Body Appreciation Week is a way for UA to celebrate the National Eating Disorders Awareness Week. Join us from Feb. 24 – 28 as we celebrate every body.

Visit the Body Appreciation Week Table from Tuesday- Friday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Ferguson Student Center second floor. The table will provide eating disorder prevention and treatment resources, tools for helping promote positive body, and various giveaway items.

Monday, Feb. 24

Lunch and Learn Presentation

12 – 1 p.m.
Gorgas 205

Bring your lunch and listen to a presentation on Intuitive Eating 101: An Intro into the 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating by Sheena Gregg, MS,RDN,LD. This sessions is open to both students and faculty/staff (eligible as a WellBama qualifying wellness class).

Tuesday, Feb. 25

Come As You Are Positive Body Image Event

1 – 3 p.m.
Ferguson Student Center, Great Hall

The Counseling Center and University Programs will have their Positive Body Image event which will include different activity stations for promoting positive body image as well as food and smoothie samples.

Wednesday, Feb. 26

Inclusivity and Body Image Campus Dialogue

1 – 2 p.m.
Ferguson Student Center, Great Hall

Join other students, faculty, and staff to talk about issues related to inclusivity and body image on our campus, nationwide, and globally.

The Good Body Monologues

3 – 4:30 p.m.
Gorgas Library Steps

The Women and Gender Resource Center will be sponsoring a “pop up” monologue event.

Thursday, Feb. 27

Body Positivity Labyrinth Walk

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Ferguson Student Center, Great Hall

For many individuals recovering from eating disorders or body image issues, recovery can feel like a path going in an unexpected direction but ultimately leads to healing. Students, faculty, and staff have the opportunity to walk the labyrinth as a time of reflection to celebrate their bodies or walk the labyrinth in honor of someone they know going through eating disorder recovery.

*Body Appreciation Week shirts will be available at all of the events.