Body Project Workshop Series
The Body Project Workshop Series is a two-part workshop series that helps women challenge their personal body-related concerns, talk more positively about their bodies, and respond to future pressures to achieve the thin ideal. The workshop setting is welcoming, encouraging, and friendly. (Open to women only)
At Contraception Jeopardy, participants get important information on where and what major contraceptives are available to Virginia Tech students. Participants also learn how to get prescriptions and over-the-counter contraceptives and have the opportunity to win special prizes!
Friends Helping Friends in Distress
Are you concerned about a friend or family member who is struggling and wish you knew what to do and say to help them? Learn how to recognize the symptoms of sadness and depression and how to engage with a person you care about to get them help. During this workshop, you can practice techniques on understanding and intervening in different scenarios and situations.
Interested in improving sleep, decreasing stress, and increasing self-compassion? Koru Mindfulness classes offer an introduction to the practice of mindfulness. Learn meditation skills to help you manage stress and enrich your life. Mindfulness is about developing the ability to be fully attentive to all the moments in your life and reducing the amount of time spent worrying about the future or fretting about the past. Register Here!
The body needs fuel to succeed academically, emotionally, and physically. Nutrition 101 covers the fundamentals of healthy eating, including how to choose the right foods and the appropriate quantity, and where to access it. Learn how to understand confusing food labels, take advantage of resources, and navigate choices on campus and in daily life.
Sex Family Feud
This fun, interactive TV game show style workshop explores the topics of sexually transmitted diseases, abstinence, and making safer sex choices. Free condoms available for all participants.
Sleep Better Techniques
Are you satisfied with the quality of your sleep? Do you wake up tired or fall asleep during the day? This workshop covers what happens cognitively and physically when you sleep and offers sleep assessments to help you learn how to modify your sleep habits and start reaping the benefits of great sleep.
Sun Sense participants will gain an understanding of what really happens when UV rays hit your skin and learn the best ways to prevent sun induced skin damage. This includes information on sun screens, skin, and self-exams. This workshop also dispels commonly held myths about the safety of tanning beds and tanning.
How does digital tech affect you? Are you constantly “checking” social media? Participants in this workshop will gain an understanding of their level of technology dependence and its effects on emotional health, learn the pros and cons of device use, and discuss addictive aspects of social media.