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Wellness Works

The Mayor’s Wellness Works Initiative aims to engage employees on the benefits of a healthy lifestyle through the educational, wellness and recreational programs and facilities brought to you by Miami-Dade County. 

The Initiative will provide information, resources and opportunities to all Miami-Dade County Employees to lead a healthy lifestyle and make responsible choices that support mind and body wellness.

Wellness Works Categories

 Wellness Works -- Fun & Fitness

Fun & Fitness
Physical exercise activities to encourage movement and strength training. Activities include:

  • Weightlifting
  • Cardiovascular Activities – Zumba, running, elliptical, walking 
  • Bike Riding/Cycling
 Wellness Works -- Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition
Healthy recipes and nutritional facts. Activities include:

  • Benefits of certain foods 
  • Healthy eating strategies
  • Recipes for a healthy lifestyle
 Wellness Works -- Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness
Educational and recreational activities to benefit the mind, body and emotional well-being. Activities include:

  • Health Fairs
  • Yoga/Pilates and Meditation
  • Acupuncture
  • Financial Planning
  • Weight loss tips
Wellness Works -- Out & About 

Out & About
Activities to get you involved and engaged in your community. Activities include:

  • Fee-Free Play Day @ Deering
  • Historic House Tours 
  • Fairchild’s Free Sundays

Upcoming Events

A Worldly Challenge Awaits You new icon

Turn your daily exercise into a trip around the world. Through the Move Around the World Challenge,PDF which kicks off March 3, as part of the Wellness Works initiative. You’re cordially invited to join your co-workers, track your activity & collectively span the globe. Departments will be tracking participating employees’ workouts and converting them into miles. The top five winners in each department will win a great prize. So if you feel the spirit of friendly competition move you, sign up with your departmental wellness liaison. PDF

Let's get ready to rumble through the concrete jungle!

Step away from your cubicle and into the fun by signing up for the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Run, the annual 5K event taking place at Bayfront Park on April 24. Grab your co-workers, family and friends and join the city’s largest office party. Meet up at the Miami-Dade County tent at 6:45 p.m. Register and you could win a $100 gift card. Read the flyer PDF for details.

2014 Spring Into Wellness Fair new icon

Join us at the Spring Into Wellness Fair will take place on May 15, which coincides with Take Your Child to Work Day! Employees and the community are encouraged to stop by and check out the latest wellness informaiton and trends. Additional details to come.

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Russell Benford
Office of the Mayor, Deputy Mayor
111 NW 1st Street, 29th Floor
Miami, FL 33128
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