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November 2019

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, November 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 from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). 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…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, November 24th
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 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 from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). 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…

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, November 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, November 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Yoga on Tuesdays

Date:
Tuesday, November 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, November 27th
Time:
7:00 am - 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:
Wednesday, November 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, November 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 from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). 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…

Wednesday Wellness Walks

Date:
Wednesday, November 27th
Time:
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Join Health Promotion and Wellness for walks every Wednesday this summer! For 30 minutes we’ll focus on our wellbeing while walking various 30 minute routes on campus. Registration is appreciated so that we can inform individuals who plan to attend about cancellations for weather or other unforeseen circumstances.

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

Date:
Wednesday, November 27th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

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

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Wednesday, November 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, November 28th
Time:
10:00 am - 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, November 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, November 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 from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). 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…

December 2019

Family Climb

Date:
Sunday, December 1st
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, December 1st
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: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, December 1st
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, December 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 from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). 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…

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, December 3rd
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, December 3rd
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: Yoga on Tuesdays

Date:
Tuesday, December 3rd
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, December 4th
Time:
7:00 am - 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:
Wednesday, December 4th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, December 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 from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). 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…

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

Date:
Wednesday, December 4th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

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

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Wednesday, December 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, December 5th
Time:
10:00 am - 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, December 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, December 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 from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). 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…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, December 8th
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, December 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 from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). 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…

PAWSitively Stress Free Finals Week

Date:
Monday, December 9th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take a break during finals week with chair massage, therapy dogs, and more.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, December 10th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Tuesday, December 10th
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 Finals Week

Date:
Tuesday, December 10th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take a break during finals week with chair massage, therapy dogs, and more.

PAWSitively Stress Free Finals Week

Date:
Tuesday, December 10th
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take a break during finals week with chair massage, therapy dogs, and more.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Yoga on Tuesdays

Date:
Tuesday, December 10th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Wednesday, December 11th
Time:
7:00 am - 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:
Wednesday, December 11th
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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Noon Yoga

Date:
Wednesday, December 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 from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). 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…

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

Date:
Wednesday, December 11th
Time:
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

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

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Table Tennis

Date:
Wednesday, December 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:
Thursday, December 12th
Time:
10:00 am - 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.

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Balanced Bellies and Backs

Date:
Thursday, December 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: Noon Yoga

Date:
Friday, December 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 from August 19 through December 15 with the exception of Labor Day (September 2) and Thanksgiving (November 28 & 29). 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…

Lifestyle Enhancement Program: Badminton

Date:
Sunday, December 15th
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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Tuesday, December 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Wednesday, December 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.

Wellness Massage

Date:
Thursday, December 19th
Time:
10:00 am - 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.

Breastfeeding Support Chat n Chew

Date:
Friday, December 20th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join pregnant, new, and seasoned mothers and their babies for a time of support and community. Trish Wierenga, BSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC will attend this hour long gathering to talk with mothers about how their breastfeeding is going, answer questions, and provide basic lactation consulting advice appropriate for the group setting. Mothers may weigh their babies and do weighted feedings during this hour. If further support is needed, a plan can be discussed. Join us to share tips, ask questions,…

Support for Nursing Mothers: Returning to Work or School

Date:
Friday, December 20th
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 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.