Wellness Activities at AANA Meetings

Health and Wellness at Assembly of School Faculty 2015 
  • ​Informal walk/runs: Thursday, February 26 and Saturday, February 28 at 6:00 a.m.  Meet in New Orleans Marriott lobby at 5:50 a.m. to join a group of walkers or runners. 
  • Drop-in Yoga: Friday, February 27, 6 a.m. - free, drop-in easy flow beginner/restorative class with Swan River Yoga instructor. Mats provided. Gather at 5:50 a.m. (room location to follow)
The New Orleans Marriott fitness offerings include: "a refreshing swim in our seasonal saltwater pool, or challenge yourself to a workout in our modern onsite fitness center."
Yoga classes nearby:


CRNAs Going the Distance - Annual Fun 5K Walk/Run

Winners in the past three Fun 5K Walk/Runs ​  ​ ​

For lots more photos see www.AANA.com/WalkRun

2014 top three women - from left to right Sarah McMaster, SRNA; Nina Parks-Taylor, CRNA;​ Lisa Nause, SRNA

2014 top three men - Jonathan Beck, SRNA (center); Christian Falyar, CRNA (left); Eric Swanlund, SRNA (right)​

2013 top three women - from left to right Tiffany Uranga, CRNA; Sarah Lancos, SRNA; Kaitlin Kenny, SRNA

​2013 top three men - Jonathan Beck (center); Aaron Ainsworth, SRNA; Kerry Varner, CRNA (right)

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2012 top three women - from left to right, Priscilla Shaw, CRNA; Natalie Shields; LCDR Tiffany Dodson, CRNA 

2012 top three men - from left to right, Matt Watson; Bradly Green; Wake Forest SRNA Jud Elliott with walk/run chair Patti Bright, CRNA, MS

Wellness Activities and Events at AANA Meetings​

Above: Fall Assembly Leadership Academy attendees joined the early morning informal walk/run at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs in November 2012.

Above: Members of the nurse anesthesia faculty and AANA Board of Directors at an informal early morning walk/run during Assembly of School Faculty February 2012 in San Diego.​

Questions? Contact wellness@aana.com 
Hold activities at your state meeting too - see State Health and Wellness for this and more ideas
Wellness Tips: An article on PROCRNA.com provides ideas for fitness and fun when you travel for a meeting: CRNA Fitness: Make the Most of Your Meeting