Workshops

The Counseling Center regularly offers educational workshops that center holistic health and well-being. Workshops are intended to be engaging, interactive, and informative. Click on the links below for more information about our current virtual workshop offerings.

Questions? Please email Chris Edwards, Outreach Coordinator

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The BIPOC Breathing Space is a weekly gathering where members of the WWU BIPOC community can join together and collectively breathe. We will use poetry, quotes, and other art to guide us in weekly meditation that centers BIPOC healing. Come as you are. No prior meditation experience is needed.

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This program will engage male-identifying students in contemporary conversations on masculinity and the intersections with mental health, social connection, emotional understanding, and more! Join Jon Barry, Mental Health Counselor, and Brandon Joseph, Men’s Resiliency Program, for any of our conversations around masculinity with goals of encouraging self-reflection, building community, and establishing social connection during times of physical distancing.

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This is a drop-in workshop for Western students, staff, and faculty; attend as often or as infrequently as you'd like. This weekly program is open to all people in the western community and will center the wellness of LBGTQ+ students. 

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Join us for discussions around mental health, well-being, and learning to cope. Be sure to use your Western email when you register.

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Enjoy a sweet, soothing yoga flow designed to help you unlock your resilience and find confidence in your authentic self. This class will set a rhythm between your breath and movement, while working through and learning about a variety of postures that will provide you with stability and balance, aligning mind, body, and soul. This weekly class is open to members of the WWU community and will center the experiences of BIPOC students.