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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.

Fall 2018

The fall 2018 session runs from August 20 to December 16. Registration is now available. Registration for the current spring session is available at a pro-rated rate. Please call (309) 438-WELL (9355) or email for additional information. To inquire about registering for the remainder of the summer session, please contact Shanna McDaniels at (309) 438-WELL (9355)


Registration Forms

Class Day and Time Location
Badminton* (no charge for ISU Community) Sunday 1 - 4 p.m. Metcalf Small Gym
Badminton* (no charge for ISU Community) Wednesday 7 - 11 p.m. Metcalf Small Gym
Balanced Bellies and Backs Tuesdays & Thursdays 12:15 - 1 p.m. 3rd West Lounge, Bone Student Center
Noon Yoga Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays Noon - 1 p.m. 3rd West Lounge, Bone Student Center
Table Tennis (no charge for ISU community)  Saturdays 8 - 11:55 p.m. Metcalf Small Gym
T'ai Chi Evidenced Based  Mondays at 5:15 p.m.  Metcalf 139
T'ai Chi Chen Style Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m.  Metcalf 139
Tuesday Yoga  Tuesdays 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. 3rd West Lounge, Bone Student Center

There will be no classes on Monday, September 3rd in observance of the Labor Day holiday


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 5:30 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 - 11:55 p.m.
U-High Small Gym Badminton* Sundays - 1 - 4 p.m.*

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