Living Well at Home with Virtual Wellness Classes
Well-being programs here for you when you need them the most.
Whether you are looking to shake it up, stretch it out, or get centered, we’ve got you covered with Zumba®, yoga, guided mindfulness, and wellness sessions. All are available at no cost to you and will be easy to access via Zoom.
Note: You will be able to access these webinars immediately if you have Zoom downloaded on your device. If you have not downloaded Zoom, the links will take you to Zoom’s home page to download the tool. Once you’ve downloaded and launched Zoom on your device, you will be prompted to enter your name and email in order to join the webinar, but you are not required to enter your real name or email. Please know that HPI is not responsible for the availability, privacy or security of the Zoom platform. We recommend that you use caution when sharing any personal or identifying information with online meeting applications, including any interactive features.
Food as Medicine — Eat to Reduce Inflammation and Feel Great: Three-Part Facebook Live Series
Ready to take control of how you eat and feel in the new year? In this three-part series, you will learn how to activate the power of healthy eating to reduce inflammation, improve energy and mood, get to your ideal weight, support your overall health and feel great! You’ll also learn practical tips to avoid common food traps and create new habits, and easy ways to assemble, cook and flavor tons of healthy foods! These live sessions will be happening via the closed Living Well with Harvard Pilgrim Facebook group.
Session 1: Reduce Inflammation and Feel Great: Create Your 2021 Eat Well Plan – Thursday, February 18, 2021, from 7:00pm to 7:30pm (ET)
Ready to take control of how you eat and feel in 2021? Want to activate healthy eating to reduce inflammation to lose weight, gain energy, feel great and get relief from things like headaches, joint pain and digestive issues? In this 30-minute event, you'll use “food as medicine” to create a healthy eating plan that works for you! You’ll set your goals and leave with the breakfast, lunch and snack ideas you need to kickstart your healthy eating lifestyle!
Session 2: Crowd in THESE Foods to Eat Healthier and Reduce Inflammation: Cooking Skills and Recipes – Thursday, February 25, 2021, from 7:00pm to 7:30pm (ET)
Even in the world of healthy foods, it’s not all the same! You want to move yourself to a place of imbalance, where you eat more of some foods and less of others. In this 30-minute event, you'll learn about the foods you want to crowd into your day to help you reduce inflammation and feel great. You’ll learn ideas for assembling meals quickly and easy cooking and flavoring skills you need to create variety and enjoy eating more delicious healthy foods!
Session 3: Plan to Eat Well Daily: Food Planning and Shopping Skills – Thursday, March 4, 2021, from 7:00pm to 7:30pm (ET)
Want to eat better but finding it hard to make it happen in busy, modern life? In this 30-minute event, you'll learn an easy way to plan your meals for the week that will help you assemble healthy meals your family will love. You’ll leave with the tools you need to make healthy eating happen daily!
» To access these sessions, visit https://www.facebook.com/groups/livewellhphc.
These live classes involve full body workouts that can help you increase strength, mobility and flexibility. Try something new or enjoy a form of exercise you already love.
Chair Yoga – Thursday, February 25, 2021, from 1:00pm to 1:30pm (ET)
Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is beneficial for all ages and abilities. It can be done sitting in any type of chair or using a chair to support and help modify poses. For those who sit at a desk all day or have limited mobility, chair yoga can be a useful tool to help stretch and strengthen muscles. During the four-week series, a yoga instructor will guide you through 30 minutes of poses to increase flexibility and strength and promote good posture.
Barre Classes – Thursdays (March 4 through March 25) from 1:00pm to 1:30pm (ET)
barre3 is a full-body balanced workout combining strength conditioning, cardio and mindfulness. A barre3 class will leave you feeling balanced in body and empowered from within. Please bring two 5-pound weights if you have them!
» To access these sessions, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88213176780.
Yoga – Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:15pm to 6:15pm (ET)
Breathe in, breathe out and stretch it out with a relaxing yoga practice. These live yoga sessions are accessible to all fitness levels and are the perfect way to whine down after a long day.
» To access these sessions, visit https://zoom.us/j/528276681.
Zumba® – Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:15pm to 6:15pm (ET)
Dance like nobody’s watching! Our Zumba® classes will be the most fun you’ve ever had working out. Enjoy upbeat music and moves anyone can try!
» To access these sessions, visit https://zoom.us/j/959837402.
Guided Mindfulness Sessions
Mind the Moment – Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30am to 9:00am (ET)
Mindfulness can help us feel connected and get centered. Experiment with short bursts of mindfulness instruction, followed by mini meditations, led by a team of expert instructors.
» To access the Tuesday sessions, visit https://zoom.us/j/946535238.
» To access the Thursday sessions, visit https://zoom.us/j/580279161.
Access past mindfulness sessions at any time by visiting the Mind the Moment YouTube Channel.
Health and Wellness Webinars
Health and Wellness Webinars – Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 1:30pm (ET)
This series of classes takes a holistic look at health to help you stay physically and mentally resilient.
» To access these sessions, visit https://us02web.zoom.us/j/996948529.
Access past health and wellness webinars at any time by visiting the well-being webinar playlist on YouTube.