Georgia Tech

National Employee Health & Fitness Week

Event Details

Date/Time:

  • Monday, May 13, 2013 8:00 am - Friday, May 17, 2013 5:00 pm
Location: Atlanta, GA
Email: gotech@gatech.edu
Fee(s): FREE

For More Information Contact

gotech@gatech.edu

Go T.E.C.H. is hosting a full week of health & fitness related activites for Georgia Tech faculty and staff in conjunction with National Employee Health & Fitness Week. Join us for these FREE events!

FREE Express Fit Class for GT Employees
May 14, 2013 at 12:00pm, Campus Recreation Center Lawn
Go T.E.C.H. will be hosting a FREE ExpressFit class for GT Employees on Tuesday, May 15 starting at 12:00pm. This class is open to all GT Employees (you do not have to be a CRC member to participate but non-members will have to register for the class at the Member Services desk).

Georgia Tech Faculty & Staff Health Fair
May 15, 2013 from 11am - 1:30pm, Student Center Ballroom
Go T.E.C.H. is hosting the Georgia Tech Faculty & Staff Health Fair in the Student Center Ballroom for a fourth consecutive year. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and will have vendors from around the Atlanta area offering their services. The event is completely free and is only for informational and advertising purposes. Vendors will not have their products for sale at the fair. Services at the fair include chair massages, screenings, and fitness demos. Go T.E.C.H.’s mission is to promote healthy living and utilization of resources on and off campus in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

*Health Check health screenings will be available from 9:00am-1:00pm (Student Center Ballroom).
*Additional fees apply, based on the type of health screening.

 

President's Campus Walk
May 16, 2013 at 5:30pm, Meet in the CRC Lobby
Join your department in participating in the President's Campus Walk! All departments on campus are invited to not only participate in the Campus Walk, but to compete with other departments to see which departments will have the most participants. The Campus Walk will take place on Thursday, May 16 at 5:30pm at the entrance of the CRC walk will begin at 5:45pm after a welcome from the President. All participants should register with their department leader prior to the event. The department with the most participants on the day of the event will receive a prize!
Click here to register: http://gotech.gatech.edu/plugins/content/index.php?id=148

If you’re interested in becoming a leader for your department, and would like more information, please contact Elisha Smith at elisha.smith@crc.gatech.edu. For a map of the three different routes (1 mile, 2 mile and 3.14 mile) visit www.gotech.gatech.edu.

FREE Wind Down for the Weekend Yoga for GT Employees
May 17, 2013 at 1:00pm, Hodges Room, Centergy Building, Tech Square
Come out on Friday, May 17 at 1:00 pm and relax away the week's stress! Go T.E.C.H. will be hosting a free yoga class, open to ALL GT Employees, to wrap up the week's events!

Take a Picture of Your Department Being Healthy!
During the week of May 13-17, submit a picture of your department participating in a healthy activity.

Ideas include:
-Meditation Monday: Encourage you staff to take a mental break during the day. 
Try our meditation video: http://www.gotech.gatech.edu/plugins/content/index.php?id=10
-Strength Training Tuesday: Try some exercises at your desk, in a conference room, or come to Go T.E.C.H.’s Free ExpressFit class at the CRC!
- Wellness Wednesday: Go to the Employee Health Fair, bring a healthy snack for your department, or go on a walk!
-Take a Walk Thursday: Bring your department to the President’s Campus Walk!
-Fresh Fruit Friday: Provide fresh fruit snacks to your department for breakfast, lunch, or a small break during the day!

Entries are due by Friday, May 17 at 5:00 pm.  Submit a picture and a brief summary of your department’s activity to gotech@gatech.edu. Pictures will be featured on our Go T.E.C.H. Facebook page and website! During the week of May 20-24, pictures will be posted to our Go T.E.C.H. Facebook page.  The picture with the most likes will win a prize for their department!


For more information about these, or other Go T.E.C.H. events, visit www.gotech.gatech.edu.