Wellness Promotion

Wellness Promotion at HCC provides programming that supports student success, while encouraging a balanced lifestyle and a sense of belonging on campus.

  • Credit bearing classes:
    • Mindfulness & Meditation for Healthy Living (HFN 153)
    • Thriving with iRest®
    • Beginning Yoga (HFN 145)
    • Yoga II (HFN 148)    
  • Workshops for Classes and Student Groups
    • "Turn your Frazzle into Dazzle" - Stress Reduction
    • "Taming the Monsters in Your Brain" - Working with Intrusive Thoughts & Beliefs
    • Mindfulness Meditation
    • Mindful Movement
    • Yoga and Meditation for Military Members and Vets - "Warriors at Ease"
    • Mental Health & Wellness
    • Resiliency     
  • Wellness Promotion Clubs:
    • Active Minds at HCC
      • Develops awareness activities about mental health
      • Provides programming that encourages conversations about mental health
      • Directs students to on-campus and community resources 
  • Yoga Club
    • Provides an on-going weekly asana (yoga posture) practice - open to campus community
    • Fundraisers to support those affected by natural disasters
    • Health and well-being promotion activities
  • On-Going Drop-in Practices - open to the HCC college community. Schedule varies each semester.
    • Yoga 
    • iRest® Integrative Restoration Yoga Nidra - a guided meditation and practice of self-inquiry, which is deeply relaxing and restorative


Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040