Join Wellness and Prevention Services in spreading awareness and having conversations about body image and disordered eating. All events are open to the entire campus community. Extra credit slips will be provided. Stop by the student union contact table the week of Celebrate EveryBODY Week, Monday - Thursday 12pm - 2pm, for free swag and to pick up a calendar of events.
Contact Saray Smalls, Wellness Coordinator for Student Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org for questions about the events below.
Monday April 26th
7:45pm - 8:45pm in The Quinn Recreation Center
Zumba Fitness Class
With a fusion of Latin and International music, Zumba is an inclusive dance party where everyone and anyone is welcomed! Come salsa, merengue, and cumbia your way to improved fitness. As a part of Celebrate EveryBODY Week, we encourage students to break out their best 80's neon workout attire!
Tuesday April 27th
3:45pm - 4:45pm *only open to undergraduate and graduate students*
Grocery Store Tour (at Walmart)
App State Grocery Store Tours are designed to enhance food shopping skills as a means to improve nutrition related behaviors. Facilitated by the department's Registered Dietitian, students will have the opportunity to have a guided tour of local grocery stores as a means to increase raw fruit and vegetable intake, learn to reach food labels, and utilize savings opportunities. Please note that there is a limit of 4 spots per tour to ensure effective engagement during the tour.
Wednesday April 28th
12:00pm - 1:30pm in PSU Beacon Heights 417
Mindful Meals are designed to enhance food consumption skills as a means to improve nutrition related behaviors. Facilitated by the department's Registered Dietitian, students will have the opportunity to engage in a guided mindfulness experience while eating a meal.
6pm-8pm in Belk Library 421
Film Screening: The Student Body
How do governmental policies impact nutrition behaviors for young adults? Is BMI a good indicator of a "healthy body?" Get the answers to these questions and more at this event with a brieft panel discussion to follow.
6:15pm - 7:15pm in Mt. Mitchell Fitness Center
Kickboxing Fitness Class
Punch, kick, and block your stress away through this heart-pumping cardio workout! This fierce workout will make you feel stronger and ready to take on the world.
Thursday April 27th
4:30pm - 7:00pm in PSU Blue Ridge Ballroom
Cutting Ties with the Tags
Join us for a size free, stress free, body positive shopping experience! During this event, students will have the opportunity to shop for clothing items where the size tags have been completely removed. All items will be made available for $5 or less. Credit Cards are accepted.
7:00pm - 8:00pm in the Quinn Recreation Center (Patio)
Yoga Under the Stars
Improve your flexibility and balance while working and stretching every inch of the body while under the stars. Integrating breath and postures will leave you feeling energized and renewed in the body and mind.
Friday April 28th
1pm - 2pm on Duck Pond Field
2nd Annual Intramural Color Fun Run
This event is set to celebrate body's in movement as the semester closes. This is an individual special event. The event starts at Duck Pond Field and takes place on App State's campus.
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Partners: Advocates Promoting Positive Self Image (APPSI), Student Government Association, Wellness Educators for Change, Advocacy and student Needs (WE CAN), University Recreation (UREC)