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'Love Your Body' events start Friday at UND

"Love Your Body Week," an annual campaign at UND to promote positive body image and healthy habits and to raise awareness about the media's negative impact on body image, will begin Friday in Grand Forks. All events are free.

"Love Your Body Week," an annual campaign at UND to promote positive body image and healthy habits and to raise awareness about the media's negative impact on body image, will begin Friday in Grand Forks. All events are free.

- There will be a kickoff at Nightlife, 9 p.m. to midnight, UND Memorial Union. (Use main front entrance.) Get moving by dancing and decorate a "Love Your Body Week" button or mirror as a reminder to appreciate yourself the way you are. Also: chocolate fondue goodies and a Healthy vs. Fit display!

- Meet, Eat & Learn: Yoga -- What's it all about? Noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, UND International Centre: For novices, yoga poses such as the cobra and the fish may sound more like zoo animals. Learn more about the ancient practice of yoga from instructor Heather Lotysz and enjoy a healthy and free lunch.

- Fabulous Chocolate Fondue, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 28, UND Memorial Union. (First level, near the Student Health Promotion Office.) Eating healthy can involve treating yourself when you practice balance and moderation. Watch a slideshow on the illusion of Hollywood beauty.

Events will be sponsored by ADAPT, Student Association for Nutrition & Dietetics, Student Health Promotion Office, Student Health Services, University Counseling Center, Wellness Center and Women's Center. Info: (701) 777-4300.

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