Thu. Aug 11th, 2022

On Monday, Feb. 22, Eating Disorders Awareness Info: Visit the table in Sykes between 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for information about eating disorders and body image. Get free ribbons, pins, and pitas! Courtesy of the Sister to Sister Peer Mentors. -Eating Healthy for a Healthy Body and Mind: Go to Sykes or the Health Sciences Center between noon – 3 p.m. The WCU Student Dietetic Association will be distributing ribbons and information on nutrition and eating disorders.

Positive Body Image: join the Wellness Center located in 220 Lawrence Hall between 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. as they celebrate the beauty and uniqueness of our individual bodies.

Body Image, Ethnicity, and Race: 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. The Women’s Center. Are eating disorders only a problem for white girls? Do women of color have better body image and self-esteem? Come share perspectives about how race and ethnicity impact body image.

Tuesday, 23: Trash Fat Talk: tired of everyone talking about their bodies in a negative way? Hosted by the Sister to Sister Peer Mentors, they will trash fat talk at their table in Sykes between noon 3 p.m.

Body Image, Eating Disorders, & Exercise: sponsored by the WCU Exercise Science Club. It will begin at 7:15 p.m. Sykes room 252.

Wednesday, 24: Inside the Mind of an Eating Disorder: EDAW 2010. Visit the table in Sykes’ lobby between noon – 4 p.m. to learn more about eating disorders, try some eating disorders trivia, and win sweet treat prizes. Sponsored by the WCU Student Dietetic Association.

Food and Friends Fundraiser: bring your friends to Barnaby’s (15 S. High St.) between 5:30-7:30 p.m. and then head to Sprinkles (22 S. High St.) for dessert. Mention “Sister to Sister” and a portion of the money from the bill will be donated to the Sister to Sister organization.

Thursday, 25: Power Yoga – Free Class from 11a.m. -11:30 a.m. Sykes Fitness Center. Appropriate levels of exercise can improve body image.

Free yoga class from 3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Sykes Fitness Center; Experience the mind- body connection through this traditional yoga class.

No Body is Perfect will be from 5:30 – 6:15 p.m. Sykes Theater; Join the Sister to Sister Peer Mentors for an interactive presentation on eating disorders, body image and inner beauty.

Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders Candlelight Vigil, 7 p.m. at Sykes front patio. It is sponsored by Delta Phi Epsilon. In recognition of those who have struggled with eating disorders, the candlelight vigil will feature inspirational music, poetry, and stories of recovery. Donations will be accepted for the Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders Foundation.

This information was gathered from the Web site http://www.wcupa.edu/_services.

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