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The Gaucho Wellness Challenge

 

Join the Department of Health and Wellness' Gaucho Wellness Challenge to start living a balanced, healthful life. Its FREE! Earn 100 Wellness Points from a(n) event(s), workshop(s), or challenge(s) in each health topic you select to complete. You need to have done 4 of our 8 health topics to complete the challenge! Some events, workshops, and challenges are worth 50 and others are worth 100 Wellness Points!

Swipe in, Log In, and you'll be placed in our drawing to win a bunch of cool giveaways like Amazon Fire TV Sticks, Hydroflasks, FitBits, Tank Tops, and more! 

Each of our eight health topics can be found within the challenge along with a short description. This challenge occurs every quarter.

Read More Below For Instructions & To Start!

 

So now you might be asking yourself, why should I join the Gaucho Wellness Challenge? Well, as a student, your daily life may consist of class lectures, internships, and many other responsibilities that can overwhelm you. The Gaucho Wellness Challenge can bring better balance to your life and make sure you are keeping yourself well so you don't just get through the quarter, but THRIVE. You'll become more mindful and aware of your wellness in every area which can also improve your academic performance. How, you ask?

Check out the comic below:

 This Gaucho is a happy camper! A Well-balanced Wheel of Wellness rolls with ease to help this student THRIVE as they roll through the quarter!

This Gaucho is a happy camper! A Well-balanced Wheel of Wellness rolls with ease to help this student THRIVE as they roll through the quarter!

 Oh No! This Gaucho's Wheel of Wellness is imbalanced and clunky. They will reach their destination of course, but it would be an imprroved experience with a well-rounded wheel!

Oh No! This Gaucho's Wheel of Wellness is imbalanced and clunky. They will reach their destination of course, but it would be an imprroved experience with a well-rounded wheel!

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The WHEEL OF WELLNESS (pictured to the left), "rolls" best when each segment is equally balanced as illustrated above.

Try balancing yours this quarter by participating in events, workshops, or tasks in each category of the wheel, right here on campus!

How does it work, you ask?


Participation is as Easy as 1 2 3!


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1) SWIPE IN (or sign in) at each event, workshop, or challenge with your ACCESS CARD or provide your Perm Number.


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2) LOG IN your participation here at GauchoWellnessChallenge.com on your phone, computer, or laptop provided at the check-in desk at select events after you swipe in!


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3) ENJOY BIWEEKLY EMAIL UPDATES with events to look out for that will help you complete the challenge. In addition, look for fun, healthy tips that you can use to build your wellness lifestyle. We will contact you at the end of the quarter if you are eligible for a giveaway!

We will email the winners at the end of the challenge!

If you would like an update of your progress, please email Alvaro.cornejo@sa.ucsb.edu.


 

The Department of Health & Wellness and our campus partners are proud to provide programming to students in EVERY category of the WHEEL OF WELLNESS to improve your health and well-being.

Health might seem complicated at first glance, but this challenge will guide you to a balanced, healthy lifestyle.

Good Luck!

 
 

The Gaucho Wellness Challenge is brought you by UCSB's Department of Health & Wellness

And Our Proud Campus Partners: