StrongPeople envisions a diverse community of individuals who are fit, strong, and healthy; in turn these empowered individuals become agents of change for their families, communities, and beyond.

UAF's Cooperative Extension Service is a StrongPeople partner, working with other partners in Alaska and around the country to:

  • Creating, evaluating, and sustaining transformative community-based nutrition, physical activity, and obesity prevention programs and civic engagement initiatives that include relevant policy, system, and environmental (PSE) changes, with the goal of promoting a culture of health and supporting health equity.
  • Conducting innovative, translational research including community-based interventions and dissemination research with at-risk populations and in underserved settings.
For all classes

Participants should wear:

  • Comfortable, loose, breathable clothing
  • Close-toed shoes with rubber soles, preferably athletic shoes or sneakers
  • Minimal jewelry – especially on hands and wrists

Participants Should Bring:

  • A full water bottle
  • Exercise mat or towel 


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