Gannon University Celebrates Why Wellness Rocks at 14th Annual Wellness Fair
Posted: February 2, 2018
Gannon University students, faculty and staff will explore all
the ways that wellness rocks at the 14th Annual
Wellness Fair Tuesday, Feb. 6 at Gannon's Recreation and Wellness
Center, located at 130 W. Fourth St.
Gannon's commitment to fostering holistic wellness is reflected
at the Wellness Fair each year. The free, annual event serves as an
opportunity for Gannon community members to explore and expand what
wellness means to them individually, and to be introduced to the
methods and resources available to adapt holistic wellness into
More than 100 health-centric vendors from on-campus departments
as well as local organizations and businesses within the Erie
community will be on site to share their resources and knowledge,
and to engage in various activities to promote holistic wellness
among the Gannon community. These representatives of the University
and Erie communities will come together to focus on seven zones of
wellness, including: emotional, environmental, intellectual,
occupational, physical, social and spiritual wellness.
Programming for the Wellness Fair will be organized into two
sessions from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. - 7 p.m., where attendees
will have the opportunity to explore why wellness rocks in each of
the seven wellness zones:
Emotional Wellness Zone: Learn to balance
your emotional wellness through relaxation and comforting resources
like Therapy Dogs.
Environmental Wellness Zone: Taking care
of the world around you is just as important as taking care of
yourself. Find out more about eco-friendly topics such as
recycling, upcycling and gardening.
Intellectual Wellness Zone: Experience the
future of technology and broaden your global understanding with
demonstrations by groups like Gannon's Model UN and robotics team,
Occupational Wellness Zone: Test out active
work stations as a healthy alternative to traditional office
settings and discover the top 10 ways to fortify your wellness at
Physical Wellness Zone: Complete a ninja
obstacle course, participate in cooking demonstrations and interact
with cutting-edge technology in Gannon's Human Performance
Social Wellness Zone: Meet the staff, coaches
and athletes of your favorite on-campus organizations and teams,
and make memories with friends playing yard games or snapping
pictures in the photo booth.
Spiritual Wellness Zone:
Make your own Zen garden
or prayer rock, or develop your spiritual wellness through prayer
and meditation sessions.