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Upcoming Events for Spring 2015

Upcoming Events for Spring 2015

Upcoming Events for Spring 2015

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Upcoming Events
Date/Time Health Event Description Location
Get your monthly Healthy Living Newsletter each month If you would like to receive a monthly Wellness Program Healthy Living Newsletter each month, simply email Kelly Darbonne at spc-kdarbonne@mcneese.edu and you will be added to the Wellness Program email list.  You can also find our newsletter on our website!
2015 Spring Semester Free Nutritional Counseling Free nutritional counseling on campus provided by Master level dietetic interns is available to McNeese faculty, staff, & students.  Topics include weight loss, healthy lifestyle management, general sports nutrition, and education when disordered eating behaviors are present.  Doctor approval is needed for specialized diet such as a diabetic diet.  Call 475-5748 to schedule an appointment. Health Services (Watkins Infirmary-by Kirkman)

 1/20/15
Spring exercise classes will start!  Schedules will be posted in the Rec Complex soon or can be found at www.mcneese.edu/wellness. The Spring fitness classes will start on January 20th.  Check the class schedule on our website for Spring class times and start dates.  Class include:  Zumba,Yoga, Circuits, Cardio Kickboxing, Bodysculpting, Cardio Blast, & Water Fitness.  Classes held during lunch time (11am-1pm) are free for McNeese employees.  There is no charge for McNeese students. Rec Complex
    1/26-1/30
(8:30am-4pm)
Register for the New Year, New You Wellness Challenge! Resolve to live well for the new year!  This challenge will help to motivate, educate, & support you in your wellness & weight loss goals.    The challenge will include weekly weigh-ins, weekly wellness tips, and a variety of wellness workshops.   The challenge runs February 2nd-April 15th.  Open to all McNeese employees and students. Register in the Wellness Program Office     (Rec 212) 
2/3 (12-1pm) Healthy Eating for a Healthy You Talk Christus St. Patrick Registered Dietician, Kristie Evans, will share how to incorporate foods into your diet that will keep you healthy and tips on how to loose weight in a healthy way. La Jeuneese Room (Old Ranch)
2/6 Wear Red Day! Help bring awareness to Women and Heart Disease by wearing red for the American Heart Association's Go Red Day!  Contact Kelly if you department is wearing red, so we can get pics for the wellness program!
2/10 (12-1pm) Exercise for a New You Talk Health Coach and certified personal trainer with Christus Athletic Club, Mona Compton will review what exercise you can do to keep you feeling healthy and energetic and how you can maintian your weight with exercise.  The speaker asks that participants go to the following site and take the "Real Age Test" and bring the results with you to the talk if possible:  www.longevitycentres.com/tools-agecalculator.html. La Jeunesse Room (Old Ranch)
2/11 (10am-1pm) Wellness Table at Alcohol Awareness Day in Quad Stop by the Wellness table at Alcohol Awareness Day to learn about alcohol safety and the wellness program. McNeese Quad
 Year Round Smoking Cessation Program Smoking Cessation Counseling is offered to McNeese employees through our wellness parter, CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital.  Visit ChristusStPatrick.org/SmokingCessation to download an online workbook and 21 day guide that can help you quit smoking.  A counselor is also available to help you work on plan to quit.  Contact Kelly Darbonne @ 475-5277 or spc-kdarbonne@mcneese.edu for more details.
  3/23-3/30 Register for a Walking Challenge! Lace up your walking shoes and start racking up those miles!  This walking challenge will kick-off on National Walking Day.  The program will run April1st-May 1st.  Open to McNeese employees and students. Register in Wellness Program Office (Rec 212)
Look for more events to be added throughout the semester!
   
Spring 2015 Wellness to Go Program Our Wellness Program will be on the move this spring.  Get your blood pressure checked, pick up wellness information, & get healthy recipes. Locations to be announced soon!  Contact Kelly if you'd like to bring the Wellness Program to your department.
*Contact Kelly Darbonne, Director of the Wellness Program, at ext. 5277 or e-mail: spc-kdarbonne@mcneese.edu, for more details. I am also available in my office if you would like more health information or a fitness consultation. (Rec 212)*