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‘Just for the HEALTH of it!’

Just for the HEALTH of it! Thurs., May 24, Academic Staff Conference

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Just for the HEALTH of It! – a free health and wellness fair for academic staff – will be held on Thursday, May 24 at the Kress Events Center. Motivational speaker Dr. Jack Curtis will stimulate our minds into healthy thinking, and A’viands Dietician Jill Roup will stimulate our appetites with healthy eating options. Lunch will be provided. The fair will also feature local vendors, door prizes, breakout sessions on yoga, the chance to try out Kress’s climbing wall, and a behind the scenes facility tour.

Schedule ‘Just for the HEALTH of it!’ – May 24

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Time Event Location
10:30am-2:30pm Health/Wellness
Vendor Fair
Kress main corridor
10:30-10:45am Registration Kress main corridor
10:45-11:15am
Breakout I
Yoga Sessions Kress Group Exercise Studio
Climbing Tower Fitness Center
Kress Tours Meet in front of the KEC Ticket Window
11:15-11:45am
Breakout II
Yoga Sessions Kress Group Exercise Studio
Climbing Tower Fitness Center
Kress Tours Meet in front of the KEC Ticket Window
11:45am-12:30pm Mindful Eating in Today’s Crazy World
Dietitian, Jill Roup
Kress Special Events Room
12:30-1:00pm Lunch–n–Learn
Healthy Boxed lunches Dietitian Q&A
(registration required)
Kress Special Events Room
1:15pm-2:15pm Attitude is Everything
Keynote Speaker Jack Curtis
Kress Special Events Room
2:15pm-2:30pm Door prize drawing Kress Special Events Room
2:30pm-4:30pm StrengthsQuest™
(registration required)
IS 1129A

“Mindful Eating in Today’s Crazy World” Dietitian, Jill Roup

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Join us for the healthy food presentation at our “Just for the HEALTH of it!” conference…

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012
Time: 11:45am-12:30pm (with 12:30 – 1 pm lunch-n-learn Q&A session)
Location: Special Events Room, Kress Events Center

“Just for the HEALTH of it!” will include a healthy food presentation with A’vainds dietitian Jill Roup. Boxed lunches will be served following the presentation, that Jill will modify to be healthy: Turkey, Ham, or Veggie Wrap on whole wheat with fruit, high-fiber whole grain bar, and milk, water, or juice.

Registration is required to receive a boxed lunch. Quantity is limited.

See Jill’s Biography
Mindful Eating Presentation File (MS PowerPoint)

“Attitude is Everything” Keynote Speaker Jack Curtis

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Join us for the keynote address of our “Just for the HEALTH of it!” conference…

Photo: Jack Curtis

Speaker: Dr. Jack Curtis

Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012
Time: 1:15pm-2:15pm
Location: Special Events Room, Kress Events Center

Dr. Jack Curtis, a Wisconsin native, has been educating, inspiring and motivating audiences for 27 years as a professional speaker.  He is a Professor Emeritus of Health Promotion and is the author of 12 books. In his presentations he draws on his 30 years of teaching experience to deliver uplifting, educational messages with the perfect blend of humor.  His message focuses on how we can improve performance by altering our attitudes.

For more info, visit: www.drjackcurtis.com

StrenghtsQuest™

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For those who sign up for StrenghtsQuest™ (during the registration process), Academic Staff will purchase an access code to participate in an online evaluation.

StrenghtsQuest™ begins with an online assessment that takes about 30 minutes called the Clifton StrengthsFinder. After completing the assessment, participants will receive a customized report that lists their top five talent themes, along with action items for development and suggestions about how you can use your talents to achieve academic, career, and personal success.

Those who sign up for StrengthsQuest will be sent their unique code via e-mail after registration has closed. The assessment can be completed individually at your convenience or you may join us during the “Just for the HEALTH of it!” conference to complete the assessment as a group. We have general access computer lab A (IS 1129A) reserved for this purpose at 2:30pm on Thursday, May 24, 2012

More information: www.strengthsquest.com
How to: StrengthsQuest – Quick Start User Guide (pdf)

Break-out sessions

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Date: Thursday, May 24, 2012
Time: 10:45-11:45 a.m.
Location: Kress Events Center

Rock climbing wall

28' Climbing wall

28' Climbing wall

  • Skill level: beginner
  • 28 feet, six rope station climbing tower
  • Rock climbing shoes are provided
  • Wear comfortable exercise clothing
  • Bringing a water bottle is always encouraged!
  • You do have to sign a release form in order to climb

Yoga

Challenge and connect your mind and body with yoga poses, conscious breathing and relaxation techniques! Remember – yoga is an individual practice, where all judgment, competition and expectations are let go, and the focus is internal on your own practice that day.

Group exercise studio

Group exercise studio

  • Skill level: beginner
  • 30 minute session with Liz Brandt, KEC Group Fitness Instructor
  • Yoga mats are provided
  • Wear comfortable exercise clothing
  • Bringing a water bottle is always encouraged!

Kress Events Center Tour

Program Manager and Intramurals Coordinator, Tim Helein, will be giving tours of entire Kress Events Center:

Events Center/Sports Arena

Events Center/Sports Arena

  • Events Center/Phoenix Sports Arena
  • Schreiber Foods Fitness Center
    • Weight room
    • Cardio deck
  • Turf and the various gyms
  • Peter F. Dorschel Natatorium – Diving, Lap, and Exercise Pool
  • Sports Medicine Area
  • Racquetball courts
  • Aerobics room
  • Climbing tower