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Lifestyle Enhancement Program

Lifestyle Enhancement classes concentrate on functional health, relaxation, and maintenance of a healthy spine throughout life. 

As reported in the Faculty-Staff Health Status Survey, 51.3% responded they have experienced pain, discomfort, or numbness in their neck or lower back in the past 12 months. These classes may appeal to those with low back discomfort, chronic health conditions, or those who wish to reduce stress levels and/or maintain personal health and well-being. 

There is a fee associated with participation in most classes and activities.


The Summer 2017 session runs from May 15 through August 13, 2017.To inquire about prorated rates for the remainder of the spring semester or for any other registration questions, please contact Shanna McDaniels.


Registration Forms

Class Day and Time Location
Badminton* (no charge for ISU Community) Sunday 1 - 4 p.m. U-High Small Gym until 6/8
Badminton* (no charge for ISU Community) Wednesday 7 - 11 p.m. Metcalf Small Gym
Balanced Bellies and Backs Tuesday & Thursday 12:15 - 1 p.m. 3rd West Lounge, Bone Student Center
Noon Yoga Monday, Wednesday & Friday Noon - 1 p.m. 3rd West Lounge, Bone Student Center
Table Tennis (no charge for ISU community)  Saturday 8 - 11:30 p.m. Metcalf Small Gym
T'ai Chi Evidenced Based Will return fall semester  
T'ai Chi Chen Style Will return fall semester  
Tuesday Yoga Will return fall semester  


Classes by Location

Location Class Day and Time
Bone Student Center, 3rd West Lounge Balanced Bellies and Backs Tuesday & Thursday 12:15 - 1 p.m.
  Noon Yoga  Monday, Wednesday, Friday Noon - 1 p.m.
  Tuesday Yoga Tuesdays 4:30 to 5:45 p.m.
Metcalf 139 T'ai Chi Evidenced Based Mondays at 5:15 p.m.
  T'ai Chi Traditional Chen Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m.
Metcalf Small Gym Badminton* Wednesdays 7 - 11 p.m.
  Table Tennis Saturdays 8 - 11:30 p.m.
U-High Small Gym Badminton*  Sundays - 1 - 4 p.m.

*Sunday Badminton meets in U-High Small Gym through Memorial Day. After Memorial Day, Sunday Badminton moves to the Metcalf Small Gym (6/8/2017)

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