Wellness 2 Go
Ever wish wellness would just come to you? Now it can with the Wellness 2 Go program! Browse through our list of class offerings and presentation topics and request when and where you want your wellness to be. Partnering with a variety of campus programs, we aim to offer an extensive menu of options for you to choose from. Whether it be an event for your residence hall, a Fraternity or Sorority Life gathering, or student organization event, we hope to have something to meet your health and wellness needs.
Opportunities will change, so visit our page frequently to catch the newest offering available!
Please complete the Wellness 2 Go Request Form.
Wellness 2 Go Opportunities
Alcohol and Other Drugs
Before One More: Alcohol and Your Group
This session is intended to give your group feedback on the opinions of your members about alcohol and other drug use and how it impacts group cohesion, the image of your group, and the desirable/undesirable role alcohol plays for group members. All members will complete a survey prior to the session which will be used to help guide the group discussion. The survey results are not shared with any other administrators, faculty, staff or students who are not a member of your organization. This presentation has been very helpful for a variety of NDSU groups and leads to plenty of open discussion. (60 minutes)
- A list containing the e-mails of all attendees must be provided at least two weeks in advance, which is used to distribute the survey.
LIVE REAL Mentor: Basic Training Session
An introduction to the LIVE REAL Mentor Program. Participants will learn about the effects of high risk alcohol and drug use and how to take steps to promote an environment of safe and responsible attitudes toward alcohol at NDSU. (60 minutes)
LIVE REAL Mentor: Marijuana Session
Attendees will learn about the basics of marijuana, use rates at NDSU and nationally, and how to challenge myths and assist those struggling with use. This session is a supplement to the LIVE REAL Mentor Program. Participants do not need to have previously attended the LIVE REAL Mentor Basics program. (60 minutes)
LIVE REAL Mentor: Alcohol and Sexual Violence Session
Learn about the relationship between alcohol and sexual violence in this session. Social norms regarding sexual behavior and alcohol will be discussed, along with the impact of alcohol on both victims and offenders and the role of alcohol in victim blame. Participants do not need to have previously attended the LIVE REAL Mentor Basics program. (60 minutes)
*Computer and projector are required and must be provided for all LIVE REAL Mentor training sessions.
Wellness Center Sampler
Just want a taste of what the Wellness Center is all about? Request this three-piece activity sampler and come check it out for yourselves! Here you will have the opportunity to tryout a few of our many opportunities such as participate in a Group Exercise Demo or try your hand at a new game- such as Wallyball on our racquetball courts. This opportunity will allow you to better understand just a few of the great programs the Wellness Center has to offer. Great for University 189 classes! (45 minutes) *minimum of 10 participants required.
Group Fitness 2 Go:
Let us bring the workout to you! All classes/offerings are 45 minutes in length. A sound system (including CD and auxiliary input) are required and must be provided. All classes are $50.
Ditch the workout and join the party! This class fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a kind fitness program that will get you moving! Get long-term benefits while having an absolute blast in one exciting hour of calorie-burning, body-energizing, and awe-inspiring movements.
This class is professional dance for everyday people! This isn't one of those dance-lite workouts where you just shuffle your feet to the beat. Created by Shaun T, world famous choreographer and fitness trainer, CIZE LIVE breaks down professionally choreographed routines, step-by-step. Before you know it, you'll be bustin' out hip moves to the hottest music around. It’s so fun, you’ll forget you’re working out!
This high-intensity interval training will get you to sweat! With a variety of cardio and muscle strengthening moves, INSANITY will get your heart rate up. INSANITY works every muscle group in the body, along with an incorporation of conditioning exercises.
Who says you have to jump, grunt, strain, and punish your body to get amazing results from your workout? Not with PiYo…PiYo combines the muscle-sculpting, core-firming benefits of Pilates with the strength and flexibility advantages of yoga. And, we crank up the speed to deliver a true fat-burning, low-impact workout that leaves your body looking long, lean, and incredibly defined.
This class is an introduction to basic yoga posture practice. It coordinates movement, breathing, core lift and contemplative mindfulness practice. This slow, gentle class creates spacious freedom in body, mind and spirit. Enjoy the release of stiffness, while you work towards strengthening your muscles combined with breathing to revive energy and release stress.
This gentle vinyasa class slowly eases you into deep and rewarding postures. This class is wonderful for beginners, those in recovery and seasoned yogis alike. Dive deeply into your quiet space within the postures and create a sense of pure relaxation. Appropriate for all levels.
Unwind & Flow Yoga
The first half of class is a flow, warming the body just enough to prepare for a restorative second half of class, where you will use props and your own body weight to hold deep, relaxing poses for extended periods of time. You will feel like you just received a massage!
*15 mats will be provided for yoga classes.
Share. Survive. Thrive.
Share. Survive. Thrive. is a student organization and support group who support victims of domestic and sexual violence. This presentation defines, explains and shows the statistics of domestic and sexual crimes through trivia questions, hand-outs, and empowering stories from survivors. It covers violence in a broad perspective, but also specifically the NDSU campus. (30 minutes)
The Body Project
Request a Body Project Workshop
The Body Project is designed to help college-age women resist cultural pressures to conform to the thin-ideal standard of female beauty and reduce their pursuit of unhealthy thinness. The Body Project is supported by more research than any other body image program and has been found to reduce:
- Appearance ideal internalization
- Body dissatisfaction
- Negative mood
- Unhealthy dieting
- Eating disorder symptoms
Body Project workshop details:
- Led by trained peer facilitators
- Conducted in a small group setting (minimum of 7 and maximum of 12 students needed for workshop, not including peer leaders)
- Two 2-hour sessions (4 hours total) scheduled 1 week apart. (Student groups are asked to register only if all participants are able to attend both 2-hour sessions)
- The Body Project is designed for individuals who identify as women; however, everyone is welcome to participate.
You will be contacted with further details upon completion of the Wellness 2 Go request form.
Don't have enough participants to request your own workshop?
Visit the Body Project website to register for an already scheduled workshop and to learn more about the program!
This presentation is titled BeYOUtiful, with emphasis on YOU, because we want to highlight and celebrate the fact that each and every one of us are different and beautiful in our own unique ways! Presented by the Body Project Peer Leaders, topics such as body image, appearance ideal, and fat talk will be introduced along with information about the Body Project Workshop and how to get involved! (50 minutes)
General Health and Wellness
Health and Wellness Jeopardy
Think you know all there is to know about being well? Try your hand at a game of Health and Wellness Jeopardy! Great to play in the Residence Halls, in your Fraternity or Sorority, or just with a group of friends! (45 minutes)
Stress, Substance Misuse, & Wellness
Stress is incredibly complex and we all experience it! Learn about the different kinds of stress, understand the relationship between stress and your overall well-being, and find ways to best cope and manage that stress in a safe, healthy, and low-risk way. (50 minutes)
7 Dimensions of Wellness
Wellness is about more than just diet, exercise, and physical health. Understanding the different dimensions can be tremendously helpful in improving your own wellness! Here is your opportunity to learn more! (45 minutes)
What is "Healthier Eating"
Whether you're filling your plate at the dining center, choosing an item off of a restaurant menu, or navigating through the grocery store, making positive nutrition choices can be tough! The prevalence of "quick fixes" and " fad diets" in popular media sure doesn't help! What better way to expand your nutrition knowledge than a fun game of jeopardy?! (45 minutes)