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Our events are about building a strong sense of community and promoting lifelong healthy habits

We’re excited to once again offer our Wellness Wednesday sessions. These sessions cover a variety of topics with experts providing valuable insights and practical tips to guide you on your wellness journey.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2024

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Claudia Gulia will guide you through some workplace-friendly chair yoga to balance the effects of sitting and relieve the stiffness and stress. You will learn techniques that can help you relax at work without changing your clothes or bringing equipment, and to use at home to refresh your body and mind.

headshot of Claudia GuliasABOUT OUR GUEST:

Originally from Mexico, Claudia Gulias was a stay at home mom for more than 10 years before she sought out yoga for spiritual guidance and to address some health issues. She has experienced an incredible transformation, not only physical but mentally, and she is eager to share it with her students. Claudia received her RYT-200 hour certification in Power Vinyasa in 2014, and she is also certified in Restorative, Yin, and Piyo, as well as a Professional Yoga Therapist.

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

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Proper nutrition plays a crucial role in exercise recovery, just as important as stretching. In this week’s Wellness Wednesday, join Jen Vattimo and Chelsea Mock as they share how to make nutrition a part of your life. Discover how meal planning can streamline your weekly routine, saving you both time and money. Don’t miss this opportunity to fuel your body, boost your wellness, and elevate your overall health.


Jen Dougherty is an experienced dietician with an extensive background in nutritional counseling, wellness programs, and clinical care. After obtaining her degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, she went on to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN). Jenn is passionate about empowering individuals to make informed choices about their health and is dedicated to creating customized nutrition plans that promote overall wellness and optimize physical performance.

headshot of Chelsea MockABOUT OUR GUEST:

Chelsea Mock is a dedicated athlete who earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from the University of Delaware. With a lifelong passion for health and fitness, Chelsea has spent the last eight years encouraging healthy nutrition habits and acting as a Head Coach in CrossFit for Riv Athletics.

Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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Feeling financially empowered starts with feeling informed. This Wellness Wednesday, learn how to make the most of your money with our Danita Yetter from GEBA. Join us for actionable tips and strategies to manage your finances with confidence!

headshot of Danita YetterABOUT OUR GUEST:

Danita Yetter is a financial consultant and a Certified Financial Planner professional who joined GEBA in March 2021. She began her career in 2020 at Prudential’s career development program advancing to the financial advisor level.  With a passion to help others that serve, Danita volunteered as a part-time caseworker at the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society from 2016 to 2019 offering financial counseling and emergency loan assistance. As a former speech-language pathologist with 15 years of experience, Danita understands the dynamics of families with special needs and the importance of planning for your life’s journey.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

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Combat the effects of all-day sitting, tackles bad posture, and helps prevent common issues like carpal tunnel and neck strain as Dr. Kiersten McCartney guides you through a series of five sets of desk-friendly exercises. No need for fancy equipment – you can do these stretches right from your chair! Learn how to incorporate these movements throughout your workday to stay energized, improve circulation, and boost your overall well-being.

Dr. Kiersten McCartneyABOUT OUR GUEST:

Dr. Kiersten McCartney is a runner, athlete, and scientist, and the spirit of sport and dedication needed to excel at any physical level captivates her. During her first undergraduate exercise science class things ‘clicked’, she had found her space, which led to earning a masters degree in Kinesiology. After spending over 3 years as a personal trainer, group fitness instructor, and full-time clinical exercise physiologist at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, Kiersten knew pursuing a Doctorate of Physical Therapy would further her knowledge and open up more opportunities to grow in this field. She has found a niche in combining her love of sport with her intense curiosity of the science of the human body, working to explore our individual potentials, no matter what our beginning is. Together she uses these to help others, like you, achieve their sport, health, and fitness goals.

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Programs


Age is just a number when it comes to brain health! Join Dr. Vonetta Dotson, a renowned neuropsychologist, author, and speaker, for a dive into the science of memory and aging. This session explores the research behind keeping your mind sharp, not just for older adults, but for everyone. Dr. Dotson will unveil practical strategies you can implement at any age, supported by the latest scientific findings. Whether you’re looking to prevent cognitive decline or simply optimize your brainpower, this session offers valuable insights to help you stay mentally fit and focused for years to come.

headshot of Dr. Vonetta DotsonABOUT OUR GUEST:

Dr. Vonetta Dotson is a neuropsychologist, author, and speaker. She completed her doctoral training in clinical psychology at the University of Florida in 2006 with a specialization in neuropsychology and a certificate in gerontology. She is a licensed psychologist in the state of Georgia, and her career has focused on teaching, providing clinical care, and conducting research related to brain health and aging. Dr. Dotson is also a professor at Georgia State University, a Senior Project Scientist for Behavioral Health at NASA for KBR, and author of the book “Keep Your Wits About You: The Science of Brain Maintenance as You Age”. Additionally, she is the Founder and President of her startup, CerebroFit, which provides services to empower people in the community to live a brain-healthy lifestyle.