Wellness at KCAI

In the schedule below, you will find a number of exciting activities that encourage you to create a balanced lifestyle while at KCAI and beyond. The schedule includes both on and off campus activities that promote physical, mental and spiritual wellness. Additionally, 99 percent of the activities on this schedule are FREE!  

KCAI sponsored activities listed below will include a date, time and location. Activities sponsored by outside organizations that are held off campus are designated below with links to various websites and event calendars. Please visit these websites as these resources are within walking, biking and driving distance.
 
If you have questions or comments, please contact our campus activities and housing coordinator at 816-802-3358. 
 
Be well in all that you do.
 
* The links below will provide you with information about various apps, websites and local organization sponsored events. KCAI will not benefit in any way if you decide to purchase or participate in these apps, websites or events. The links are provided simply as a resource to you. 

Physical

 
KCAI intramurals 
  • Kickball - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
  • Soccer - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
  • Basketball - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
  • Dodge ball - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
KCAI hiking trips (nature and urban) - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
 
KCAI running group - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
 
Dental and Wellness Van
  • Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, 3-4 p.m., Vanderslice parking lot
  • Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, 3-4 p.m., Vanderslice parking lot
    • Various health screenings
    • Dental checkups and select procedures
Nutrition
  • KCAI Eating Healthy on Campus - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
  • Mobile Produce Market – Second Tuesday of every month (excluding January, June, July and August),
    3-4 p.m., location TBD
Yoga – Sundays, 9-10:30 a.m., Epperson Auditorium 
 
Safety
Bike Collective
  • Biking safely / traffic laws / biking in KC - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
  • www.816bike.org
Transportation
Stop smoking
  • Kansas Department of Health and Environment – KanQuit: www.ksquit.org
 Local doctors, physicians and specialists
 Educational opportunities and community support
  • Metropolitan Organization to Prevent Sexual Assault presentation and training – date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
  • Planned Parenthood presentation about healthy relationships - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
 Pet a Pooch visits (therapy animals) - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!

Mental


Counseling services
Mindfulness workshops
  • Stress coping skills - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
  • Critique preparation - date, time and location TBD, CHECK BACK SOON!
Support groups
LGBTQIA support groups
  • Significant Others, Friends & Family, Allies of Transgender Persons (SOFFA)
  • Gay Grief Support Kansas City
  • Trans + group at UMKC
  • The Whole Person
Grief support groups
Organization and time management

Spiritual

 
Meditation
Healing service 
LGBTQIA services and resources
  • Women’s Bible Study
  • Trinity United Methodist Church services
Local places of worship/religious organizations – List to come.
 
Local cultural centers – List to come.

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