Move More, Learn More is a 7-week interactive health education program designed for Asian women (trans welcome) – a group with (on average) low levels of physical activity, however all women are welcome to participate. This specialized program includes a variety of health learning topics and private group physical activity sessions so that participants can try out new ways to move. Start your journey in health and fitness to find out what suits your lifestyle! 

Who can participate: This program is designed for Asian two-spirit, non-binary, trans women, and cis women students.  

Prerequisites: No prior fitness experience is necessary. 

Cost: $25 per person includes all private learning and physical activity sessions, prizes, and perks. 

Required Equipment: No equipment is required. 

Schedule: This program will have a different activity each session (see sample schedule below). A full program schedule will be sent to registrants in a welcome email a few days before the program begins. 

Winter 2024 Program Schedule (Tentative)
Week Monday Wednesday
1 Intro to Move More, Learn More Yoga
2 Circuit Training Facility Tour/Wellbeing Walk
3 Reading Break (no session) Reading Break (no session)
4 Barre Martial Arts
5 “Women on Weights” How to Build an Exercise Plan 
6 Hot Street Jazz Healthy Eating & Cooking
7 Pilates Table Tennis
8 K-Pop Future Goals & Wrap-Up

For any questions about the program, please email physical.activity@ubc.ca.

 Hear From Previous Participants

I really enjoy every Wednesday’s [activity] session. I think practice is the best way to keep healthy. In addition, it is really nice to try different activities every Wednesday. At the end of this session, I can find out the most suitable way for me to exercise.

– Kelsey, Economics student, Participant of Move More, Learn More (Fall ’19)

This is a great and worthy program for physical exercise beginners! You will refresh your mindset for physical activities and starts to keep doing it willingly. You will also be provided a chance to try more than 15 different activities in UBC and find the ones you like.

– Sijia (Scarlett) Wu, Law student, Participant of Move More, Learn More (Fall ’19)