The programs and activities offered through Campus Wellness promote the holistic model of health described below. All programming is open to VSU faculty, staff and students unless a specific audience is advertised. Regular events include, but are not limited to:
- Fall Benefits and Wellness Fair
- Faculty, Staff and Student Employees - Active for Life Fitness Challenge
- Free fitness classes - Zumba, Yoga, Step Aerobics, Pilate's
- Dine and Discover events with speaker and healthy meal provided at a reduced cost
- Co-sponsor- World Aids Day
- Co-Sponsor - 5K Fun Run
- Weight Watchers
- Smoking Cessation classes
- VSU Walking Club & walking contest
Holistic means the parts of a system are interrelated. Each part is related in such a way that their functioning is conditioned by their relationship with one another. Everything is interlinked. To live in a state of complete Wellness means all dimensions of your life must be healthy. The six dimensions of health are:
Developing healthy activities that benefit your body such as nutritious eating and exercise. It is taking care of your body.
Using your resources to expand your knowledge, to create, to become mentally stimulated.
Focuses on taking care of yourself and developing ways to enhance your inner resources. It is paying attention to elements such as self-expression, stress reduction and relaxation.
Enhances the connection between your mind and body. It is personal growth.
Developing healthy relationships with those around you. It is contributing to your community.
Contributing in a work environment that accommodates each other's weaknesses and strengths in a healthy way.
Site Source For Model:
Dr. Bill Hettler
Co-Founder of the Board of Director of National Wellness Institute