Stephen F. Austin State University

Fitness & Wellness Events

Spring 2014 Fitness & Wellness Events

Upcoming 2014 Events

Yoga Mala

Wednesday, April 9
12:00pm-2:00pm

Come find your inner peace by participanting in Yoga Mala for Peace during SFA's Week of Reflection. Mats and instruction will be provided. No experience is necessary and all fitness levels are welcome to join. Come for 1 or all 108 sun salutations or just sit and reflect. This event will be led by three certified yoga professionals: Cyndra, Kimberly, and Kate.

Past 2014 Events

LadyJack Barbellas

Registration Opens: Monday, January 6
Registration Closes/Program Begins: January 27
Cost: $25 for Rec Members, $35 for Non-Members

Interested in learning how to lift weights, but afraid of getting big and bulky? Ladyjack BarBellas is an 8-week progressive program specifically designed for women to learn the fundamentals of resistance training to help sculpt and help you feel great. Ladyjack BarBellas is structured to provide a concept and practice-based understanding of implementing resistance training into your exercise program. Learn from certified professionals and gain actual hands-on experience and the knowledge you need to discover your body's true potential. Walk into any gym with confidence. Ignite your fitness fire! Register for LadyJack BarBellas in the Student Rec Center Administration Office.

Massage Presentation

Tuesday, February 11
6:00pm-8:00pm in the Rec Meeting Room

The practice of using touch as a healing method derives from customs and techniques rooted in ancient history. It helps reduce stress and produces deep relaxation. Learn proper massage techniques from our certified massage therapist, Therese Hostetter at this interactive event. Be sure to bring a friend or significant other! Pre-register in the Rec Administration Office to save your spot, but walk-ins are also welcome!

Love Your Genes Week

February 24 - 28
Various Times and Locations

Every Spring semester, the Love Your Genes work team promotes healthy body images during the National Eating Disorder Association Awareness Week. We are aware that some students, both male and female, do not see their own beauty and self-worth because of today's unrealistic, perfection-driven culture. We know that 80% of American women are dissatisfied with their appearance. Displays with pictures are set up to dispel myths and promote more realistic ideas about beauty. There will be a variety of activities, panels, and interactive displays all week. Learn about the various activities you can participate in.

Mind Over Madness Yoga

February 24

7:00pm-8:00pm in the Rec Center Gym

Learn how to use yoga to release stress and relax your body and mind. This one hour class is for all fitness levels and no yoga experience is necessary. Mats will be provided. Check out this promo video here!

Health and Wellness Fair

Wednesday, March 5
10:00am-2:00pm in the Baker Pattillo Student Center Twilight Ballroom

SFA observes seven dimensions of wellness: intellectual, environmental, socio-cultural, spiritual, physical, emotional, and career-financial. Learn how you can embody total wellness by visiting with vendors from all over the wellness spectrum.