Living Well @ Western

Whether you are a Western essential employee on campus, or working from home during these challenging days, we hope you will stay active and be well.  We found some resources that you might enjoy, to keep you active and support you in the coming weeks. 

Western Campus Recreation

Looking for ways to stay active while staying at home and working on social distancing? Sports and Recreation wants our Mustangs to be able to stay active, so our Western Campus Recreation Fitness is going LIVE on Instagram @Western_Rec with daily classes. 

Employee and Family Assistance Plan (EFAP)

Your EFAP services with Morneau Shepell continue to be available to you and your family. Counsellors are available to provide support through telephone, videoconference, secure email and chat. 

Lift by LifeWorks

Learn how to access custom developed training sessions created by the world’s best trainers. Lift by LifeWorks, by Morneau Shepell provides a full suite of fitness offerings without ever stepping outside your house. 

Our Wellness Hub

Join members of our community for some fitness/wellness fun from anywhere you can get comfortable. Choose from activities like Zumba, Yoga, Meditation, Aerobics and Strength classes. The majority of classes are streamed through Zoom Conferencing or Instagram Live. Class schedules and updates can be found on their Facebook or Instagram page.

Fit4Less YouTube Channel

Fit4Less is a Canadian chain of fitness gyms that is currently providing free fitness videos through their YouTube channel. No membership required.

Fitness Blender YouTube Channel 

Gain access to over 600 full length workout videos for free.  There is something for everyone – from beginner to workout warrior. Most of these workouts require little to no equipment and can be done from the office or home.

MelO Wellness YouTube Channel 

Join Melissa as she guides you through a variety of Yoga sessions like Restorative Yoga, Gentle Flow (Prenatal Friendly), and Power Up. New videos will be posted weekly.  

Tee's Workouts

Looking for a fun cardio workout to do at home? Join "Tee" for half-hour workouts that are gauranteed to get your heart rate up, burn calories, and strengthen your muscles.    

The Happiness Lab Podcast 

Based on the psychology course she teaches at Yale – the most popular class in the university’s 300-year history – Dr. Laurie Santos will take you through the latest scientific research and share inspiring stories. There are 21 episodes to choose from, including bonus episodes related to the Coronavirus.


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