GROW - GWAEA Renewing Our Well-being

Coloring Books

Adult Coloring Books
Looking for a break from stress? Grant Wood AEA's GROW Committee offers coloring supplies in the break rooms
Available supplies include coloring sheets, markers, crayons, and colored pencils.

What are you waiting for? Sit down and color stress away.


GROW - Chair Massages

Chair Massage Schedule
Cedar Rapids: Jan. 23, Feb. 20. Contact Stacy Murphy to schedule.
Coralville: Contact Sue Heath for the registration link.


GWAEA GROW - Gardening

Grant Wood AEA Garden
The GWAEA garden is a wonderful, shaded area on the north side of the Sixth St. building near the walking trail.
GWAEA staff provide care and support for the GWAEA garden.

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Phone Apps
Thanks to Kelli Robertson, GWAEA autism consultant and member of the GROW Committee, for sharing apps that promote wellness and wellbeing.

Lunch and Learn

"Lunch and Learn Videos"
Members of the agency's GWAEA GROW committee facilitate "Lunch and Learn" sessions with local presenters.
Join us for the Lunch and Learn on Jan. 10, 2019: A Fresh Start for the New Year with Kim Proctor, Hy-Vee Dietitian.

Archive video sessions

Wellness Challenge

Join the 10 Week Wellness Challenge - Now FREE
You've seen information from the GROW committee in The Bulletin Board about the 10 week wellness challenge, and now the opportunity to get moving and improve your personal wellness just got cheaper. Take the first step in participating in this program by completing this form by THIS FRIDAY, Jan. 11, 2019.

Join the fun! Contact Stacy Murphy, ext. 6888 or Nicole Clymer, ext. 6757, with any questions.


Yoga Club

Yoga Club at Grant Wood AEA
Mondays and Thursdays at 4:30 p.m.
Media Center (outside the Glass Classroom)
There is no fee or sign-up required to join. Come when your schedule allows. Tara Johannsen and Cathy Kearns will facilitate the weekly sessions with the assistance of yoga DVDs and YouTube.

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Mindfulness 101
This opportunity is supported through the agency's GROW Committee. The class is designed to help you cultivate your inner resources through mindfulness meditation practices to respond more skillfully to stress and find greater ease and peace of mind. GWAEA Professional Learning offers registration for Mindfulness 101: Changing Your Relationship with Stress.