Aug 17 2023

Wellness University programs for fall 2023

White Horse Village announces fall course offerings for the 2023 Wellness University, a lifelong learning program to improve wellness knowledge and practices. The program features presentations from team members, residents, and numerous guest speakers. 

Developed internally by Wellness and Healthcare team members, Wellness University offers a comprehensive array of unlimited and relevant educational programs addressing wellness in all its dimensions:  emotional, environmental, intellectual, physical, social, spiritual, and vocational.

The fall semester runs from September 7th to December 13th and includes courses such as:

SEPTEMBER: 

  • Liz Wanner, Chinese Medicine Workshops Class #1: Heart/Small Intestine (4 Credits): Thursday, September 7th @ 1:00 pm (Wellness Center Multi-Purpose Room) 
  • Kathleen Forrest, Bayada PT: Fall Prevention (3 Credits): Thursday, September 21st @ 2:00 pm (Auditorium) 
  • Cheryl Wilks, Craft and Flower Workshops Press Flower Permanent Pumpkin & More (4 Credits): Friday, September 22nd @ 1:30 pm (Auditorium)
  • Elizabeth Streit, Zumba Gold Chair (4 Credits): Tuesday, September 26th @ 2:00 pm (Auditorium) 
  • Liz Wanner, Chinese Medicine Workshops Class #2 Spleen/Stomach/Pancreas (4 Credits): Thursday, September 28th @ 1:00 pm (Wellness Center Multi-Purpose Room) 

OCTOBER: 

  • David Endy, resident, “Card, Gaming and Gambling” (3 Credits): Tuesday, October 3rd @ 11:00 am (Auditorium) 
  • Main Line Health, “Maximize Your Nutrition to Decrease Risk of Chronic Disease” (3 Credits): Tuesday, October 10th @ 11:00 am (Auditorium) 
  • Joseph Paradine, resident, “Stop Flossing” (3 Credits): Wednesday, October 25th @ 11:00 am (Auditorium) 
  • Liz Wanner, Chinese Medicine Workshops Class #3 Lung/Large Intestine (4 Credits): Thursday, October 26th @ 1:00 pm (Wellness Center Multi-Purpose Room, limited to 20 seats)
  • Linda Yu, “Stretch & Refresh” Fitness Class: (stretching, balance & yoga) 4 Credits: Friday, October 27th @ 9:15 am (Wellness Center Multi-Purpose Room, limited to 20 seats) 
  • Wellness Harvest Hayride and Fun at Linvilla Orchards: Friday October 27th @ 10:30 am, leaving from the Clubhouse and returning at 1:30 p.m.

NOVEMBER: 

  • Elizabeth Streit: Arthritis Foundation Water Class (4 Credits): Friday, November 3 @ 10:00 am 30 mins (Pool) 
  • Main Line Health, “Advancing the Science: The Latest in Alzheimer’s Research” (4 Credits): Tuesday, November 8 @ 10:00 am (Auditorium) 
  • Kathleen Forrest, Bayada PT Understanding Joint Disorders (3 Credits): Tuesday, November 14th @ 11:00 am (Auditorium) 
  • Liz Wanner Chinese Medicine Workshops: Class #4: Pericardium/Triple Warmer (4 Credits): Thursday, November 16th @ 1:00 pm (Wellness Center Multi-Purpose Room, limited to 20 seats) 
  • Jess Lowy, Personal Trainer: The importance of strength training Friday, TBD

DECEMBER: 

  • Elizabeth Streit: Chair Yoga (4 Credits): Friday, December 8th @ 10:00 am (Wellness Center Multi-Purpose Room) 
  • Cheryl Wilks Craft and Flower Workshops: Fresh Seasonal Holiday Centerpiece (4 Credits): Wednesday, December 13th @ 1:30 pm (Wellness Center Multi-Purpose Room, limited to 20 seats) *There is a small materials fee of $15 to participate.

Wellness University participants earn bachelor’s degrees with 30 credits in one dimension and master’s degrees with 30 credits in all seven dimensions. The majority of the courses are offered at no cost. All residents, resident guests and family, Priority Club participants, Springton Lake Village residents, and team members are eligible to participate in the program.