Wellness

The Healthy Campus Committee, in partnership with Athletics and Recreation, is pleased to announce the following initiatives for the campus community.

For all programs and information listed below, please contact Angela Marchbank by email at amarchbank@upei.ca; or call (902) 566-0606.

1. Boost Wellness - Bust Stress Challenge (June 1–30, 2017)

The Healthy Campus Committee is coordinating a FUN Challenge for UPEI Employees and Students over the summer. The challenge involves a number of ways to boost your wellness! Activities for UPEI students, staff and faculty only. No cost for any activities listed.

  • Create your own Zen Zone
    • Get outside and find somewhere quiet on campus to read, color, write, listen to music or just "be".
  • Walk to Wellness
    • Thursdays, 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm, meet by the clock tower in the Quad area to join us for a wellness boosting walk and talk around campus. During our walk we'll have different leaders and topics to chat about. Walk at your own pace and most importantly have fun and relax! Topics include: Stretching, meditation, and 'conversations that matter'. Also, you can learn how to use Nordic poles while walking. 
  • Karma Yoga
    • Wednesdays, 12:05 pm – 12:50 pm in the Chaplaincy Centre or outdoors at the Quad on nice weather day. Fee for each class is a donation to the UPEI food bank - $5 or food donation. Bring your own mat or towel and water.
  • SoundEscapes
    • Tuesday, June 20, 12:00 – 1:00 pm, Fitness Studio 1, Sports Centre
  • PiYo class
    • Tuesday, June 13, 12:05 pm – 12:50 pm, Fitness Studio 1, Sports Centre
  • Yoga Pose sessions – Learning proper set up for yoga poses
    • Monday, June 26, 12:05 pm – 12:50 pm, Fitness Studio 1, Sports Centre - 'Sun Salutation Series'
    • Wednesday, June 28, 4:15 pm – 5:30 pm, Fitness Studio 1, Sports Centre - 'Warrior Series'
  • Challenge Kickoff
    • Thursday, June 1, 12:15 pm.  Come enjoy a walk and kick off to our June Challenge!

Prize Draws: Prize draws at each event from those attending events! Register by sending an email to Angela Marchbank at amarchbank@upei.ca.     

2. Karma Yoga (Wednesdays, weekly)

Yoga class will continue to be held every Wednesday from 12:10 pm – 12:55 pm at the UPEI Chaplaincy Centre. This program provides a full body strength and flexibility workout which tones the body. Long stretches will melt away stress and create a feeling of deep relaxation. Please bring your own mat and/or towel and water. Fee: Fee for each class is a donation to the UPEI food bank - $5 or food donation.

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