Wellness

 

We provide wellness opportunities for HACC students, faculty and staff members. Wellness activities help develop student life outside of the classroom.

*HACC recommends you check with your doctor before beginning an exercise program.*

Virtual Wellness classes - Starting August 30, 2021!  Check the Wellness Calendar for classes and events.

Wellness Calendar

(Click link above for the monthly schedule and locations, i.e. Zoom links)

Mondays - Strength & Stretch 5:15 pm -  Led by certified personal trainers, you will focus on body weight functional movements, exercises, and stretches.  Be challenged while being able to exercise at your own pace.  Effectively and safely elevate your fitness.

Tuesdays - Circuit Workout 5 pm - Join Jodi Kain for a cardio and strength training class using your own body weight, or hand weights for additional resistance.

Wednesdays - T'ai Chi 12 pm - T’ai Chi gives you the benefits of exercise without demanding more than you move.  No special gear or going to a gym.  Just you, comfortable shoes and clothes, and the movement.

Thursdays - Yoga 12 pm - Join Ann Fields, HACC’s yoga and pilates adjunct, for noon yoga.  Strengthen your core, stretch out, decompress, and help manage stress-all over your lunch hour.

Fitness Center - Monday & Wednesday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - HACC ID needed for entrance and MASKS REQUIRED

The rest of Evans currently remains closed for recreational use.

 

 Do you need mental health support?  HACC is here for you, click here to find the resources available to you.

 

Wellness resources

Below are resources on prescription, tracking and other important aspects of exercise.

  • Aim for a Healthy Weight —Offers ways to help you achieve a wealthy weight and/or lifestyle. These include interactive quizzes, guides to physical activity and suggestions for healthy grocery shopping.
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculator —Provides information and resources to determine your BMI, understand it and achieve a healthy weight. 
  • Fitness Calculators —Help you determine your caloric needs, race pace and other aspects of maintaining an active lifestyle. 
  • Map My Run —Enables you to plot out new walking or running routes. You can log your workouts and share all of it with your friends.
  • Physical Activity Calculator —Calculates the estimated calories you can burn for performing different physical activities.
  • Active Training Log —Is a free online training log. It includes tools to map out new walking/running routes. 

Below is information on good dietary habits. It includes how to incorporate them into your life.

  • Healthier US —Provides credible, accurate information to help you choose healthier options in life.
  • Healthy Dining Finder —Allows you to search for dietitian-approved menu items. These range from fast food to fine-dining establishments. It also includes information on how they determine which foods are approved.
  • Nutrition.Gov —Provides a variety of nutrition information. This information can help you make decisions for a healthier life.

Below is information on stress and sleep. It includes how you can overcome stress. It also includes how to minimize the effect of stress on your livelihood.

  • Help Guide —Offers information on how to reduce, prevent and cope with stress.
  • Mind Tools —Provides information to help you deal with job-related stress. It also includes how to overcome stress in a range of situations.
  • National Sleep Foundation —Offers information on healthy sleep and what can affect it.