: Morken Center Conference Room (180)
April 3: HR
May 1: HR
Cost: $20 per 15-minute massage
Instructor: Elizabeth Johnson, Elizabeth’s Holistic Health
Description: Schedule a 15-minute chair massage. Contact Human Resources at humr@plu.edu or 253-535-7185 to sign-up. Please limit sign-ups to no more than 4 appointments per person, additional appointments may be requested and will be granted based on availability.


When: Wednesdays, 12:15-12:45pm
Dates: February 7-May 16 (No class on March 14)
Where: AUC 133, except:
February 7: Olson Gym Balcony  (upstairs behind the bleachers)
February 28: AUC CK
April 4: AUC Regency Room
April 25: Class Cancelled (Make-up TBD)
May 2: Columbia Center
May 9: Class Cancelled (Make-up TBD)
May 21: Columbia Center (Make-up)
May 23: Columbia Center (Make-up)
Cost: $25
Minimum Enrollment: 15
Instructor: Allison Stephens
Description: We’ll take 30 minutes to stretch, strengthen, and re-focus using beginner Yoga and Pilates exercises.  This session will combine restorative movement and muscle-building core work.  Bring a mat or towel to lay on and wear flexible clothing.


Cardio Kick

When: Thursdays, 12:15-12:45pm
Dates: February 8-May 17 (February 22  and May 10 classes cancelled, make-ups May 24 & May 31)
Where: Columbia Center
Cost: $25
Minimum Enrollment: 15
Instructor: Ebony Weber
Description: This class is a combination of cardio, toning, boxing, and marital arts set to high-energy music. Basic punching and kicking combinations will be taught along with cardio and toning exercise providing a total body workout. This class is aimed to improve strength, aerobic fitness, flexibility, coordination and balance. All fitness levels are welcome!