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Wellness Programs and Events

Wellness Programs and Events

Free Fall Wellness programs

Exercise Planning with a Personal Trainer       

 Whether your goals are to get stronger, reduce stress, increase concentration, feel energized, lose weight, improve posture or just spruce up your old routine, be sure to sign up to meet with our Personal Trainer in a small group setting.  Let her help guide you to feeling great! The Salem College Wellness Program is offering free exercise planning sessions with a personal trainer to all students.  Faculty and staff may fill in slots not taken by students.  Participants will meet in small groups of three with Sherry Crane, our personal trainer, in the fitness center for forty-five minutes.  She is available by appointment only.  If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call Rachel at 336-721-2713.


Free Fitness Classes

Boot Camp Lite, Abs & Stress Relief  Check your email for more information.

Yoga Classes

Thursday 4:30-5:30pm  Little Chapel

 Angela Gallagher will instruct students Thursday afternoon 4:30p.m. – 5:30p.m. in the Little Chapel.  Yoga can provide college students with many benefits such as stress relief, emotional wellness, flexibility, improved strength, reduction in fatigue, enhancement of the immune system, improved balance and weight management.  Those are good things!  Plus, yoga is easy for anyone to practice and previous experience is not necessary

Fitness Fridays

Every Friday 3pm - Main Hall  

The Salem College Student Affairs staff promotes students' development of healthy, active lifestyles by sponsoring "Fitness Fridays" to kick off your weekend! Students are encouraged to wear workout clothes every Friday and participate in the Dean's Walk in Old Salem which departs from Main Hall at 3:00 p.m. Games, prizes and other activities will follow the walk and vary weekly. 

Playdate with Puppies 

The Forsyth County Humane Society and The Wellness Committee have scheduled FOUR Events with puppies.  Playing with puppies reduces stress for you and the puppy as well!  Students will have the ability to walk the puppies to the Washington dog park located one mile from Salem Campus. Volunteer Opportunities with the Forsyth County Humane Society are available. Check your email for more information. 

Go Ride a Bike

What a wonderful way to enjoy Spring in Old Salem.  Students may check out bikes from the Dean of Students Office.

BOB “Body Opponent Bag” Punching Dummy

BOB will be located in Bryant Hall and students may check out gloves in the Athletics department.  BOB is a great resource for physical fitness and stress relief.