Wellness Week

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Wellness Week
WellBeingU invites you to explore the 8 Dimensions of Wellness through workshops and activities during Wellness Week! Learn how your well–being in these different dimensions connects to your student success.

Sponsored by WellBeingU, the Center for Student Involvement, Career Development Center, Cross Cultural Centers, Counseling and Psychological Services, Kinesiology and Nutritional Science, Housing and Residence Life, Office for Students with Disabilities, Office of the Dean of Students, Recreation, Student Health Center, University Library, University-Student Union, and student fees.

Pre-Wellness Week Events


Thursday, October 7

Virtual Bingo

12 – 1p.m | Virtual Zoom Meeting ID# 831 8637 8240

The Veterans Resource Center and Associated Students, Inc. (ASI) invite you to join us for laughs and to createing new connections. Meet your new ASI military-connected representative and the VRC staff for an hour of virtual bingo. Win a gift card for: $15, $20, $25, $30, $35.


October 18 - 22


Monday, October 18

Food Security Resource Fair

1 – 3p.m. | U-SU Plaza

No student should go to class hungry. Feed your mind, body, and soul at the Food Security Resource Fair where you'll learn about the CalFresh Outreach Center, the Food Pantry Program, and engage with other on campus resources that can support your academic success and overall well-being.

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Student Health Center (SHC) Information Table

10a.m – 1p.m. | Outside Student Health Center, Main Walkway

Students have great resources available to them at the Student Health Center (SHC) at no additional cost. Stop by to learn about SHC services and grab a goody bag. Engage in the Q & A segment and spin the wheel for a chance to win a Cal State LA Tumbler/Black and Silver Mug.

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Tuesday, October 19

Zumba With Isabel

10 – 11a.m. | Zoom link

Join Isabel on Zoom for this one-hour dance-based virtual workout session!

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DIY Series – Sanitizing Wipes

11a.m. | U-SU Plaza

DIY Series are workshops that encourage students to imagine, design, create and de-stress. All materials will be provided and space is limited.

Remember at the start of the pandemic where you could not find any Clorox wipes? Come learn how to create your own so you never run into that problem again! Make your hand sanitizing wipes with common and safe household products.


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HIIT with Kyle

12 – 1p.m. | Zoom link

Join Kyle on Zoom for this one-hour high intensity interval training session!

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Wednesday, October 20

Learn The Basics: Grappling 101

12 – 1p.m. | Zoom Link

Join us to improve your knowledge and confidence in various approaches to training. This workshop will include an interactive lecture and a hands-on learning portion supervised by National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) certified professionals.

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Chair Yoga With Macro

4 – p.m.* | Zoom Link

Join Marco on Zoom for this one-hour Chair Yoga session!

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Boxing Conditioning With Elwig

4 – 5p.m. | Zoom Link

Join Elwig on Zoom for this 1-hour Boxing inspired workout session!

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Yoga Flow With Marco

6 – 7p.m. | Zoom Link

Join Marco on Zoom for this one-hour Yoga Flow session!

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Resiliency and Wellness in the Job Search

5. – 6:30 p.m. | Zoom Link

Sometimes your mental health takes a back seat during your job search. Join us as we’ll discuss how to navigate the search while prioritizing your wellness.

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Thursday, October 21

Zumba With Isabel

10 – 11a.m. | Zoom link in Linktree

Join Isabel on Zoom for this one-hour dance-based virtual workout session!

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Basic Life Skills Workshop

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. | Zoom Link

Join the Office for Students with Disabilities (OSD) for a “Basic Life Skills” workshop, presented by Felicia Flores OSD Staff. We will host an interactive presentation to discuss technology, wellness and mental health skills.

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HIIT With Kyle

12 – 1p.m. | Zoom link in Linktree

Join Kyle on Zoom for this one-hour high intensity interval training session!

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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Tournament

2 – 4p.m. | Sign up

Calling all Super Smash Bros. 8 Deluxe players… ready to rumble? Compete for bragging rights and the virtual crown in this virtual tournament. Competitors must have the respective game, console and live account.

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Jackbox Party

6p.m. | Sign up

Join the Center for Student Involvement and Recreation on Discord to play the pandemic staple: Jackbox Party! Play against other Cal State LA students to win amazing prizes in games like the spine-chilling Trivia Murder Party, the hilarious Quiplash, the devious Lie Swatter, the outrageous Fibbage, the artistically-inclined Drawful, and many more.

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Friday, October 22

Total Body Conditioning With Isabel

10 – 11a.m. | Zoom link on our Linktree

Join Isabel on Zoom for this one-hour total-body virtual workout session!

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Golden Eagle Nutrition Coaching (GENE)

Time TBD | Zoom link on our Linktree

Welcome to the Golden Eagle Nutrition Education (GENE) program! Here, you can sign up for personalized nutrition education sessions provided by our Cal State LA Nutritional Science students. Our student coaches can teach you everything you need to know about nutrition, plus the science of mindfulness and habit change.

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Upcoming Wellness Events


Monday, October 25

Pitstop & Puppies

10a.m. | Main Walkway by the P.E Building

Need some time to de-stress from \midterms week and re-center yourself? Come down to the Main Walkway and participate in our large group meditation. Visit our therapy animals for some fluffy stress relief. Feel free to pick up some tips and tricks on how to manage stress with aid from the Student Health Center & CAPS.

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Wednesday, October 28

GECO (Golden Eagle Connection Opportunity)

11a.m – 2p.m. | Farmer’s Market Triangle (between Palmer Wing and University Gym)

Orientation is hitting the Main Walkway to help you take a mid-semester break! De-stress and connect with friends with over games, learn more about campus life resources, and grab some free giveaways!

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Wednesday, November 3

Wellness Wednesday – Body Image

1p.m. | Zoom link on our Linktree

Wellness Wednesday is a series of critical conversations around all facets of health. CSI is partnering with various campus partners who specialize in these areas to provide their insight and expertise during these open and respectable dialogues.

The first Wellness Wednesday will focus on body image and body positivity. The space we create is judgement free and open to all students.


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Wednesday, November 10

Wellness Wednesday — Food for Thought

11 a.m. | Join Zoom: Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday is a series of critical conversations around all facets of health. CSI is partnering with various campus partners who specialize in these areas to provide their insight and expertise during these open and respectable dialogues.

The second Wellness Wednesday invites our student organization Food Science and Technology Association and Edible Garden Club to speak about sustainable Thanksgiving practices, alternative food options, and new recipes.


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Healing From Trauma Bonding

6–7 p.m. | Join Zoom: Healing From Trauma Bonding

Sometimes we find our greatest breakthroughs in our darkest moments, but what happens after that moment is gone? Is the bond sustained by that darkness? Or does it have a chance to become something lighter? Come to this event to learn how to heal from trauma bonds.

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Tuesday, November 16

Movement Meditation with @SOYNALGONA

12–1 p.m. | Join Zoom: Movement Meditation

Join us to release the heaviness of the semester and re-connect with our bodies, joy and intention as Jose Richard Aviles guides us through movement meditation.

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Wellness Wednesday—Family Feuds

3 p.m. | Join Zoom: Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Wednesday is a series of critical conversations around all facets of health. CSI is partnering with various campus partners who specialize in these areas to provide their insight and expertise during these open and respectable dialogues.

The final Wellness Wednesday will focus on mental health in relation to family or chosen family. In many communities, mental health is not talked about because of culture or upbringing. This dialogue will support students in how to start those difficult conversations or walk away from them. The space we create is judgment-free and open to all students.


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Friday, December 3

Health is Wealth–A Conversation on Mental Health Intersection with Identity and Culture

1–2 p.m. | Join Zoom: Health is Wealth

Join us for a conversation on the intersection of our varying identities and cultural backgrounds and how they impact our approach the topic of mental health.

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