Come and enjoy the wonder of the great outdoors on campus by walking with Health Promotion and Wellness every Wednesday this summer! Support several dimensions of your wellness by being part of a walking community (social, emotional, intellectual) while communing with nature (spiritual, environmental) and moving your body (physical). Participants will join Health Promotion and Wellness staff for a 30-minute walk on varied routes through the campus.
What: Wednesday Wellness Walks
Who: Wednesday Wellness Walks are open to anyone
When: Starts Wednesday, May 22 at 12:15 p.m. Walks will continue through summer.
Where: Meet by the flagpole at the north end of the Quad.
Wellness walks are free and open to faculty, staff, students, and anyone else who wishes to attend. Registration is appreciated so any updates can be sent to participants should weather challenges be anticipated, or other unforeseen circumstances.
Even just 30 minutes of walking can have huge benefits to your mind and body. Here are just a few of the ways walking can benefit you.
- Improve physical health
- Better sleep
- Improve brain function
- Increase productivity
- Lessen stress
- Improve mood
- Surprising other benefits
About Health Promotion and Wellness
Health Promotion and Wellness provides wellness information, services, events, and programming to students, faculty, staff, retirees, and the Illinois State community. People living, learning, and working in a healthy environment are more likely to reach their highest potential.