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Wellness

Elements of Wellness at Vanderbilt UniversityThe Rec advocates a comprehensive approach to achieving a healthier lifestyle based on eight major categories of wellness. Through our programs and outreach, we seek to empower the Vanderbilt community to continually explore multiple dimensions of health and wellness and have fun doing it.

 

  Wellness Wheel  |  Life Phase Series  |  Mind Body Wellness  |  Resources

 


 

Know Your Wellness Wheel

The wellness wheel is a visual guide to better understand the eight dimensions or areas of an individual's life that make up their overall health. All elements are interconnected, meaning that setting goals in one area positively impact or improves your ability to expand that element of wellness.

 

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Life Phase Series

Life Phase Series are presentations offered bi-monthly on a variety of topics to support well being to the Vanderbilt community. Topics range from gardening to financial management.

Spring Semester Presentations will include The Art of Gardening, Fad Diets, and Evening Healthy Cookout at the Rec.

Contact: Marilyn Holmes, (615) 343-2638 or marilyn.c.holmes@vanderbilt.edu

Mind Body Wellness

The mind-body connection is a well-researched topic that points to the relationship between mental and physical health. The Vanderbilt Recreation & Wellness Center (Rec) offers several group fitness classes to cultivate this aspect of wellness, including:

Click here for the Group Fitness Calendar with class description, days & times. 

  • Yoga
    • Intro to Yoga
    • Yoga
    • Gentle Yoga
    • Hatha Yoga
    • Vinyasa Yoga
    • Ashtanga Yoga
    • Iyengar Yoga
    • Yoga Bands and Roller
  • Meditation
  • Beginner Meditation


Resources

 

Beat Breast Cancer in October!

 Beat Breast Cancer in October!

 


 

 Function Foods of Fall

Functional Foods of Fall