Health and Well-Being

“Run, Forest, Run” or “Walk Forest” 

RFR_Fall2012Join Andrea Ellis and John Champlin Spring Semester date coming soon, at 5:10 P.M., at the flagpole outside Reynolda Hall.  Faculty and Staff members of all fitness levels/paces are welcome to participate.  Dedicated participates (individuals that attend 7 of the 12 walks/runs) will be rewarded at the end of the semester with prizes.  Release work day stress with a walk or jog around our beautiful campus! Please email – to be added to the roster.


Campus Recreation

Faculty/Staff Yoga

This group fitness class, offered solely for faculty and staff, is ongoing throughout the fall semester every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 12:05-12:50 PM and meets at the Miller Center, 4th Floor Large Group Training Room! Yoga focuses on the combination of mind, body and spirit. Fluid motions and isometric asanas (poses) will guide your body through various levels of relaxation and strength. Participants must purchase a group fitness pass for the semester ($40/semester or $110 for the year of unlimited classes) at the Miller Fitness Center front desk prior to attendance. For more information, contact Kristy Brown,, ext.4821.


Stitch Markers

This is an informal group for needle crafters (knitting, needlepoint, quilting, crocheting, etc.) to take a break from the work day and enjoy the a bit of relaxation and some good company. The group meets every Wednesday from September 11 through October 2 from 12:00- 1:00 PM in Reynolda Hall, Greene Room. In addition to their needlework, some people choose to bring their lunch with them, too. For more information, contact Mary Dalton,, x6120 or or Brenda Knox,, x4810

WFU Meditation Group

This group will meet ongoing throughout the fall semester from September 4 – December 11 on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The schedule is as follows: Monday at 12:15 PM, Wednesday at 6:00 PM, and Friday at 8:00 AM. The Monday and Friday sittings will involve 25 minutes of zazen (seated meditation) followed by 5 minutes of kinhin (walking meditation). The Wednesday session will be a bit more formal. We’ll begin with a brief introduction if there is anyone attending with little or no meditation experience. We’ll then sit for 30 minutes, followed by kinhin for 5 minutes. This group will meet in Reynolda Hall, Room 23. For more information:

Open Meditation 

An open, unguided opportunity for individuals to meditate and/or stretch in a relaxing environment. Open meditations are free and open to all participants. Interested individuals are encouraged to attend Mondays and Thursdays 11am-12pm in the Miller Center 4th Floor, Large Group Exercise Room. For more information, contact Kristy Brown, Assistant Coordinator of Fitness, brownkrl@wfu.edu336-758-4821.

Human Resources: Wellness and Worklife

Wake Forest  is committed to assisting faculty and staff members with their wellness goals. There are several programs offered to benefit eligible faculty and staff members to help save time, reduce stress, and stay healthy. For more information on the offered programs:  >>>