Employee Wellness

Health Starts Here

Upcoming Events

Join Your Co-Workers for Biketober!

  • Dominican Hospital is taking part in Biketober and you're invited to join our team! Simply ride a bike for 10 minutes (or more) to earn points and help the team win the workplace prize of $1,500. There's also an individual grand prize of $1,000 cash! Click here to join the Dominican Hospital team today.

Employee Wellness Classes
Free 50 minute Circuit Training, Zumba, Strength & Conditioning and Yoga classes held outside in the Wellness Center Garden 

Chair Massage
Free 10 minute chair massage outside in the Wellness Center Garden

  • Thursdays: 3:30 - 3:45 pm
  • To sign up for a massage, click here (or call 831.457.7099).

Life Coaching
Free 15 minute consultations with a Certified Wellness Coach for support in reaching your health & wellness goals. Located at the Wellness Center.

  • Wednesdays: 4-5 pm
  • Thursdays: 4-5 pm
  • To sign up for life coaching, click here (or call 831.457.7099).

View the complete schedule and registration information for classes, coaching and massage on the calendar below.


Please check the calendar below for days and times for current wellness classes at the DECC and at the Wellness Center. Please note the location for each class listing.


Offerings for Dominican Hospital Employees

New Dignity Health Wellness Center
The new Dignity Health Wellness Center opened on July 12, 2021 and serves employees and the Santa Cruz community. The center offers exercise and mindfulness classes, educational sessions, and demonstration cooking classes. 

The Employee Gym is Open
For safety all gym users must sign up before they exercise. Sign up here (October 1-15) or here (October 16-31). If you are a new gym user you’ll need to complete a brief competency and liability waiver before using the gym. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Online Wellness Portal

A new online wellness portal with a mobile app is now available and gives you free access to state of the art health and fitness tools. Take a live fitness class or fit in a recorded class when it's convenient for you. You can also get motivated and encouraged through health education, activity challenges, tracking, and more.

Click here to get your free account now 

Check out the video below to find out more!

Commuter Club 

  • Dominican Hospital is pleased to announce that GO Santa Cruz County is now available as a benefit for all staff. Every time you log a carpool, transit, bike, or walk trip (or telecommute), you earn points towards the Commute Rewards Program. Points can be accumulated and redeemed for $5, $10 or $25 gift cards.
  • Register by visiting my.cruz511.org/s/dominican-hospital and joining the GO Santa Cruz County Dominican network. GO Santa Cruz County includes rewards and incentives, trip planning support, and a carpool matching tool.
  • The Go Santa Cruz County program has replaced our previous Commuter Club.

New Commuter Program Offers Free Benefit for Employees
Dominican Hospital is proud to partner with Ecology Action to provide employees with free environmentally friendly services to lessen the burden of commuting. Through this program Dominican employees can take advantage of great benefits including:

  • 0% interest on a bike loan: up to $750 for a pedal bike and $1,500 for an electric bike
  • e-Bike demos: test ride an e-Bike for two weeks!
  • To find out about other great free benefits and sign up visit ecoact.org/membership


If you have questions about wellness programming please contact [email protected] or [email protected].