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Class Offerings

Managing Your Health

Join wellness class instructor Katy for an in-depth, sequential process to focus on a different area of mindfulness each week. You will receive handouts with tools for practice, data and reflection questions. Katy offers weekly follow-up emails (optional) with practice suggestions and meditation ideas. Join her for two meditations per session and opportunities to meet new co-workers.

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Wednesdays, January 22-March 11, 2020
 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4
         

 

Join wellness class instructor Katy for an in-depth, sequential process to focus on a different area of mindfulness each week. You will receive handouts with tools for practice, data and reflection questions. Katy offers weekly follow-up emails (optional) with practice suggestions and meditation ideas. Join her for two meditations per session and opportunities to meet new co-workers.

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Every other Wednesday throughout 2020 starting January 22, 2020
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4
         

 

This is a reality -based presentation on what you need to do to lose weight.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2020
 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4
       

 

Are you ready to start living a healthy lifestyle? We will discuss the habits of healthy people and give you strategies for your transition to a healthier you.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4

Being present and mindful can be difficult with the business of life, but incorporating a few skills can have a profound affect on your well-being!

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Friday, February 21, 2020
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Webb Building, Room 4.I.4

Theresa Grove of OHR Benefits explains your city benefits and answers your questions. This is a great opportunity for new hires to receive an overview of the City and County of Denver’s benefits and ask questions. The focus will be primarily for new hires, but all employees are welcome. Reservations are not required.

Mondays, 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.
Webb Building, Room 1.F.4

Every other Wednesday, 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
DEN, rotates between AOB and AIM 
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Every other Wednesday, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Castro Building, OHR Offices, 4th Floor
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One Wednesday per month, 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. 
FAAD Taylor, 1st Floor Conference Room
FAAD East, Room 1031
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Relax and unwind with some stretching and breathing exercises! Kate or Sam will guide you as you unwind in this free yoga session. Don’t worry if you can’t touch those toes! The class will focus more on what you CAN do! Yoga builds heat in the body, stretches and releases the muscles and helps calm the chatter in our busy minds. Build focus and cultivate balance inside and out.

Every Wednesday
Castro Building, third floor conference room

Three sessions available:

  • 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Lunch Yoga with Kate
  • 12:15 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Lunch Yoga with kate
  • 4:45 p.m.-5:45 p.m. After Work Yoga with Sam

 
Managing Your Finances

Back by popular demand! Learn the secrets of reducing your taxable income, break down the federal tax reporting system, and remove the mystery of the tax return. You’ll also find out how to use deductions and exemptions to reduce your taxes, discover simple changes to what you’re already doing, and identify the four strategies to save tax dollars. Attending this webinar will earn you 35 points in Vitality’s Financial Health category! After registering, a link to access the webinar will be sent to you closer to the date of the event.

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
         

 

 

Join the Denver Employees Retirement Plan (DERP) staff to learn more about your future retirement benefits. RSVP’s are not required, but DERP staff will prepare and present an estimate of your retirement benefits to you at the meeting if you RSVP by email or phone 303.839.5419. If you cannot attend the meeting, visit DERP’s website for more information. The Frequently Asked Questions page has answers to specific questions. 

Wednesday, February 12, 2020
 Webb Building, Room 4.G.2, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Retirement is an important phase of life – one that requires significant financial planning. To assist City and County of Denver employees in retirement planning, Denver Employees Retirement Plan (DERP) produced a video series to provide an overview of planning for financial security in your retirement years.  The series focuses on the three main sources of income in retirement:

You can view the series in its entirety (54 minutes) or each section individually (12 - 13 minutes each).

 
 

Denver D with Benefits & Wellness Denver Office of Human Resources

Manage Your Health and Your Finances

See your primary care physician whenever possible. Your physician has easy access to your records, knows the bigger picture of your health, and may even offer same-day appointments. When seeing your physician is not possible, it’s important to know your quick care options to find the place that’s right for you and help avoid financial surprises. Keep these resources handy, so that you are prepared:

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Denver Wellness questions?

Call: 720.913.5690
Email: wellness@denvergov.org
Visit: Webb Building, 4th Floor (next to Benefits)

Stay tuned for more information about our new wellness champion network.