Wellness Workshop

We take a strategic approach from our initial consult through the design and calibration of any learning solution.

Our focused training programs are:

  • Customized around your learning and development objectives.
  • Interactive creating a personalized experience for all participants.
  • Priced based on scope and duration of a program.

KGA’s Training Portfolio and Coaching: Contact Wynne Meyer – Meyer@kgreer.com


Family/Parenting

Better Sleep for Parents and Kids

Presenter: Rick Clerici
Cost: $600

This presentation addresses the sleep needs of both adults and children. Children between birth and fifth grade are sleeping up to two hours less per night than recommended. Attendees will learn about the recommended amounts of sleep for children of various ages between birth and teenage years. We will discuss the obstacles to children's sleep and the solutions that will make a difference. Plus, learn a guided relaxation exercise teaches techniques for initiating sleep and returning to sleep.


Optimal Health and Resiliency in Children

Presenter: Katherine McHugh
Cost: $800

As parents and caregivers, we often wonder and worry about what the short and long-term effects of the pandemic, social challenges and other seismic shifts in our world will be on our children. This webinar provides strategies and practices to strengthen our children’s abilities (and our own) to be resilient and to thrive amidst it all.  We’ll discuss development responses and concerns from birth up to age 25. Join us to:
 
  • Foster mental, emotional and physical health in children of all ages
  • Understand the dynamics of creating and sustaining positive social relationships
  • Become aware and compassionate of our own inner ‘landscape’
  • Discover the best way to respond and parent during times of uncertainty and change 

Exercises and resources for children of all ages are provided.

Parenting Power Hour

Presenter: Soutiens
Cost: $800

Parenting Power Hour is a fun, interactive forum that allows parents to share ideas and receive take-a-ways that they can implement to help with work/family balance. We will engage in short, topic-based conversations that are designed to help build connections with other parents, explore parenting questions, and gain tips and tricks to help as they navigate becoming working parents. After the event, attendees will receive a compilation of tips and ideas to implement.


Positive Parenting Tips

Presenter: Joani Geltman
Cost: $800

This workshop will explore the concept of “positive parenting” (positive discipline) – approaches that foster self-esteem in young children and confidence in your parenting skills. It’s about having a positive plan of action – a plan that articulates your family’s values, identifies discipline techniques that work, and encourages family fun. Bring your stories from the front lines of parenting. Participants will:

  • Learn to use the power of understanding to get your children ready to listen and accept
  • Discover the strategies of ritual, routine and rehearsal 
  • Identify successful methods for setting limits

The Sandwich Generation

Presenter: Gail Parsons
Cost: $1000

Sixty-four percent of elder caregivers are working full or part-time. More than forty percent also care for children under 18. If you feel the pressure, this practical workshop is for you. If this doesn’t sound like you today, it might very soon. Plan ahead! Participants will:

  • Learn ideas to help find balance, harmony, and success in both personal and professional life
  • Discover resources to support this challenging time of life

Working Families

Presenter: Joani Geltman
Cost: $1000

Managing a career and a family often feels like working two full-time jobs. Squeezing in a family life in a few short hours a day needs structure and organization. In this workshop you will learn how to:

  • Understand your child’s needs for the beginning and the end of their day.
  • Develop structures and strategies that address your child’s developmental needs as well as the overall needs of the family. 
  • Learn the power of consistency in executing the daily trials raising children with working parents. Morning, pickup, meal and bedtime rituals.

Financial/Legal

ID Theft Protection 101

Presenter: CLC
Cost: $700

In today’s digital world, someone becomes a victim of identity theft every two seconds. In this workshop, our Fraud Resolution Specialist will share tips on how to build a wall of defense against identity thieves and how to lessen the impact when victimized. Together, let’s pull back the curtain and reveal how fraudsters attempt to steal our data.

I Want to Buy a House

Presenter: MySecure Advantage
Cost: $700

Buying a home can be an achievable goal if you do your research and plan for all the expenses associated with both purchasing and maintaining a home. We’ll walk you through the different types of mortgage loans, review what lenders are looking for, and what costs you can expect from the closing process. With proper planning, your home can bring you joy for years to come!

Managing Your Debt

Presenter: Jimmy Becker
Cost: $700

In this session we will focus on the best strategies for repaying consumer debts and creating sustainable spending behaviors to build savings. When we are able to manage our debt, we can feel a great sense of relief. Once we feel comfortable with our spending plans and start saving, our future selves thank us. Being free of these burdens allows us to begin to be a happier, healthier and more productive person. 

Money Basics: Let’s Build a Plan

Presenter: MySecure Advantage
Cost: $700

If you want to feel confident about your personal finances, consider following a plan that has four components: controlling spending, managing debt, prioritizing savings and maintaining excellent credit. Losing focus on any of these disciplines can add risk to your life. This workshop explains the importance of each component of your plan and helps you get started.

Saving, Spending and Budgeting

Presenter: Jimmy Becker
Cost: $700

This workshop is for adults who want to improve their personal finance decision-making skills. The goal is to minimize anxiety and maximize comfort around financial literacy. The specific topics we cover are:

  • Budgeting – why have one and how to do so
  • Healthy spending and saving – developing sustainable strategies to consistently save and make good spending choices
  • Retirement saving – understanding how much to save and where to do so
  • Financial institutions – understanding fees, loans, credit cards, credit scores, and
  • Credit reports

The Basics of Estate Planning

Presenter: Dan Williams
Cost: $1000

Through this workshop you will develop a better understanding of the documentation needed for successful Estate Planning. If you fail to plan you plan to fail! You will learn the many terms that describe will planning, guardianships and trusts. The session will cover costs, and pros and cons of various estate planning options, especially the importance of having the following documents in place:

  • Will
  • Beneficiary form
  • Health Care Proxy
  • Revocable Living Trust
  • Durable Power of Attorney

Understanding Social Security

Presenter: Dan Williams
Cost: $1000

One of the most critical financial decisions in your lifetime will be how and when to claim Social Security. Did you know that over 70% of Americans do not leverage the rules to get all the retirement benefits available to them? In this session, you will learn strategies to get the most from your Social Security benefits, including:

  • When to file for Social Security – the financial impact of filing early vs. full retirement age
  • What to consider when planning for spousal, survivor and divorced benefits
  • Buy-back strategies, reduction strategies and coordination with other retirement plans

Healthy Living

Atomic Habits: Tiny Changes, Remarkable Results

Presenter: Katherine McHugh
Cost: $800

The seed of every habit is a single, tiny decision. Atomic habits are regular practices or routines that are not only small and easy to do, but also the source of incredible power, a component of the system of compound growth. Based on the #1 NYT bestseller by one of the world’s leading experts on habit formation, James Clear, this webinar offers dynamic ways to foster positive habits or mitigate those ‘not so great’ habits. Join us to discover relevant strategies as part of a step-by-step system for personal development and transformational change.

Banking Your “Health401k”

Presenter: Heidi Roth
Cost: $600

We spend so much time banking our 401K, in preparation for our retirement, but not always our health.  If we wait until our 60s to start paying attention, it may be too late!  Find out what you can do NOW to be in tip top shape mentally and physically when it comes time to retire.

Cooking Demo Series

Presenter: Heidi Roth
Cost: $700

This is a 60-minute session where attendees have the options to cook along with the presenter! Heidi provides several menu options of healthy appetizers, main dishes and snacks to select for this demonstration. The session is a fun and interactive way to learn step-by-step how to prepare a nutritious meal. A list of ingredients can be provided ahead of time for audiences who plan to engage in cooking along.

Eating to Enhance Our Immune System

Presenter: Heidi Roth
Cost: $600

It's amazing how eating healthy to strengthen our immune system is like lifting weights to build muscle. Enhancing the immune system not only decreases susceptibility to colds and viruses, but also to cancer!   Find out which foods have been used for hundreds of years as “medicine” to help keep people healthy.  You will leave this workshop with some practical tips and recipes.  

Food and Mood

Presenter: Heidi Roth
Cost: $600

As stress and anxiety are becoming an increasingly common complaint, more and more research is supporting the idea that what you eat and how you feel are connected. This shows especially true when it comes to your mental health.  In fact, there is a new field of study called Nutritional Psychiatry.  Find out which nutrients and foods are particularly beneficial to help keep your brain healthy, and you relaxed and happy!

Healthy Holiday Eating

Presenter: Heidi Roth
Cost: $600

Starting with Halloween and continuing through the New Year, the holidays present some unique challenges when you are trying to eat healthy. Learn how to navigate and enjoy the busy holidays without sacrificing your healthy eating habits. Including strategies and tips to help you make healthy substitutions, avoid overeating and prevent potentially unhealthy holiday choices.

Mindfulness

Introduction to Mindfulness

Presenter: Katherine McHugh
Cost: $800

This program introduces the basic principles and practices of mindfulness, a concentrated state of awareness that helps people see and respond to situations with clarity. Individuals who employ the techniques of mindfulness in their work can monitor moment-to-moment effectiveness, respond promptly and appropriately to difficulties as they arise, and remain open to new ideas and perspectives. Participants will be introduced to meditation practices teaching them how to be more focused, creative and resilient in all aspects of their lives.

Mindfulness and Anxiety

Presenter: HPHC Mindfulness
Cost: $1000

To feel occasional anxiety is a natural human experience but, for many, anxiety can become a source of ongoing distress, capable of interfering with everyday life. Many of our efforts to avoid anxiety may involve distracting ourselves from it, but this provides only temporary relief. Mindfulness offers a pathway to gently face your anxieties, rather than allowing ourselves to be dominated by fear and avoidance. This workshop will introduce the use of mindfulness to understand and respond to the experience of anxiety.


Practicing Gratitude: Cultivating Wellbeing Through the Science of Thanks

Presenter: Katherine McHugh
Cost: $800

The latest research in neuroscience has demonstrated how profoundly gratitude improves our mental, emotional and physical health. The benefits range from being more resilient, feeling less isolated, experiencing a sense of happiness and more satisfying connections with others. You may know this from your own experience. Yet often, these moments of gratitude are fleeting and happen only occasionally. Of course, we face challenges, but within every moment, there are things to appreciate.  Learn how you can encourage daily ‘an attitude of gratitude’ so that joy and well-being are regular visitors instead of occasional guests.


Thought-Distortions: Don’t Believe Everything You Think

Presenter: Janet Fontana
Cost: $800

Our thoughts often take on a life of their own and make challenging situations seem even
harder. This webinar will help you recognize common thought distortions. You’ll learn practical
tips for reframing negative thoughts and discover a 4-step process to challenge unhealthy,
limiting thoughts.


Virtual Meditation

Presenter: Trish Hart
Cost: $800

Meditation is a technique for making the mind more stable, peaceful and clear. It is a great tool for developing insight and good qualities. Together we will practice a variety of meditation techniques suitable for beginners to more experienced meditators including meditation on the breath, visualization, mantra meditation, guided imagery.

Virtual Yoga

Presenter: Trish Hart
Cost: $800

Yoga can help employees improve their overall well-being, strength, flexibility and balance while promoting relaxation and stress relief. Whether it is restorative or challenging, these multiple week sessions can be personally designed for all levels of experience, even beginners.
Yoga programs may include:

  • Yoga Fundamentals for Beginners
  • Energizing Flow
  • Rest and Restore
  • Yin Yoga
  • Chair Yoga

Wellbeing

Better Sleep, Better Health

Presenter: Rick Clerici
Cost: $600

This presentation will discuss the deep connections between sleep and aspects of physical, emotional and cognitive health. Having a quality, deep sleep can impact our entire wellbeing! Everyday goals such as mental clarity, pain management, and weight loss can be achieved through an improved sleep pattern. Additionally, we will talk about the effects of inefficient sleep and how to treat various sleep disorders. Armed with this understanding of sleep, we can feel inspired and prepared to rebuild our quality of sleep, resulting in a lasting improvement of quality of life.


Boosting Your Resilience

Presenter: Katherine McHugh
Cost: $800

Stress is a part of everyday life. Since we can't eliminate it, learning how to recognize the signs of stress overload and boosting our ability to handle stressful situations can help. Understanding our own reactions to issues and planning ways to boost resilience can help us thrive in the midst of stress. Join us and learn ways to build your personal resiliency by cultivating a positive attitude, practicing healthy habits and using self-care to stay mindful. Join us for an interactive discussion about:

  • Recognizing stress symptoms to prevent burnout
  • Characteristics of resilient people
  • Ways to boost your own resilience to stress

Boundaries and Burnout

Presenter: Trish Hart
Cost: $800

Burnout impacts every part of our physical, social, and psychological self and can have dramatic effects. This educational, interactive workshop identifies the stages of burnout and teaches employees how to prevent burnout. Additionally, attendees will learn how to develop stress management strategies to implement so they can continue to be high performers. This workshop uses a combination of lecture and experiential exercises, so employees feel validated, supported, motivated and hopeful!

Finding Connection and Creating Community

Presenter: Katherine McHugh
Cost: $800

Most people are unaccustomed to staying home and being away from family, friends, and coworkers for an extended amount of time. You may feel lost as to how to occupy yourself during times of solitude and cope with the myriad of thoughts and feelings that can accompany the ongoing uncertainty. In this session, we will identify strategies for coping and provide a forum for you to ask questions or share strategies that you have found helpful.  The group also provides the opportunity to reinforce that you are not alone, but part of a community during uncertain times.

Five Techniques for Deep Sleep

Presenter: Rick Clerici
Cost: $600

Whether talking with a sleep physician or surfing the web, we can recognize the importance of getting the right amount of sleep. People who are consistently well-rested have determined the ideal quality and quantity balance to make them the type of sleepers we all aspire to be. This seminar explores the habits that help people to have consistent, deep sleep.

Navigating the Holidays During Covid-19

Presenter: Gail Parsons
Cost: $1000

The holiday season can bring several mixed emotions, including anxiety, joy, stress, burnout, excitement, conflict, and/or loneliness. COVID-19 has caused shifts in our outlook, routines, relationships, and traditions - all of which demand a different approach to the holiday season. During this course, we will discuss how to balance planning with flexibility, values with compromise, and routines with new traditions. Plus, you’ll learn skills such as effective communication, mindfulness, and resiliency that will benefit you well beyond ringing in the new year!

Attendees will:

  • Review typical (and unique to COVID-19) sources of holiday stress
  • Explore 8 tools you can use to help navigate the holidays including mindfulness, gratitude, and planning
  • Ask questions to help brainstorm creative solutions for your holiday celebrations
  • Examine principles of positive psychology and how you can, in fact, create your own happiness

Self-Care 101

Presenter: Trish Hart
Cost: $800

Self-care is the antidote to our often times stress-inducing, busy lives. Self-care goes a long way helping us be more energetic, clear-sighted and resilient! 

In this fun and interactive workshop, you will learn what self-care looks like, why it’s important, and how you can take care of yourself. This workshop will build knowledge and awareness around the multi-layers of self-care. You will leave with a template for creating your personalized self-care plan to incorporate self-care every day in your life, and several tools to use when emergency self-care is necessary.

Workplace

Balancing Act or Acting Balanced?

Presenter: Gail Parsons
Cost: $1000

This seminar will make you think differently about work-life balance. Is it an ideal worth striving for? A complete myth? One size fits all? It’s time to stop feeling guilty about trying to “have it all” and more importantly, trying to “do it all”. We’ll dig deeper than the basic time management skills, productivity hacks and stress management tips that are commonly featured in blogs and magazines. Our research- based approach will help you understand the keys to personal energy renewal and how it relates to your emotional, intellectual, and physical well-being.

Attendees will:

  • Examine unrealistic expectations and challenge long held beliefs about work-life balance
  • Consider the role technology plays in your work-life struggle – friend or foe?
  • Visualize your strengths and vulnerabilities using “The Wheel of Life” assessment tool
  • Better understand your unique, personal definition of success
  • Explore the science of energy renewal at the personal and professional level

Change Management: What’s Your CQ?

Presenter: Katherine McHugh
Cost: $800

Change Intelligence (CQ) is fast becoming one of the most desired assets in the workplace. CQ is defined as the awareness of our own preferred way to approach change and the ability to adapt one's style to be optimally effective in leading change across a variety of situations.

Change arrives at our doorsteps daily, whether welcomed or feared, in small shifts and seismic ones. How we deal with these changes, knowing that we have the power to shift our behaviors and beliefs towards change, empowers and helps us to grow.

Creating Computer Comfort

Presenter: Iris Sokol
Cost: $800

This presentation teaches basic ergonomic principles and the importance of proper body mechanics. Iris will demonstrate a variety of adjustments that can make a workstation more comfortable and ergonomically correct, often at little or no expense. Additionally, this presentation will take participants through a mini seated stretch break.

Emotional Intelligence (EI)

Presenter: Katherine McHugh
Cost: $800

We are not judged at work by just how smart we are, or by our training or expertise, but also by how well we handle ourselves and each other. EI is defined as the ability to manage feelings appropriately, adapt to change and have empathy.  We will unpack concepts including emotional self-control, empathy, adaptability, initiative and positive outlook. Emotional Intelligence can be developed and dramatically increased over the life span.  In this lively and engaging seminar, you will discover how your own personal and social competencies are vital for creating a fulfilling work and personal life. Plus, we will take a dive into the latest in neuroscience to help make it clear why EI matters so much and how you can grow it across the life span.

How to Effectively Manage Remote Teams

Presenter: Gail Parsons
Cost: $1000

During this course, we will discuss the challenges of leading and motivating a remote team. Plus, you will learn creative ways to connect with each other, promote engagement, improve communication, and offer encouragement while you navigate this transition together
Attendees will:

  • Discuss the expectations vs. the realities of working from home
  • Review typical challenges when managing a remote team
  • Learn strategies to help you with communication, connection, and collaboration

Explore the important role trust plays in managing relationships

Shutting Down: Boundaries for Our Work

Presenter: Cally Ritter
Cost: $800

We’re not just working longer hours; our work has now invaded our personal spaces and our personal time.  Whether working from home, hybrid or on-site, many people are finding it difficult to step out of work mode and enjoy their personal time.  This session explores concrete strategies for creating boundaries with our work.  We’ll review pre and post work rituals, transition rituals and social supports for containing work creep and regaining our ability to have personal space and time.

Work in Progress: Strategies to Effectively Work from Home

Presenter: Gail Parsons
Cost: $1000

Perhaps now more than any time in history, many people are adjusting to a reality in which they mostly  work from home. Working from home can have many benefits, while also presenting challenges such as distractions, isolation, and no work/life boundaries. This session will present strategies to help you effectively work from home. You’ll learn how routines, time management, communication skills and boundaries can help you stay productive and connected.
Attendees will:

  • Learn how and why to set boundaries between your work and personal life even when they are under the same roof
  • Discuss the importance of routines as benchmarks during your day and week
  • Explore how to manage interruptions, overcome procrastination, and recognize perfectionism
  • Examine important communication tips specific to remote work


Scheduling Guarantee: KGA guarantees fulfillment of events scheduled with a minimum of five (5) weeks advance notice. Limitations based on location and/or supplier availability will be discussed before scheduling begins.

Cancellation Policy: Event fee(s) will be fully refunded for cancellations requested in writing 10 business days or more prior to event date(s). Event fee(s) are due and payable for cancellations and postponements requested with fewer than 10 business days prior to the event date(s).

Recording Policy: Recordings of scheduled live webinars require pre-approval from the presenter and KGA. A fee of 30% the cost of the webinar will be incurred for all recordings.

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