Balance U

Welcome to your 2014 Balance U Wellness Program!

San Jacinto College is excited to announce the new wellness program for 2014!

The College believes that the physical, mental and emotional health of its employees is of the utmost importance.  A comprehensive wellness program is offered to all full-time employees providing a wide variety of activities that educate, support and empower employees to improve and maintain their overall health and well-being through healthy lifestyle choices.

An effective wellness program creates a healthy workplace climate, which encourages teamwork, cooperation, and empowerment of the individual.  Individuals will have a sense of community, a shared vision, and a positive outlook.

  • Effective programs create a culture that encourages wellness.
  • Effective programs work at the group and organizational level to build support for healthful lifestyle choices.
  • Effective programs set clear target objectives and objectives for the health improvement of the worksite.

Research indicates that walking just 30 minutes a day has a variety of positive health effects:

  • 14% reduction in heart disease
  • 40% reduction in breast cancer recurrence and mortality
  • 50% reduction in colorectal cancer recurrence and mortality
  • 25 to 40% reduction in diabetes-related kidney and eye disease
  • 15 to 20% reduction in heart attack and stroke occurrences

Program Information

Already Enrolled? Access the Online Wellness Portal Here

You will have opportunities to participate in various wellness activities for points that can reward you with an incentive at the end of the program. Your new program details are outlined throughout this brochure.

Printable Wellness Program Brochure

Need to Enroll?

Your personal wellness portal contains all of the tools you need to get started on your path to wellness. Once you register, you will have access to Weekly Recipes and Grocery Lists, an Interactive Fitness and Nutrition Planner, Health Risk Assessments, a Weight Tracker, Wellness Calculators and MORE!

IMPORTANT!

In order for your participation to be tracked, you must have a Wellworks For You Online Portal Account.

New Member? Register Now!

  1. Go to www.wellworksforyoulogin.com
  2. Click the link to create an account as a New Member
  3. Enter your COMPANY ID: 10488
  4. Create a Username and Password
  5. Accept the terms of the Consent Form
  6. Enter the required Personal Information

Viewing Participation

Wondering how many points you have earned throughout the year?

  1. Log into your Wellness Portal (www.wellworksforyoulogin.com)
  2. Go to the ‘My Profile’ tab at the top of the page and click ‘ResultsNow’

Please allow at least 4 weeks for participation to be updated in the portal after completing an activity. The General Health\ Assessment and Walking Challenge participation will be updated AFTER the May 1 deadline. If there are any discrepancies with your participation, please contact Pam at p.myers@wellworksforyou.com.

Signing up for Events

Events and activities are listed on your personal Wellness Portal (www.wellworksforyoulogin.com) under ‘My Profile’ and
‘Programs and Events.’ To view extended details about each activity, select ‘Click Here for Details’ next to the event title.

Scheduled
Offering ID

Facilty

Activity

Room #

Day

Date

Start Time

End Time

93602 South Wellness: Personal Self-Defense  - Level 1 S-21.120 F 3/7/2014 1:30 PM 2:30 PM
171602 Central Wellness: Pilates C-18.113 M 3/17/2014 12:00 PM 12:50 PM
89602 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 M 3/17/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
184606 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b M 3/17/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
174602 Central Wellness: Yoga  C-18.113 T 3/18/2014 5:00 PM 6:00 PM
92602 South Wellness: Yoga  S-21.105 T 3/18/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
175603 Central Wellness: Yoga  C-18.113 W 3/19/2014 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
179602 Central Just Get Moving C-18.113 W 3/19/2014 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
128607 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 W 3/19/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
185602 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b W 3/19/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
172602 Central Wellness: Pilates C-18.113 M 3/24/2014 12:00 PM 12:50 PM
128602 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 M 3/24/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
184607 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b M 3/24/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
175602 Central Wellness: Yoga  C-18.113 T 3/25/2014 5:00 PM 6:00 PM
145602 South Wellness: Yoga  S-21.105 T 3/25/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
180602 Central Just Get Moving C-18.113 W 3/26/2014 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
175604 Central Wellness: Yoga  C-18.113 W 3/26/2014 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
128608 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 W 3/26/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
184608 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b W 3/26/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
93604 South Wellness: Personal Self Defense - Level 2 S-21.120 F 3/28/2014 1:30 PM 2:30 PM
172603 Central Wellness: Pilates C-18.113 M 3/31/2014 12:00 PM 12:50 PM
128603 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 M 3/31/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
185603 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b M 3/31/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
173603 Central Wellness: Yoga  C-18.113 T 4/1/2014 5:00 PM 6:00 PM
145603 South Wellness: Yoga  S-21.105 T 4/1/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
179603 Central Just Get Moving C-18.113 W 4/2/2014 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
175605 Central Wellness: Yoga  C-18.113 W 4/2/2014 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
128609 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 W 4/2/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
184609 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b W 4/2/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
80602 South Wellness: Foam Roller Massage S-21.122 F 4/4/2014 1:30 PM 2:30 PM
171603 Central Wellness: Pilates C-18.113 M 4/7/2014 12:00 PM 12:50 PM
128604 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 M 4/7/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
184610 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b M 4/7/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
173604 Central Wellness: Yoga  C-18.113 T 4/8/2014 5:00 PM 6:00 PM
145604 South Wellness: Yoga  S-21.105 T 4/8/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
179604 Central Just Get Moving C-18.113 W 4/9/2014 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
175606 Central Wellness: Yoga  C-18.113 W 4/9/2014 12:00 PM 1:00 PM
128610 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 W 4/9/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
184611 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b W 4/9/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
92604 South Wellness: Personal Self-Defense  - Level 1 S-21.120 F 4/11/2014 1:30 PM 2:30 PM
170603 Central Wellness: Pilates C-18.113 M 4/14/2014 12:00 PM 12:50 PM
128605 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 M 4/14/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
184612 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b M 4/14/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
145605 South Wellness: Yoga  S-21.105 T 4/15/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
181602 Central Just Get Moving C-18.113 W 4/16/2014 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
128611 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 W 4/16/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
184612 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b W 4/16/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
128606 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 M 4/21/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
186602 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b M 4/21/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
145606 South Wellness: Yoga  S-21.105 T 4/22/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
179605 Central Just Get Moving C-18.113 W 4/23/2014 4:00 PM 5:00 PM
128612 South Wellness:  Zumba Fitness S-21.105 W 4/23/2014 4:30 PM 5:30 PM
186603 North Wellness: Yoga  N-16.109b W 4/23/2014 4:45 PM 5:45 PM
91603 South Wellness: Personal Self Defense - Level 2 S-21.120 F 4/25/2014 1:30 PM 2:30 PM
7011 Central Wellness:  Open Cardio Room          
7001 Central Wellness:  Open Weight Room          
7022 North Wellness:  Open Basketball Gym        
7012 North Wellness:  Open Cardio Room N-16.103a        
7002 North Wellness:  Open Weight Room N-16.103b        
7023 South Wellness:  Open Basketball          
7013 South Wellness:  Open Cardio Room          
7033 South Wellness:  Open Tennis          
7003 South Wellness:  Open Weight Room          
7062 North Wellness:  Open Racquetball N-16        
7041 Central Wellness:  Open Walking/Jogging          
7042 North Wellness:  Open Walking/Jogging          
7043 South Wellness:  Open Walking/Jogging          
7051 Central Wellness:  Open Library          

 

It’s simple ‐ accumulate 50 points from February 1, 2014 through May 1, 2014 to earn an incentive! The chart
below outlines all of the different events and activities that you can complete to earn points.

POINTS REQUIRED TO EARN INCENTIVE: 50

Required Activities (You must complete these activities in order to be eligible for the incentive)

Program Point Value Details
General Health Assessment 10 Complete the General Health Assessment on the Wellworks For You Portal by 5/1/14.
Participation will be updated in the portal after the May 1 deadline.

Additional Activities (Earn a minimum of 40 points by completing any activity form the categories below)

Onsite Events/Company Challenges
Program Point Value Details
Onsite Speaker 20 Sign up in Spark. Attendance is taken.
Attend a Balance U sponsored Health Fair 20 Sign participation sheet.
Physical Activity/Healthy Diet
Balance U Classes 20 Attend a minimum of 5 sessions in a Spark registered class. You will receive 20 points for 5 classes. No additional points will be awarded if you exceed 5 sessions.
Race Participation 5 Minimum distance of 5k. Race results must be submitted to Wellness Coordinator. 5 points per race - no limit.
Walking Challenge 20 Must log at least 4000,000 steps by May 1, 2014 in the Wellness Portal. Participation will be updated in the portal after the May 1 deadline.
Lead a Balance U Activity 10 A Balance U appointed person to support groups or activities.
Wellness Check-ins with Wellworks 20 Log 6 weeks of healthy habits on your Check-in Sheets for credit. Details are provided on the Wellness Portal.

 

Your health plan is committed to helping you achieve your best health. Rewards for participating in a wellness program are available to all
employees. If you think you might be unable to meet a standard for a reward under this wellness program, you might qualify for an
opportunity to earn the same reward by different means. Contact us and we will work with you (and if you wish, with your doctor) to find a
wellness program with the same reward that is right for you in light of your health status.

Contact the Balance U Coordinators

Central Campus and District

Kristen Redding
281-998-6150 ext.1860
kristen.redding@sjcd.edu

North Campus

Kory Koehler
281-998-6150 ext. 7157
kory.koehler@sjcd.edu

South Campus

Judy Harrison
281-998-6150 ext. 3261
judy.harrison@sjcd.edu

Administrative Support

Safety, Health and Risk Management Office
281-998-6183
ginger.lambert@sjcd.edu