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Annual Wellness Week at CCU is here

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MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF)--Coastal Carolina University's Wellness Coalition is holding its annual Wellness Week from February 18 through 22.

A variety of activities have been scheduled throughout the week including daily group fitness, health-related documentaries, and a wellness fair.

All events, unless otherwise noted, are free to attend.

The Wellness Week schedule is as follows:


Monday, Feb. 18

• "Mirror-less Monday," a challenge to avoid looking at your reflection for an entire day, is an all day, campus-wide event.

• "The Weight of the Nation" documentary, parts one and two, will be shown in Wall College, room 309 at 6 p.m.

• Yoga is the featured group exercise class of the day at 7:30 p.m. in the HTC Center.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

• Parts three and four of "The Weight of the Nation" documentary will be shown in Wall College, room 318 at 6 p.m.

• Total Body Burn is the group exercise class of the day, beginning at 7:45 p.m. in the HTC Center

Wednesday, Feb. 20

• The Wellness Fair takes place on Prince Lawn, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free food, T-shirts and games will be offered. There will also be health screenings and a chance to win a Kindle Fire.

• Hicks Commons Dining Hall will serve healthy alternatives during its lunch hours.

• A Relay for Life fundraiser, Spinning with DJ Keith Nasty, takes place from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the HTC Center. Registration is now open at the HTC Student Welcome Desk.

• Hip-Hop Dance is the featured group exercise class of the day at 8:45 a.m. in the HTC Center.

Thursday, Feb. 21

• The Healthy Nutrition Info kiosk will be on the CINO Deck from 1 to 3 p.m.

• The documentary film "Let's Talk About Sex" will be shown in Wall College's Johnson Auditorium beginning at 5 p.m.

• Zumba! is the featured group exercise class of the day at 6:30 and 8:45 p.m. in the HTC Center.

Friday, Feb. 22

• TRX Circuits will begin at noon in the HTC Center.


The coalition is made up of faculty, staff, students and community partners who have come together in order to promote healthier lifestyles and personal perception.

The coalition also works toward the prevention of negative influences that unhealthy dieting and eating disorders have on the lives of CCU students.

Other projects include the supply of healthy, student-friendly recipes, guaranteed nutritional alternatives at university events, and encouraging the availability of nutritional information in food services.

For more information on Wellness Week, contact Chris Donevant-Haines at 843-349-2305.

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