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April 2019

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, April 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.

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

Date:
Monday, April 22nd
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, April 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. 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, April 23rd
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, April 23rd
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, April 24th
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:
Wednesday, April 24th
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, April 24th
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, April 24th
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.

SAAM 2019: Communicating Consent

Date:
Wednesday, April 24th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Explore the intricacies of communicating consent at this interactive workshop for Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, April 25th
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, April 25th
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, April 25th
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 – Nutri-Fest at the Bone Stone Center

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
10:30 am - 1:30 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…

Nutrifest

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Navigating nutrition information and figuring out what to eat can be confusing. Join Campus Dining Services, Health Promotion and Wellness, and other wellness organizations to celebrate healthy eating at NutriFest on Friday, April 26, in the Bone Student Center. For more than five years this annual event connects attendees with helpful information while they enjoy trying new healthful foods.

Nutri-Fest 2019

Date:
Friday, April 26th
Time:
11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Celebrate healthy eating at this annual event with food samples, cooking demonstrations, and more!

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, April 26th
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, April 27th
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, April 29th
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, April 29th
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, April 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. 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, April 30th
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…

SAAM 2019: Consent Day

Date:
Tuesday, April 30th
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Explore consent's vital role in healthy relationships at Consent Day as part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, April 30th
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, April 30th
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.

May 2019

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, May 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. 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:
Wednesday, May 1st
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, May 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 – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, May 1st
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, May 2nd
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, May 2nd
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, May 2nd
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, May 3rd
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, May 4th
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:
Saturday, May 4th
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: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, May 4th
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, May 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:
Monday, May 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, get a FREE chair massage, and enjoy other stress relieving activities! Activities are held on the Third Floor of Milner Library. Illinois State University students report stress as one of their top impediments to academic success. And what time of the year is more stressful than finals? Research shows that for some, just a few minutes petting…

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

Date:
Monday, May 6th
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, May 7th
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, May 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.

PAWSitively Stress Free

Date:
Tuesday, May 7th
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, get a FREE chair massage, and enjoy other stress relieving activities! Activities are held on the Third Floor of Milner Library. Illinois State University students report stress as one of their top impediments to academic success. And what time of the year is more stressful than finals? Research shows that for some, just a few minutes petting…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, May 7th
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, May 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. 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, May 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 – T’ai Chi: Traditional Chen Style

Date:
Wednesday, May 8th
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, May 9th
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, May 9th
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, May 9th
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, May 10th
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, May 11th
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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, May 14th
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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, May 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. 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, May 16th
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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, May 16th
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.