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Sports & Fitness Announces Spring Fitness Workshops

By Sheryl E. Taylor

UHD Sports & Fitness is hosting new workshops for the New Year—from self-defense to diabetes prevention & awareness to yoga for beginners and much more!

Sports & Fitness is hosting a Women’s Self Defense Workshop from 2-3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29 in the Student Life Center. This fun and exciting workshop teaches hands-on techniques—taught by Jesse Bailon, owner of Impact-Self Defense—to learn what does and doesn’t work, abduction defense and escape methods and realistic personal protection. Participants also are invited to enter a special drawing for a UHD Sports & Fitness prize.

More upcoming workshops and fitness programs are available throughout the spring semester.

Spring 2020 Workshops*

  • February 4: Diabetes Prevention & Awareness
  • February 11: Yoga for Beginners
  • February 13: Zumba Valentines
  • February 27: Healthy Eating Habits on a Budget
  • March 18: Turning Obstacles into Opportunities
  • March 30: Ask the Experts: Weight Loss Editions
  • April 7: Learn How to Breathe Deeply
  • April 20: Benefits of Exercise for Your Health
  • April 23: Fact or Fiction: Debunking Fitness Myths

*Workshop registration is available at member services or online at uhd.edu/sportsandfitness

In addition to informative workshops offered by qualified instructors, Sports & Fitness also offers various certifications for members interested in becoming fitness trainers.

Certifications offered include American Red Cross CPR/First Aid and Yoga. An Ace Person Trainer Prep Course is also available. Pre-registration is required at Sports & Fitness member services.

Visit uhd.edu/sportsandfitness for more details.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD)—the second largest university in Houston—has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974.

As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive four-year university led by Interim President Dr. Antonio D. Tillis. Annually, UHD educates more than 15,000 students; boasts more than 51,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s, nine master’s degree programs and 16 fully online programs within five colleges (Marilyn Davies College of Business; Humanities & Social Sciences; Public Service, Sciences & Technology; and University College).

UHD has the most affordable tuition among four-year universities in Houston and one of the lowest in Texas. The University is noted nationally as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, Minority-Serving Institution and Military Friendly School. For more on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit www.uhd.edu.