Finding Wellness is a new, free healthy lifestyle program for people who are ready to improve their personal health. This eight-week program is open to anyone in the community and meets from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday afternoons at WVU Medicine University Town Centre.

Are you ready to make lifestyle changes in nutrition and eating patterns and increase physical activity in daily life? The Finding Wellness program can help with personal goal setting and group support.

Services We Offer

The Finding Wellness program is led by health professionals and includes:

  • Free tools to promote healthy lifestyle habits
  • Health and wellness topics, such as:
    • Fitness and goal setting
    • Mindful eating
    • Right size portions
    • Self-motivation
    • Stress management
    • Truth vs. myth about popular diets and supplements
  • Live cooking demonstrations
  • Supermarket tours with cooking, recipes, and free ingredients


Enrollment is now being accepted for eight-week classes. Space is limited, so you must pre-register by email or call 304-293-2604. Eight-week classes will be held in 2020 on the following dates:

  • January 7 – February 25
  • March 3 – April 21
  • April 28 – June 16
  • June 23 – August 11
  • August 18 – October 6
  • October 13 – December 8

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 will receive gift cards for completing the surveys.

Keeping Wellness Support Group

After your classes have ended, Finding Wellness offers a support group led by Gwen Emery, MD. Keeping Wellness classes 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. 2020 Keeping Wellness Classes will meet from 5 – 6 pm at the University Town Centre on:

  • January 14
  • March 31
  • May 26
  • July 21
  • September 15
  • November 10