March 14, 2011
Health and wellness often take a backseat to the hustle and
bustle of daily life. To remedy this, the Office of Alumni
Relations, the St. John’s University Alumnae Association and the
Department of Student Wellness hosted a Women and Wellness event
this past weekend, providing alumnae with tips and pointers on how
to lead stress-free and healthy lives.
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featured six workshops, each covering a different aspect of
wellness. Topics included yoga, meditation, healthy eating,
aromatherapy and more.
Alumnae found the workshops helpful and were excited to
integrate the new tips into their everyday lives.
“I was most excited to learn about meditation,” said Carline
Dalton ’99C. “That’s something I’ve always wanted to try, but it’s
been difficult for me to put into practice. Now I’m looking forward
to using the meditation pointers I learned today on a regular
Marie Cosentino Lococo ’70Ed enjoyed the dietary workshop and
found it to be informative and practical.
“It was filled with very important pointers,” she said. “I’ve
got to make sure I take vitamin D and remember to steer clear of
sugar. We should even avoid sugar substitutes, like Equal or
Splenda. It’s just so important to monitor everything that we