Wellness Week

Wellness Week

Explore the 8 Dimensions of Wellness through workshops and activities during Wellness Week. Learn about how physical, environmental, financial, intellectual, occupational, social, and spiritual wellbeing connects to your student success. Attend as many events during this week to enter to win a Fit Bit Tracker!

Sponsored by the Center for Student Involvement, Cross Cultural Centers, Kinesiology and Nutritional Science, Housing and Residential Life, Office for Students with Disabilities, Office of the Dean of Students, Student Health Center, University Library, University-Student Union, Xtreme Fitness, and student fees.

WELLNESS WEEK SCHEDULE


MONDAY, OCTOBER 22 2018

11 AM - 3 PM - Wellness Week Kickoff and Resource Fair

Wellness Week Kickoff AND Resource Fair

University-Student Union Plaza
Join us as we kickoff Wellness Week! Come enjoy music, food, and the many resources shared from various departments, clubs, and organizations that can connect you to the 8 Dimensions of Wellness! Free KIND bars for completing our "kind” activity

11 AM - 3 PM - Ability Awareness Week Kickoff

Ability Awareness Week Kickoff

University-Student Union Plaza
Join us as we kick off Ability Awareness Week! Come learn about our services and the scheduled events for the week.

12 PM - 1:30 PM - Exercise Rx Speaker Panel

Exercise Rx Speaker Panel

Golden Eagle Ballroom, 3rd floor, Golden Eagle Building
The Kinesiology Department will host a panel of guest speakers specializing in different areas of exercise, sports performance, health and wellness. Come listen to the leaders of this industry as they discuss the importance of staying physically active. First 100 attendees will receive a free meal from The Habit food truck (Wed). (8 Dimesions category: Physical and Social)

6 PM - 6:50 PM - Brazillian Jiu Jitsu

Brazillian Jiu Jitsu

Xtreme Fitness, Multi-Purpose Room, Basement, University-Student Union
Come learn some grappling, self-defense and ground control techniques in one of our Japanese Martial Arts classes offered every Monday evening throughout the Fall semester. Any equipment needed will be provided for you, so just bring yourself! First 20 participants will receive an Xtreme Fitness drawstring backpack and everyone in attendance will receive a raffle ticket for the grand prize 3G beach cruiser bike!
(8 Dimesions category: Physical and Social)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 2018

9 AM - 9:50 AM - Spin

Spin

Xtreme Fitness, Multi-purpose Room, Basement, University-Student Union
Spin is an interactive cardiovascular focused class on a spin bike that also features core exercises. Ranging from light to challenging, you can choose your own intensity and enjoy an upbeat style of teaching. First 20 participants will receive an Xtreme Fitness drawstring backpack and everyone in attendance will receive a raffle ticket for the grand prize 3G beach cruiser bike! (8 Dimesions category: Physical and Social)

10 AM - 2 PM - LAFC Futsal Tournament

LAFC Futsal Tournament

Greenlee Plaza
LAFC will host 1st Annual Futsal Tournament – 10 teams, 12 players, 1 inaugural champion!! First 100 attendees will receive a free meal from The Habit food truck (Wed).
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Social, Environmental)

2 PM - 3 PM - “Magic 8 Ball- My Life With Asperger’s”

Magic 8 Ball - My Life With Asperger’s

U-SU Theatre
A story written and performed by George Steeves. This fascinating one-man show gives a courageous look into his life with Asperger’s Syndrome. Co-directed by Penni and Crystal Wilson.
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Social, Environmental)

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM - Men of Color Success Network: Health & Wellness

Men of Color Success Network: Health & Wellness

Alhambra Room, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
It's Wellness Week! This dialogue will provide participants with tools to having a more balanced and full life. We will explore topics around holistic health and wellness
(8 Dimensions category: Intellectual, Social, Environmental, Spiritual)

5 PM - 5:50 PM - Work-It-Circuit

Work-It-Circuit

Xtreme Fitness, Multi-Purpose Room, Basement, University-Student Union
Circuit training is a fun way to exercise the full-body and get the heart rate going while transitioning between different stations of movements during active recovery time. The first 20 participants will receive an Xtreme Fitness drawstring backpack and everyone in attendance will receive a raffle ticket for the grand prize 3G beach cruiser bike!
(8 Dimesions category: Physical and Social)

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM - Cooking is Golden

Cooking is Golden

Housing Private Dining Room
Residence Life will be working alongside service-learning students majoring in Nutrition, to help develop healthy programs for our residents. During these programs students will learn the basics of nutrition and explore fun ideas on how to create delicious cheap meals-on-the-go!
(8 Dimesions category: Physical and Social)

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24 2018

11 AM - 1 PM - Food Pantry Service Day

Food Pantry Service Day

Food Pantry, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
Open to currently enrolled Cal State LA students, all you need is your student ID card and access to your current schedule. For more information visit us online at www.CalStateLA.edu/deanofstudents.
(8 Dimensions category: Physical)

11 AM - 1 PM - Physical Activity Demonstration and Food Truck

Physical Activity Demonstration

Main Campus Walkway by PE Mural
The Kinesiology Department invites you to explore its available course offerings on physical wellness! Come watch students perform Zumba, taekwondo and more! The Habit food truck will be on campus. First 100 attendees will receive a free meal.
(8 Dimensions category: Physical)

12 PM - 1 PM - Trauma Informed Yoga

Trauma Informed Yoga

Los Angeles Room A, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
Anxiety, depression, stress, and health issues are often the result of unresolved trauma. The goal is to build resiliency and establish greater self-regulation. The practice is sensitive to the needs of a participant with trauma symptoms and offers them tools to feel safe and empowered. Yoga Mats provided.
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Spiritual, Environmental)

12 PM - 12:50 PM - POP Pilates

POP Pilates

Xtreme Fitness, Basement, University-Student Union
Looking for an upbeat, high energy, Pilates class? POP Pilates is a total body, equipment-free work out that sculpts a rock-solid core and a lean dancer's body like nothing else can.

***First 20 participants will receive an Xtreme Fitness drawstring backpack and everyone in attendance will receive a raffle ticket for the grand prize 3G beach cruiser bike! ***
(8 Dimensions category: Physical and Social)

3 PM - 4 PM - OSD Film Festival – “Inclusion”

OSD Film Festival – “Inclusion”

OSD Patio
Join us for the premiere of a student selection of short films discussing the intersection of disability, diversity and inclusion on campus.
(8 Dimesions category: Physical)

3 PM - 5 PM - Food Pantry Service day

Food Pantry Service day

Food Pantry, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
Open to currently enrolled Cal State LA students, all you need is your student ID card and access to your current schedule. For more information visit us online at www.CalStateLA.edu/deanofstudents.
(8 Dimesions category: Physical)

3:10 PM - 4:15 PM - Eat Healthy, Be Active

Eat Healthy, Be Active

Student Health Center, Room 210
Join us at our thrid session of the Eat Healthy, Be Active series. Learn current dietary and physical activity guidelines while focusing on eating healthy and saving time while doing it!
(8 Dimesions category: Intellectual, Physical)

5 PM - 7 PM - Social Impact Career Connector

Social Impact Career Connector

LA Room A, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
Come and learn about careers and organizations that make an impact on society and are committed to social innovation and entrepreneurship, social justice, public service, and community development.
(8 Dimensions category: Occupational, Intellectual)

5 PM - 6 PM, 6 PM - 7 PM - Dance to Wellness: Zumba

Dance to Wellness: Zumba

X-Treme Fitness, Multipurpose Room
Join us for this high energy class. Enjoy this party that will have you burning calories while having fun!
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Social, Environmental)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25 2018

11 AM - 1 PM - Interdepartmental Challenge

Interdepartmental Challenge

Main Campus Walkway by PE Mural
Team up with your department and join our Interdepartmental Challenge! Activities will include the Steps Challenge. Winners receive a special prize.
(8 Dimensions category: Physical)

11 AM - 1 PM - Mākmō Van: Mobile Makerspace Program

Mākmō Van: Mobile Makerspace Program

University Library
Come play with technological gadgets like Keva planks, Cubelets, and littleBits synth kits at the Library, thanks to MākMō—a mobile makerspace program (literally on wheels!) offering hands-on learning activities.
(8 Dimensions category: Intellectual, Social, Environmental)

11 AM - 11:50 PM - Yennergy

Yennergy

Xtreme Fitness, Basement, University-Student Union
Looking for a faster pace yoga class while still reaping the benefits of gaining flexibility, strength and practicing mindful breathing? This is the class for you. Come learn how to connect your breath to movement in this energetic yoga flow. First 20 participants will receive an Xtreme Fitness drawstring backpack and everyone in attendance will receive a raffle ticket for the grand prize 3G beach cruiser bike!
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Social, Emotional, and Spiritual)

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM - WorkAbility IV Job Club & So Cal Edison

WorkAbility IV Job Club & So Cal Edison

U-SU Pasadena Room
WAIV Job Club and SCE recruiters will share job tips and best practices in the workplace. Bring your resume for mock interviews!
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Social, Emotional, and Spiritual)

2 PM - 3 PM - Drum Circle Series: Self-Expression/Managing Anger

Drum Circle Series: Self-Expression/Managing Anger

Xtreme Fitness, Multipurpose Room, Basement, University-Student Union
An eight-session, trauma-informed program that emphasizes process and not performance. It pairs collective drumming with therapy to build core social-emotional strengths through guided interaction with rhythmic activities serving as a metaphor for life, followed by reflection and dialogue without the stigma of therapy.
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Social, Environmental, Spiritual)

3 PM - 4:15 PM - Keep Your Coverage Summit

Keep Your Coverage Summit

King Hall, Lecture Hall 1
Join ChapCare, our Department of Public Health, School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science, and Public Health Students Association to learn more about why health insurance coverage is critically important for college students. Panelists from ChapCare, Covered California, Young Invincibles, and Cal State LA professors will discuss the changing landscape of health insurance in America, and how you can be empowered to take action for yourself, your family, and your community. Whether you are currently insured or in need of health care coverage, this event is for you! ChapCare and Covered California will be on site to assist anyone looking to enroll in a health insurance plan. Free giveaways to attendees!
(8 Dimensions category: Intellectual, Occupational)

3:15 PM - 4:10 PM - Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse!

Preparedness 101: Zombie Apocalypse!

Student Health Center, Room 210
We have earthquakes, storms and sometimes even zombies to consider. Join us to learn about staying safe during natural (and un-natural) disasters. One lucky participant will get an emergency pack.
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Social, Environmental)

4 PM - Womyn & Femmes Self Defense

Womyn & Femmes Self Defense

Xtreme Fitness, Basment, University-Student Union
Fight like a Girl/Femme! Join us in this empowering self-defense workshop. We will learn techniques to prepare and defend ourselves. Contact the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center for more information.
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Spiritual, Social)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2018

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM - Beyond Basic: Connecting Students to the 8 Dimensions of Wellness

Beyond Basic: Connecting Students to the 8 Dimensions of Wellness

University Library
This four-hour program aims to equip Cal State LA student leaders with specific campus resources related to the Eight Dimensions of Wellness, starting with a focus on food and housing security needs. Going “Beyond Basic” is an approach that will empower participants to incorporate the information gained into their day-to-day work and serve as powerful student wellness advocates. Register online here. Space is limited to 30 attendees per training.

10 AM - 2 PM - Fourth Annual Veterans and Persons with Disabilities Career Fair

Fourth Annual Veterans and Persons with Disabilities Career Fair

Golden Eagle Ballroom, Golden Eagle Building
Government agencies and Federal Contractors hiring Veterans and Persons with Disabilities pursuing college and professional careers.
(8 Dimensions Category: social, environmental, physical, occupational, intellectual)

10 AM - Archery Tag

Archery Tag

Center for Student Involvement, 2nd floor, University-Student Union
Katniss Everdeen & Hawkeye. What do they have in common? They're great at archery! Come join us for a day of Archery Tag! Think paintball but with foam arrows! Purchase tickets at U-SU 306. Transportation provided. Spots are limited. $10 per student.
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Social)

12 PM - 1 PM - Yoga + Guided Meditation at the Library

Yoga + Guided Meditation at the Library

University Library
Join a one-hour guided meditation and restorative yoga session on the fourth floor of the Library to unwind mentally and physically. Mats will be provided; first come first served.
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Social, Spiritual)

1:30 PM - 3 PM - Stretching Your Financial Aid Awards to the Max

Stretching Your Financial Aid Awards to the Max

Alhambra Room, 3rd floor, University-Student Union
Are you taking advantage of all that financial aid has to offer? Learn about the four major types of financial aid awards and how to get the most bang for your buck.
(8 Dimensions category: Financial)

5 PM - 5:50 PM - Cardiokick Circuit

Cardiokick Circuit

Xtreme Fitness, Basement, University-Student Union
A total body workout mixed with cardio kickboxing and circuit drills that will combine punching and kicking combinations with resistance and cardio drills. The first 20 participants will receive an Xtreme Fitness drawstring backpack and everyone in attendance will receive a raffle ticket for the grand prize 3G beach cruiser bike!
(8 Dimensions category: Physical, Social)


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