Wellness Adventure Program

(Re)Discover Your Wild Side Program | Wellness Adventure Program | Wilderness Retreat

Program Description

Ever dream of hiking rim to rim of the Grand Canyon, backpacking through the Grand Tetons, or climbing to the top of a fourteener in Colorado, but weren’t sure you had the stamina, knowledge or support needed to achieve your goal? Then this life-changing 2-part wellness adventure program is perfect for you!

Designed for individuals looking to push boundaries and limitations in a safe and supportive environment, (Re)Discover Your Wild Side: Wellness Adventure will help you build the foundation of energy, health and balance necessary to accomplish a physically and mentally challenging goal. For six weeks, you will work with a team of experts who will prepare you (body, mind and soul) for an adventure vacation and then lead you on a fully-guided expedition guaranteed to ignite your soul.

Don’t let doubt or uncertainty derail you from living boldly. If you can see yourself at the top of the peak, we can get you there!

Wellness Adventure Training
Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Gibbs Recreation Center
April 7-May 14th, 2020 | 5:15 - 6:45 p.m.

(Group hikes- Saturday, April 18th, and May 2nd | 8am-2pm)

Preparing for this trip is where the adventure really begins. Not only will our 6-week comprehensive program ensure that you complete this journey healthy, elated and proud, it will also connect you with other like-minded individuals who share your desire to live a full life. You are sure to have a blast getting physically and mentally prepared for this active vacation and pushing yourself to limits that you never thought possible. Featured aspects of health and well-being targeted in our program include:

  • Physical fitness
    • 6 week group and individual workout plans
    • Meets twice a week for 90 minutes
    • Pre/post fitness assessment
  • Mental preparation
    • Fundamentals of mindfulness
    • Beginner’s mind
    • Trusting the wisdom of the body
    • Stress and anxiety regulation
    • Resilience
  • Social connection and emotional support

Wellness Adventure Trip
Spring 2020 | Joshua Tree National Park
May 18- May 22, 2020

This spring, say "YES!" to our invitation for adventure. This incredible camping excursion features desert hiking at its finest. Over 4 days, participants will meander through cactus gardens, scramble over granite monoliths, and explore hidden oases. Known for its exceptionally starry skies and iconic plant life, this national park is a must-see for every adventurer!

Pricing:
Rice Affiliate: $775
Non - Rice Affiliate: $900
*Price includes 6 week program, accommodations, local transportation, gear and all meals on trip. **Airfare not included.

Registration:
Spots are limited! To save your spot for this transformative experience register here! Or to receive more information, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Slator, at eslator@rice.edu