Wellness Initiative

Groups & Activities

If you are looking for a new way to spend your “wellness” hour each week, there are three new groups looking for members/participants.

Mindfulness Group

Every Wednesday in the winter term in the Energy Medicine Room (Academic Bldg. room 305) – join us for a weekly mindfulness practice designed to promote present moment awareness, while reducing stress and anxiety. Together we will explore breathing exercises, self-compassion, mindfulness and time in nature.

Contact ncnmcounseling@gmail.com

Weekly Yoga Classes

All classes held in Academic Bldg. Room 305, Energy Medicine Room

Feeling Tense? Unwind with yoga! Stretch those tired muscles stiffened from sitting at a computer or cramped over a book. The NUNM Yoga Collective invites everyone on campus to join them as they offer five classes per week to help folks feel more grounded and centered during the day. The FREE classes are open to all levels of practitioners. For more information, contact: NUNM Yoga.

Class Schedules

  • Tuesday & Wednesday: Meditation, noon – 1 p.m., led by different teachers
  • Wednesday: Vinyasa 9 – 10 a.m., led by Alexis
  • Friday: Vinyasa Flow 1:30 – 3 p.m., led by Bryan

Third Thursday Brown Bag Book Club

Meetings – Third Thursdays – Noon – 1 p.m.
ND Faculty Room – ND Suite in Admin Bldg

Monthly book club held during lunch hour on third Thursdays of month. Focus will be fiction books, recent, not so recent and classic. Books will be selected by the club members one month and discussed the following month. Discussions will be member led – alternating discussion leader each month. Join us at a meeting to learn more – meeting room in ND Suite- to the right as you enter.

Contact Mary Adney ext. 2008 with questions or to find out the current book

Knitting Circle

2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 1 – 2 p.m.
Library office – Academic building room 101

 Bring your stitching projects (and a mug for coffee or tea) and join us for a fun hour of crafting good times. Knitting, crochet, embroidery and needlepoint.

Contact Alison Pillette ext. 1696 or Leah Burch ext. 1545

Magic: The Gathering Club

Second Thursday of the month starting February 8
1 – 2 p.m. in Scott South

Love card games and casual competition? Want to play the world’s most popular card game with over 20 million players worldwide? Come and join the Magic: The Gathering club! Never played Magic before no fear! Our trusty Magic experts would love to teach you the ins and outs of this wonderful game! Are you a veteran player who wants to dust off their old cards and relive the glory days? Come to Magic Club!  Our monthly hour of fun and competitive play will be held on the

Contact Zally Adams for more details.

The Rainbow Room

The Rainbow Room ERG is a supportive space for staff who identify as queer and questioning and for all allies. The group will hold meetings every first Wed. and third Thursday. Meetings will take place in Ken Harmon Community Room from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Contact: Tyler Bieber

Annual January Blood Drive

NUNM Wellness working in conjunction with Bloodworks Northwest will host a blood drive in January (National Blood Drive Month). A final day with times are being pinned down depending on space availability at NUNM. Keep watching this page for more details.