WMU News

Sindecuse offers Healthy Living Workshops

Feb. 11, 2003

KALAMAZOO -- The Sindecuse Health Center at Western Michigan University has scheduled three upcoming programs through its Office of Health Promotion and Education. For more information or to register, call 387-3263. Information also is available by visiting <www.wmich.edu/shc> and clicking on the "Healthy Living Workshops" section.

A "Sports Nutrition" workshop presented by registered dietitian Gretchen Kauth will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18, in 3240 Sindecuse. Designed for active individuals, this program is open to WMU faculty, staff and students and will cover the current nutritional recommendations for competitive and recreational athletes. The cost is $5.

A free workshop on "Spirituality and Health" will be presented by Ric Underhile from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in the Bernhard Center's Faculty Dining Room. Underhile will offer three views of spiritual health, provide participants with strategies for pursuing a deeper sense of spirituality and explain the benefits of spiritual health in daily life. This program is open to open to WMU faculty and staff. Online registration is available.

A workshop called "Is Diet a Four-Letter Word?" will be presented by registered dietitian Gretchen Kauth from 11 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 19, in 3230 Sindecuse. This workshop, which also is open to WMU faculty, staff and students, will address popular diets and how they compare with current weight loss recommendations. The cost is $5.

Media contact: Jeanne Baron, 269 387-8400, jeanne.baron@wmich.edu

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