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Try a Kids Class or Nourish Recipe

Tomorrow is National Family Health and Fitness Day and Wellbeats invites you and your family to do a fun Wellbeats class together! If you have youn...
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How to Nourish Your Body and Mind

September is Healthy Aging Month – the perfect time to turn the spotlight on our functional nutrition coach Christina Sandok, owner of Prescribe Nutri...
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Weight loss, improved heart rate, and “I feel great”

We love spotlighting how our members fit Wellbeats into their lives.    Murali has been doing Wellbeats exercise and strength training classe...
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Self-Care Strategies And Yoga Education

Self-Care Awareness Month in September is a time to pay attention to how you feel in each moment, communicate clearly, speak up for yourself, and say ...
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“I can tell I’ve gotten stronger”

We love spotlighting how our members fit Wellbeats into their lives.    Marie, an accountant, could tell that she has gotten stronger since s...
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“I needed the exercise classes to relieve stress.”

We love spotlighting how our members fit Wellbeats into their lives. Jodi's motivation: Increase heartrate and relieve stress   Jodi, a Pedia...
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We Cannot Fill Another’s Cup From Our Own Empty Vessel

September is Self-Care Awareness Month, a time to remind us that taking care of ourselves, first and foremost, is essential. Wellbeats Instructor Jan ...
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Activity, Hydration, and Movement Spawn Healthy Bodies and Minds

September is Healthy Aging Month, an annual observance to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. Wellbeats asked our highl...
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“We’re the cheerleaders for Wellbeats”

We love spotlighting how our members fit Wellbeats into their lives. Wendy's motivation: Strengthen upper body for her favorite summer sports   ...
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Celebrating Wellness and Wellbeats’ New Video

August is National Wellness Month, a time to focus on self-care, managing stress, and promoting healthy routines. We agree wholeheartedly with these N...
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Wellbeats Partners with Healbright to Bundle Mental and Physical Wellness Programs

Wellbeats is pleased to announce a partnership with mental wellness provider Healbright to bundle its innovative mental wellness programming into our ...
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Teachers use Wellbeats Classes with their Students

As summer winds down and a new school year approaches, we will feature this month how school districts use Wellbeats for their teachers and staff and ...
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Wellbeats Partnership Benefits Patients and Families

A new agreement gives M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital patients and their families free access to Wellbeats virtu...
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A Day to Chill Out and Relieve Stress

Sunday, August 15, is National Relaxation Day and Wellbeats is totally on board! We can help you relax with our Mind-Body-Renew channel and classes li...
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A Program to Use at Home or on Work Breaks

As summer winds down and a new school year approaches, we will feature this month how school districts use Wellbeats for their teachers and staff and ...
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“I am happy to report I lost 15 pounds!”

We love spotlighting how our members fit Wellbeats into their lives. Tami's motivation: Lose weight and reduce stress Tami, a Senior Loan Officer a...
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Buy Foods Grown Naturally in Peak Season

In honor of National Farmers Market Week (August 1-7), Chef Tommy Hearn, one of our Nourish channel experts, shares tips on shopping local farmers mar...
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To Succeed With Wellbeing, Make Sure All Feel Welcome

Wellbeats CEO Jason Von Bank authored an article published in HR Daily Advisor on Monday, August 2, 2021 Click Here to See the Article Summa...
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More Than 44,500 Total Class Play Minutes

Wellbeats applauds more than 120 companies that joined us throughout June to celebrate Pride Month by playing more than 44,500 total class minutes in ...
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Trim Down and Tone Up for Sturgis Rally

The Sturgis Rally starts on August 6 and thanks to Wellbeats, Vicki feels stronger and more fit as she prepares to participate for the first time. ...
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2004 Summer Olympics: An Epic Experience

Olympian Carrie Tollefson was the only American athlete selected for the Women’s 1500-Meter Event at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece. As th...
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The Many Benefits of Proper Hydration

The peak of summer is an ideal time to feature hydration benefits and ways to incorporate hydrating foods and drinks into our daily routines with Chef...
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Take Wellbeats Classes Together

Research shows that the healthy actions of others rub off on us* and participants gravitate towards the exercise behaviors of those around them**. ...
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Client Spotlight: MultiCare Health System

Reaching more employees with a wider variety of classes Taryn West, Program Manager for the Healthy@Work wellness program at MultiCare Health System,...
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Going Virtual Gives Weight Loss and Fitness Programs Broader Reach

HR Daily Newsletter published an article on Wellbeats July 6th featuring interviews with Wellbeats clients pharmaceutical company Amgen and Fairfax Co...
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Take Wellbeats Outside

Walking, running, sports-readiness and meditation are all great outdoor classes you can do with Wellbeats this summer. And if you don’t have WiFi acce...
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Showing PRIDE Spirit

Thousands of employees from more than 120 companies joined Wellbeats this month and are celebrating Pride Month and calling attention to diversity and...
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Learn the Basics and Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is among Wellbeats’ most popular channels. We offer more than 60 yoga classes including our top-rated and most-played class Gentle Yoga (click to...
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Instructor Spotlight: Jeremiah

Today we spotlight legacy Wellbeats instructor Jeremiah Lewis-Walker, who helped us create the Wellbeats Vibe channel and is also an enthusiastic supp...
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The Right Movements – Consistently

How to prevent injury and how to properly train to improve athletic performance are the focuses of two Wellbeats channels spearheaded by Dr. Grant Nor...
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Look and Feel Your Best

Men’s Health Week is a great opportunity to highlight exercise, nutrition, and mindfulness classes to help men – and their sons – look and feel their ...
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New Channel: Athletic Performance

Attention serious athletes: this Wellbeats channel is for you. Learn how to improve speed, agility, and explosiveness with sports performance class...
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Pause and Reflect on Living Well

Tomorrow, June 12, is Global Wellness Day. Wellbeats supports this celebration dedicated to living well! The main aims of the day are: To reco...
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Channel Spotlight: Office Breaks

Fifty quick and effective classes have been refreshed or added to the popular Wellbeats Office Breaks channel – just in time to participate in the “Gi...
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Show Your Pride

This year, Pride Month (the month of June) means a whole lot more to Jaime Burnham (she/her), Wellbeats’ Regional Vice President of Corporate Sales, a...
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Jarred’s Wellbeats Story for Men’s Health Month

It's Men's Health Month. To honor this national observance focused on encouraging boys, men, and their families to practice healthy living decisions, ...
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Run and Walk with Strides Channel to Reduce Stress

It’s Global Running Day and Wellbeats is excited to spotlight Olympian Carrie Tollefson, the Run Lead and Coach of Wellbeats’ Strides Channel. ...
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Healthy Ways to Cope with Stress

“Tools 2 Thrive” is the theme of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, with a focus on helping people find healthy ways to cope with stress. Wellbeats...
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Wellbeats at Work

It’s National Employee Health and Fitness Day. Wellbeats is delighted to help promote the importance of fitness and a healthy diet. One of the greates...
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Focus on Mental Wellbeing

It’s National Mental Health Awareness Month and Wellbeats encourages employees and their families to focus on calming the mind with intention. Our med...
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Wellbeats welcomes Andrea Williamson

Wellbeats is pleased to announce that Andrea Williamson has joined our team as Regional Sales Director. This is a case when both employer and e...
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Make Health a Priority

It’s National Women’s Health Week and Wellbeats offers exercise, nutrition, and mindfulness classes to help women stay healthy and strong. According t...
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Help employees improve focus, reduce stress with mindfulness

Mindfulness is a timely topic for Mental Health Awareness Month. HR Daily Advisor published an article by Wellbeats Mindfulness Instructor Chance York...
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Wellbeats named Best Overall Fitness Technology Company

Wellbeats has been named the Best Overall Fitness Technology Company in the fifth annual MedTech Breakthrough Awards presented by MedTech Breakthrough...
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Wellbeats Client Spotlight: Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation

Wellness program expands and goes digital When Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation went to self-funded insurance in 2015, Nancy Stobbe recognize...
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So now what? What’s the new normal?

Wellbeats has released a new whitepaper with current statistics on the factors driving post-Covid corporate wellness. Key Insights: "Even before...
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Wellbeats Instructor Spotlight: Meet Chance!

Wellbeats is excited to introduce our new mindfulness instructor, Chance York. “I got involved in the yoga/mindfulness industry as a natural extens...
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It’s a New Day for Employee Well-Being Options

Wellbeats CEO Jason Von Bank authored an article in HR Daily Advisor on World Health Day, Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Click Here to See the Article ...
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#wellbeatsforall

Wellbeats is a global community. We want to reflect this inside our walls as well as within the content used to support our members, and we understand...
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Introducing Spanish Subtitles

Now Spanish-speaking employees can more easily take Wellbeats fitness, nutrition, and mindfulness classes! Spanish subtitles were added to our 50 m...
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Wellbeats Debuts New Injury Prevention Channel

Wellbeats is excited to introduce a brand-new channel that many customers have been asking for! Circuit-style classes to strengthen your muscles in...
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Wellbeats Instructor Spotlight: Meet Nicole!

Wellbeats is thrilled to welcome Nicole Lovald to our team of highly certified and relatable instructors! “I have been teaching yoga for more than ...
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Wellbeats Debuts New Mind-Body-Renew Channel for Meditation and Restorative Yoga

Take a break to recharge, refocus, and renew with the Wellbeats Mind-Body-Renew Channel! This channel includes NEW meditation and restorative yoga ...
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Wellbeats Client Spotlight: Global Pharmaceutical Company

On-demand fitness “a homerun” for field sales A world renown pharmaceutical company producing a COVID-19 vaccine piloted Wellbeats with employees at ...
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Wellbeats Instructor Spotlight: Meet Lynnea!

Wellbeats is excited to spotlight one of its newest instructors to the team: meet Lynnea Doublette! Lynnea is a certified group fitness trainer thr...
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Sweating for a Cause: Wellbeats Partners with HopeKids MN

Working out could benefit more than the waistline this February, thanks to Wellbeats and HopeKids MN. St. Louis Park-based Wellbeats, a leading provid...
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Wellbeats Introduces New Guided Cardio Channel to its Members

Blast through your next sweat session with Wellbeats Guided Cardio! Guided Cardio is a new channel providing a unique workout experience for Wellbe...
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Introducing 2 New Employees: Meet Becky and Lauren!

Becky joins Wellbeats with over 15 years of professional experience in wellness, sales, and marketing. She has assisted in the development of sales te...
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Wellbeats Client Spotlight: Minneapolis Public Schools

Wellbeats is the "missing link" that enables greater fitness and wellbeing at home The Minneapolis Public Schools, with about 6,200 teachers and staf...
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Wellbeats Introduces New Ways to Connect and Workout with Others Virtually

With limited social interaction and more employees working from home, it can be challenging to maintain the same level of team morale and company cult...
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Kitchen Confidence: Help Employees Hone Cooking Skills to Improve Health

By Chef Daniel Green HR Management & Compliance Workday eating looks dramatically different today than it did this time last year. With mor...
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Wellbeats Launches 19 New Workouts and Recipes

19 new classes are now live on Wellbeats! This release includes: Vegetarian recipes packed with nutrients and flavor, including Butternut Squash ...
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Wellbeats Adds 16 New Workouts to Help Relieve Holiday Stress

Looking for a way to take time for yourself? Wellbeats is releasing 16 brand-new workouts to help you relieve some stress this holiday season. This...
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Fuel Your Day with New At-Home Recipes on Wellbeats

Looking for more quick and healthy dishes to try at home? Wellbeats is releasing 7 new nutrition education and recipes to make it easier to fuel your ...
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Minneapolis Public Schools Engages a Diverse Workforce in Health and Wellbeing with Wellbeats

Well-breaks Wednesday: Minneapolis Public Schools Spotlight With over 6,300 faculty members Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) discovered a new way t...
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Wellbeats CEO Jason Von Bank Discusses an Ecosystem Approach to Employee Wellbeing

Wellbeing: An Ecosystem Approach Wellbeats CEO Jason Von Bank shares key insights and strategies for promoting total wellbeing in the latest webina...
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Take a Trip Around the World from Home with New Recipes

Take a trip around the world from home! You can now recreate even more healthy and authentic recipes from around the globe, including: Chicken Sa...
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Vitality Launches First-of-its-Kind Health and Wellness Marketplace for Employers Featuring Wellbeats

Vitality Gateway Flex provides organizations with a new level of benefits choice, and the ability to respond to employees’ changing and diverse needs ...
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Change Is in the Air: Wellbeats Adds 14 New Classes This Fall

Ready to try something new this fall? Wellbeats recently added 14 new classes to its platform, including workouts for all interests and abilities. ...
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Wellbeats Adds New Vegetarian-Friendly Recipes

Calling all vegetarians! Wellbeats recently added new vegetarian-friendly recipes to the platform, along with nutrition education classes taught by ne...
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Wellbeats’ CFO Jill Ross Selected as MSPBJ’s CFO of the Year

Exciting news: Wellbeats’ own Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Jill Ross, has recently been selected as Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal’s 2020 CFO...
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How to Keep Kids Active During Times of Uncertainty

How do you keep kids motivated to break away from technology and get moving? What are ways to make fitness activities both fun and engaging? These ...
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15 New Ways to Destress with Wellbeats

15 new classes just dropped on Wellbeats! Whether you're looking to blow off steam in a high-energy strength training and cardio workout or unwind wit...
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Sweating for a Cause: Wellbeats Proudly Supports Families of HopeKids in Virtual Do-What-You-Can-K Event

Restoring hope - one stride at a time! On Saturday, August 29, the Wellbeats team proudly walked (and even biked!) outdoors to help support the famili...
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Wellbeats Selected as One of “World’s Greatest” Companies

Wellbeats makes its TV debut! The on-demand virtual fitness company was recently nominated to appear as one of the "World's Greatest" companies in the...