Be Well UGA Programs

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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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

WatchDawgs - Bystander Intervention

(no reservation needed! )

• Wed, Aug 30, 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Miller Learning Center, Room 348
• Thu, Sep 7, 2:30pm - 4:00pm, Miller Learning Center, Room 348
• Mon, Sep 11, 2:30pm - 4:00pm, Miller Learning Center, Room 348
• Tue, Sep 19, 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Miller Learning Center, Room 348

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

Body Positivity Workshops

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

For more information, email advisors Shirelle Hallum or Holly Samples

Wed, Sep 6, 6:00-7:30pm, Tate 144
Tue, Sep 26, 7:00-8:30pm, Miller Learning Center 0250
Tue, Oct 17, 6:00-7:30pm, Miller Learning Center 0267
Mon, Nov 6, 5:00-6:30pm, Miller Learning Center 0277

Fempowerment

A Women & Wellness Discussion Group—all genders welcome!
Thursdays, Aug 24 - Nov 9 (no session Sep 28 or Oct 26)
5:15pm - 6:15pm
Tate Center, Room 140
FYOS-approved events!
No pre-registration required.

Aug 24 - Intro & Establishing a Feminist Space
Aug 31 - Gender Expression
Sep 7 - Women and Relationships
Sep 14 - Hair: Head Edition
Sep 21 - Hair: Body Edition
Oct 5 - Menstruation
Oct 12 - Anatomy and Pleasure
Oct 19 - Women and Religion
Nov 2 - Women and Media
Nov 9 - Women and Leadership

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




Be a Healthy Dawg!