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.
be well so you can do well
Look forward to Wellness Expos, guest speakers, a wellness-themed Trivia Tuesday, several wellness workshops, 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:

speakers

An Evening with Antoni Porowski

Friday, January 24

Antoni Porowski is a New York Times Bestselling Author, the food and wine expert on Netflix’s hit series “Queer Eye” and a self-taught cook. Join us for a free evening hosted out of the rec centre on Doon campus.
Get your free ticket here

An evening with The Birds Papaya

Thursday, January 23

Join us for an evening with The Birds Papaya, Sarah Nicole Landry. Listen as she speaks on the topics of body image, body positivity, mental health, and self-care.

This is a free event hosted in The Venue.
Get your free ticket here

Come out to the Wellness Expo to experience everything wellness! Grab some resources and tips from Counselling, the Medical Clinic, Student Success Advisors, Public Health, Athletics, (Public Health will not be at Brantford or Guelph campuses) and a Dietitian!

There will be giveaways, a contest for a mental wellness gift basket, and the chance to find out about fitness classes.

Cambridge campus

Cafeteria
Monday, January 20
11:00am-1:00pm

Doon campus

Lower Atrium
Tuesday, January 21
11:00am-1:00pm

Waterloo campus

Welcome Centre
Wednesday, January 22
11:00am-1:00pm

Guelph campus

Cafeteria
Thursday, January 23
11:00am-1:00pm

Brantford campus

274 Colborne
Friday, January 24
11:00am-1:00pm

physical wellness

Therapy Dog Yoga

Monday, January 20

What’s better than Yoga for helping you find your peace, balance, and serenity? The answer is Yoga, but with therapy dogs!
Get your free ticket here

Glow Zumba

Tuesday, January 21

Come and join a high energy Zumba class hosted in The Venue! Participants are encouraged to wear neon coloured clothing. Glow sticks and glow-in-the-dark body paint provided.
Get your free ticket here

workshops

Healthy Eating on a Budget: In-Store Workshop

Tuesday, January 21

This is a free workshop to educate you on strategies for selecting healthy foods on a budget. The workshop is facilitated by Zehrs Dietitian, Heidi Pola, at the Zehrs in Pioneer Park Plaza.
Sign up on the CCP

Stress Management Workshop

Wednesday, January 22

This is a free workshop facilitated by Conestoga College Counselling Services.
Sign up on the CCP

Basic Budgeting Workshop

Wednesday, January 22

This is a free workshop facilitated by Your Neighbourhood Credit Union.
Sign up on the CCP

entertainment

Trivia Tuesday: Wellness Edition

The Venue
Tuesday, January 21
12:00pm-2:00pm

We will be running our regularly scheduled Trivia Tuesday at Doon campus, with an extra round of wellness themed questions.

Live Music Thursday: Landshark Lager Beach Party

The Venue
Thursday, January 23
11:00am-2:00pm

Join us for our Landshark Lager Beach Party, featuring music from steel pan drummer Kenn Lewis.

The Breathing Space

The Breathing Space

Visit us in The Breathing Space on Doon campus for any of these events facilitated by Student Success Services.

Monday January 20

2:00pm-4:00pm

Beachy Blues Buster: Relax at The Breathing Space Beach! Enjoy Hawaiian punch and ‘sun bathe’ with sunlight replicating lamps to the tune of beach waves on the darkest day of the year.

Tuesday January 21

11:00am-12:00pm

Depression, Anxiety & Hope Drop-In Support Group.

Tuesday January 21

3:00pm-3:30pm

30 Manageable Minutes: Spend 30 minutes engaging in a skills based activities to learn coping mechanisms, time management, and grounding exercises for self-care.

Wednesday January 22

11:00am-12:00pm

Wellness Wednesday: A space to share tips on maintain your wellness as a college student.

Thursday January 23

Colouring for Relaxation.

Friday January 24

Board Game Café.