Wellness 2013 will take place in Whitewater’s High School from noon-3pm on Sunday, March 10. It’s free and sponsored by Working for Whitewater’s Wellness (W3), UW-Whitewater, and other entities. Check it out for free food, fitness classes, healthy cooking demos, financial planning sessions, “Minute to Win it” games, and more. You can see a schedule online.
They are looking for Wellfest volunteers, too. Comment on W3’s Facebook posting (linked above) or email email@example.com.
Can’t make it to Wellfest? Andersen Library has resources that can help. Search HALCat for resources such as Easy yoga for easing pain (2nd-floor Browsing DVDs, RA781.7 .E3 2012), Complete guide to pilates, yoga, meditation & stress relief (3rd-floor Main Collection, GV481 .C66 2003), Office yoga: Tackling tension with simple stretches you can do at your desk (3rd-floor Main Collection, RA781.7 .F75 2003), and The diabetic gourmet cookbook: More than 200 healthy recipes from homestyle favorites to restaurant classics (online via EBSCOhost eBook Collection). There also are many resources available online, including Healthy Cooking and Recipes from the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, a web site that includes links to healthy recipes from government sites as well the American Health Association, The Mayo Clinic, and others.
MedlinePlus®, The National Institutes of Health’s web site for patients and the public, has several resources including interactive tutorials to learn more about Managing Stress, Exercising for a Healthy Life, and Weight Management.
Please ask a librarian if you would appreciate assistance with finding additional information.
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