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Wellness through the Senses
Explore the five senses to reduce stress, enhance resiliency, and promote overall wellbeing.
Activities such as massage, exercise, yoga, and tai chi are all components of touch and can be utilized to have a positive effect on wellbeing. Studies of the benefits of massage demonstrate that it can be an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain, and muscle tension. Visit one of the LFL Wellness Expos for a free chair massage from one of our licensed professionals.
LIVE FOR LIFE Fitness team offers a plethora of resources to help faculty and staff who are interested in starting an exercise program or enhancing their current exercise routine, including incentive programs, health challenges, the Run/Walk Club, Duke Fitness Club and individualized fitness consultations.
Other opportunities to engage in the kinesthetic sense of touch to enhance wellbeing: