Wellness Promotion at HCC helps students manage the stress that can interfere with academic success, while encouraging a healthy, balanced lifestyle and a sense of belonging on campus.
Mindful Mondays: A 30-minute mindfulness meditation practice that includes instruction, practice, and an opportunity to connect with others.
Yoga for Stress Reduction: A late afternoon practice to help calm the nervous system and to release mental and physical tension.
iRest Integrative Restoration: A practice of guided meditation and deep relaxation.
Mindful Walking: Experience the calming effects of walking in nature with mindful awareness. Contact the coordinator.
Yoga & Meditation for Military Members & Veterans: Available by arrangement. Contact the coordinator.
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HFN 145: Beginning Yoga
Yoga is the bringing together of body, mind, and spirit. Learn to calm your mind; strengthen, stretch, and tone your body; and free your spirit. The class includes meditation, gentle warm-ups, yoga postures, breathing practices, and deep relaxation. You'll learn how to reduce stress, increase your concentration, and be more compassionate to yourself and others. No prior experience necessary.
A yoga class that includes vigorous movement and longer holding of postures. You'll have an opportunity to learn different vinyasas (yoga flows) and more advanced pranayama (breathing practices).
HCC's wellness promotion coordinator is available to work with students, faculty, and staff to design and offer workshops on a variety of wellness topics. Please contact the coordinator directly to make arrangements for a visit to your class or program.
Come chill, make friends, and make a difference in your community! Attend weekly yoga practices and participate in community service fundraisers to support those in need.