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Welcome to the Live Well Furman blog!  This blog is designed to help support healthy behaviors in the Furman community and beyond.  Be sure to sign up for our email subscription to have the latest campus wellness offerings, wellness news briefs, healthy meal ideas, and exercise tips delivered straight to your inbox each week!

FREE FIT Rx Individualized Exercise Training for Employees and Dependents

Furman Employee Wellness Recreational Basketball

Furman Group Exercise Program Spring 2019

Furman Group Exercise Classes begin today, January 14!  Enjoy 15 weeks of unlimited class access for one low rate.  Click on the schedules below to enlarge.

Free Healthy Cooking Workshops for Furman Employees


Lori Nelsen (Earth and Environmental Science) and Chef David Porras will be offering healthy cooking workshops for employees this fall in the Herring Center.  Participants will have the opportunity to sample delicious farm to table cuisine.  Lori and David will open a new farm to table restaurant called Oak Hill Café on Poinsett Highway late in 2018.


Upcoming Classes:

Friday, September 7, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. (FULL)

Friday, November 2, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. (FULL)


Both workshops are currently full.  For more information about healthy cooking workshops at Furman, please contact Kelly Frazier at; (864) 294-2816.

Stress Management Workshops for Furman Employees

Taught by a GHS Health Educator, these classes cover what stress is, how to manage stress, work/life balance, and holiday stress.

What is Stress? How do I Manage Stress?
August 28, 3 p.m.

How do I Achieve a Healthy Work/ Life Balance?
September 19, 12 p.m.

How Can I Manage Stress During the Holidays?
November 8, 4 p.m.

For more information or to register, please contact; (864) 522-3142

Free Health Coaching for Furman Employees

Furman Employees may meet with a GHS Health Coach to discuss wellness goals at no cost.  Meetings are held at the Employee Onsite Clinic.  To schedule an appointment, visit  Scroll to the bottom of the page and click “Find a Sign up” in the bottom right corner.  Locate the box called “Search for a Sign Up” and type in

Free Nutrition Consultations for Furman Employees