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Tuesday, October 1st

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Yoga on Tuesdays

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions,…

Wednesday, October 2nd

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Center for Performing Arts (CPA)

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
10:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Koru 1.0 Mindfulness for Employees

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the moment, and non-judgmentally. The Koru 1.0 Class is a free, four week course that helps you learn about and practice various mindfulness and meditation techniques that can improve sleep; reduce stress and anxiety; improve focus, academic performance, and eating behaviors; and contribute to…

Wednesday Wellness Walks

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness for walks every Wednesday this summer! For 30 minutes we’ll focus on our wellbeing while walking various 30 minute routes on campus. Registration is appreciated so that we can inform individuals who plan to attend about cancellations for weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Thursday, October 3rd

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, October 3rd
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Felmley Hall (street side)

Date:
Thursday, October 3rd
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, October 3rd
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Koru 1.0 Mindfulness for Students & Employees

Date:
Thursday, October 3rd
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the moment, and non-judgmentally. The Koru 1.0 Class is a free, four week course that helps you learn about and practice various mindfulness and meditation techniques that can improve sleep; reduce stress and anxiety; improve focus, academic performance, and eating behaviors; and contribute to…

The Body Project

Date:
Thursday, October 3rd
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to https://counseling.illinoisstate.edu/outreach/body-project/.

Friday, October 4th

Family Weekend 2019

Date:
Friday, October 4th

Family Weekend provides the opportunity for families and students to come together and experience Illinois State University. There is a varied schedule of events offered throughout the weekend, and families can fill the entire weekend or pick and choose a few activities to attend. No registration is required for Family Weekend; however, preregistration and/or a…

Graduate School Series: Personal Statement Secrets

Date:
Friday, October 4th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn how to write the best personal statement for graduate school applications.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, October 4th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Saturday, October 5th

Family Weekend 2019

Date:
Saturday, October 5th

Family Weekend provides the opportunity for families and students to come together and experience Illinois State University. There is a varied schedule of events offered throughout the weekend, and families can fill the entire weekend or pick and choose a few activities to attend. No registration is required for Family Weekend; however, preregistration and/or a…

Family Climb

Date:
Saturday, October 5th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also  required in…

Family Swim

Date:
Saturday, October 5th
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also  required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know…

Whose Live Anyway? Family Weekend Show

Date:
Saturday, October 5th
Time:
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

The cast from the Emmy-nominated TV show Whose Line Is It Anyway? is headed for the Braden Auditorium stage at Illinois State University for a live performance of their touring production Whose Live Anyway? at 8 p.m. on October 5. Whose Live Anyway? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on…

Sunday, October 6th

Family Weekend 2019

Date:
Sunday, October 6th

Family Weekend provides the opportunity for families and students to come together and experience Illinois State University. There is a varied schedule of events offered throughout the weekend, and families can fill the entire weekend or pick and choose a few activities to attend. No registration is required for Family Weekend; however, preregistration and/or a…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, October 6th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Monday, October 7th

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, October 7th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Responding with Care Workshop

Date:
Monday, October 7th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop provides knowledge and insights vital for supporting survivors of sexual and intimate partner violence.  Following an overview of the types of violence and forms of abuse, common myths and misconceptions are addressed.  Participants learn about the impact of trauma on the mind and body, during and following traumatic experiences.  This knowledge will be…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, October 7th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Tuesday, October 8th

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, October 8th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, October 8th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

LinkedIn Workshop: Basic Level

Date:
Tuesday, October 8th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover how to utilize LinkedIn as a student and future professional.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Yoga on Tuesdays

Date:
Tuesday, October 8th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions,…

The Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Tuesday, October 8th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. Through fun and engaging dialogue and activities, participants will identify and learn to refute unrealistic, ultra-lean and muscular appearance-ideals aimed toward males.  They will also gain strategies to combat media and cultural messages promoting these often-unhealthy ideals.  The program is fun,…

Wednesday, October 9th

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Wednesday Wellness Walks

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness for walks every Wednesday this summer! For 30 minutes we’ll focus on our wellbeing while walking various 30 minute routes on campus. Registration is appreciated so that we can inform individuals who plan to attend about cancellations for weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

PAWSitively Stress Free

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness and Milner Library and get PAWSitively Stress Free! Take a study or work break to pet certified therapy dogs and enjoy other stress relieving activities! Activities are held on the Third Floor of Milner Library. View all PAWS dates.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Thursday, October 10th

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, October 10th
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Stevenson Circle

Date:
Thursday, October 10th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, October 10th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Koru 1.0 Mindfulness for Students & Employees

Date:
Thursday, October 10th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the moment, and non-judgmentally. The Koru 1.0 Class is a free, four week course that helps you learn about and practice various mindfulness and meditation techniques that can improve sleep; reduce stress and anxiety; improve focus, academic performance, and eating behaviors; and contribute to…

The Body Project

Date:
Thursday, October 10th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to https://counseling.illinoisstate.edu/outreach/body-project/.

Friday, October 11th

Developing a Curriculum Vitae (CV) for Graduate Students

Date:
Friday, October 11th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn how to create a curriculum vitae for a job application, research proposal or graduate school application.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, October 11th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Saturday, October 12th

Club hockey Hall of Fame induction and reception

Date:
Saturday, October 12th
Time:
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Celebrate the many years of goals, skates, and Redbird comradery with fellow alumni, players, coaches, and friends on October 12.

Sunday, October 13th

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, October 13th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Monday, October 14th

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, October 14th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, October 14th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Tuesday, October 15th

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, October 15th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Felmley Hall (street side)

Date:
Tuesday, October 15th
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, October 15th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Yoga on Tuesdays

Date:
Tuesday, October 15th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions,…

The Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Tuesday, October 15th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. Through fun and engaging dialogue and activities, participants will identify and learn to refute unrealistic, ultra-lean and muscular appearance-ideals aimed toward males.  They will also gain strategies to combat media and cultural messages promoting these often-unhealthy ideals.  The program is fun,…

Wednesday, October 16th

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, October 16th
Time:
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, October 16th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, October 16th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class for Employees

Date:
Wednesday, October 16th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class is a free, four week mindfulness and meditation class that is the “advanced” class for faculty and staff who have already completed the Koru Basic class. Koru 2.0 builds on the skills developed in Koru Basic and provides an opportunity for participants to further their practice and deepen their skills.…

Wednesday Wellness Walks

Date:
Wednesday, October 16th
Time:
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness for walks every Wednesday this summer! For 30 minutes we’ll focus on our wellbeing while walking various 30 minute routes on campus. Registration is appreciated so that we can inform individuals who plan to attend about cancellations for weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

LinkedIn Workshop: Advanced Level

Date:
Wednesday, October 16th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to take your LinkedIn skills to the next level!

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, October 16th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Wednesday, October 16th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Thursday, October 17th

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, October 17th
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, October 17th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Koru 1.0 Mindfulness for Students & Employees

Date:
Thursday, October 17th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the moment, and non-judgmentally. The Koru 1.0 Class is a free, four week course that helps you learn about and practice various mindfulness and meditation techniques that can improve sleep; reduce stress and anxiety; improve focus, academic performance, and eating behaviors; and contribute to…

CreativeCon: Connecting to Creative Careers from any Major

Date:
Thursday, October 17th
Time:
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Students in art, theater, and music connect with employers and alumni to explore careers that utilize their creativity.

The Body Project

Date:
Thursday, October 17th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to https://counseling.illinoisstate.edu/outreach/body-project/.

Body Project Implementation #2

Date:
Thursday, October 17th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student Counseling Services, in collaboration with Health Promotion and Wellness, is offering female ISU students the opportunity to engage in the Body Project, a program developed to help establish and maintain a positive body image. Using a variety of fun and engaging media literacy and self-awareness exercises, activities and discussions teach participants to embrace the healthy…

Friday, October 18th

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, October 18th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Breastfeeding Support Chat n Chew

Date:
Friday, October 18th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join pregnant, new, and seasoned mothers and their babies for a time of support and community. Trish Wierenga, BSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC will attend this hour long gathering to talk with mothers about how their breastfeeding is going, answer questions, and provide basic lactation consulting advice appropriate for the group setting. Mothers may weigh their…

Support for Nursing Mothers: Returning to Work or School

Date:
Friday, October 18th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Returning to Work or School explore how to successfully return to school or work as a breastfeeding mom. This class covers on-campus lactation spaces, the importance of pumping schedules, and a guide to help conversations with your supervisor and colleagues. This is a free class open to students, faculty, staff, and spouses/partners. Facilitated by a…

Pride at ISU’s Queertober Ball

Date:
Friday, October 18th
Time:
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join Pride at ISU to celebrate the fall and recognize the group's history, accomplishments, and the future.

Sunday, October 20th

Family Climb

Date:
Sunday, October 20th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

We are now excited to offer Family Climbs in conjunction with Family Swims! Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also  required in…

Family Swim

Date:
Sunday, October 20th
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool. Please be sure that your UID is provided when you register and is accessible the day of the event. A Redbird ID or photo ID is also  required in order to participate the day of the event. Participant affiliated with the university MUST know…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, October 20th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Monday, October 21st

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, October 21st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, October 21st
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Tuesday, October 22nd

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, October 22nd
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Stevenson Circle

Date:
Tuesday, October 22nd
Time:
10:30 am - 3:30 pm

The Wellness Gazebo is a portable gazebo that provides health and wellness information to Illinois State students, faculty, and staff. Condoms and quit smoking kits are available for FREE, along with other resources and giveaways.  The gazebo is located on campus each week, usually on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.  The Wellness Gazebo is staffed by…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, October 22nd
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

LinkedIn Workshop: Basic Level

Date:
Tuesday, October 22nd
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover how to utilize LinkedIn as a student and future professional.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Yoga on Tuesdays

Date:
Tuesday, October 22nd
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions,…

The Body Project

Date:
Tuesday, October 22nd
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to https://counseling.illinoisstate.edu/outreach/body-project/.

Wednesday, October 23rd

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class for Employees

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class is a free, four week mindfulness and meditation class that is the “advanced” class for faculty and staff who have already completed the Koru Basic class. Koru 2.0 builds on the skills developed in Koru Basic and provides an opportunity for participants to further their practice and deepen their skills.…

Wednesday Wellness Walks

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness for walks every Wednesday this summer! For 30 minutes we’ll focus on our wellbeing while walking various 30 minute routes on campus. Registration is appreciated so that we can inform individuals who plan to attend about cancellations for weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

PAWSitively Stress Free

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness and Milner Library and get PAWSitively Stress Free! Take a study or work break to pet certified therapy dogs and enjoy other stress relieving activities! Activities are held on the Third Floor of Milner Library. View all PAWS dates.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Thursday, October 24th

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, October 24th
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, October 24th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

Koru 1.0 Mindfulness for Students & Employees

Date:
Thursday, October 24th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the moment, and non-judgmentally. The Koru 1.0 Class is a free, four week course that helps you learn about and practice various mindfulness and meditation techniques that can improve sleep; reduce stress and anxiety; improve focus, academic performance, and eating behaviors; and contribute to…

The Body Project

Date:
Thursday, October 24th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to https://counseling.illinoisstate.edu/outreach/body-project/.

Body Project Implementation #2

Date:
Thursday, October 24th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Student Counseling Services, in collaboration with Health Promotion and Wellness, is offering female ISU students the opportunity to engage in the Body Project, a program developed to help establish and maintain a positive body image. Using a variety of fun and engaging media literacy and self-awareness exercises, activities and discussions teach participants to embrace the healthy…

Friday, October 25th

International Student Career Series: International Student Luncheon with Student/Alumni Panel

Date:
Friday, October 25th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

International students and alumni share about their internship and full-time job search successes and challenges and the strategies they used to gain employment in the United States.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, October 25th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Sunday, October 27th

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, October 27th
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Monday, October 28th

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, October 28th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Evidenced-Based Training

Date:
Monday, October 28th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. This series of classes will focus on seven forms of T’ai Chi. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Tuesday, October 29th

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, October 29th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, October 29th
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…

InstaCareer for Education Majors

Date:
Tuesday, October 29th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Networking preparation in an instant - just for education majors

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Yoga on Tuesdays

Date:
Tuesday, October 29th
Time:
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This class focuses on the traditional practice of hatha yoga and is open to people of all levels of practice.  Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions,…

The Body Project

Date:
Tuesday, October 29th
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Body Project is a fun, engaging, peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU female-identified students.  Participants can expect dialogue and activities to help identify and refute unrealistic appearance-ideals, and learn ways to respond to messages promoting these ideals.  The program is fun, effective, and FREE!  Space is limited; pre-registration is required.  To register, go to https://counseling.illinoisstate.edu/outreach/body-project/.

Wednesday, October 30th

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th
Time:
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

This group has been playing at Illinois State since 1967. Players are experienced and play competitively. Several seasoned players have medalled in the Senior Olympics. Coordinator: Mathew Nadakavukaren. Contact mjnadaka@ilstu.edu for further information about playing.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class for Employees

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class is a free, four week mindfulness and meditation class that is the “advanced” class for faculty and staff who have already completed the Koru Basic class. Koru 2.0 builds on the skills developed in Koru Basic and provides an opportunity for participants to further their practice and deepen their skills.…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Take a break during the workday to experience the traditional practice of hatha yoga. This class is open to people of all levels of practice. This class is offered Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited…

Wednesday Wellness Walks

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th
Time:
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness for walks every Wednesday this summer! For 30 minutes we’ll focus on our wellbeing while walking various 30 minute routes on campus. Registration is appreciated so that we can inform individuals who plan to attend about cancellations for weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Shown to improve strength, neuromuscular force control, and balance. No charge for ISU participants, but registration is required.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th
Time:
8:00 pm - 11:55 pm

An indoor game based on tennis, played with small paddles and a ball bounced on a table divided by a net. Takes place in the Metcalf Small Gym and registration is required. No charge for ISU participants.

Thursday, October 31st

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, October 31st
Time:
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Health Promotion and Wellness offers massage services conveniently right on campus with a licensed massage therapist in 153 McCormick Hall. Fees are $15 for a 15-minute massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, October 31st
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Balanced Bellies and Backs focuses on strengthening the abdominal and increasing the flexibility of the back. Lifestyle Enhancement classes are taught by certified, experienced instructors and concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish…