Human Performance and Wellness

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School of Nursing and Health Sciences

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The Human Performance and Wellness Program at Westminster College

Human performance and wellness courses provide unique opportunities to challenge and maximize the potential of the human mind, body, and spirit. We offer activity-based courses and classes that venture outdoors and take advantage of world-class recreational opportunities minutes from campus.

Who Is the Human Performance and Wellness Program For

Most HPW classes are 1 or 2 credits, which makes them ideal for students who want to add an activity-based class in to their schedule while still carrying a full load.

What You'll Learn in the Human Performance and Wellness Program 

Our curriculum emphasizes experiential learning and optimal living through physical fitness, movement education, lifetime sports, outdoor recreation, and the promotion of holistic well-being. We offer many special topic courses each semester as well as various certification programs.

sample courses

  • HPW-190: Varsity Athletics
  • HPW-200Q: Mindfulness

  • HPW-220: Yoga for Wellness
  • HPW-270: Beginning SCUBA Diving


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Our Faculty

Traci Siriprathane
Assistant Dean of Students, Student Wellbeing & Support

Dan Quinn
Head Coach, Men & Women Cross Country & Track

Stehanie Jones-Morin
Assistant Coach, Volleyball

Rick Hackford
Head Athletic Trainer