Wellness Center: COVID-19 Updates and Changes: Purchase College is shifting to remote learning for the remainder of Spring 2020 semester due to concerns about the spread of COVID-19. The Wellness Center is currently closed and are responding to these changes by working to update some of our programming and services to remote options.
Check out our Wake up with Wellness short video series on Instagram!
Wake up with Erik who shares self-care in the form of images from his recent hikes and adventures.
Wake up with Robbie who shares about sticking to a routine by creating a schedule that includes self-care and mindfulness.
Wake up with Matt who shares self-care in the form of doing yoga with his dog as a way to start the day
Follow us for future episodes in this series!
Wellness found some well known people or animals with encouraging or helpful things to say or watch:
15 Aquariums and Zoos You Can Visit for Virtual Cams or Programs - its hard to underestimate how awesome it is to watch penguin cam!
Some Good News - broadcast of uplifting stories from John Krasinski from the office! Watch the latest episode 5.
Below are some of our favorite virtual resources to help you live-well while away from campus:
Barry’s Virtual Boot Camp - The original strength & cardio interval workout. An immersive, high-energy workout that’s as effective as it is fun.
Down Dog - Wellness has found Purchase students a free yoga app that will offer yoga classes until July when you log in with a Purchase email address. To access free yoga classes follow the link and simple instructions.
Guide to Enjoy Art from Home - Ready to stay creative from the couch? Here is your guide to enjoying art at home!
Hogwarts Digital Escape Room - You can complete this escape room as a family or individual, you can compete against friends and try it multiple times. Just make sure you have fun!
The LOFT is announcing that our Peer Support Groups will be happening online and over the phone via Zoom, through March 31st. The LOFT knows how important it is for our LGBTQ community to continue to safely connect with one another, especially in times of elevated stress and public concern.
Nerd Fitness - 7 best at home workouts
Virtual Big Vision Events - LIVE LIFE WITH A PASSION. SOBER DOESN’T MEAN SOMBER.
Virtual Broadway Shows - 15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home
Westchester Buddhist Society - Purchase’s Contemplative Studies Program invites the Purchase College community to join us in Daily Meditation and Instruction Mon - Thu (8 -9:15 am). Meditations lead by The Westchester Buddhist Society.
Wellness Center Bathroom Talks for May 2020.
The Wellness Center also is proud to introduce The Lighthouse Program that offers Purchase students a intentional substance free peer led community, programming and social space. Check the Lighthouse Page for virtual recovery resources.