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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato
Employee Wellness @ Work

Events - Minnesota State Mankato

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/wellness/events/msu/

Fall 2014

Stretching at your desk class

  • October 3, 2014
  • We are offering Stretching at your desk class will be in PH 102 on Fridays at noon. 
  • Be sure to pick up a ticket for attending this class. 
  • The Wellness Committee is going to have additional drawings each month for a lucky employee. 
  • The more tickets you have, the better your chances. 
  • Just be sure to send your tickets to WA 336 before the end of the month. 
  • Monthly drawings and winner will be announced on our web page! 

Exercise Classes

  • Beginning October 6 - October 29 
  • HN 225 Monday and Wednesday from 5-6 pm
  • An exercise major and corporate and community fitness majors will teach you how to give yourself a deep tissue massage using a foam roller! 
  • Having pain in joints or just all over this class is for you! 
  • Limited to 10 participants. 
  • Please contact SuChann Yang to sign up at SuChann.Yang@mnsu.edu

Poker Walk

  • October 15, 2014
  • We will make a determination whether it is inside or outside the day before the event. 
  • Just come and bring some friends. 
  • Walk around campus following a map and find the purple boxes with playing cards inside. 
  • Top 3-5 hands win an extra prizes. 
  • All participants will get water, granola bar and maybe something more…..Stop by the table outside the Barnes and Noble or by the fountain to find the maps for this Poker Walk….hope to see you at this event!  Be sure to pick up a ticket.  Monthly drawing for additional prizes will begin in October. 
  • Each wellness event you attend, you get a ticket. 
  • Please be sure to get your ticket to HR each week. The more tickets you have, the better your chances.

Cooking classes

  • Held on various Tuesday nights and some noon hours this fall. 
  • Classes will range from heart healthy soups to meatless main dishes to Healthy Substitutions. 
  • Watch for more emails with upcoming details on these classes. 
  • We have an experienced dietetic student who wants to wow us with her recipes. 
  • Be sure to pick up a ticket when attending these classes. 
  • The Wellness Committee is going to have additional drawings each month for a lucky employee. 
  • The more tickets you have, the better your chances.  Just be sure to send your tickets to WA 336 before the end of the month. 
  • Monthly drawings and winner will be announced on our web page!

Break to Brushing

  • A local dentist will present information on how to take care of your teeth.  
  • The event is held on Tuesday, October 21th. 
  • Be sure to sign the attendance roster. 
  • I will enter your names into this month drawing, for attending this event.

Stress Quest Challenge! August 4 - September 14, 2014

Brought to you by SEGIP and StayWell, Stress Quest is a proven six week online challenge that helps you understand how to equip yourself with the skills to build inner strength and resilience. Over six weeks, you’ll learn:

  • New habits that improve resilience
  • Relaxation techniques to de-stress
  • Ideas to adapt to adversity
  • Skills to develop a positive outlook
  • Register today!
  • When do I register? Registration starts today and is open until August 8.
  • How do I register?
    • Log onto segip.staywell.com
    • Click on the Stress Quest logo (left side of home page)
    • Follow onscreen instructions
  • What’s the commitment?  You’ll receive weekly emails and weekly strategies. Log on to segip.staywell.com and try to track three times per week over six weeks. You’ll be amazed at the changes it brings.

Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in these events, please contact Wellness Committee at 507.389.2068 (V) or 1.800.627.3529 or 711 (MRS/TTY) at least five days prior to the day of the event.