February 18, 2008
Written by Sarah Whetstone
DATE: Feb. 18, 2008
CONTACT: Sarah Whetstone, email@example.com
(806) 742-2136 ext. 226
Feed Your Body and Soul
Health Awareness Week Features Series of Events
Infuse yourself with knowledge about healthy eating and living during Feed Your Body & Soul (FYBS) week at Texas Tech University. This series of events, which runs Monday – Thursday, (Feb. 25 – 28) is designed to create greater awareness about eating disorders and body image issues. Some activities place an added emphasis on holistic wellness – physical, mental and spiritual well-being.
Jenni Schafer, an author, singer and songwriter, who has made a career of writing songs and singing about her divorce from her eating disorder, "Ed," will highlight the week with a performance and discuss her personal battle with eating disorders.
Schedule of Events:
• Eating Disorder Screenings will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 25 at the Marsha Sharp Center for Athletes.
• Nutrition Monday: Snack Smart will take place from 4–6 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Robert H. Ewalt Student Recreational Center
• Yoga Fusion will take place from 5:30–7 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Student Rec Center room 114. Yoga Fusion is an invigorating class which combines yoga, tai chi and dance for a fun, relaxing mind and body workout with a twist.
• A men’s panel discussion will take place from 7 –8:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Student Rec Center room 201. This time includes an open discussion of men’s fitness, nutrition and health issues.
• Feed Your Body Fair will take place from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Human Sciences Canyon Room. This fair will highlight healthy nutrition and snacking and encourage body acceptance.
• The Elisa Project will be held from 6–6:30 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Business Administration Building room 202 as a remembrance of those who have died from eating disorders and a celebration of those in recovery.
• Jenni Schafer will perform from 6:30–8 p.m. Feb. 28 in this Business Administration Building room 202 where she will talk about her fight with eating disorders.
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CONTACT: Tom Golightly, Ph. D, Staff Psychologist, Student Counseling Center, (806)742-3674, firstname.lastname@example.org