Be Well UGA Programs

#BeWellUGA, Find FREE wellness and prevention classes and clinics hosted by UHC, Topics include: Stress and Anxiety, Running, Yoga, Bystander Intervention, Dating, and more!

Be Well UGA is the place to find all the FREE wellness and prevention classes hosted by the University Health Center. Check out all the amazing classes and services geared towards helping UGA students thrive physically, mentally, and socially. We hope you enjoy them!

All offerings are FREE. Please bring your UGA STUDENT ID.

 

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Healthy Dawg Kickoff

Healthy Dawg Kickoff

Thursday, Aug 31
1:00pm - 3:00pm
University Health Center
Lots of freebies & snacks! Photos with Hairy Dawg & Spike!
Stop by Healthy Dawg Kickoff for giveaways and cool prizes, food by Jimmy Johns and UGarden, pictures with Hairy Dawg and Spike, and fun health tips from your University Health Center!
During this event, UGA students are invited to stop by the health center, pick up a punch card, and complete it for prizes—all while gathering info about UHC services at interactive booths hosted by UHC clinics and student groups.


Adjusting to College

Thursdays, Aug 17 - Sep 28
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Various Locations:
Aug 17 & 24: Tate Room 145
Aug 31, Sep 7, 14, 21: Tate Room 144
Sep 28: Tate Room 479
• 5-week workshop with topics including managing stress, building relationships, adjusting to UGA, exploring identity, finding your place. Drop-ins Welcome!

Hosted by CAPS

Stress & Anxiety Workshop

Mondays, Sep 11 - Dec 4 (no class Nov 20/Thanksgiving)
12:30 - 1:30pm
Science Learning Center, Classroom 145
Drop-in class
Hosted by CAPS
Each week will include one of the following topics:
• Understanding anxiety
• Calming your body
• Calming your mind
• Creating a lifestyle for managing stress

Yoga for Stress Relief

Tuesdays, Sep 5 - Dec 5 (no class Nov 21/Thanksgiving)
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Tate Center, Studio 473
Drop-in class
Instructed by Alice Huff, CAPS Counselor & Registered Yoga Teacher


Fempowerment

Fall dates and times coming soon.

A Women & Wellness Discussion Group—all genders welcome!
Thursdays, Jan 26 - Apr 20 (no session the week of Spring Break, March 9)
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Tate Center, Room 352 (just outside the Bulldawg Café)
FYOS-approved events!
No pre-registration required.

Jan 26 - Introduction and Creating a Feminist Space
Feb 2 - Gender Expression and Appearance
Feb 9 - Women and Relationships
Feb 16 - Hair: Head Edition
Feb 23 - Hair: Body Edition
Mar 2 - Anatomy and Sexual Pleasure
Mar 16 - Menstruation
Mar 23 - Women and Politics
Mar 30 - Women and Religion
Apr 6 - Women in the Media
Apr 13 - Activism and Leadership
Apr 20 - Dealing with the Patriarchy/Closing

Fempowerment is a space for undergraduate students to come discuss any and all topics at the intersection of womanhood and wellness. Womanhood in this context is defined as the state of anyone who identifies as a woman, and wellness is defined as the promotion of mental, emotional, physical, and relationship-oriented health. Inspired by the FemSex @ Berkeley movement
Questions? Contact Ciera Durden cdurden@uga.edu

Body Positivity Workshops

Fall dates and times coming soon.

This workshop will provide an overview of positive body image and the media. Through interactive discussions of beauty standards and activities for challenging negative body talk, participants will be encouraged to think positively about themselves and focus on true beauty rather than unrealistic norms.
Hosted by BeYOU Peer Educators, University Health Center
Follow us for more details @BeYou_UGA


Tue, Jan 31, 5:30-7:00pm, Scott Hall 009
Thu, Feb 16, 6:00-7:30pm, Memorial Hall Meeting Room
Mon, Feb 27, 5:30-7:00pm, Journalism 506
Wed, Mar 15, 6:00-7:30pm, Tate 138
Tue, Apr 4, 5:30-7:00pm, Journalism 506
Mon, Apr 17, 6:00-7:30pm, Memorial Hall Meeting Room


WatchDawgs - Bystander Intervention

Check back for Fall Semester dates

Learn the skills to help friends and fellow dawgs by recognizing and preventing potentially risky situations and finding realistic ways to intervene.
To register, email your name, UGA email address, and date of desired program to ktruesdell@uhs.uga.edu

Be a Healthy Dawg!