Staff and Research Associates, there is a new earlier deadline to submit your Professional Development Fund claims: March 5. Managers must approve by March 12.

Free movement activities

Fitting physical activity into our day can be a challenge, especially when working from home. If you are looking for ways to increase movement, check out these 5 free resources.

Sign-Up for a FREE Class Pass Membership!

UBC Recreation is offering faculty and staff a one-month free trial for ClassPass (if you are a first-timer)! Already have a ClassPass account? Enjoy UBC’s corporate rates, exclusive for UBC faculty & staff! ClassPass is a fitness membership that gets you access to awesome studios in your neighborhood as well as online classes. Enroll here and use code: MOVEUBC2

Try a free yoga class

Attend a gentle hatha yoga session with Kendra Coupland on February 19, February 26 or March 5. Kendra is certified and registered with Yoga Alliance International as a 500HR RYT and T.I.M.E. Meditation Teacher.

Enroll in the UBC Okanagan Staff and Faculty Movement Break Challenge

Small changes can have a big impact when it comes to reducing sedentary behavior and increasing physical activity. This challenge invites you to plan for, implement and engage with movement during your day to increase your faculty, department or unit’s total movement breaks. Move with your work colleagues, students, family and friends. The best part? It’s free, simple and you’ll have a chance to win great prizes! Enroll here.

Join a free IG Live Movement Break with Featured Discounts

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday on @ubcrec for an Instagram Live movement break led by some of the greatest instructors in Vancouver! Check out the schedule and enjoy discounts to awesome studios.  

Attend a free Move UBC movement class or workshop

Move UBC is a university-wide annual initiative to increase physical activity and reduce the time students, staff, faculty and the UBC community spend sitting. Check out the calendar for free events during the month of February.


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