Finding Wellness is a new, free program for people who are ready to make healthy lifestyle changes to improve personal health. This eight week program is open to anyone in the community and meets from 4 – 6 p.m. on Tuesday afternoons at WVU Medicine University Town Centre.
Are you ready to make lifestyle changes in nutrition and eating patterns, and to increase physical activity in daily life? The Finding Wellness program can help with personal goal setting and group support.
The Finding Wellness program is led by health professionals and includes:
- Live cooking demonstrations by the best local chefs
- Free tools to promote healthy lifestyle habits
- Supermarket tours with cooking, recipes, and free ingredients
- Health and wellness topics such as mindful eating, fitness, right size portions, and truth vs. myths about popular diets and supplements
Participants will be asked to provide height, weight, and date of birth, and must complete up to three short surveys to assess the program’s success. Participants in each eight week class series who complete surveys will receive gift cards.
Enrollment is now being accepted. Space is limited, so you must pre-register by emailing your name, address, phone number, and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 304-293-2604. A new eight week class series will begin on the dates listed below.
2018 class series start dates
- January 9
- March 6
- May 1
- June 26
- August 21
- October 16
Keeping Wellness Support Group
After your classes have ended, Finding Wellness offers a monthly group for all participants. Keeping Wellness meetings connect former Finding Wellness participants with one another, help them maintain goals, allow them to talk about challenges, and recharge their commitment to healthy lifestyles. Upcoming classes are listed below and meet from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.
- January 16
- April 3
- May 29
- July 24
- September 18
- November 13