Are you interested in yoga, but want a private space with other UC Staff? Our UC Staff only yoga starts again on Thursday 28 Feb – register now and find breathing space again.
The lovely Mel Mortiaux will be teaching a variety of yoga styles (hatha/restorative/yin/gentle flow) – this is a wonderful opportunity to experience a range of styles, in the comfort of our new ZenZone.
The class is limited to just 14 people, so you’ll get close attention and guidance to find the right posture for your body.
The course runs for 8 weeks, on Thursdays at 6.10pm. It’s great value at just $60, and your family/friends/support person are welcome to join also for $90.
And because it’s the same group each week, Mel will be able to shape the class around your needs and progress.
So, what are you waiting for? Sign up at reception today, or give us a call on 369 2433.
For more information contact Danielle Mather or see our website (where you’ll find some other great health and fitness courses).
2018 Vice-Chancellor General Staff Development Awards
Alongside Paul O’Flaherty, Executive Director HR | Kaihautū Matua Pūmanawa Tangata, Dr Rod Carr, Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae presented awards to the following recipients at the ceremony on 30 August 2018:
- Rebecca Hurrell
- Rebecca Warr and Pamela Glover
- Naomi Wilde
- Catherine Woods
- Jace Carson (who was unable to attend)
Held annually, the awards are a chance for our General Staff to be recognised and rewarded for seeking out exceptional professional development opportunities, such as: visits to other higher educational institutions, staff exchanges, specialised training, conferences and more.
Health, Safety & Wellbeing Awards 2018
Dr Rod Carr, Vice-Chancellor | Tumu Whakarae, presented alongside Steve Hunter, Health and Safety Manager, awards to the following recipients at the awards on 30 August 2018:
- Mary Watson
- Library H&S Group (Mushtak Dawood accepted on behalf)
- Michael Sandridge
- Charmaine Atherfold, Julie Stafford and Dave MacPherson
The Awards are designed to reward and encourage staff members to initiate innovative Health & Safety practices within their Department/Unit/College.
Congratulations to all of our winners
- Do you have a current membership to CCC pools/fitness centres?
- Do they know you are UC staff?
Once we have 10 UC staff signed up, we all get 20% off our memberships! All you need to do is email Lou Murray (CCC Rec & Sport Membership Administrator) with your CCC membership number so they can flag you as UC staff. There are already 8 of us, so we just need 2 more people to get the discount. If you are considering becoming a member…read on!
With a multi-membership you can use the pools (including the Swimsmart adult lessons), the fitness centres and the group fitness classes at any of the four CCC Recreation & Sport Centres (Jellie Park, Graham Condon, Pioneer and Taiora QEII). You also receive a free personal programme, which includes a tailored plan to meet your goals, and a free follow-up appointment every 12 weeks.
I am also a member of UC RecCentre and LOVE IT, but find it’s great having a CCC membership as well, because I can use their spas/sauna rooms, pools, and saves money when I want to take the kids swimming during the school holidays. It’s a good option in the weekends because I have a CCC centre close to home. They have flexible payment options too.
Lou has already offered to provide staff some free passes, so you can try before you buy. They are exhibiting at The Fitness Expo on Saturday 6 October at Horncastle Arena where they will have giveaways.
Click here for info about membership options and prices.
Our popular Term 4 Small Group Training (SGT) courses are open for registration, just in time for Spring!
These courses are open to everyone (no membership required), so if you’re looking for a bit of extra motivation during your work week, we might have the perfect solution for you, just over the other side of University Drive!
What is Small Group Training?
- Short 6 week fitness courses, focusing on a specific fitness/mind body discipline. E.g. Boxing, Bootcamp, Yoga etc.
- Our experienced instructors work with you, along with the same small group of people each week in a supportive and energising environment.
- Workouts can be individualised to suit you and your experience, due to the small class size.
- A great way to remain accountable and motivated to reach your health and fitness goals.
What’s on offer for Term 4?
To discover more, click on the courses above.
All sessions are held at the UC RecCentre and commence from week 2 of Term 4.
To sign up…
Just pop into see the Rec Centre reception team, or give us a call on ext 92433 and you can sign up over the phone.
Let us know if you have any questions!