Posts tagged with 'Recreation Management & Therapeutic Recreation':

 Forest bathing is the practice of immersing oneself outdoors while using multiple senses such as sight and touch to reconnect. New guided forest bathing walk Posted 9 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2023 Faculty, students partner with local organizations to create a new, self-guided forest bathing walk for community Read more about New guided forest bathing walk Read more >> Dr. Wags Posted 8 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 31, 2023 A four-legged friend joins college student clinicals, preparing students to work with clients who have service animals Read more about Dr. Wags The Walk with an Eagle program at UW-La Crosse matches recreational therapy students with older adults, with the goal of sparking social connections through the simple act of walking and talking. Part of UWL's Community Engaged Learning program, the course is taught by Assistant Professor Jennifer Taylor. Walk with an Eagle Posted 11:08 a.m. Friday, May 5, 2023 Rec therapy program benefits students and adults 50-plus Read more about Walk with an Eagle KattiJo Deeter, '08, completed this year's Iditarod — the famed, 938-mile sled dog race from Anchorage to Nome, Alaska. Deeter reached the finish line after 10 days, 6 hours and 44 minutes — good for 16th place. A frozen finish Posted 7:04 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2023 Alum completes famed Iditarod sled dog race Read more about A frozen finish Some of the UW-La Crosse and Viterbo University students in health professions who met last year to participate in a hands-on simulation to work collaboratively with goals of helping patients meet their health goals. Making an ‘IMPACT’ Posted 1:23 p.m. Thursday, March 23, 2023 UWL, Viterbo students connect for hands-on health simulations Read more about Making an ‘IMPACT’ Mindfulness and meditation are forms of self-care. Here students in MIND 110: Introduction to Mindfulness sit in a circle practicing mindfulness on the UW-La Crosse campus. The class is another way the Recreation Management and Therapeutic Recreation Department is contributing to the greater goal of self-care. Self-care ideas for work Posted 10:19 a.m. Friday, Feb. 10, 2023 Recreational Therapists share 11 ways teams can create a sustainable environment for self-care Read more about Self-care ideas for work Story from Currents UW-La Crosse students and employees of UWL’s Outdoor Connection pose at an ice cave in the Kickapoo Valley Reserve near La Farge, Wisconsin, during a February 2021 hike. From left, Dylan Chapes, Mandie Schwarz, Marianna Malin, Alexis Tate and Thana Zoske. The Outdoor Connection on campus rents equipment for outdoor adventures throughout the year. Fun things to do in the winter Posted 5 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023 UWL experts share the many recreation opportunities that await — just outside your door Read more about Fun things to do in the winter Story from Currents As part of a First Year Seminar course led by Jennifer Taylor, students have been performing random acts of kindness such as giving people handmade flowers or leaving sticky notes with positive messages written on them. The course explores how you can create happiness not just for yourself — but for others as well. A lesson in happiness Posted 8 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022 Seminar course explores ways to spread joy Read more about A lesson in happiness Hixon Forest trees What is forest bathing? Posted 9:08 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022 Learn about forest bathing and its benefits Read more about What is forest bathing? Story from Currents A UWL mindfulness classes practices meditation outdoors on the UWL campus greens. The benefit of doing less Posted 3:48 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 Rec Professor shares tips to do less and be more productive Read more about The benefit of doing less Story from Currents

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