Mission and Goals

The mission of the integrative holistic health and wellness program at Western Michigan University is to cultivate the inter-connective relationships of individuals' body, mind and spirit to positively enhance personal, professional, community and global health.


  • To increase students' knowledge regarding holistic health practices and theory.
  • To develop skills that will positively enhance personal, community and global health and wellness.
  • To cultivate awareness of the interconnection between body, mind, spirit and community in order to affect attitudinal change regarding health and wellness.
  • To ensure that students have the ability to apply the knowledge, skills and awareness of holistic health and wellness in their personal and professional lives.
  • To promote sensitivity to the issues of diversity and multiculturalism within the continuum of individual and global health and wellness.