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February 2019

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, February 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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

Cancelled: Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Monday, February 18th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

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

Date:
Monday, February 18th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, February 19th
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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Watterson Commons

Date:
Tuesday, February 19th
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, February 19th
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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Koru 1.0 Mindfulness Class for Students

Date:
Tuesday, February 19th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:55 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 a greater sense of well-being and overall happiness. This course meets once a week for four weeks (February 12, 19, 26, and March 5), and…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, February 19th
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, or those who wish to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, February 20th
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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Schroeder Hall (Annex) First Floor

Date:
Wednesday, February 20th
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, February 20th
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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

The Body Project

Date:
Wednesday, February 20th
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 Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

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

Date:
Wednesday, February 20th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

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

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, February 21st
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Watterson Commons

Date:
Thursday, February 21st
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, February 21st
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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, February 21st
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

Support for Nursing Mothers: Returning to Work or School

Date:
Friday, February 22nd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 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 certified lactation consultant.

Breastfeeding Support Chat n Chew

Date:
Friday, February 22nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join pregnant, new, and seasoned mothers and their babies for a time of support and community.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, February 22nd
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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

Family Climb

Date:
Saturday, February 23rd
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.

Family Swim

Date:
Saturday, February 23rd
Time:
10:00 am - 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 the UID of the person affiliated with the university that registered and have their Redbird ID or photo idea to be able to swim the…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, February 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, February 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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

Cancelled: Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Monday, February 25th
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

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

Date:
Monday, February 25th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, February 26th
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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – McCormick Hall

Date:
Tuesday, February 26th
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, February 26th
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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Koru 1.0 Mindfulness Class for Students

Date:
Tuesday, February 26th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:55 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 a greater sense of well-being and overall happiness. This course meets once a week for four weeks (February 12, 19, 26, and March 5), and…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, February 26th
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, or those who wish to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, February 27th
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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Watterson Commons

Date:
Wednesday, February 27th
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, February 27th
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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

The Body Project

Date:
Wednesday, February 27th
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 Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

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

Date:
Wednesday, February 27th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

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

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, February 28th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Watterson Commons

Date:
Thursday, February 28th
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, February 28th
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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, February 28th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

March 2019

Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class for Employees

Date:
Friday, March 1st
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. This course meets once a week for four weeks (March 1, 8, 22, and 29), and each session is 60 minutes. Attendance at all four…

Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class for Employees WAIT LIST

Date:
Friday, March 1st
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

**PLEASE ONLY REGISTER FOR THIS WAITLIST SESSION IF THE MAIN SESSION IS FULL** 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. This course meets once a week for four weeks  (March 1, 8, 22,…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, March 1st
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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, March 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.

Family Climb

Date:
Sunday, March 3rd
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 order to participate the day of the event. Please note that in order to participate, children must securely fit in Campus Recreation's harness or bring…

Family Swim

Date:
Sunday, March 3rd
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 the UID of the person affiliated with the university that registered and have their Redbird ID or photo idea to be able to swim the…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, March 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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

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

Date:
Monday, March 4th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, March 5th
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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Schroeder Hall (Annex) First Floor

Date:
Tuesday, March 5th
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, March 5th
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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Koru 1.0 Mindfulness Class for Students

Date:
Tuesday, March 5th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:55 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 a greater sense of well-being and overall happiness. This course meets once a week for four weeks (February 12, 19, 26, and March 5), and…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, March 5th
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, or those who wish to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, March 6th
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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Watterson Commons

Date:
Wednesday, March 6th
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, March 6th
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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

PAWSitively Stress Free

Date:
Wednesday, March 6th
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. To view all PAWS dates, visit the Health Promotion and Wellness website.

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

Date:
Wednesday, March 6th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

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

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, March 7th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Watterson Commons

Date:
Thursday, March 7th
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, March 7th
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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, March 7th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, March 8th
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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, March 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.

Family Day at the Children’s Discovery Museum

Date:
Sunday, March 10th
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness for Family Day at the Children's Discovery Museum! Faculty, staff, students, and their immediate family members are invited to share an afternoon at the Children's Discovery Museum in Uptown Normal. Registered families will receive free admission on Sunday, March 10 between 1 and 5 p.m. If registration is full, please call (309) 438-9355 or email Michelle at mlstar2@ilstu.edu to be placed on a waitlist.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, March 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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

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

Date:
Monday, March 11th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, March 12th
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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, March 12th
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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, March 12th
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, or those who wish to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, March 13th
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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, March 13th
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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

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

Date:
Wednesday, March 13th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

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

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, March 14th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, March 14th
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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, March 14th
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, March 15th
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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, March 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, March 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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

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

Date:
Monday, March 18th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, March 19th
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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Schroeder Plaza

Date:
Tuesday, March 19th
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, March 19th
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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, March 19th
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, or those who wish to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, March 20th
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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Center for Performing Arts

Date:
Wednesday, March 20th
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, March 20th
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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

PAWSitively Stress Free

Date:
Wednesday, March 20th
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. To view all PAWS dates, visit the Health Promotion and Wellness website.

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

Date:
Wednesday, March 20th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

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

The Body Project

Date:
Wednesday, March 20th
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 Counseling.IllinoisState.edu/Outreach/Body-Project.  

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, March 21st
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

SWAT Wellness Gazebo – Stevenson Circle

Date:
Thursday, March 21st
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 trained Illinois State University peer educators, the Student Wellness Ambassador Team (SWAT). SWAT is a registered student organization open to any students interested in health…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, March 21st
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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, March 21st
Times:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:00 pm - 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. Patrons should pay the massage therapist directly at the time of service. Check, cash, and credit/debit cards are accepted forms of payment. Appointments are required. Multiple appointments can be booked back to back for a longer massage.

Cancelled: Body Project: More Than Muscles

Date:
Thursday, March 21st
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Body Project: More Than Muscles is a brand new peer-facilitated healthy body image program for ISU male-identified students. 

Support for Nursing Mothers: Breastfeeding 101

Date:
Friday, March 22nd
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Breastfeeding 101 introduces participants to the benefits of breastfeeding for baby, mom and the family as well as information on nursing techniques, the role of pumping, and information about Illinois breastfeeding laws and Illinois State University policy. This is a free class open to faculty, staff, and students and their spouses/partners. Facilitated by a certified lactation consultant.

Breastfeeding Support Chat n Chew

Date:
Friday, March 22nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join pregnant, new, and seasoned mothers and their babies for a time of support and community.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, March 22nd
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 through May 10 with exception to Martin Luther King day (January 21). The $70 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $100 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at Illinois State since 2001.

Family Climb

Date:
Saturday, March 23rd
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.

Family Swim

Date:
Saturday, March 23rd
Time:
10:00 am - 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 the UID of the person affiliated with the university that registered and have their Redbird ID or photo idea to be able to swim the…