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July 2018

Noon Yoga

Start:
Friday, July 27th
12:00 pm
End:
Friday, October 19th
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.

August 2018

Noon Yoga

Start:
Friday, August 3rd
12:00 pm
End:
Friday, October 26th
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.

Noon Yoga

Start:
Friday, August 10th
12:00 pm
End:
Friday, November 2nd
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.

Noon Yoga

Start:
Friday, August 17th
12:00 pm
End:
Friday, November 9th
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.

October 2018

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, October 17th
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 (CPA)

Date:
Wednesday, October 17th
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…

Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class for Employees

Date:
Wednesday, October 17th
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 (October 3, 10, 17, 24), and each session is 60 minutes. Attendance at all four sessions…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, October 17th
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.

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

Date:
Wednesday, October 17th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, October 17th
Time:
7:00 pm - 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:
Thursday, October 18th
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:
Thursday, October 18th
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 Backs and Bellies

Date:
Thursday, October 18th
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. Please find registration forms here.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, October 18th
Time:
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, October 18th
Time:
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, October 19th
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 December 14 with exception to Labor Day (September 3) and Fall break (November 22) holidays. The $60 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $70.00 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, October 20th
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, October 21st
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall.

Family Swim

Date:
Sunday, October 21st
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, October 21st
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, October 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 December 14 with exception to Labor Day (September 3). The $60 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $70 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, October 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, 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. 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:
Tuesday, October 23rd
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, October 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. Please find registration forms here.

Koru Basic Mindfulness Class for Students

Date:
Tuesday, October 23rd
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way: on purpose, in the moment, and non-judgmentally. The Koru Basic Mindfulness 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 (October 2, 9, 16, & 23), and each…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, October 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. Please find registration forms here.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, October 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 – McCormick/Fell Exchange

Date:
Wednesday, October 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…

Support for Nursing Mothers: Returning to Work or School

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

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

Koru 2.0 Mindfulness Class for Employees

Date:
Wednesday, October 24th
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 (October 3, 10, 17, 24), and each session is 60 minutes. Attendance at all four sessions…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, October 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.

PAWSitively Stress Free at Milner Library

Date:
Wednesday, October 24th
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 http://wellness.illinoisstate.edu/living/stress/pawsitively.shtml.

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

Date:
Wednesday, October 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, October 24th
Time:
7:00 pm - 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:
Thursday, October 25th
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:
Thursday, October 25th
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 Backs and Bellies

Date:
Thursday, October 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. Please find registration forms here.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, October 25th
Time:
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, October 25th
Time:
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, October 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 December 14 with exception to Labor Day (September 3) and Fall break (November 22) holidays. The $60 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $70.00 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, October 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: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, October 28th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, October 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 December 14 with exception to Labor Day (September 3). The $60 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $70 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, October 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, 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. 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, October 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…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, October 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. Please find registration forms here.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, October 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. Please find registration forms here.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, October 31st
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 (CPA)

Date:
Wednesday, October 31st
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, October 31st
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.

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

Date:
Wednesday, October 31st
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, October 31st
Time:
7:00 pm - 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.

November 2018

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, November 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, November 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 – McCormick/Fell Exchange

Date:
Thursday, November 1st
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 Backs and Bellies

Date:
Thursday, November 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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities. Please find registration forms here.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, November 1st
Time:
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, November 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 through December 14 with exception to Labor Day (September 3) and Fall break (November 22) holidays. The $60 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $70.00 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at…

Family Bowling

Date:
Saturday, November 3rd
Time:
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Bring your family for 90 minutes of bowling at the BBC for free.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, November 3rd
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: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, November 4th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, November 5th
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 December 14 with exception to Labor Day (September 3). The $60 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $70 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, November 5th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, November 6th
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. Please find registration forms here.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, November 6th
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. Please find registration forms here.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, November 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.

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

Date:
Wednesday, November 7th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, November 7th
Time:
7:00 pm - 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Backs and Bellies

Date:
Thursday, November 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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities. Please find registration forms here.

Cancelled: Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, November 8th
Time:
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, November 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 through December 14 with exception to Labor Day (September 3) and Fall break (November 22) holidays. The $60 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $70.00 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at…

Family Climb

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

Family Climbs are held in the Student Fitness Center at their rock wall.

Family Swim

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

Family Swims are now held in the Student Fitness Center Pool.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, November 10th
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: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, November 11th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, November 12th
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 December 14 with exception to Labor Day (September 3). The $60 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $70 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, November 12th
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, November 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: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, November 13th
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. Please find registration forms here.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, November 13th
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. Please find registration forms here.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, November 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, November 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.

PAWSitively Stress Free at Milner Library

Date:
Wednesday, November 14th
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 http://wellness.illinoisstate.edu/living/stress/pawsitively.shtml.

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

Date:
Wednesday, November 14th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, November 14th
Time:
7:00 pm - 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:
Thursday, November 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Backs and Bellies

Date:
Thursday, November 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 to reduce stress levels. There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities. Please find registration forms here.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, November 15th
Time:
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, November 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 through December 14 with exception to Labor Day (September 3) and Fall break (November 22) holidays. The $60 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $70.00 fee for non-ISU community. Instructor: Tona Schenck, master’s degree, MFA, certified instructor. Schenck has been teaching for wellness at…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Saturday, November 17th
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: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, November 18th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Monday, November 19th
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 December 14 with exception to Labor Day (September 3). The $60 fee for ISU community includes unlimited attendance. There is a $70 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, November 19th
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, November 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, November 20th
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. Please find registration forms here.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Tuesday Yoga

Date:
Tuesday, November 20th
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. Please find registration forms here.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, November 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.