Presentation Title

Wellness, Fitness and Integration into Everyday Life

Presenter Information

Gretchen KrivakFollow

Location

BUL250

Start Date

8-11-2016 10:00 AM

End Date

8-11-2016 12:20 PM

Description

This will be an interactive workshop teaching faculty about the vital integrative dimensions of wellness, with a particular focus on the basics of physical wellbeing. Participants will learn the benefits of physical activity, practical ideas for incorporation into everyday life, and pathways of motivation. Faculty will have the chance to create an evidenced-based, individualized fitness plan during the workshop time. New and exciting University Health and Wellness initiatives will be presented, providing immediate practical application opportunities.

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Biography

Gretchen Krivak MS, RD, CGFI is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health, Nutrition and Wellness at Andrews University, in Berrien Springs, Michigan. She has been a part of the Andrews faculty for the past six years and provides the Public Health, Nutrition and Wellness Department with her expertise in both nutrition and fitness. Gretchen graduated from Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana with her BA in Exercise Science. She completed her Master of Science at Andrews University in Nutrition and Wellness. Gretchen is a Registered Dietitian and is part of the Dietetic Practice Group SCAN (Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition). She is certified as a group fitness instructor and RIPPED instructor. She has 4 years of previous experience working in the fitness industry, creating programs for membership retention and motivation. Gretchen shares her enthusiasm for fitness with others by participating in physical activity on a regular basis. She enjoys walking her dogs, working out at home, lifting weights, playing tennis and basketball, and taking hikes in the great outdoors.

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Aug 11th, 10:00 AM Aug 11th, 12:20 PM

Wellness, Fitness and Integration into Everyday Life

BUL250

This will be an interactive workshop teaching faculty about the vital integrative dimensions of wellness, with a particular focus on the basics of physical wellbeing. Participants will learn the benefits of physical activity, practical ideas for incorporation into everyday life, and pathways of motivation. Faculty will have the chance to create an evidenced-based, individualized fitness plan during the workshop time. New and exciting University Health and Wellness initiatives will be presented, providing immediate practical application opportunities.

View Presentation Recording