UNC Asheville Well-A-Bration 2014 Set for Oct. 20

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UNC Asheville will host its fourth annual Well-A-Bration, celebrating healthful living and wellness, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 20.  The day-long celebration will feature cooking and exercise programs, health lab open houses, and the fifth annual student-run health fair.

Well-a-Bration highlights that are free and open to the public include:

UNC Asheville Health Fair—11 a.m.-2 p.m., Kimmel Arena Concourse. This fifth annual student-led health fair will feature booths from more than 50 local health organizations, businesses and student groups. Health care providers and community partners including Mission Health Systems and the North Carolina Center for Health and Wellness will exhibit. In addition, the health fair will offer free chair massages and feature acupuncturists, chiropractic practitioners, and health specialists.

Fit Lab Open House—10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sherrill Center room 409. Learn about individual and group fitness assessments, and have your grip strength and flexibility checked.

Biofeedback Lab Introduction and Open House—11 a.m. -12 p.m., Sherrill Center rooms 442 and 451. An introduction to biofeedback and the services of the Biofeedback Lab on campus.  Explore the different techniques available to help in managing stress.

HAPI Lab Open House—11:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m., Sherrill Center room 351. Learn about the Healthy Aging Program Initiative (HAPI) and experience balance, strength and training activities.

Teaching Kitchen Open House—12-1 p.m., Sherrill Center Teaching Kitchen, room 346. Taste local food cooked fresh in the Teaching Kitchen, featuring ingredients grown in campus gardens.  

This year's Well-A-Bration coincides with National Health Education Week, which aims to pay tribute to the next generation of health educators. For more information, visit https://ncchw.unca.edu/content/well-bration-2014, or call 828.258.7712.