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Health, Fitness, and Wellness

In this introductory health and wellness course, you’ll learn about how to be happy and healthy in mind, body, and spirit — with discussions, readings, journaling for health, and more!

Total classes: 6

Prerequisite: None

Suggested grade level: 6th to 8th

Suggested credit: ½ semester Health or Science


This course is designed as a foundation for understanding personal health and wellness in the areas of physical, mental, and emotional health. The interrelationships between the body, mind, and soul will be emphasized as students learn foundational life habits and the ways to create healthy lifelong habits.


Class 1: The healthy body-mind-emotions connection; healthy body image; the whole person concept; what it means to  “Love the lord your God with all your mind, soul, and strength
Class 2: Healthy Fitness; keeping your body strong and fit; the role of activity, exercise, and sleep in keeping healthy; making healthy choices with exercise
Class 3: Healthy eating; portions and healthy eating; how sugar, caffeine, and sodas affect your body and mind; making healthy choices with food
Class 4: Emotions and the body-mind-feeling connection; keeping healthy in our emotions: How your mind is connected to your feelings; stress and your health: What’s the connection?
Class 5: More on healthy feelings; anger and disappointment: The mind-body connection and anger, how anger affects your body, and healthy ways to deal with anger and disappointment
Class 6: Healthy relationships — with God, with parents, and with friends; spiritual health and its effect on the whole person; the mind-body-spirit connection and your future

Materials and Homework

Course Materials: Everything is provided FREE online from Professor Brown.

Homework: Each class will have reading assignments, quizzes, and/or written assignments that track the student’s health choices. Plan on an estimated two to three hours of work per class.

Important Dates

Class dates: Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, and 27, 2024.

Starting time: 5:30 PM Eastern (4:30 Central, 3:30 Mountain, 2:30 Pacific)

Duration of each class: 50 minutes


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