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POSTEDDec 19
WCSD is proud to annouce a partnership with WW: All Full time and Part time employees can sign up for a WW membership at a discounted price. When you join WW, you can lose weight and build healthy habits with a science-backed program that fits your life.   The easy-to-use app has the tools you need,...
POSTEDDec 15
View the attachments for the 24/7 nurseline and telemedicine services available to everyone with Medical Mutual or Aultcare through the Stark County Schools COG.  
Spring Water Tracker Challenge

The results are in congratulations to Beth Hart for winning the Spring Water Tracker Challenge!

 

The challenge will start Monday, May 18th and run through Sunday, May 31st.

Your goal is 64 ounces of water per day. Enter by keeping up with your water intake on the Spring Water Tracker spreadsheet on googledocs.

Final entries are due by Wednesday, June 3rd. Winner will be announced on Friday, June 5th.  All entries who track their water for the two weeks will be entered into a drawing to win a Staff Wellness T-Shirt and Sports towel.

 
 Contact wstr_hdennis@woostercityschools.org for questions. 

 

Learn about Staff Fitness Classes and Instructors

Open Courts – Have fun on open courts at the Gault from 3:00 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.: Mondays will be volleyball, Tuesdays Indoor Soccer, and Fridays will be basketball.


BootCamp – Full-body workout posted online - Mondays/Wednesdays/Fridays (Email Heather to join the group or follow the link below). The workout is designed with a mixture of cardio, DB’s, and Bodyweight that you can complete at the Gault or modify for home. Workout is sent around 11:00 a.m.


Strength-N-Stretch – Class will incorporate heart-healthy, mobility-enhancing movement with body awareness.  We will add resistance through dumbbells, repetition, and bodyweight exercises to build strength and confidence.  30 minutes of class will be focused on movement and strength training, with the final 15 minutes focused on core strength, stretching, and relaxation through easy-to-follow yoga sequences.  Please bring a mat if you have one!  Weights will be available, but you could easily do this class without them.


Woo-Kix –A group fitness class that is considered a low or high impact, high-intensity workout that can burn 500-600 calories in just one hour. Punching and kicking to a variety of high energy music is a fun way to work out while burning fat and calories for all levels of fitness. Cardio Kickboxing is a total-body workout, you can save time by combining your workouts in just one routine... Cardiovascular and respiratory fitness, flexibility, strength building, endurance, core and body composition are all covered with just one workout.


Zumba - Is a total body workout, mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie burning dance fitness party. Many call Zumba "exercise in disguise" because it is so much fun, it doesn't feel like you're working out! Let those Latin and World Rhythms take you over and burn a load of calories. You will have a boost of energy and feel awesome each time you that you attend. No dance experience needed, just a desire to have fun and feel the beat!


Yoga - Bring your life into balance with Yoga! Explore how to move your body more mindfully to support your fitness goals, and breathe deeply to dissipate stress. Yoga is the perfect complement to any exercise or wellness program! Classes will cater to all levels. BRING YOUR MAT!

Try These FREE At Home Workouts From WW

Desperately missing your gym or favorite fitness class? A home workout can improve your mood, boost your energy levels, and help you feel less stir-crazy when you’re cooped up at home.

The best part: Your options are abundant. Gyms, boutique fitness companies, and trainers are actively posting free workouts online, most of which require just a little bit of space and little or no equipment. 

Check out this list of free virtual workouts available right now at https://www.weightwatchers.com/us/blog/fitness/free-workouts-to-stream

About WCSD Wellness Program

Our mission of the Wooster City School District's Wellness Program is to provide resources so that all our employees can maintain healthy, happy lifestyles.

About Wooster, OH

Wooster, Ohio, home to 26,540 residents and counting, is a lively hub for innovation, business, and entertainment. Serving as the county seat and dairy capital of the State, the community boasts an excellent school system, a vibrant downtown, three colleges, a world-class community-owned hospital, a portfolio of growing businesses serving the global economy, and a network of volunteers and organizations dedicated to helping individuals succeed.

Named one of Ohio's Best Hometowns in 2017, Wooster continues to be one of Ohio's most innovative and exciting communities to live, work, and visit!