ASU Spring Wellness Week begins April 22

(04-18-2017)

students on the north campus green playing volleyball the ball is in the air and three players are gathered with their arms ready

The week includes volleyball, soccer, flag football and ultimate frisbee, open play, on the North Campus Green.

The Adams State University Department of Campus Recreation and Wellness in collaboration with La Puente's Hunger Education Week has planned activities for the semi-annual Wellness Week. Events will take place from April 22 through April 28.

Jessica Chacon, fitness and wellness coordinator, coordinated with campus clubs and departments and community organizations to host events and workshops. Events are open to the public, and free unless otherwise noted.

Saturday, April 22

Tree planting at the Rio Grande Farm Park
9 a.m. Breakfast
10 a.m. Planting/Activities Alamosa, Colo.

Tree planting at the Valley Bound Community Garden
10 p.m. until 2 p.m.
Antonito, Colo.

Sunday, April 23

Hunger Crop Walk at Cole Park
1 p.m. until 4 p.m.
Three mile walk followed by food and live music

Monday, April 24

All day $5 haircuts
College Cuts
Student Union Building Mall Court

Free acupuncture
9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
Student Union Building A131

Free table massages for Adams State faculty and staff
9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
15 minute intervals
Richardson Hall Lobby

Free chair massages for Adams State faculty and staff
9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
15 minute intervals
Richardson Hall lobby

Creative College Cooking: Breakfast Edition
9 a.m. until 11 a.m.
Free breakfast burritos, demos, and samples
Japanese American Memorial Garden

Creative College Cooking: Lunch Edition
11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
Try over 10 free healthy easy-to-make recipes
Japanese American Memorial Garden

Volleyball
4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Open play
North Campus Green

A Meal Out of Reach: documentary on food scarcity in the SLV
7 p.m.
Suggestion donation: fresh fruit or vegetables
McDaniel Hall 101

Zumba Glow Dance Party
9 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Rex Fitness and Wellness Center

Tuesday, April 25

Free chair massages
9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
15 minute intervals
McDaniel Hall First Floor Solarium

Life changing principles of Buddhism discussion
12 p.m. until 1 p.m.
Bring your own lunch
Student Life Center

Soccer
4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Open play
North Campus Green

Campus Garden Work Day
4 p.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Meet at ASU Gingerbread House

Caring for Yourself Through Your Dreams Workshop (faculty/staff/community)
4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
$10 suggested donation
Nielsen Library Cooper Room
RSVP campusministry@adams.edu

Kundalini Yoga for Brain Power
6:30 p.m. until 7:45 p.m.
$8 to $11 suggested donation
Body Tune-Up
420 State Ave., Alamosa, Colo.

Wednesday, April 26: Denim Day

Denim Day is a movement of men and women raising awareness about sexual assault to promote safety, justice, and healing for survivors while working toward the elimination of sexual violence. Wear denim.

Free chair massages
9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
15 minute intervals
Student Union Building Mall Court

Paws and Relax Dog Therapy
1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m.
Nielsen Library first floor

Ultimate Frisbee
4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Open play
North Campus Green

Self-Compassion Workshop
6 p.m. until 7 p.m.
$8-$11 suggested donation
Body Tune-Up
420 State Ave., Alamosa, Colo.

Emotional Freedom Techniques Workshop
7 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Learn how to quickly and easily lower your stress level, eliminate test anxiety, and let go of upsetting memories from the past. This evidence based mind-body technique is easy to learn and apply in your life. Come experience it for yourself.
$8-$11 suggested donation
Body Tune-Up
420 State Ave., Alamosa, Colo.

Thursday, April 27

Free chair massages
9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
15 minute intervals
Rex Fitness and Wellness Center

Spring Cleaning Swap
11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Give, trade or take away any clothing, furniture or non-perishable food that you do not need. Reduce your moving/packing stress before finals week.
Student Union Building Mall Court

Caring for Yourself Through Your Dreams Workshop (students only)
3 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Student Life Center
RSVP campusministry@adams.edu

Kickball
4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Open play
North Campus Green

Hunger Advocacy Happy Hour
4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Write a letter to your elected officials about food insecurity in the SLV and enjoy some drinks.
The Roast
420 San Juan Ave. Alamosa, Colo.

Friday, April 28

Free chair massages
9 a.m. until 12 p.m.
15 minute intervals
Plachy Hall

Creative College Cooking: Lunch/Dinner Edition
12 p.m.
Free experiential lunch (vegan/vegetarian options)
Make your own pizzas, crepes, and energy balls
Cultural Awareness and Student Achievement Center (CASA)
Located on west end of Nielsen Library parking lot

Cooking Matters Pop-Up Tour at Alamosa Food Bank
Receive a free $10 gift card to City Market for attending
1 p.m. until 3 p.m.
Vans will leave from CASA at 1 p.m., 1:45 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.

Flag Football
4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Open play
North Campus Green

For more information call Jessica Chacon at 719-587-8085.