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Student Health and Wellness

Our goal is to support the health and wellness of Walla Walla University students by identifying and understanding both local and national wellness challenges and working to address those needs in our community in a sustainable way—armed with honesty and compassion.

Weekly events and programs

Finding Center

This class is great for beginners as well as fitness buffs wanting to go back to the basics. Show up prepared to move. We will stretch and strengthen the body through a series of postures in which you support your own weight and focus on conscious breathing. We will move slow and there are many modifications/variations so everybody can find a home. The well-rounded sequences temper heat and strength with flexibility and stillness, addressing the body and mind in equal measure. 
Led by: Christel Joy Johnson (E-RYT 500, YACEP)


6-7 p.m. | Finding Center 

  1. Complete a waiver for this class
  2. Join online (Microsoft Teams)

Waiver instructions: Download the PDF, complete, and email to before participating in class. 


Restorative Breath and Movement

The Breath & Movement class is exactly that, focusing on your breath and adding gentle stretches and movement to calm and restore the nervous system. This class is primarily for rest, relaxation and restoration. Heather’s goal is to create a safe and welcoming space for all students to explore their own personal wellness journey and to aid in reconnecting the mind and body to help combat stress and the general hustle of daily life.

Led by: Heather Rodriguez 
Heather is an Assistant Professor of Social Work and has a professional background in clinical mental health and is a 200 RYT.


6-7 p.m. | Restorative Breath and Movement

  1. Complete a waiver for this class
  2. Join this class (Microsoft Teams)

Waiver instructions: Download the PDF, complete, and email to before participating in class. 

Men's Self Care group


Led by Troy Davis. 

Want to learn more or join? Email Troy for info about when and how this group meets:

Pornography Support Group for men and women

Location and time unannounced

Pornography Support Group for men and women 
To sign up or for more information, email 
All information received is kept strictly confidential

Digital wellness resources


TalkCampus is an app that provides a 24/7 peer-support community. You have access to this resource with your WWU email. This is a great option if you have some things on your mind that you need to express and want to feel the support of college students who get it! Learn more about TalkCampus.


Are you interested in exploring information that is specific for the things you might be trying to figure out? Check out and use your WWU username and password to check out this amazing resource. You will have access to so many useful tips, ideas and points of connection that will help you succeed and thrive in college and at life! When you have signed up, send an email to and let us know. We'll send you a little present! Check out and take control of your well-being.

Want to know more?

Carrie White, MA, LMHC

Student Health and Wellness Program Director, 
Associate Director of the Counseling and Testing Center

(509) 527-2175 |

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