Conestoga College presents Health and Wellness Week

Health and Wellness Week is coming up and we have a jam-packed week of events for you to enjoy at your campus to help you with your mental, spiritual and physical health and wellness.
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Look forward to wellness expos, a Guest Chef event, wellness Trivia Tuesday, several wellness workshops, trips, training and more. There is no shortage of events and activities for you to take part in to “Be Well So You Can Do Well.” Take a look at the list of them below now:

Monday, October 7th

Wellness Expo

Doon campus, Lower Atrium, 11:00am-1:00pm

Come out to the Wellness Expo to experience everything wellness! See some of the college and community wellness resources, including Student Success Advisors, Counselling, Medical and Public Health. STI testing will also be taking place with Urine Luck. Learn more about fitness classes from the Athletics Department and learn about a healthy, well-balanced diet with our Dietitian visit!

Learn more about sexual health resources available, draw for wellness gift baskets where you can get a chance to win an Exercise gift basket, a Nutrition gift basket, or a mental health gift basket.

Free massages

Doon campus, E-Wing, 11:00am-1:00pm

Get yourself a free massage in the E-wing from our Registered Massage Therapist Joanna! Book an appointment with her today by heading to the Wellness Office in room RC 173 in the Rec Centre, calling 519-748-5131 ext. 3585, or through emailing csihealthplan@conestogac.on.ca.

The Breathing Space: Mindful Monday

Doon campus, The Breathing Space, 9:00am-9:30am

Take a quick break to ground yourself and get refocused for the week ahead at Mindfulness Monday!

Celebrity Chef Night with Bal Arneson

Waterloo campus, Culinary Lecture Hall, 6:30pm-8:30pm

Culinary lovers, experts, and beginners unite! Come see our Guest Chef Bal Arneson, who is a world renowned Chef with a TV show called The Spice Goddess. She will be giving a cooking demo and talk. This is a free event for all students and staff!

Tuesday, October 8th

Wellness Expo

Guelph Campus, Cafeteria, 11:00am-1:00pm

Come out to the Wellness Expo to experience everything wellness! See some of the college and community wellness resources, including Student Success Advisors, Counselling, Medical etc. Learn about a healthy, well-balanced diet with our Dietitian visit!

Draw for wellness gift baskets where you can get a chance to win an Exercise gift basket a Nutrition gift basket or a mental health gift basket.

The Breathing Space: Depression, Anxiety & Hope

Doon campus, The Breathing Space, 11:00am-12:00pm

Drop-in to this session that has a focus on coping and fostering hope. This is an opportunity to talk about depression and anxiety, listen to peer stories and learn life skills.

Trivia Tuesday: Wellness Edition

Doon Campus- 12:00pm-2:00pm

Come prepared to answer wellness related questions at Trivia Tuesday: Wellness Edition! Join with a group of 2-6 people to get a chance to win a prize.

OK2BMe Workshops

Waterloo campus 3:00pm-4:30pm | Doon campus 5:30-7:00pm

This workshop is in partnership with Student Engagement! Sign up on the CCR and find out more about the trans community, trans allyship support groups in the community and more.
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Waterloo campus
Doon campus

Mental Health Town Hall

Doon campus Library 4:00pm-5:00pm

Curious about mental health on campus? In early 2019 Conestoga College ran a stakeholder consultation on student mental health at Conestoga, interviewing a wide variety of students, staff and faculty. The Town Hall is an opportunity for students to hear about the findings of the consultation, next steps to improve well-being on campus and ask questions. Door prizes and take-away snacks will be available!
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Wednesday, October 9th

Wellness Expo

Cambridge Campus Atrium 11:00am-1:00pm

Come out to the Wellness Expo to experience everything wellness! See some of the college and community wellness resources, including Student Success Advisors, Counselling, Medical and Public Health. Learn more about fitness classes from the Athletics Department and learn about a healthy, well-balanced diet with our Dietitian visit!

Learn more about sexual health resources available, draw for wellness gift baskets where you can get a chance to win an Exercise gift basket, a Nutrition gift basket, or a mental health gift basket.

Enjoy free food and do some free yoga!

The Breathing Space: Wellness Wednesday

Doon campus, The Breathing Space, 11:00am-12:00pm

This is a weekly group drop-in where you can hear and share tips and tricks for increasing and maintaining wellness.

ACCKWA Workshop

Doon campus 5:30pm-7:00pm

This workshop presented by ACCKWA covers the basics of HIV and pays special attention to the impact of stigma on prevention and support efforts. Students will discuss strategies for building broader awareness, supporting disclosure, and best practices for working with people who are HIV-positive. A person living with, or personally affected by, HIV/AIDS will also join us to share their personal experiences.
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Thursday, October 10th

Wellness Expo

Waterloo Campus, Welcome Centre 11:00am-1:00pm

Come out to the Wellness Expo to experience everything wellness! See some of the college and community wellness resources, including Student Success Advisors, Counselling, Medical and Public Health. Learn more about fitness classes from the Athletics Department and learn about a healthy, well-balanced diet with our Dietitian visit!

Learn more about sexual health resources available, draw for wellness gift baskets where you can get a chance to win an Exercise gift basket, a Nutrition gift basket, or a mental health gift basket.

Enjoy free food and do some free yoga!

The Breathing Space: Make a Self Care Kit

Doon campus, The Breathing Space, 11:00am-12:00pm

Join us and make a self care kit! Treat yourself with your own homemade kit that you can enjoy in the comfort of your own space.
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Live Music Thursday: Wellness Edition

Doon Campus 11:30am-2:30pm

Enjoy a live acoustic set for Live Music Thursday: Wellness Edition! Enjoy relaxing and mellow music to chill out to with your friends and enjoy the food and drink specials on the day as well.

Safetalk Training

Cambridge 3:00pm-6:00pm

Learn about the signs and symptoms of someone contemplating suicide and how to help them cope and find help through community resources at Safetalk training. This training accepts a maximum of 30 participants and you can register for it through your CCR.
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World Mental Health Day: An Evening with Sarain Fox

Doon campus in The Venue 6:00pm-8:00pm

Learn the importance of mental health and how to cope with it through the World Mental Health Day event in The Venue. See a motivational talk from Guest Speaker.
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Friday, October 11th

Farmers’ Market Trip

Brantford 10:00am-12:00pm

Go on a walking trip to the Brantford Farmers’ Market! Meet at 274 Colborne St. for coffee and walk over to the market as a group!
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The Breathing Space: Board Game Friday

Doon campus, The Breathing Space, 11:00am-12:30pm

Board games and social time in the Breathing Space, to take a break from the stress of the week.

Wellness Expo

Brantford, 274 Colborne Street lounge 9:00am-11:00am

Come out to the Wellness Expo to experience everything wellness! See some of the college and community wellness resources, including Student Success Advisors, Counselling, Medical etc. Learn more about fitness classes from the Athletics Department and learn about a healthy, well-balanced diet with our Dietitian visit!

Learn more about sexual health resources available, draw for wellness gift baskets where you can get a chance to win an Exercise gift basket, a Nutrition gift basket, or a mental health gift basket.