TUWellness offers Weight Watchers at Work

May 22, 2014 8:45 AM

Fran Simon

Weight Watchers at Work

Each Weight Watchers at Work group at Tulane University must have 15 people or more. Weight Watchers will accept cash, a credit card or check (or an installment plan with three payments by check) for the 12-week fee.

Tulane University staff members have lost a half-ton of weight this spring. Attendees at the weekly Weight Watchers at Work programs have lost a total of nearly 1,000 pounds during the 12-week programs that began around Mardi Gras.

There are now Weight Watchers at Work groups on the uptown campus, downtown campus, University Square (free parking) and the Tulane National Primate Research Center. New 12-week sessions will begin in June.

“It’s all about moderation,” says Lovone Moore, one of the professional Weight Watchers leaders, who has lost 85 lbs. and kept it off for six years. “We have to feel satisfied; we can’t deprive ourselves or we won’t stick with it.” 

Moore says she was “just fed up” when she decided to lose the weight. “Diabetes runs in my family. My mother passed away last year from complications of diabetes. I didn’t want that for me or for my kids.”

Come to one of the information sessions to find out about Weight Watchers, ask questions, meet the group’s professional Weight Watchers leader and register. Leaders may offer door prizes and sample Weight Watchers snacks.

University Square info meeting on May 27 at noon. Meets Tuesdays, June 3 – Aug. 26, from noon until 1 p.m. at  200 Broadway, Suite 105.

Uptown info meeting on June 4 at noon. Meets Wednesdays, June 4 – Aug. 20, from noon until 1 p.m. in the  Caroline Richardson Building, Anna Many Lounge.

Downtown info meeting on June 5 at noon. Meets Thursdays, June 5 – Aug. 21 from noon until 1 p.m. at 1440 Canal St., Room 1202.

Primate center group meets Thursdays, June 5 – Aug. 21, from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. in the Administration Building Auditorium. Bring payment to the first meeting.

The total cost for the 12-week program is $156, and TUWellness will reimburse employees up to 50 percent of the membership cost for attending.  

Questions? Email TUWellness

Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5000 website@tulane.edu