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Webster Wellness hosts Destination Wellness Challenge

Destination Wellness Challenge 'Journey to Improve Your Move' through April 25

March 25, 2019

Webster Wellness invites all students, faculty, and staff to commit to active movement three times per week for 30 minutes or more. Walk, run, crossfit, it's your choice. Track your time and exercise and submit it weekly for extra chances to win a grand prize. The top three contenders who log the most sessions will be recognized at the Year End Wellness Celebration. All participants receive a Wellness souvenir, plus a chance at grand prizes. Weekly wellness 'pit stop' events will be hosted by Webster Wellness such as Viva the Yoga, Free Chair Massages, and a Faculty vs. Staff Kickball Game.

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By wearing red and making a donation of any amount, you can be part of raising awareness of what the American Heart Association (AHA) calls “the silent killer.

Go Red for Women Feb. 1, Help Fight Heart Disease

January 25, 2019

Webster Wellness invites you to participate in the American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day campaign, Go Red for Women. This year’s goal is to raise $500 and increase awareness in the fight against heart disease in women. By wearing red and making a donation of any amount, you can be part of raising awareness of what the American Heart Association (AHA) calls “the silent killer.”

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Simone Cummings, dean of the Walker School

In the News: Cummings on healthcare; Wellness award; Gilbert on transfers

June 19, 2018

Simone Cummings was quoted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch about a proposal to build new cancer treatment centers at several Mercy hospitals and clinics. ... Christina Gilbert was quoted in a story about what prospective students should ask at college fairs. ... The Pharmacy Choice medical news service covered the institutions like Webster University that recently won UHC's "Well Deserved" award for wellness.

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Mascot costumes optional for Wednesday's walk.

Walk with the President in Destination: WELLNESS Wednesday

April 10, 2018

Part of the Destination: WELLNESS activities this month is an opportunity to walk around campus with President Stroble on Wednesday, April 11. All are welcome even if you did not sign up for this "Path 3: Weekly Pit Stops" track or any part of the Destination: WELLNESS challenge. Gather for the walk at noon on Wednesday, April 11, at Emerson Library. The forecast looks great, but in case of bad weather, look for a notice on the Wellness blog at blogs.webster.edu/wellness.

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Presentations will take place April 20 and 24

Webster Wellness to Host Presentations on Social Security and Medicare

April 10, 2018

As a part of financial wellness, Webster Wellness will host presentations on Social Security and Medicare this month. A representative from Missouri Claim will be on campus Friday, April 20. On Tuesday, April 24, a representative from the Social Security Administration will be on campus to give a presentation on Social Security benefits.

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The challenge begins March 28

Destination: WELLNESS 4-Week Challenge

March 13, 2018

Destination: WELLNESS is a four-week challenge beginning March 28 and open to all students, staff and faculty at all campus locations. Focus on your health and wellness from the inside out, based on your personal goal(s) that you set in one or more of the following elements of the Wellness Wheel: spiritual, emotional, intellectual, physical, social, environmental, financial.

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Don't forget to sign up for the new challenge beginning March 5

Kickstarter Weight Loss Results and New Challenge

February 28, 2018

The first Kickstarter Weight Loss Challenge with Dietbet concluded mid-February with some great results. There were 36 players accomplishing a weight loss of 231.6 pounds. There were 18 participants who lost 4 percent of their body weight and received a payout of $33. To keep the momentum going, Webster Wellness is teaming up with Webster Staff Alliance to offer another Webster Kickstarter. This one will start on Monday, March 5, and conclude Sunday, April 1.

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yoga

Friday Noon Yoga Sessions through April

February 09, 2018

Friday Yoga sessions will be held Feb. 9-April 27 at 12 p.m. in Webster Hall, room 135. Plan to arrive a few minutes early to fill out a waiver and get set up. We do have a few yoga mats if you need to borrow one. We wrap up a little before 1 p.m. to allow you enough time to make it to your next stop! We look forward to seeing you then!

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