Strides for Wellness – May 16, 2024

May 7, 2024

The California Health Sciences University (CHSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine inaugural class of 2024 students are pleased to collaborate with Shinzen Friendship Garden to host Strides for Wellness – an afternoon of informative talks, health education and activities while taking a stroll through the beautiful, scenic Shinzen Friendship Garden located within Woodward Park in Fresno.

The event is free to attend with tickets from the Shinzen website, and open to all ages.

Attendees can embrace holistic well-being through a series of mindful activities designed to nourish their mind, body, and soul.

Activities Include:

  • Mindful Walking: Immerse yourself in the serene beauty of the garden with a guided mindful walking scavenger hunt, allowing you to connect deeply with nature and cultivate awareness of the present moment.
  • Guided Meditation: Relax your body and calm your mind through guided meditation, led by an experienced practitioner, offering you a peaceful sanctuary to explore inner tranquility.
  • Guided Yoga: Rejuvenate your body with gentle yoga stretches and poses, suitable for all levels, fostering flexibility, strength, and balance under the open sky.
  • Gratitude Activity: Cultivate gratitude and appreciation for life’s blessings with a heartfelt activity designed to uplift spirits and foster a positive outlook.
  • Letter Writing: Spread kindness and warmth by crafting letters of encouragement and support to brighten the day of those in need, fostering connections and spreading love.
  • Depression and Burnout Education: Gain valuable insights and strategies for managing stress, depression, and burnout through informative sessions led by mental health professionals, empowering you to prioritize your mental well-being.
  • Diabetes and Hypertension Education: Learn about the prevention and management of diabetes and hypertension through educational workshops and discussions, equipping you with knowledge to make informed lifestyle choices.
  • Nutrition and Exercise: Discover the importance of balanced nutrition and regular exercise in maintaining overall health and vitality, with practical tips and resources to support your wellness journey.
  • Arts and Crafts: Unleash your creativity and express yourself through artistic endeavors, fostering joy, self-expression, and relaxation in a supportive and inspiring environment.

Whether you’re seeking relaxation, inspiration, or connection, the Strides for Wellness Afternoon offers something for everyone.

Event Details:


Thursday, May 16, 2024 from 3 – 6:30pm


Shinzen Friendship Garden in Woodward Park

114 W Audubon Drive Fresno, CA 93720


Register today to save your spot! Click on the Get Free Tickets button below.