Our vision is to build a movement of healthy habits. One of the ways we do that is through education. During these free workshops, our Peer Wellness Educators will share information, resources, and strategies for you to improve your wellbeing.

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We also can bring our workshops to you for FREE. It’s a perfect fit for academic classes, student organizations, residence halls, and student groups.



Click the button to register for our workshops at the Nick or at Bakke. These workshops are only open to students.



Nutrition Across Cultures

Join us for a panel discussion in the Wolf Teaching Kitchen where students share their experiences with food from different cultures.

Wolf Teaching Kitchen

Date & Time:
Monday, November 6
6 – 7pm


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Learn how showing gratitude can improve your mental health, reflect on things in your daily life that deserve appreciation, and send thanks. Participants will receive their own pocket gratitude journal to take home!

Dates, Times & Location:
Wednesday, November 8
6 – 7pm
Nick Wet Classroom

Tuesday, November 14
6 – 7pm
Bakke Serenity


Mental Health Workshop with UHS

Join us and UHS Mental Health Services staff for a workshop focused on mental health, anxiety, and helping you build skills to help a friend in need of mental health support. All participants will get a Rec Well mug!

Bakke Serenity

Date & Time:
Tuesday, December 12
6 – 7pm


A Badger’s Guide to Self-Care

Pause during Self-Care Week and join us for a wellbeing workshop to learn about the pillars to self-care and participate in activities to help you unwind. Participants will receive a Rec Well mug.

Nick Wet Classroom

Date & Time:
Wednesday, December 20
6 – 7pm



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A REMinder on the Importance of Sleep

Presented in partnership with University Health Services
As we all know, sleep is essential to physical, mental, and emotional wellbeing. Are you implementing and practicing good sleep habits? Do you need direction on where to start in your sleep journey? In this workshop, we’ll introduce you to sleep tips and techniques and REMind you of all the benefits that a good night’s sleep has to offer.

De-Stress & Reset

Learn about types of stress, how stress affects your brain and body, and what happens when you don’t deal with stress. We will try out a variety of stress management techniques throughout the workshop and explore strategies that work best for you.

Fall Garden Meditation

Enjoy the fall colors and join us for a free meditation session in Allen Centennial Garden. Breathe in the crisp fall air and find a moment of calm through a seated, guided meditation with our instructor Scott Anderson. No experience or equipment necessary.

Healthy Relationships with Sex Out Loud

Sex Out Loud will lead this workshop that explores personal identity and personal boundaries, different types of relationships, communication tips, and dating and domestic violence. Participants can pick up safer sex supplies and Rec Well swag.

How to Be an Active Badger

Being an Active Badger is more than being physically active. This workshop will provide you with ways to get involved in the UW-Madison community while also taking care of your physical and mental health. Join us and the Office of Inclusion Education to discuss how to connect with other Badgers, access resources related to allyship and activism, and talk about strategies to protect others in your community during the pandemic.

How to Save for a Sunny Day

Do finances stress you out? Are your financial worries starting to affect other areas of your life? In this 45-minute workshop, our partners in the Office of Financial Aid will share money-saving tips to get you started on your financial wellbeing journey. Join us to learn more about saving, investing, and the connection between money and health.

Introduction to Intuitive Eating

Explore what it means to nourish your body intuitively, ways diet culture affects our relationship with food, and learn about the principles of intuitive eating through a jeopardy-style game.

Relax & Recharge

Work with Wheelhouse Studios and use art to help you de-stress. Participants will make their own mosaic picture frame or mirror!

Safer Sex with Sex Out Loud

Sex Out Loud will lead this workshop that discusses consent, proper usage of barrier methods, prevention and treatment of STIs, sexual assault on UW campus, and bystander prevention. Participants can pick up safer sex supplies and Rec Well swag.

Seasonal Eating for Sustenance

Chow down with us and the Dietetics Club and learn how eating seasonal foods can support your environment, bank account, and energy. Learn how to make overnight oats in a matter of minutes and walk away with breakfast for the next day and a mason jar to re-use for next time.

Self-Care Strategies to Build Resilience

Learning about the importance of resiliency and how to cultivate it in your own life. This 45-minute workshop introduces you to methods you can practice to build resiliency through mindfulness, gratitude, compassion, and self-check-ins. Finish the workshop by doing a gentle yoga flow with a gratitude meditation to leave you feeling refreshed as you head into finals.

Tips & Tricks for At-Home Cooking

Learn tips and tricks for how to successfully make nutritious meals at home including food prep skills, what to look for in the grocery store, and the best ingredients for making a nutritious meal.

Watercolor with Wheelhouse Studios

A 45 minute workshop in partnership with Wheelhouse Studios to unwind during Self-Care Week and paint your stress away.

ZZZs Get Degrees

Learn how sleep impacts personal wellbeing, how poor sleep hygiene is affecting your academic performance, and techniques to help shut your mind off.