A free fitness app just might be what your campus needs. Miami University recently partnered with Caravan Wellness and shares its process in coming to that decision.
Free. That’s how much it costs for students to use the Caravan Wellness fitness app at Miami University.
Miami Recreation is covering the cost of the app, allowing the department to offer hundreds of video fitness classes. Plus, there is an exclusive Miami program on the app designed to reduce stress and improve both mental and physical health through yoga, meditation, stretching and fitness.
Doug Curry, the executive director of Recreation Services at Miami University, shared about the new offering and how they chose this direction:
During COVID, Curry said students and other departments were contacting Recreation Services for ideas on activities for students. As such, they looked at a variety of options for virtual fitness, including producing their own videos.
Going through all of the above, Curry said Caravan Wellness was the perfect fit.
Three things that drew Curry and his team to Caravan Wellness could very well apply to any search for a fitness app:
“The benefits are many,” said Curry. He named a few:
“I look at this as our job to be creative and work for the students to provide them the best experience possible under very challenging circumstances,” he said.
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