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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/spring2013/

Spring 2013

Get Your Bowl On!

  • Enjoy a game of bowling over your lunch hour from 11 am - 1 pm on Friday April 19th & Friday April 26th in the Maverick Bullpen.

Skate For Your Health.

  • Ice skate for free on Saturday April 13th from 12:15 pm - 2 pm at the All Seasons Arena.
  • Reserve your tickets today by contacting Human Resources at (507) 389- 2016.
  • Tickets are first come, first serve.

Cooking Class

Join Melissa for cooking classes on Tuesday April 16th & April 30th from 12 noon - 1 pm in AH 317 to learn healthy new recipes and snack on tasty samples!

Indoor rock climb

  • FREE on the new MSU climbing wall located in Meyer’s Field house on April 22nd & April 24th from 10 am - 1 pm.
  • No experience necessary!
  • Please dress in athletic clothing with socks.
  • Shoes and harnesses are provided on site.
  • Contact Melissa at melissa.clark@mnsu.edu to reserve your spot for one or both sessions.

Annual MSU Poker Walk

  • Monday, April 29th from 11:30 am - 1 pm.
  • Take a walk around campus collecting cards at designated spots & at the end the top 3 hands will win a prize.
  • Meet at Barnes & Noble to participate!

Shape Up Challenge

  • When: Starting Monday, March 4th @ 5pm- 6pm
  • Where: HN 225
  • What: The Shape Up Challenge consists of fitness classes every Monday that focus on different exercise goals.  Some exercise areas that will be explored will be strength, core, cardio, and more!

Zumba - Anne Feist, New Session!

  • When: Starting Monday, March 5th @ 5pm - 6pm
  • Where: HN 225
  • What: The Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie burning, dance fitness party.  Feel the music and get loose!
  • Class fee: 12 classes for $54
  • **NOTE: This Zumba session requires a minimum of 10 participants for classes to continue.  Please call Diane Roggow at 389-2016 to sign up! RSVP REQUIRED.

Synthetic Foods Guest Speaker - Dr. Bissonnette

  • When: Tuesday, March 19th @ 12 noon - 1pm
  • Where: CSU 201
  • What: Dr. Bissonnette will be presenting on the topic, "Purchasing Synthetic Foods - Consumers Have Gone Crazy" and discussing the dangers of synthetic foods.

Cooking Class with Melissa (Cancelled)

  • When: Tuesday, March 26th from 12 noon - 1 pm
  • Where: AH 317
  • RSVP not necessary

Herbs and Their Uses - Stacie, St. Peter Food Co-Op

  • When: Thursday, March 28th @ 12 noon - 1pm
  • Where: CSU 201
  • What: Stacie from St. Peter Co-Op will be presenting on the topic of herbs and their various uses.

Cooking Class

  • Tuesday, February 26, 2013
  • AH 317
  • 12 Noon
  • Focused on heart health with free samples
  • Contact Melissa Clark with questions at melissa.clark@mnsu.edu
  • Flyer (PDF)

Zumba  

  • New Session  We need 10 or more employees to sign up to have Zumba continue….call Diane at 2016 to reserve your spot!
  • When: Tuesdays and Thursdays, starting on January 8th - Feb 12, 2013
  • Where: HC 225
  • What: Latin-inspired, easy-to-follow, calorie burning, dance fitness class - start your New Year’s resolution off right!
  • Time:  5:00 - 6:00pm
  • Class Fee:  11 classes for $50
  • Instructor:  Anne Feist
  • Who: Faculty and staff

Cut to the Core Class

  • Brand new class - another class to work on your New Year’s resolution
  • When: Fridays starting on January 4, 2013
  • Where:  PH 102
  • What:  Core-focused exercises with the goal to define your abs, strengthen your back, and improve your posture for a healthier lifestyle
  • Time:  Noon - 12:30 pm
  • Class Fee:  $3 a class or you can purchase a 10 punch card for $25
  • Instructor:  Lisa Johnson
  • Who:  Faculty and staff

Yoga

  • Continuing through spring
  • When:  Starting again on January 2, 2013.  Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Where:  PH 102
  • Time:  Noon - 12:50 pm
  • Class Fee:  $3 a class or you can purchase a 10 punch card for $25
  • Instructor:  Lisa Johnson
  • Who:  Faculty and staff

Vine Presentation on My 5 Wishes - planning your health care directive

  • When:  Friday, January 18th  2013
  • Where:  CSU 202
  • Time:  Noon - 1:50 pm
  • Instructors:  Vine
  • Class Fee:  $2 for My Five Wishes document (cover copying costs) to assist you in completing your health care directive
  • Who:  Faculty and staff

Headache Presentation - Dr. Benson

  • When: Tuesday, Jan. 29th @ 12 noon - 1pm
  • Where: CSU 256
  • What: The Wellness Committee has invited Troy Benson, MD for an educational session on the different types and causes of headaches as well as treatments and managing headaches

Minnesota State Mankato Night at Mount Kato (Cancelled)

  • Friday, February 8, 2012
  • 20461 Hwy 66, Mankato
  • Skiing and Snowboarding runs from 4:00 - 10:00 PM
  • Tubing runs from 5:00 - 9:30 PM
  • Join us for some winter fun on the slopes of Mount Kato! Skiing, snowboarding, tubing - Mount Kato has it all. If you need ski or snowboard lesson, they have that too!
    • Lift Ticket: $18
    • Ski/Snowboard Rental: $17
    • Helmet Rental: $4
    • Begommer Lessons: $3
    • Tubing: 2 hours for $14
  • Register by calling 507-389-3235. 
  • Mount Kato


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.


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