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Fitness and Wellness Programs

The Fitness & Wellness program promotes healthy lifestyles through the creation of opportunities for embracing positive behaviors and education. We not only contribute to the enhancement of student academic success and wellbeing, but also to all members of the UNC community through a variety of services, including: Group Fitness, Personal Training, Massage Therapy, and Wellness Education. 

We strive to provide cutting-edge Fitness and Wellness programming in alignment with industry standards in an inclusive environment with exceptional customer service.

VISION

UNC Fitness and Wellness strives to be progressive, innovative and inclusive in programs and services, in order to be one of the top Fitness and Wellness providers in collegiate recreation.

MISSION

The mission of the UNC Fitness and Wellness program is to provide cutting-edge Fitness and Wellness programming in alignment with industry standards in an inclusive environment with exceptional customer service.

GOALS

  • Create an inclusive environment and ensure every participant has a positive and successful experience.
  • Educate participants to broaden their knowledge and increase their awareness about positive health behaviors.
  • Assess participant needs and provide appropriate activities and services.
  • Offer programs and services that reflect current industry trends.
  • Provide professional development opportunities for staff and participants, in order to provide the highest quality of service possible.

GROUP FITNESS

As a part of the Fitness and Wellness Program within the Department of Campus Recreation, Group Fitness offers a variety of classes each week that are inviting to all fitness levels. These classes provide participants with many of the benefits and attributes of the Wellness Wheel (physical, social, intellectual, spiritual, etc.) thus helping them toward a more balanced lifestyle.  We offer various formats, such as:  strength, cardio, dance-based, core/balance, yoga, and fusion modalites.

Classes are open to all students with a current FitPass and are included in all non-student memberships. FitPasses are currently offered for daily or semesterly use.  Inquire at the Front Desk for more information or visit the Group Fitness page.

PERSONAL TRAINING

As a part of the Fitness and Wellness Program within the Department of Campus Recreation, Personal Training offers customized fitness programs to align with individual goals and abilities. All personal trainers in this program are students who are certified through nationally accredited associations.

Personal Training is available to all of the UNC Community and there is a range of services and packages to fit your needs. Learn more about these offerings at the Front Desk or visit the Personal Training page.

MASSAGE THERAPY

Massage Therapy offers many great benefits including (but not limited to): stress/pain relief, fatigue reduction, improved circulation and increased energy.  The licensed massage therapist is capable of providing a variety of massage therapy options depending on each person’s individual needs.

Massage Therapy is available to all of the UNC Community and there is a range of options and packages to fit your needs. To learn more, visit the Front Desk or the Massage Therapy page.

WELLNESS EDUCATION

Wellness Education provides a variety of resources, programs, and workshops to help students and all members of the campus community learn about and develop a greater sense of balance and wellbeing in their lives. There are many resources on-campus that represent the various dimensions of wellness and we strive to work with our campus partners to provide healthy alternatives and assistance where we can.

Visit the Wellness Education page to learn more about available resources and the programming and services that Fitness and Wellness provides.

FITNESS and WELLNESS TEAM

We are proud of all the members of the FitWell Team! Our leadership team provides knowledgeable, fun and safe direction and opportunities for our student staff and our participants.  All of our team are certified through nationally accredited associations and organizations so we can provide the best up to date and cunning edge services and programs to the UNC Community.  If you are interested in learning more about our team or wish to join us, visit our Fitness and Wellness Team page.

If you would like to become a certified personal trainer or group fitness instructor, we can help you learn the skills you will need to ultimately obtain a certification through our 8-week Personal Trainer or Group Fitness Instructor prep courses. Visit the Fitness and Wellness Team page for more information.