Complete bonus point activities each month and you'll earn points badges even faster. Check this page on the first of every month for updates on bonus point activities associated with our new destination. After you complete the bonus activity, be sure to log into Wellpower's Amazing Challenge and claim your credit for the bonus point(s) on the myProgress tab.
Earn 2 bonus points submitting your wellness success story for publication on Wellpower. Live Healthy America is the organization that manages our website, so send your story to: email@example.com and they'll publish it on the Wellpower site.
Time for Spring Cleaning
Earn 1 bonus point for cleaning out your closet and donating your gently used items to the local charity of your choice. Need something picked up? Try Donation Town for information about charities that will pick up donations.
Volunteer Your Time
Earn 1 bonus point for volunteering with the charity/non-profit of your choice (SMU doesn't count!) this month. Volunteer opportunities may be found by visiting our Community Engagement and Leadership website. The United Way also has many volunteer options including the opportunity to read, tutor, or mentor children in the DFW area.
Spring is About Renewal--So Add Something NEW to Your Fitness Routine
Earn an additional bonus point for trying a NEW fitness class or for adding a new fitness activity to your routine! Check out what Dedman Center has to offer in the next section.
Dedman Center Activities
Dedman Center provides many options for staff/faculty including free Wellpower classes on the Group X schedule. Many classes are available before work, at lunchtime, or in the evening/weekend hours. Dedman Center membership is required to participate in these classes.
- Group X Class Schedule - Numerous classes through the day and it includes Wellpower classes that are free for staff/faculty. Look for the "star" on the schedule for the free classes.
- Water Fitness Classes -A great low-impact exercise class! Offered various times during the day.
- Personal Training - Includes individual or small group training.
Community Wellness Events & Relay For Life
Complete any community wellness event including walking/running events, triathlons, swim meets, biking events etc...You may also attend any community-wide health fair type of event and claim the bonus point. Below are a few links to help you stay informed about wellness events in the DFW calendar. Got an event? Share it on our Facebook page!
You can earn an extra bonus point if you sign up for or donate to SMU's Relay For Life to be held on campus April 5, 2014.
SMU Performances, Exhibits, and Lectures
Earn 1 bonus point per month by attending any SMU performance, exhibit, lecture, or SMU events that have a cultural or educational purpose. Below are a variety of campus opportunities that fall under this category. Many other events are available on campus, so there's something to interest everyone!
Attend any SMU athletic event and earn 1 bonus point for the month. Go Mustangs! SMU hosts a wide variety of athletic events, and staff/faculty often attend free or at a discounted rate.
All Sports Calendar
You may earn bonus points in the Amazing Challenge every month for completing an approved seminar. Wellpower will offer several lunchtime seminars (classroom or webinar) during each reward period. In addition, Wellpower provides several online seminars you may watch at any time during the reward period. Once you've completed a seminar, log into Wellpower's Amazing Challenge and claim your credit for the bonus points on the myProgress tab.
Wellness Seminars - Webinar/classroom schedule and approved online seminars
Professional Development Activities
Earn 1 bonus point per month for completing any type of SMU-sponsored educational or professional development class. This includes credit-bearing courses, continuing education, and certificate programs. You may also include workshops offered internally by your division or school. Below are a few examples of classes that are available on campus.
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