Well Beings

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Every day is a good day to take care of yourself! This community strives to help you become more aware of your strengths and challenges in various areas of wellbeing; including emotional wellness, healthy relationships, fitness and physical health, and spirituality. You will thrive at Iowa with community support while creating lasting friendships.

Programming for Well Beings

Programming may vary from year to year. Past programs in this community have included:

  • Go apple picking at Wilson's Apple Orchard
  • Experiment with yoga and meditation
  • Make Your Own Sushi Night
  • Healthy Cooking in the Residence Halls
  • Explore relaxation techniques
  • Meet and learn from a university sexpert
  • Participate in body image workshops
  • Complete a fitness assessment
  • Attend a session facilitated by a life coach
  • Participate in the River Run Training program
  • Learn about and interact with therapy dogs
  • Join in kickball and volleyball tournaments
  • Do some myth busting about Health issues in the Media
  • Learn about the Residence Hall Fitness Centers

Courses

CSI:1240:0001 - Well Beings LLC Seminar: Knowledge and skills that contribute to personal wellness and success as students; focus on individual as well as environmental aspects that contribute to health and well being; varied activities, assessments, and programs offered with opportunity for personal reflection; discussion of wellness resources and helping others; for students in Well Beings Living Learning Community (LLC).  

SSW:1000:0001 - Healing Arts: Mind/Body Medicine:   University life-both academic and social aspects are exciting and stressful; learning how to deal with that stress is valuable for health, well being and success. The Mind-Body Medicine Seminar teaches skills that promote self awareness, self care and self reflection through expression in movement, music, drawing, writing, somatic practice and imagery, integrated with bio-feedback, meditation and mindfulness.  

SRM:1045:0A01 (SRM:1045:0A10, SRM:1045:0A04, SRM:1045:0A07) - Health for Living:   This course covers personal health from an individual responsibility and cultural change perspective. Examples of topics include family health pedigree, stress, sleep, nutrition, physical activity, weight management, substance abuse, violence, chronic disease, and infectious disease

Who Lives Here

This community is open to all students.

For More Information

Please contact Residence Education at 319-335-3700 or res-education@uiowa.edu.