4 hours ago
Dealing with stress during the Coronavirus pandemic is the subject of a new video available from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). #normalfeelings #justbreathe
23 hours ago
HealthEast Ways to Wellness shares their 3 favorite Mat Pilates Exercises:
This combination exercise works your abs, shoulders, chest and core while stretching low back, hamstrings and calves. It is a great warm up and cool down move to add to your workouts.
Start standing at the back of your mat, roll down and inch worm into a plank stacking your shoulders over wrists
Take a push up, either from your toes or knees
Inch worm back into standing
Swan Dive Prep
We all need a little posture restoration. This exercise improves spinal extension and improves posture by strengthening the muscles of the spine and core. Perfect to incorporate into stretching post workout.
Lie on your stomach on your mat, feet a little wider than the mat
Place hands under shoulders and slowly raise up
Obliques roll back with Pilates ring
Strong abs are essential to back health. This exercise works all layers of the abdominal musculature, transverse abdominus, obliques and rectus abdominus. Incorporate this move into your workout for stronger abs and a healthier back.
Sit with heels on your mat
Sit back, engaging your core and twist each direction. Use a light dumbell, a jug of water or another household object if you don't have a Pilates ring. ...
2 days ago
Help us keep our city clean on Monday, August 10 as Woodbury Thrives does a mini-park clean-up of Royal Oaks/Chippewa Park in conjunction with the Summer Skoolie event at Royal Oaks.
Get some fresh air and exercise while making a difference for the environment in our community. We'll provide masks, bags, gloves, water and snacks. There will also be a produce giveaway. This is a great family event.
No registration required - just show up at Royal Oaks Elementary School (7335 Steepleview Road) between 5:15 and 6:45 p.m.
P.S. When you're done, register this activity on your 2020 Wellness Challenge! ...
4 days ago
Woodbury Parks & Recreation has a variety of programs and camps for ages 3-14 scheduled the week of Aug. 3. Join Parks and Recreation staff for fun games, unique activities, silly challenges and lots of laughing and playing with friends by registering for one or more of the below programs.
Marvelous Monday: Fairy Tale Fantasy
Jewels, crowns, dragons and pretend moats to cross! This morning is fit for kings and queens.
Terrific Tuesday or Thursday: Recycling Inventors
Make your very own confetti popper and kaleidoscopes from things we traditionally would throw away. The morning will also include favorite playground games.
Wacky Wednesday: Butterflies and Bugs
Slither like a caterpillar, jump like a grasshopper and fly like a butterfly through traditional playground games and activities.
These are just a few of the experiences available. For more information or to register: web2.vermontsystems.com/wbwsc/mnwoodburywt.wsc/splash.html ...