Explore your ILLINOIS healthy community and take your personal wellness to the next level.

The healthiest communities in the world have some commonalities in lifestyle that lead to longer, healthier, happier lives. The OBZ is an 8-week holistic wellness program providing University of Illinois students with the tools and skills to navigate healthy lifestyle choices.

Participants will receive their t-shirt, calendar of program events, and official manual at the kick-off party. If you have any questions, please contact acking2@illinois.edu.

  • Personal Training (in-person and/or web-based)
  • Fall Group Fitness Pass
  • Kick-off party and welcome package
  • Scheduled events, socials, and additional wellness services
  • Two Instructional Cooking classes
  • Nutrition Coaching appointment
  • Access to program coordinator and peer program participants for support
  • Fitness tracker provided for those who participate in the research option
  • Weekly physical activity and nutrition challenges
  • Weekly one-on-one wellness coaching sessions

Dates and Registration

Orange and Blue Wellness Zone registration dates will appear in the calendar below. Click on any of the calendar entries for the registration instructions and link.

Instructional Kitchen Calendar