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.
- Healthy at Hopkins Portal Resources
- Self Care Breaks
- The Johns Hopkins O’Connor Recreation Center at Homewood
- Johns Hopkins University Wellness Classes
- Employee and Community Yoga
- Peabody ArtReach
- External Resources
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.
Self-care can take just a few minutes. It can be done at work, on the unit, or in a break room.
- Quick self-care breaks to help release stress or tension in your muscles and refocus on the task at hand.
- Full chair yoga sequence
- Chair dips
- Desk push-ups
- Walking lunges
- Wall sits and calf raises
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!
Beginner Employee and Community Yoga Via Zoom
Every Monday & Thursday, December 2020 to April 2021, 5-6pm (EST)
- Join via Zoom
- Meeting ID: 301 523 2686
- Password: 20016
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.
Music & Dance for Healthcare Workers
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!
Recognize, Release, Renew
Short videos on movement and breathing to interrupt patterns of stress, anxiety and trauma. For all JHM from the Peabody Conservatory.Play Video:
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
Free for healthcare workers and anyone with a .edu email address until July 1, 2021.
American College of Sports Medicine
National Institute of Health
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