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OISE Wellness

STAFF & FACULTY WELLNESS

The wellbeing of our community, including staff & faculty, is one of OISE's top priorities. We are working hard to enhance our wellness programming in response to our community's diverse needs, particularly during these challenging and uncertain times. OISE is committed to promoting learning and practice opportunities that contribute to both individual and collective healing and change.


OISE's Spring Wellness Day

Registration is now open for OISE’s Spring Wellness Day on June 20, 2022.

We encourage you to participate in as many activities as you find interesting between 10:00am-4:00pm on June 20, 2022. On offer is a range of sessions that align with the feedback we heard from the community through the recent OISE Wellness survey. The schedule of activities include:

  • 10:00am: Deskercise 101 – Exercises to Reduce Pain while Sitting | Dr. Nekessa Remy, DC RAc.
  • 11:00am: Sleep Hygiene | Dr. Jenny Rogojanski
  • 12:00pm-2:00pm: Personal Wellness Break | Dedicated time for participants to practice wellness in their own way
  • 2:00pm: Food, Nutrition & Your Health | Kristine Faza, CNP
  • 3:00pm: Gardening, Landscaping & Wellness | Sharon Bowler, OHA

By registering, you will also be entered into a draw to win an OISE wellness prize pack.

Register at: https://utoronto.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMkdOmpqTgiGdVHtTnEMp8N5INZ_JkqV4vU

We look forward to seeing you at these sessions.


Staff & Faculty Wellness Program

The Staff & Faculty Wellness program is an opportunity for staff and faculty to become aware of, develop knowledge about, and practice mindfulness for their overall health and well being. The program is intended to improve one's general well-being to impact both their professional and personal lives. 
 
Successful candidates will have attended at least 5 or more Lunch & Learn sessions and 10 weekly practice or monthly Community of Practice opportunities. Attendance will be verified using Zoom attendance reports. 
 
 
To complete the program, complete the Attendance Record (including the Goals and Reflection section) to oise.wellness@utoronto.ca.

Successful staff and faculty who complete the program will receive a $25 Indigo Gift Card.

Download the Attendance Record