Wellness Outreach

WellnessWorkshops

We offer wellness outreach to NC State student groups, departments and affiliates.


Wellness Workshops

A wellness workshop is a convenient educational opportunity offered in prime campus locations that provide easy access to health screenings and information about the latest trends in wellness and fitness. Whether it’s a body composition screening, or a presentation on how to avoid the freshman 15, these sessions aim to give you the knowledge you need to live a healthy lifestyle.


Education Sessions

Education Session topics currently available to student groups:

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Learn all that University Recreation has to offer and how you can improve your well-being by pursuing a healthy, active lifestyle.

Your schedule and living space can get pretty tight, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to squeeze in a workout. We’ll introduce you to quick and simple ways to add physical activity into your routine from the comforts of your on-campus abode.

Who doesn’t love debunking a good myth? We’ll explore and expose many of the common fitness and wellness myths that are all too common in everyday life.

For many, the majority of our day is spent sitting. We’ll teach you about what the "sitting disease" and how to break free from your chair to live a healthier lifestyle. We’ll go over proper sitting posture, what it means to be "desk chair fit".

Managing stress is essential to living a healthy, productive lifestyle. We’ll take you through a variety of techniques and strategies you can use to help improve your stress management skills.

Is the ‘Freshman 15’ a truth or a myth? We'll shed light on what contributes to college weight gain and provide tips on how to avoid it.

Whether it’s establishing goals for your well-being, academics, or personal life, this session will provide personalized strategies for planning and overcoming obstacles for success.

Learn quick ways to improve your mood through the top five proven methods for happiness. This fun, interactive session will show you small changes that can make a large impact on your stress, mood, and ability to be happier, instantly.

Wellness is more than eating healthy and getting a daily dose of exercise. This session will show what impacts your health, and include key life hacks to balancing your well-being for your most successful year.

Wellness in the workplace may be easier than you think! Enjoy this quick, interactive session that will encourage employees to make small changes in the workplace that promote a healthy, active lifestyle.

We will conduct individual body composition screenings and provides you with important information about your lean muscle mass, body fat, and health.

  • Access to a projector and a sound system is ideal, but not required for delivery of presentation. If a projector is available, the presenter will bring a laptop to connect.
  • You are responsible for providing and/or reserving a space for the educational session.

Fee Structure for Education Sessions

Group Cost
 Student Groups FREE
 NC State Departments FREE
 Centennial Affiliates $30

 


Educational Session Interest Form

Please note that all requests must be submitted a minimum two weeks in advance. Requests are not approved until a written confirmation sent to you.
  • Please enter an alternate date for your session.
  • Please provide a building name and room number. Space must be reserved by the requesting group.

Wellness Appraisals

  • Wellness appraisals will include the following: Wellness Lifestyle Assessment, Blood Pressure, Height, Weight, and Body Mass Index, Body Fat Percentage, and waist-to-hip ratio.
  • You must have a private space (i.e. office, conference room, etc.). Plan to reserve space for one-hour for every five appraisals.
  • We will email you the personalized wellness report following the session.
  • Please be well-hydrated, wear comfortable clothing, and not exercise prior to testing. Most accurate results occur within 2-hours after breakfast or lunch time.

Rates

Group Cost
Student Groups $50 minimum for 5 participants
$5 per person thereafter
NC State Departments $75 minimum for 5 participants
$5 per person thereafter
Centennial Affiliates $100 minimum for 5 participants
$5 per person thereafter

Wellness Appraisal Interest Form

  • A roster will need to be provided one week in advance of the scheduled Wellness Outreach session.
  • Please provide a building name and room number. Must be a private space reserved by the requesting group.