Health Promotion & Exercise Sciences

HPX Faculty & Staff Wellness Program

Institute for Holistic Health Studies is excited to present Wellness Wednesday Workshops this fall!
Professionals from on campus and in the community will be presenting various topics related to YOUR health and wellness!  We invite you to bring a light snack or a bagged lunch and join us

The Fall 2015 Wellness Wednesday Workshop schedule is outlined below.

Contact Christel Autuori, the program coordinator (, to RSVP for any event.

We hope to see you there!

-Christel Autuori & Robyn Housemann

Fall 2015 Wellness Wednesday workshops:







12:30 to 1:30

Warner Hall room  103

Christel Autuori, RDH RYT MA, “Create Your Blue Zone” The Blue Zones are places in the world where people live long, happy, healthy, productive, and satisfying lives.    How do they do it?   Do they drink from a Fountain of Youth? Learn the formula for health and vitality, and how to create your own Blue Zone in the midst of the busy (and often chaotic and stressful)   life in the 21st Century.


12:30 to 1:30

Warner Hall room103

Isabel Chase, Certified Kripalu Yoga Instructor, Master Gardener and Essential Oils Educator, Experience Natural Ways of with doTERRA Essential Oils. Smell-Taste-Learn. Experience Oils you can diffuse, use topically, and ingest to help with stress, headaches, stomach aches, body aches and pain, plus many other physical problems.


12:30 to 1:30

Warner Hall room 103

Dina Markind, RN MS  CPCC Vital Signs of Well Being, a nurse and life coach.   Heart of Well Being specializes in coaching to renew your energy and enthusiasm and increase the impact you have at work, at home and beyond. Emphasis is on recovering your personal joy and living with ease in alignment with your values.


12:30 to 1:30

Warner Hall room 102


Virginia De Siena, DDS , “Mind Body Practices” is an integrative health coach  and a certified mind-body practitioner, trained at the Center for Mind Body Medicine in Maryland.


12:30 to 1:30

Warner Hall room 102

“Whole Food Nutrition”   with Scott van Niekerk