Annual Wellness Festival 4/15

Annual Wellness Festival 4/15

spaPLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR

ANNUAL WELLNESS FESTIVAL

Monday, April 15, 2013

10:00 am—4:30 pm

CUNY Graduate Center

Concourse Level

 

Events/services include: (*, ** see below for more info)

  • acupuncture                                  ·     nutrition & “eating on the go”
  • vision screenings                         ·      chiropractic care and ergonomic solutions
  • rapid HIV testing                       ·      HPV/cervical cancer information
  • free yoga classes*                        ·   breast and testicular self-exam information
  • massage therapy**                      ·      blood pressure testing
  •  dental health                             ·      cholesterol and diabetes testing
  •  cancer prevention                       ·    mental health screenings and information
  • hearing tests                               ·      smoking cessation information
  • information on navigating health insurance (i.e. NYSHIP, Family/Child Health Plus)
  • … and more!!!

 

Services are FREE** and open to all students, faculty, and staff!!

(see attached description for details regarding certain services)

*Yoga/Meditation: Two free yoga classes and guided mediation generously provided by the Urban Yoga Foundation (www.urbanyogafoundation.org):

  • yoga classes: 45 minutes each at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm
  • guided meditation: 20 minute session at 12:15 pm

(Limited number of yoga mats will be available, but if you can conveniently bring your own, please do.)

Pre-registration is required for these classes with attendance capped at 15 for yoga classes and 25 for meditation. Please email: healthed@gc.cuny.edu if you would like to register (indicating your name, email, which class, and if you are bringing a mat).

 

**Unlike last year, massage therapy (sponsored by DSC Health & Wellness) will have scheduled slots throughout the day, which will be available on a first-come, first-served basis—from 10:00am for the morning slots and from 1:00pm for the afternoon slots. The sign-up sheets (for specific times) will be available at the massage therapy station in Room C198.  A valid GC ID is required. Appointments available for staff and faculty will be limited, and will cost $10. Student appointments are free. Many thanks to the DSC for providing funding to have this service available!!

Sponsored by:

 The Wellness Center, the Doctoral Student Council,

and Whole Foods-Union Square

For more information, contact the:

Wellness Center

Student Health Services

365 Fifth Ave, Room 6422

212-817-7028

heathed@gc.cuny.edu

http://cuny.is/wellnesscenter

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