Mindful Meditation

Event Date: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022 - 11:45am to 12:15pm EST
Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 11:45am to 12:15pm EST
Thursday, March 3, 2022 - 11:45am to 12:15pm EST
Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 11:45am to 12:15pm EST
Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 11:45am to 12:15pm EDT
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 11:45am to 12:15pm EDT
Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 11:45am to 12:15pm EDT
Event Location: 
SHW Activity Room

Join Student Health and Wellness for live, counsellor-led mindful meditation sessions every Thursday in our activity room. Each session begins with a check-in, then a mindfulness practice is introduced and guided, followed by an opportunity to discuss any questions or insights.

No experience necessary – whether you are new to mindfulness or practice regularly, having the support of a group can help to strengthen your practice.

Yoga For All

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 5, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Saturday, February 12, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Saturday, February 19, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Saturday, February 26, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Saturday, March 5, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Saturday, March 12, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EST
Saturday, April 2, 2022 - 11:00am to 12:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Aerobics Studio
Join instructor Ameena for sun salutations and downward-facing dogs this semester.
 
Student Health and Wellness is happy to offer FREE yoga to Lakehead students, faculty and staff. No experience is required. 
 
Lakehead University & Ontario Government Vaccination Policies are in effect.

Please bring your own mat, filled water bottle and any props you wish to use. 

Eating Well For Mind and Wallet

Event Date: 
Monday, March 28, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
The Study

As part of Nutrition Month, Student Health and Wellness is hosting an information session about how your food choices impact your mood and how to improve your overall well-being by eating well without breaking the bank. The session will be led by Irene Pugliese from Student Health and Wellness and Matt Beaucage from Student Central/Student Awards and Financial Aid.

Food will be provided and those in attendance will have the chance to win a $50 grocery gift card. 

 

Supporting Students in Distress

Event Date: 
Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm EST
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm EST
Event Location: 
Zoom
Event Contact Name: 
Irene Pugliese
Event Contact E-mail: 

As staff and faculty, you are often the first to recognize that a student is in distress so it is important that you feel equipped to identify these behaviours and also understand how you can help.  The Supporting Students in Distress Guide and accompanying workshop outline the various levels of distress and the resources you can provide for a student in each level of distress.  We will also cover available supports in various areas, both on and off-campus including Counselling and Wellness, Academic Services, Disability Services, Legal and Conduct, and Community Supports.

Registration required, session delivered via zoom.

Therapy Dogs

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT
Tuesday, April 19, 2022 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm EDT
Event Location: 
SHW Activity Room

Join Therapy Dogs from St. John Ambulance Thunder Bay in the Student Health and Wellness activity room from 12:30-1:30 every Tuesday until the end of exams! 

WellU Shelf Care Book Club

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 26, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Saturday, March 12, 2022 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Hybrid

Join us for this semester's wellness read: Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty. The book club will meet every 2 weeks to break down the book and share opinions and thoughts. 

February 26, 1-2pm - discuss the author and the book in general
March 12 1-2pm - discuss part 1 of the book
March 26 1-2pm - discuss part 2 of the book
April 9 1-2pm- discuss part 3 of the book and conclude

You will receive a follow-up email with details prior to the first meeting, we plan on hosting an in-person meeting in Thunder Bay that still allows people to join remotely as well.

Rainbow Connections- Healthy Relationships

Event Date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Pride Central

Join Student Health and Wellness and Pride Central for a conversation about building healthy relationships. Led by Kris Carlson, a social worker and sexual health educator, the session will touch on communication skills, consent, intimate partner violence, and more. 

No registration required, lunch is provided.

Don't Push Your Luck St Patrick's Day Giveaways

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 11:00am to 1:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
RC Lobby

Don't rely on luck if you are going out this weekend- stop by the RC lobby between 11-1 for some safe drinking and sex supplies from Student Health and Wellness. 

Cooking Class with Roots to Harvest

Event Date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Roots to Harvest, 450 Fort William Rd.

As part of nutrition month, Student Health and Wellness has partnered with Roots to Harvest for a live, in-person cooking class. Led by a dietitian, participants will be broken up into 4 groups and each cook a different course, but will get to take home a little bit of everything!

Space is limited. There is no cost involved to sign up but students must arrange their own transportation to Roots to Harvest (450 Fort William Rd). 

Wear Green, Don't Turn Green: Safe Substance Use for St. Patrick's Day

Event Date: 
Thursday, March 17, 2022 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm EDT
Event Location: 
Simcoe Hall Learning Commons

If you are planning on celebrating St. Patrick If your St. Patrick's Day celebrations involve alcohol and other substances, make sure you are celebrating safely, after all, no one wants to end up sick and "turning green" 🤢.

Come visit Student Health and Wellness in the Commons from 1-3pm for some interactive activities, tips for safe drinking and substance use, and free Drink Smart swag!

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