Workshops & Events
Stress Less Week: December 2-6
Enjoy a variety of programs designed to help you relax, rejuvenate and reduce your final exam stress!
Free Chair Massage
Meet our Massage Therapists and enjoy and free 10 minute chair massage on us!
Monday, December 2, 3:30-5:30pm, Gym Lounge
Comfort Foods Redesigned Cooking Demonstration
Learn how to give your favorite comfort foods a makeover, so they are guilt-free and still delicious! This class will demonstrate how to redesign Fried Chicken, Mac and Cheese and Carrot Cake.
Tuesday, December 3, 7-8pm, Demonstration Kitchen, $10 (pre-register at the Member Services desk)
Wellness Workshop: Deep Breathing and Guided Meditation
Guided imagery is a technique to direct thoughts, suggestions, and imagination toward a relaxed, focused state. Participants will practice deep breathing and using their senses to connect their body and mind.
Wednesday, December 4, 7-8pm, Wellness Conference Room, Free
Brain Foods for Finals Mini-Cooking Demonstrations
Students from the NUTR 424 class will provide a variety of mini cooking demonstrations to help you fuel your body and brain to boost your performance during final exam week! Please visit our website for a complete schedule of demonstrations. Space is limited and available on a first come-first serve basis. Participants will be able to sign-up for up to two demos beginning at 3pm.
6:00 – 6:30: Rotisserie Buffet (3 meals from one rotisserie chicken)
6:40 – 7:10: Stress and Mindful Eating – Fruit Pizza and Apple Crumble
7:20 – 7:50: Fast, Filling, Foods – Fajitas
8:00 – 8:15: Complex Carbohydrates for Studying – Mac-N-Cheese
8:25 – 8:55: Brain Foods – Blueberries
9:05 – 9:35: Brain Foods – Chia and Flax Seeds
9:45 – 10:00:Mindful Eating and Portion Sizes – Dips
Thursday, December 5, Demonstration Kitchen, Free
Stress Free Friday Late Night Event
De-stress and enjoy and variety of relaxing activities, including free food, music, crafts, movies, chair massage and other spa services!
Friday, December 6, 9pm-1am, Free