2020 New Year Resolutions for Health, Fitness & Wellness
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.
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 Dr. Juan Sánchez Muñoz. Annually, UHD educates more than 14,000 students; boasts over 50,000 alumni and offers 44 bachelor’s and eight master’s degree 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.