Here is what is happening in the world of wellness in 2011-2012.
walkLuther summer program.
Man-Made Meal. September 7. Co-sponsored by Ylvisaker Hall for their residents. 110 participants.
Adventure Race. September 24. A 5-mile canoe race/12-mile bike race/3-mile run in the Oneota Valley. 73 participants.
Harts Tea & Tarts event: October 19. A tea party for the women of Ylvisaker Hall at a local tea shop. 11 participants.
Murder Mystery Party. October 20. Co-sponsored by Brandt Hall, this Murder Mystery took place on the campus and 26 participants tried to solve the mystery.
All-campus Roller Skating Party. October 21.Co-sponsored with Larson and Olson Halls. 250 participants.
Halloween Dance. October 29. Co-sponsored with the Wellness RA's, this dance took place in Ylvisaker Hall and 50 participants showed up in costumes.
Amazing Race. November 5. Co-sponsored with Brandt Hall RA's, this event drew 40 participants as they raced around Decorah to find clues.
Alternative Health Care Fair. November 8. A showcase of local alternative health care practices such as Acupuncture, Reiki, Chiropractic care, Massage, and Yoga. Co-sponsored with HPE 249 class. 100 participants.
Healthy Back Fair - Orgonomic office equipment Exhibit. November 23. Educate staff who are struggling with chornic back, shoulder, neck and wrist pain. 75 participants.
Insanity Challenge. January 9 and ongoing. Brandt Hall residents are working their well to wellness through daily exercise in the Insanity program. 75+ participants.
RA Dessert Tour. January 15. Co-sponsored with Brandt Hall RA's, this event was to welcome prospective students to the residence halls as they toured Luther College. Approximately 125 guests.
Open Mic Bar. January 21. Great way to celebrate the end of January as students showcases their talents in our open mic night. Approximately 518 students attended.
Witty Wheel of Words. January 2 - January 27. 40 Luther faculty/staff worked out daily in a challenge to earn vowels or guess consonants. Each word correctly solved earned them one chance to win the iPad at the end of the month.