#ThisisOUCampusRec: The 2015 Annual Benefits & Wellness Fair

All are encouraged to attend The 2015 Annual Benefits and Wellness Fair hosted by the Rec Center, next Wednesday, November 4th.  A vast array of venders will be present, as well as provided flu shots, and unlimited GroupX classes free of charge!

Those who attend are bound to discover fun and applicable knowledge that fuels innovation to brighten their future. Over 50 venders will congregate in the 3-court gym, eager to provide information on the latest products and services geared toward improving your health and well-being.

Vendors include, A Place to Grow Chiropractic, Natural Recharge, Orangetheory Fitness, The Barre Code, The Brooksie Way, Vitamin Group and more than half a dozen Oakland University programs that promote healthy lifestyles, just to name few.


As well as providing copious amounts of wellness resources, GroupX classes are available to anyone at no cost (even yoga)! By encompassing this interactive portion of what the fair represents, attendants have the opportunity to discover creative ways to live an active lifestyle. Classes include, Zumba, Strength Training, Cycle, POUND, delivering a fun way to potentially combat extra pounds that commonly accumulate during the holidays!

Maintain… Don’t Gain…

While holiday weight gain remains a challenge for many, a new program known as, Maintain Don’t Gain will be available to join during this time as well. Those who sign up will receive weekly emails discussing the tips, tricks and challenges to be aware of during these special gatherings. Topics will cover, portion sizes, stress, difficult relatives, and more, that threaten to debunk your health and fitness goals.

Get Your Flu Shot…

To top it off, flu season is just around the corner, meaning flu shots will also be provided free of charge by the Visiting Nurse’s Association, with a valid insurance card. Accepted insurances include, Priority Health, BCBS, BCN, HAP, Medicare Part B, Medicare Advantage and HealthPlus of Michigan.

As we strive to prepare Oakland University for another successful and healthy year, The 2015 Annual Benefits and Wellness Fair is highly anticipated and is sure to enhance the lives of all who attend.


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