Wellness Center Services | Western Technical College

Wellness Center Services

The Wellness Center has something for everyone. Whether you're just starting a fitness journey or you're a self-described fitness fanatic, we have services to help you stay on the healthy track.

Group Fitness

Fall 2019 Schedule

FREE Trial Week: September 3-6

Fall Session: September 9-December 13 (No classes November 28 and 29) 

All classes are 45 minutes in length.

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
11:30 a.m.         Open Gym Volleyball
11:45  a.m. Total Strength
(Deanna)
Boot Camp
(Marcia T)
Interval Training
(Jade)
TRX Combo
(Shannon)
 
12:00 p.m.         Pilates
(James)
5:30 p.m. Yoga
(Marsha K)
    Yoga
(Marsha K)
 

View detailed class descriptions.

Group Fitness Fees

  Student Non-Members Wellness Center Members Non-Members
Unlimited Group Fit Pass $19 Included w/Membership $79
15-Class Group Fit Pass $12 Included w/Membership $54

Group fitness frequently asked questions

Personal Training

Let the Wellness Center’s certified personal trainer help you reach your fitness goals! A personal trainer will give you a program just right for you and provide expertise on fitness education, proper posture and exercise technique, cardiovascular and strength training, body composition, and flexibility development. In addition, our trainers can give you the accountability and motivation you cannot get on your own.

To get started or just to learn more, request a 30-minute consultation, where you can meet with a personal trainer and discuss your fitness goals.

Meet our Certified Personal Trainers.

Packages

The Kickstart Package

This package is perfect for the new or existing member who wants to begin an exercise program with the help of a certified personal trainer. This package is also designed for the previous exerciser who wants to re-establish goals and get back on track. You will receive:

  • Free consultation
  • Health history evaluation
  • Fitness assessment
  • Goal setting
  • 4 one-on-one 30-minute sessions with a certified personal trainer
Western Students $59
Wellness Center Members $84
Non-Members $104

Individual Training

This package is perfect if you want someone to help challenge you, change your outlook, and build your confidence. Your workout is performed under the supervision of a personal trainer weekly or bi-weekly to ensure safety and efficiency of the workout. Whatever you're trying to achieve, our personal trainers will help you get there with the motivation and expertise only they can provide. You will receive:

  • Health history evaluation
  • Goal setting
  • Work-outs designed for you based on your goals, health history, and fitness level
  3 Sessions 5 Sessions 10 Sessions
Western Students $49 $69 $124
Members $69 $99 $179
Non-Members $84 $124 $229

Partner Training

This program is perfect for someone who wants to work out with a friend, save money, and still have a great workout! Our personal trainers will present a dynamic, varied exercise routine designed to enable partners to attain their common goals. Studies show a workout buddy increases motivation and overall enjoyment of the sessions-the results are twice as nice! With the Partner Training Package, you receive:

  • Health history evaluation
  • Goal setting
  • Work-outs designed for you & your partner based on your goals, health history, and fitness level
  • A fun and comfortable experience that only comes from working out with a friend
  3 Sessions
(per person)
5 Sessions
(per person)
10 Sessions
(per person)
Western Students $44 $59 $99
Members $54 $79 $139
Non-Members $69 $99 $184

*Note: partner package participants must have the same goals and fitness level. Program will be identical and work-outs will be with the trainer at the same time.

Assessments

Fitness Assessments

A fitness assessment is a great way for you to determine your current level of fitness. These measurements can be an invaluable tool when developing a fitness plan or when looking at the impact your fitness level has on your quality of life now and into the future. The assessments measure resting heart rate, blood pressure, height and weight, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, body composition, measurements, and aerobic capacity.

Cost is $25 for students, members, or non-members.

Body Composition Test

Our trainers can perform a body fat composition test with skin calipers. The results are then calculated and the percentage of body fat is determined. Body girth measurements will also be performed, which includes waist, hip, chest, arm, and thigh circumference.

Cost is $3 for students, members, or non-members.

Personal Training Consultation

A consultation is a 30-minute meeting with a personal trainer where you can discuss your fitness goals and expectations. Based on this, along with your health and fitness history, the personal trainer can make recommendations on future exercise program options. Every twelve months, Wellness Center members are entitled to one free personal training consultation.

Please fill out the Personal Training Consultation form and a personal trainer will contact you within two business days to set up your appointment.

Cost is free for members, $25 for non-members.

Massage

What is Massage Therapy?

According to the American Massage Therapy Association, massage is a hands-on manipulation of soft tissue and joints of the body and may include muscle, tendons and ligaments. Techniques may involve holding, causing movement, and/or applying pressure to the body. Western has a professional massage therapist on staff.

How is it Beneficial?

Massage therapy can provide a wealth of benefits. Research shows that massage can:

  • Reduce heart-rate
  • Help lower blood pressure
  • Improve blood circulation, recovery time and immune system function
  • Relax muscles
  • Improve range of motion
  • Increase endorphins
  • Help manage stress

Considerations

Massage may be contraindicated for specific health conditions; therefore it is important that your therapist be aware of your health history and screen appropriately before performing massage. In some instances, permission from your physician may be required before services can be provided.

Massage Options and Fees

We offer a wide variety of massage techniques. See the full list.

Single Sessions

Choose a 30- or 60-minute table massage.

Balance Package

The balance massage package includes FOUR 60-minute massage appointments throughout the academic term for the price of THREE 60-minute massage appointments.*

  30-min Table 60-min Table Balance Package
Western Student $25 $40 $120
Member $30 $50 $150
Non-Member $35 $60 $180

*Balance Package massage appointments expire at the end of the academic term and cannot be used with any special offer.

Scheduling

Services are by appointment only. To request an appointment, please call, email, or stop by the Member Services Desk.

Payment

Payment for all services must be received in advance in order to hold appointment. Appointment will be cancelled if it is 24 hours before the appointment time and payment has not been received. The Wellness Center accepts cash, check, and credit card. Payments can be made over the phone with a card.

Cancellation Policy

Twenty-four hour notice is required. Less than 24-hour cancellation or no-shows will be charged their complete session.

Nutrition Coaching

What is Nutrition Coaching?

Nutrition coaching is one-on-one guidance tailored to you. Our registered dietitian will guide you on your path to better health. Nutrition coaching maximizes health and helps reduce disease risk through education and an exploration of healthy and satisfying changes. 

Nutrition Coaching Intake

The intake session is essential for success. This is the foundation of your personalized wellness plan—the important changes you need to make for the biggest impact. It’s at this point that the dietitian will gain an understanding of your current lifestyle, your unique barriers to healthy eating, and other habits in order to establish the most successful approach. Calorie prediction is assessed along with other nutritional guidance to help improve habits in need of a makeover as we establish a nutrition plan.

Nutrition Coaching Sessions

The key to behavior and nutritional change is consistency and accountability. Regular check-ins ensure you are on the right path to achieving your goals. We will assess your progress together during these regular coaching sessions. We will also evaluate barriers and introduce new and fun ways to stay on track!

How Can Nutrition Coaching Help?

  • Dietary Evaluation - A dietary evaluation provides information and guidance to support a nutritious diet. This evaluation looks at current habits and identifies opportunities for healthier eating and a realistic way to reach your fitness and wellness goals.
  • Personalization - Each nutrition coaching session is tailored to you. Our registered dietitian will discover what you need to achieve success.
  • Professional Guidance - Our registered dietitian ensures every client is consuming a healthy diet. Tips, tricks and resources will be provided to assist you in reaching your full potential.
  • Accountability - It’s easy to lose sight of well-intentioned nutrition goals. Our dietitian provides the motivation and accountability you need to reach your goals. 
  • Variety - Our dietitian will rescue you from unrealistic food and boring dinners, and will teach you a variety of exciting recipes for healthy eating with plenty of guidance and support. Variety and satisfaction are the keys to success.

Pricing

  Student Staff/Member Non-Member
Nutrition Coaching Intake Session - A 60-minute individual session $35 $40 $45
Nutrition Coaching Sessions - A 30-minute individual session $20 $25 $30
Package Deal - 4-pack Coaching Session. Nutrition Coaching Sessions are 30 minutes. Includes free Nutrition Coaching Intake. $100 $110 $120
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