Wellness Workshops

CPR training class dates are published separately.

Preregistration for workshops is required. If you would prefer not to submit your name and email, you may call (269) 387-3263 or email the scheduling coordinator and ask that you be added to a workshop. Once filled, workshops are closed to new registrants. There is no charge for these workshops.

  • Pre-registration is required.
  • We notify participants in advance if workshops are canceled due to low enrollment. If you register for a workshop but cannot attend, please call (269) 387-3263  or use the link provided in your confirming email to cancel.
  • Workshops are 50 minutes long—late arrivals may not be allowed in workshops.
  • Location: Sindecuse Health Center, Room 3131
  • Student parking is not available at Sindecuse Health Center for these workshops.

Workshops offered in past semesters

Eating Healthy in the WMU Dining Halls

This workshop is led by Kelsey Patterson, registered dietitian with WMU Dining Services. She will instruct you on how to make healthy choices in the WMU dining halls that are in line with the 2010 dietary guidelines. This will be an interactive course that will include a live food demonstration and samples.

Enjoy the Ride

Learn new tools and strategies to manage your emotional ups and downs to achieve success.

FIRE! Becoming Part of the Change You Want to See

FIRE Sexual Assault Peer Educators, a group of men and women committed to ending sexual assault, will educate their peers on strategies they can employ to end sexual assault at WMU and within their communities. Students will also learn how to support a survivor of sexual assault, and the area resources which can help facilitate a person’s recovery from an assault.

Healthy Vegetarian Eating

Discover the health benefits of a plant based diet.

Intimate Partner Violence and the Warning Signs

Learn about the warning signs of intimate partner violence (domestic violence) and what to do with those close to us, for us personally, and in public places.

Sexual Assault Risk Reduction Strategies

Learn about risk reduction strategies for college students. Includes a look at how we can be agents of change in our environments.

Sports Nutrition

The demands of recreational or competitive sports require specific nutrition needs. Learn how to get the most from your diet without the use of expensive nutritional gimmicks.

Stress Busting

This interactive workshop will discuss all aspects of stress—what it is, where it comes from, and most importantly how to deal with it. Students will learn about and practice a variety of stress-relieving activities and consider ways to implement them into their daily lives.

The ABCs of Insurance

Are you confused by insurance lingo? Do you know the difference between a co-pay and co-insurance? Between a deductible and a premium? You're not alone. The world of insurance is complicated, confusing and changing! This workshop will help you begin to unravel the world of insurance so that you can be a partner in all aspects of your health care.

The Art of Sexual Navigation

A presentation that focuses on navigating the road to sex by discussing personal values; examining various sexual behaviors that are not commonly discussed in traditional sex education; taking an in-depth look at the various condoms that are currently available on the market; and ways of integrating condom-use into relationships.

Yoga Nidra

Yoga nidra is a scientific approach to relaxation. It systematically deprograms tension from the most gross to the most subtle layers of our body and mind. Yoga nidra is a unique state of restful awareness. In 50 minutes, the nidra process can restore the nervous system as if you acquired four hours of sleep. Suggestion: wear warm clothing or bring a light blanket.