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Hayley E Cunningham
Sep 10, 2013

Fitness Under the Stars: "Pilates" TONIGHT!

Sep 10, 2013 by Hayley E Cunningham

Tonight is Fitness Under the Stars’ second workout!  Join us at 8pm in the amphitheater and get ready to feel the burn!  The workout will be taught by Hayley Cunningham and is “Pilates inspired.”  What does that mean?  Basically it’s about ½ Pilates and the rest is cardio, arms, and standing leg exercises.  You’re going to get a little bit of everything!  Feel free to bring a mat, but you don’t need one.  And unlike in Pilates, you will need shoes!  And please come a bit early if you can so y...


Hayley E Cunningham
Nov 29, 2012

Free Peer Education Certification Class on Sunday

Nov 29, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

PHOKUS is offering a free nationally-recognized certification class to anyone who wants to become peer health education certified! The course will be this Sunday from 10am-3pm in the infirmary. To get an idea of what the course is all about, check out the website: http://www.bacchusnetwork.org/certified-peer-education-training.html And if you are interested in attending or have any questions, please email Hayley Cunningham (hayley.cunningham2808@furman.edu). This is a great opp...


Hayley E Cunningham
Nov 14, 2012

Mocktail Party and CLP today!

Nov 14, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

PHOKUS, your student health organization, and various Greek organizations are throwing a Mocktail Party at 6:15pm TODAY (Wednesday) outside Burgiss Theater! There will be free drinks, a ton of freebees, a kindle giveaway, games, and more! After the party, join us to a CLP - The Experience and Science of Addiction - at 7:00pm in Burgiss. Dr. Haskins, himself a recovered addict, will speak on the psychology and biology that underlies addiction. It's going to be a great night - hope to see yo...


Hayley E Cunningham
Nov 12, 2012

Mocktail Party and CLP!

Nov 12, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

PHOKUS, your student health organization, and various Greek organizations are throwing a Mocktail Party at 6:15pm this Wednesday outside Burgiss Theater!  There will be free drinks, a ton of freebees, a kindle giveaway, games, and more!  After the party, join us to a CLP - The Experience and Science of Addiction - at 7:00pm in Burgiss.  Dr. Haskins, himself a recovered addict, will speak on the psychology and biology that underlies addiction.  It's going to be a great night - hope to see y...


Hayley E Cunningham
Oct 11, 2012

Rock Climbing on Sunday!

Oct 11, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

PHOKUS and FUOC are teaming up to go rock climbing at Blue Ridge Climbing this Sunday from 1:00-3:00pm!  We're renting out the space, so we'll have it all to ourselves!  The cost is $12 if you bring tennis shoes or $15 if you want to wear their climbing shoes.  If you need a ride, contact Hayley Cunningham (hayley.cunningham2808@furman.edu) or Maddi Gabor (madeline.gabor@furman.edu) and we'll find you one! Go here for the address/directions: http://www.rocksandropes.net Hope to see...


Hayley E Cunningham
Sep 27, 2012

Zumba Under the Stars Tonight!

Sep 27, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

The last Fitness Under the Stars event is tonight at 8:00pm! Come to the amphitheater for a Zumbathon! What makes it a "Zumbathon?" You'll be dancing your heart out for 1.5 hours! That's a serious burn and a seriously good time! Wish you could go to Zumba and the Delta House of Pancakes (DHOP) event? You can! Come work up an appetite at Zumba and then head over to eat some pancakes (you'll be able to eat so many more!). PS. If you're wondering if the event is really at 8:00pm becau...


Hayley E Cunningham
Sep 21, 2012

5K at Furman Benefitting the Gateway House!

Sep 21, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

Already planing on working out on Saturday? Why not exercise for a great cause!? For only $25, you can in a 5K on Furman's campus this Saturday Proceeds go to the Gateway House. Each day the Gateway House offers a new world of possibilities for adults with mental illness - the possibility to live, work, and function independently. So come on out and run (or walk)!


Hayley E Cunningham
Sep 19, 2012

Yoga Under the Stars Thursday Night!

Sep 19, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

Come out to the amphitheater at 8:00pm to do some Yoga!  Brought to you by your student health group, PHOKUS, this event is free to Furman students!  Bring a yoga mat if you have one, or just get your "om" on in the grass!


Hayley E Cunningham
Sep 13, 2012

Kickboxing Under the Stars is Tonight!

Sep 13, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

Come out TONIGHT at 9:00pm to the Amphitheater to break a sweat and have a great time!  Natalie Malafronte will be teaching a kickboxing class under the stars!  It's the first of PHOKUS's free Fitness Under the Stars Events, so come on out!


Hayley E Cunningham
Sep 11, 2012

Learn how to eat healthy on campus!

Sep 11, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

Do you want to eat healthy, but aren't sure how?  It can be especially difficult when you're faced with a limited selection of campus food (and when there's so much delicious but unhealthy food to tempt you!).  Mrs. Frazier, a health sciences lecturer, is offering a seminar to all students that will teach you how to eat healthy.  This seminar is tailored to YOU, so what you learn, you will be able to use every day (even in the Dining Hall).  The class is only $20, and it will only take up ...


Hayley E Cunningham
Sep 7, 2012

Fitness Under the Starts: Kickboxing!

Sep 7, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

Come on out to the Furman Amphitheater for a free Kickboxing class taught by Natalie Malafronte! The event starts at 9:00PM on Thursday, September 13th and is free to students and $5 to the public. So have fun and get active with PHOKUS - Furman's student health group! Contact Hayley Cunningham at hayley.cunningham2808@furman.edu or Maddi Gabor at madeline.gabor@furman.edu if you have any questions!  


Hayley E Cunningham
Sep 7, 2012

Join Furman's Race for the Cure Team!

Sep 7, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

In the race to beat breast cancer, every dollar and every runner counts.  You can do you part to show your support and help fund this courageous fight by joining Furman's Race for the Cure team.  The Race will be held in Greenville on Saturday, September 29th in the early morning.  If you would like to join the team, go to https://secure.info-komen.org/site/TRR?fr_id=2582&pg=tfind&JServSessionIdr004=wvcz613g12.app340b.  Can't make the race?  You can still donate or buy a T-shirt for $15.  ...


Hayley E Cunningham
Sep 4, 2012

PHOKUS meeting Wednesday!

Sep 4, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

Hey!  Come on out to the PHOKUS meeting at 7:00pm Wednesday in the Earle Infirmary!  We'll discuss our plans for the year, answer all your questions, and there will be hummus, pita chips, and veggies for your snacking pleasure!


Hayley E Cunningham
Aug 29, 2012

First PHOKUS meeting of the year!

Aug 29, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

If you're interested in student health and peer education, go to the first PHOKUS meeting of the year! It's at 7:30pm in the Earle Infirmary. Come to learn about the club and our plans for the year and to meet awesome people interested in improving the health and lives of our fellow Furman students!


Hayley E Cunningham
Aug 19, 2012

Feeling stressed about your first day? Sweat it out with a Zumba class!

Aug 19, 2012 by Hayley E Cunningham

Feeling stressed? Exercise is a great way to blow off steam.  Physical activity increases blood flow to the brain and causes a release of endorphins, making you feel happy and relaxed!  Feeling a little insecure seeing so many new faces?  Exercise can help with that too!  It can boost your self-esteem to make you feel good about yourself!  So head to the PAC and break a sweat!  There's always weight and cardio machines, or you could do something more fun - like Zumba!  Mondays and Wedn...