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The Wellness Experience

From WesWell:

Are you seeking self-care strategies for health and well-being? Do you want to learn new skills and gain tools to manage stress?

Then join the Wellness Experience for the month of February to increase resiliency and gratitude, and flourish.

Here’s how it works:
~ Select a wellness activity to practice each week.
~ Choose from a broad range of activities to fit into your schedule.
~ Each week addresses a different wellness theme: emotional, physical, spiritual, and social.

Sign up by 12PM, FRIDAY, JANUARY 29TH.

Let’s build a healthy Wesleyan community together!

If you have any questions please email Tanya Purdy, MPH MCHES Director of WesWell, Office of Health Education, at tpurdy[at]wesleyan[dot]edu.

Deadline: Friday, January 29 at 12:00 PM

Weekend of Workshops with WesBAM! ft. Renee and Shira

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From Katie McLaughlin ’15:

Grab your yoga and cardio clothes and join us for a fun-filled weekend of workshops, classes and alumni as Shira Engel ’14 and Renee Dunn ’14 – co-founders of WesBAM! – are returning home. There’s a lot of stuff going on: Shira and Renee are co-teaching Founder’s Flow, Shira is teaching two yoga classes and Renee is teaching a yoga class and a fusion cardio kickboxing/total body conditioning class. AND GUESS WHAT?! It’s all FREE! A complete lineup and description of events are posted below! Class descriptions are after the jump.

THURSDAY — March 26th
4:30-5:30 Flow Fierce w/ Guest Yoga Teacher Shira Engel ’14,
Fayerweather Dance Room

FRIDAY — March 27th
11:00-12:30 Shira’s Home Yoga Practice Workshop, Fayerweather Dance
Room

SATURDAY — March 28th
11:00-1:00 WesBAM! Founder’s Flow with Shira and Renee, Fayerweather
Dance Room
5:00-6:00 Wellness Beyond Wes, Fayerweather Dance Room

SUNDAY — March 29th
11:00-12:00 Total Body Conditioning and CardioKickboxing FUSION,
Fayerweather Dance Room
4:00-5:00 Power Yoga w/ Guest Yoga Teacher Renee Dunn ’14,
Fayerweather Theater Room

Date: Thursday, March 26 – Sunday, March 29, 2015
Place: Fayerweather
Cost: FREE!

Stress and Well-Being Facilitation

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Jessica Katzen ’16, Ally Ruchman ’16 and Alessandra Cervera ’16 shout:

Stressed Out about finals? Want to discuss healthy and unhealthy
habits?

Come join us at Well-Being House on Wednesday, May 1st from 7 to 8 for
a short facilitation about dealing with stress. There will be an
interesting discussion and some healthy snacks!

Hope to see you there.

Date: May 1, 2013
Time: 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: 
Well-Being House, 250 Court Street
Cost: High blood pressure free

Gastro Virus to Wesleyan: “Sup Poop-Eaters?”

Stop reading Wesleying and go wash your hands.

Last week the health center casually let us know that gastroenteritis (aka “stomach flu” aka “living hell in your bowels”) was making its rounds around Boston campuses and local healthcare facilities. A few cases had popped up at Wesleyan. No biggie. Don’t panic. Just a heads up. Wash your hands a lot. Also, transmission is “fecal-oral.” Maybe lay off eating poop for a few weeks.

This week, shit gets real. (Literally.) (Eww.)

According to the latest all-campus, the party really got going last night, when the health center began bustling with students reporting Norovirus symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, cramps, and so on). On the bright side, the investigation is well underway: “The University will be increasing cleaning of bathrooms in dorms with high numbers of cases, collecting data about cases to identify patterns and conducting other interventions as appropriate.”

You can read Medical Director Davis Smith’s extensive posting here, but the basic (and hopefully obvious) advice is to. . .