Washing our hands and practicing social distancing are important parts of staying well right now…but we also need to take care of our bodies and minds!
When adjusting to Working From Home and Working OUT From Home, it can be hard to figure out a new routine that keeps you motivated to stay in shape. We’re here to help!
Warm up with this awesome upper and lower body workout! No equipment required!
Mental health is just as important as physical health, especially in times like these. Now is a great time to try yoga or meditation to help you stay calm.
Feeling anxious? Try out this mindfulness technique designed to help you recognize your thoughts and relax through breathing.
Our Sports and Recreation team has put together some drills you can practice at home to keep your skills strong before the season starts!
Soccer Drill: Cone Dribbling
Place 3 cones in a line or triangle, three feet apart. If you don’t have cones at home, use plastic cups! Dribble the ball between the cones, using the surfaces of your feet to control the ball. Practice quick touches to the ball, guiding it around the cones in a pattern with control & speed.
If you don't have a soccer ball, try the toilet paper challenge! Play keep up with a roll of toilet paper for as long as you can. Click here for a video demonstration!
ROUND ONE: REPEAT 2X
20 regular push-up
20 wide arm push up
20 elbow in push up
20 diamond push up
20 v up
20 sit up
ROUND TWO: REPEAT 2X
20 lemon squeezers
20 butt ups
20 toe touches
20 penguin touches
20 frog jumps
20 lunges on each leg
ARTS AND CULTURE
Visit the Frick Collection with us! With Google's Arts & Culture site, you can take a virtual tour through the museum, view pieces in the collection, and read more about the works of Johannes Vermeer in a special digital exhibit.
KIDS AND FAMILIES
In times like these, it is important to make sure that our children feel stable and secure. This includes keeping their schedules consistent, and giving them activities that will continue to shape their minds.
Join Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence Mo Willems for Lunch Doodles! Every day, Mo invites kids to visit his studio virtually to have fun drawing together. It's a great way for kids to express themselves creatively! Tune in each day at 1pm here or stream the episodes later.
New York State announced a Special Enrollment Period for individuals who may have lost their health insurance as a result of their employment ending due to Coronavirus. If enrollment in Qualified Health Plans through NY State of Health Marketplace is completed between March 16 and April 15, 2020 individuals will have coverage effective April 1, 2020. Enrollment into Medicaid, Essential Plan and Child Health Plus is open year-round.
Consumers can apply for coverage through JCC NYSOH Navigators by phone at 718.981.1400 or 718-475-5271.
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