February 26, 2010
10-040

Jennifer Tanner
Communications Specialist

Natalie Quinn Student Intern

VSU Hosts Spring Wellness Fair Tuesday, March 9

VALDOSTA -- Valdosta State University’s Wellness Committee will host the spring wellness fair from 9 a.m. until noon Tuesday, March 9, in the Student Union ballrooms.

Faculty and staff can take advantage of the health screenings, free massages, informational booths, healthy refreshments and giveaways that have become trusted features of the wellness fair. From 8-9 a.m., medical professionals will administer all free health screenings. People interested in participating in the free screenings should not eat or drink anything after midnight before the test.

Participants are encouraged to enjoy free Tai Chi and yoga instruction, learn about Weight Watchers, and explore ways to reduce stress. Free cholesterol and blood pressure readings as well as Body Mass Index (BMI) tests will be available. Health and wellness practitioners will be on hand to answer questions and distribute general nutrition and fitness information.

E-mail Becky Murphy at rbowes@valdosta.edu for more information.