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Student Wellness

Southeast Missouri State University is a place where you can educate and exercise your mind as well as maintain the fitness of your body. As part of Recreational Services, the Fitness & Wellness Program assists you in achieving a higher quality of life by providing a variety of health awareness and educational opportunities and programs. You may take charge of your own wellness by participating in a Noon Walk, investing in a personal trainer, taking a yoga class, getting a massage or registering for one of the many workshops or events scheduled throughout the school year.

Location and Contact Information

Fitness & Wellness Services is located in the Recreation Services Office at the Student Recreation Center, first floor, Suite 101 and is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit the Fitness and Wellness homepage at: for more information.

Group Fitness

Group fitness classes are located in the Student Recreation Center Aerobics Studio unless indicated otherwise on the schedule. For members, a group fitness pass for an entire semester is $40 and includes unlimited access to all classes the entire semester except Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga ($5 per class charge, no pass needed).  After Spring Break, the price of the group fitness pass drops to $25.  For members, the fee for an individual class is only $2 per class ($5 for Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga).  For a complete schedule of Group Fitness Classes, please go to:

Personal Training

Our Personal Training Program is a comprehensive fitness and nutrition program to motivate individuals to build a basic knowledge of fitness and nutrition to assist them in developing a lifestyle of healthy choices. The staff of the personal training program are prepared to assess your general fitness and nutrition status and design safe physical activity programs and nutrition plans utilizing goal setting, exercise, nutrition science principles and safety guidelines.

Massage Therapy

If you would like to ease your stress and tension level by receiving a therapeutic massage, a certified massage therapist is ready to help you every other Tuesday night in the Student Recreation Center at great discount prices! Call the Student Recreation Center office at 651-2105 to make an appointment. The student price is $20 for half an hour and $35 for a full hour of relaxing massage therapy.

Nutrition Counseling

If you've been struggling with your weight and are tired of conventional diet plans, the Fitness and Wellness program has the perfect alternative for you. Nutrition counseling is a rational alternative to traditional dieting and is a proven approach that has helped millions of frustrated dieters adopt healthier lifestyles. Our nutrition counseling approach begins with a one-on-one meeting with a counselor to decide on a plan of action.


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