Hokie Wellness, Rec Sports, Cook Counseling are offering health and wellness workshops and events to students and employees located at the VTC campus in Roanoke for the 2017-2018 school year. Below are the Spring 2018 Wellness Programs.
Spring 2018 VTC Wellness Programs
Hokie Wellness - Helping Friends in Distress Workshop
March 16, Friday, R3012, 12-1 p.m.
Registration Recommended. We all have ups and downs in life but sometimes we enter periods of distress. Come to this hands on, interactive program to learn how to identify, assess, and make referrals to support services. Learn specific strategies to help friends, family members, and possibly yourself.
Hokie Wellness - Introduction to Mindfulness
NOTE: THIS CLASS IS CANCELLED DUE TO NO REGISTRATIONS. March 16, Friday, TBMH, 4-5 p.m.
Registration Required. In our fast-paced society, it can be difficult to focus on the present and enjoy life, but practicing mindfulness can help. Mindfulness is paying attention on purpose, non-judgmentally, with curiosity and acceptance to the present moment. Research studies on mindfulness practice have been shown to help reduce stress and anxiety, and increase resiliency, wisdom, and authenticity. Stop by this introductory session and learn more about mindfulness, its benefits, and some ways to practice mindfulness.
Hokie Wellness - Sleep Workshop
April 6, Friday, TBMH, 1–2:15 p.m.
Lunch will be provided so Registration is Required. In this workshop, we focus on recent research on sleep and its impact on health, and offer techniques that you can begin practicing immediately after the workshop.
Hokie Wellness - Nutrition: Healthy Meal Prep Made Easy
April 20, Friday, TBMH, 11–12 p.m.
Registration Required. A busy schedule can leave us wondering not only when we will fit in healthy meals, but how we will find the time to prepare them. Join registered dietitian, Lauren Shelor, to learn how to get started with an easy and effective meal preparation routine. Cook once and have ready-to-go meals for the rest of the week!