Robinson Center to host Feel Good Fitness open house for faculty, staff Nov. 20

Fri, 11/15/2013

LAWRENCE — Robinson Center and students in the Psychological Aspects of Exercise are offering a Feel Good Fitness Day for University of Kansas faculty and staff that will feature information on the KU Staff and Faculty Exercise Program and a wealth of resources. The open house will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Robinson Center’s second floor.

The event will feature health information from nutritionists and health educators, tours of the facility, and giveaways and prizes from Sunflower Bike, Omtree Shala Yoga, Elevate Mind Body and Massage as well as local restaurants, babys-itters and others.

Free T-shirts will be given to the first 200 people in attendance, and the event will feature free food and drinks as well. Health and fitness experts will host information booths and answer questions, and KU students will offer tours of Robinson Center and answer questions about the KU Staff and Faculty Exercise Program.



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