ASU Wellness Week begins November 2

(10-26-2015)

The Adams State University Rex Recreation and Wellness Center will host a week-long series of events celebrating health and wellness. Jessica Chacon, fitness and wellness coordinator, organized Wellness Week. She coordinated with campus clubs and departments and community organizations to host events and workshops that are free and open to the public. The events take place from November 2 until November 8.

Throughout the week, United Campus Ministry and the Food Bank Collaborative will collect donations for the food bank. Fill the Truck Food Drive will park a truck on the First Street pull-out, located next to the Ole Mose sculpture, for community and campus to drop-off food items.

In the Student Union Building on Tuesday and Wednesday, Wellness Information Booths will provide hand-outs and the San Luis Valley Area Health Education Center will offer free cardiac risk screenings from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Monday: Celebrate Día de los Muertos

Lunch N Learn: Surviving the Holidays
12 p.m.
San Luis Valley Health Grizzly Education Building, 1919 Main St.

Taller Remedios Caseros: Mind, Body, Spirit Connection Workshop
Make incense, alters, and atole azul
6 until 7:30 p.m.
Cultural Awareness and Student Achievement Center, 101 Faculty Drive

A Day of the Deadpoint Party
Black-light rock climbing
7:30 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Rex Recreation and Wellness Center
Sponsored by Adams State Adventure Program

Tuesday

Disc Golf Tournament
4 p.m.
Alamosa Disc Golf Course
Sponsored by Adams State Empower U

Make and Take Essential Oil Workshop
Melissa Fritschka and Renee Mackey
7 until 8:30 p.m.
Rex Recreation and Wellness Center

YogaGLOW
All-level glow in the dark class
9 p.m. until 9:50 p.m.
Rex Recreation and Wellness Center

Wednesday

Cooking Class with Frances
5:30 until 7 p.m.
Milagros Coffee House
Interested participants must RSVP to jessicachacon@adams.edu

Thursday

Grocery Store Tour at City Market
6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Includes five stations with demonstrations and free samples; visit all five stations and receive a $10 gift card
Sponsored by Cooking Matters and Residence Life
Shuttles provided every 30 minutes from Adams State Student Union Building parking lot

Fitness Age Testing Example
Tracey Robinson, professor of HPPE
6 until 6:30 p.m.
East Campus room 106

Zumba GLOW
Glow-stick Zumba with Oneyda Maestas
9 until 9:50 p.m.
Rex Recreation and Wellness Center

Friday

Wellness Dance Party
Free food
Live music by the Rippah Shreddahs
7 until 9 p.m.
Vistas Restaurant
Sponsored by Human Performance and Physical Education Department

Saturday

Craft Fair & Chili Cook-Off
Adams State Classified Employees Council
9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Plachy Hall Field House

Sunday

Circle of Gratitude
Breaking of bread from different traditions of the world
Reading of poetry and prayers regarding gratitude
Alamosa Community Collaborative
3 p.m.
Student Union Building Mall Court

For more information call the Rex Fitness and Wellness Center at 719-587-7989.