The University Wellness Program (UWP) will be hosting their annual Wellness Week officially beginning on Monday, February 17- Friday, February 21. This year, UWP’s theme is “Soar to More,” which encourages students to take advantage of all the opportunities presented during your college career. Your journey to wellness should be an enjoyable, ongoing lifestyle. Come continue this journey with UWP!
Thursday, February 13will kick off Wellness Week 2014 in front of the University Store from 5-7pm. There will be games, music, and a Healthy Pizza Eating Contest! Pre registration is required.
UWP has a fun week planned with many events! There will be forums helping students to learn how to balance their GPA and wellness, two meditation classes, and a Massage 101 class to help learn how to give a relaxing back massage. Pre registration is required.
The highly anticipated Live Well Fair will begin Wednesday, February 19 in the Russell Union from 10am-2pm. During this time, students can browse local vendors and on-campus organizations to enhance their wellness experience. Students will be able to participate in cooking demonstrations, chair massages, and much more! Students will also be given a stamp card at the beginning of the event and if you have participated in most of the events, with your card stamped, you will win a free t-shirt!
UWP will be at the Russell Union Rotunda on Wednesday, February 19 from 11am to 2pm for the Empty Bowl Project. Come and get a hand painted bowl and fill it with some hot chili! The bowl selected is yours to keep in remembrance of the empty bowls around the world. All proceeds will be donated to our local food bank.
I encourage you to attend the many events being hosted next week. UWP is dedicated to helping students Soar to More and seeing the benefits of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
To see the full schedule of events visit UWP’s Wellness Week page.