Healthy Living Week
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Care and Compassion | September 26 - 30, 2022

A week focused on taking care of oneself in all aspects of health and wellbeing. 

Week Long Activities

Movement Challenge

  • Participants will track their movement for the duration of the week (Monday, September 26 - Friday, September 30).
  • Goal is to move an average of 30 minutes per day. The focus is on movement, and however you choose to get it in!
    • Get outside!
    • Dance
    • Hike
    • Use the Mathy Center
    • Attend a fitness class
    • Garden
    • Options are plentiful!
  • Individuals are to keep a daily log, which will be self reported via this link. The submission is to include a sweaty selfie, or "not so sweaty" selfie depending on the activity of choice. But please take a selfie during the activity. 
  • The maximum duration allotted for records is 90 minutes of activity per day. 
  • Participants can sign up by completing this formEmail wellness@viterbo.edu with questions.
  • Prizes: Participants who complete the entire program will be placed in a drawing. There will be a total of 3 drawings.
Monday, September 26 Activities
  • Donuts and Counseling Services:  Grab a donut and connect with the wonderful Counseling Services team!
    • 9 - 11 a.m.
    • Franciscan Way Circle
    • Sponsored by Counseling Services
  • Healthy Living Week Kick Off with Brutus the Pig! Learn more about the activities of the week, enjoy a sweet treat, and meet Brutus the friendly therapy pig (he's on Facebook).  
    • 3 - 4:30 p.m.
    • Franciscan Way at V-Hawk Court (Rain site: Hawk's Nest)
    • Sponsored by Student Wellbeing and Student Engagement
  • Intro to Meditation + Experience Benefits of Aroma Therapy: Learn some basics of meditative exercises and tools and participate in a guided meditation while experiencing some of the calming benefits of aroma therapy.
    • 5:15 - 6 p.m.
    • Inclusion Center (4th Floor of the Nursing Building)
    • Sponsored by Student Wellbeing 
Tuesday, September 27 Activities
  • COVID Vaccination Clinic: Health Services will be offering a COVID-19 vaccination clinic to the campus community.
    • 10 a.m. - Noon
    • Franciscan Way Circle (co-located with the Bike program)
    • Inclement weather location: Health Services office
    • Sponsored by Health Services
  • VU Bike Program & Drift Share Bike Program Promotions
    • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Franciscan Way Circle
    • Sponsored by Recreation
  • Nothing But Nets
    • 6-8 p.m.
    • Marian Courtyard
    • Sand Volleyball, Cross Net and Spike Ball
    • No registration required
  • Outdoor Yoga Class
    • 7 - 8 p.m.
    • Assisi Courtyard (near the Dancing Francis/Prayer Garden)
    • Rain location: Mathy Multi-Purpose Room
    • Reserve your spot here
Wednesday, September 28 Activities
  • Meditation Classes: Participated in guided breathwork and meditation exercises to start, or end your day
    • 7:15 a.m. or 8 p.m. (max 30 minutes)
    • Mathy Multi-Purpose Room
    • Sponsored by Student Wellbeing and Recreation
    • Reserve your spot here
  • Pause for PawsPet therapy event organized by the Viterbo rec department in cooperation with the coulee region humane society.
    • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Student Union
    • Sponsored by Recreation
  • Self-defense Class: Join Ironworks Driftless Academy self-defense and MMA expert to learn tips and skills to protect oneself. This is open and free to students. There is a limited class capacity, be sure to reserve your spot!
Thursday, September 29 Activities
  • Health Screenings:  Health Services will provide basic health screenings (blood pressure, blood sugar, and hemoglobin screenings). 
    • 10 a.m. - Noon
    • Franciscan Way Circle
    • Inclement weather location: Health Services office
    • Sponsored by Health Services
  • Taekwondo
    • 7 - 8 p.m.
    • Mathy Multi-Purpose Room
    • Facilitated by Kwangho Park
    • Sponsored by Student Wellbeing and Recreation
    • Reserve your spot here
Friday, September 30 Activities
  • Sunrise Yoga: A special outdoor  slow flow morning yoga class will be provided to end the week (weather permitting). 
    • 7 - 7:45 a.m.
    • Assisi Courtyard by the Prayer Garden (Rain location: Mathy Center)
    • Reserve your spot here.
    • Sponsored by Recreation
  • Donuts and Counseling Services:  Grab a donut and connect with the wonderful Counseling Services team!
    • 9 - 11 a.m.
    • Franciscan Way Circle
    • Sponsored by Counseling Services

Contact wellness@viterbo.edu with questions.

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