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COVID-19 Physical Well-Being Resources

Regular physical activity benefits both the body and mind, and is especially important for everyone at Johns Hopkins as we face the challenges of COVID-19. The Johns Hopkins Medicine Office of Well-Being has collected these resources* on physical activity. Also, refer to helpful guidance from the World Health Organization and the American College of Sports Medicine  on staying active and healthy under COVID-19.


Internal Resources:

Healthy at Hopkins Portal Resources

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  • Please click here to access the Healthy at Hopkins portal or log onto my.jh.edu and enter ‘Healthy at Hopkins’ into the ‘Search Tools+ Resources’ search engine to locate the tile. Click the heart icon in the upper left corner of the tile to pin it to your ‘favorites’.

  • Access Yoga and Meditation classes

  • Health Journeys: Online motivation programs.
    • Change Your Workout
    • Fit as a Family
    • Get Strong at Home
    • Move to loose
  • Walk your way to fitness
    • Sync up wearable devices to keep track of your daily steps, sleep and other physical activities.

(The following JHM affiliates do not subscribe to the Healthy at Hopkins portal. Please click on your affiliate to be redirected- Howard County General, School of Medicine, JHU)


Self Care Break 

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cat cow yoga poses

Self-care can take just a few minutes. It can be done at work, on the unit, or in a break room.

Exercises:

 

 

 

 


The Johns Hopkins O’Connor Recreation Center at Homewood

The Johns Hopkins O’Connor Recreation Center at Homewood is offering free virtual classes to all JH affiliates through April 30, 2021. A robust schedule of Yoga, cardio and strength classes awaits!

Learn more


Johns Hopkins University Wellness Classes- - for SOM Faculty and Staff

See the full list of JHU Wellness Programs


Employee and Community Yoga

Beginner Employee and Community Yoga Via Zoom

Every Monday & Thursday, December 2020 to April 2021, 5-6pm (EST)

Join Sibley PACU RN and Yoga Instructor Antoinette Solnik for Employee and Community Yoga on Monday’s and Thursdays from 5-6p to share a practice and with our employees and our community. From Sibley Memorial Hospital’s Healthy Hospital Team for all JHM employees and the community. The classes will focus on movement, breathwork and meditation in these shared practices.


Peabody ArtReach:

Music & Dance for Healthcare Workers

Walkin’ Tutorial

A quick clip from Dance and Bmore with Peabody Faculty Member, CJay Philip.

We Throw Shine!

We are throwing some shine your way today!

Quick Clip! Warm Up with the Forever Fit & Fun Club!

Get moving and grooving with Dance & Bmore's Forever Fit & Fun Club! Seated or standing, this stretch is for anyone!

Quick Clip! Shoulder & Neck Stretches

Simple and satisfying shoulder and neck stretches with Faith Bender and DAB Elder Ensemble!

 

Learn more

Recognize, Release, Renew

Short videos on movement and breathing to interrupt patterns of stress, anxiety and trauma. For all JHM from the Peabody Conservatory.

Recognize, Release, Renew: Elizabeth Parry

Recognize, Release, Renew: Aren Vaughn

Recognize, Release, Renew: Rush Johnston

Recognize, Release, Renew: danah bella

Recognize, Release, Renew: Peter Pattengill

Recognize, Release, Renew: Elle

 

For JHU faculty and staff- Visit the JHU Wellness Program


 

External Resources:

Down Dog, HIIT, Meditation, Barre, and Prenatal Yoga 

Free for healthcare workers and anyone with a .edu email address until July 1, 2021.

World Health Organization- (Being Active during COVID-19)

American College of Sports Medicine

NPR- Just Keep Moving.  And Sometimes, Double Your Distance)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention- Physical Activity 

National Institute of Health

 

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