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Living Well at Home with Virtual Wellness Classes

Our well-being programs are 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, wellness sessions, which are now available to everyone through our Living Well at Home programs. All classes are at no cost to you and easy to access via Zoom.

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Mind-Body Fitness Facebook Live Series

This Facebook Live Series will be hosted in our Private Online Facebook Community, Living Well with Harvard Pilgrim. Request to join the group to attend.

Session 1: Overcoming Inertia

This session will focus on finding motivation to start a new fitness program. This session will be especially helpful for people who have not made fitness a priority in the past. Sometimes, getting started is the toughest part. Join us to learn how to get up and get going.

May 4, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Session 2: The Mind-Body Connection

Our bodies and our mindsets are not inseparable. This session will dive into the deep and powerful connection between physical activity and our mind, moods and quality of life.

May 11, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Session 3: Space and Structure

This session will explore just how easy it is to set up an effective workout space, as well as what equipment you need for an effective workout…and it’s not as much as you think!  We’ll also look at what your workout should look like for length and content.

May 18, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Session 4: Recovery

We’ll take a closer look at the most useful tools for recovery and stress reduction after you’ve finished your workout. The impact of these methods on brain health and outlook can be life-changing.

May 25, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Strength Classes

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.

Tai Chi

Join us for this four-week series aimed at increasing energy levels and improving overall fitness. This class will incorporate stretches and Tai Chi. Did you know that Tai means great and Chi means ultimate energy? Tai Chi is an ancient form of exercise using slow, relaxed movements that develop balance and harmony in the body

May 6, 2021, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. EDT

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May 13, 2021, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. EDT

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May 20, 2021, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. EDT

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May 27, 2021, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. EDT

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Chair Yoga 

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 and/or uses a chair to support and help modify poses. It can be a useful tool while sitting at a desk all day or for those with limited mobility to 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.

June 3, 2021, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. EDT

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June 10, 2021, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. EDT

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June 17, 2021, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. EDT

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June 24, 2021, from 1 to 1:30 p.m. EDT

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Yoga Classes

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 wind down after a long day. Join us every Monday and Wednesday at 5:15 pm ET via Zoom.

You will be able to access this webinar immediately if you have Zoom downloaded on your device. If you have not downloaded Zoom, this link will take you to Zoom’s home page to download this tool. Please know that Harvard Pilgrim 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.

Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m. ET

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Zumba® Classes

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! Join us every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:15 pm ET via Zoom.

You will be able to access this webinar immediately if you have Zoom downloaded on your device. If you have not downloaded Zoom, this link will take you to Zoom’s home page to download this tool. Please know that Harvard Pilgrim 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.

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15-6:15 p.m. ET

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For more Zumba with Hannah, check out her YouTube Channel.


Guided Mindfulness Sessions

Experiment with short bursts of mindfulness instruction, followed by mini meditations, led by our team of expert instructors.

You will be able to access this webinar immediately if you have Zoom downloaded on your device. If you have not downloaded Zoom, this link will take you to Zoom’s home page to download this tool. Please know that Harvard Pilgrim 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.

Tuesdays from 8:30 to 9 a.m. ET

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Thursdays from 8:30 to 9 a.m. ET

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Access past mindfulness sessions any time by visiting the Mind the Moment YouTube Channel.


Health and Wellness Webinars

This series of classes takes a holistic look at health to help you stay physically and mentally resilient. This webinar series will run on Wednesdays from 1 to 1:30 p.m. ET live via Zoom.

You will be able to access this webinar immediately if you have Zoom downloaded on your device. If you have not downloaded Zoom, this link will take you to Zoom’s home page to download this tool. Please know that Harvard Pilgrim 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.

Access past well-being webinars any time by visiting the Harvard Pilgrim YouTube Channel.

Sleep for Health

Sleep is an essential component for maintaining good health. Sleep helps restore both the body and mind. Lack of sleep contributes to higher levels of stress, irritability, lack of concentration and even weight gain. This program will review the different phases of sleep (REM and non- REM) and describe common sleep problems or forms of insomnia. There can be many causes of sleep disturbance, but the most frequent cause is worry and anxiety. This program will also outline what you can do to help prevent sleep disturbance and how best to handle the problem once you have gone to bed.

May 5, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Life Balance

Living in balance feels different to different people, but in general it is a feeling of being centered. How do we find balance during extremely stressful times? Balance comes in physical, emotional, and spiritual forms. Finding balance involves juggling the demands of life. Home, a partner, children, work, and community, all while living a life with purpose. This webinar provides you an opportunity to assess your habits and create one, manageable, short term goal designed to bring more balance to your life.

May 12, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Mindful Parenting (Teens/Young Adults) in the Time of a Pandemic

Parenting is challenging in any circumstance. But add to that a global pandemic, and feelings of mental and physical exhaustion can quickly accumulate. Bringing mindful attention to our skills as parents, however, can increase our capacity to form strong bonds with all members of our family, reducing feelings of despair and frustration. In this webinar, we will learn how mindfulness can help ourselves and our families, so that we are able to navigate every part of the parenting experience.

May 19, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Happier at Work! How the Science of Happiness Boosts Productivity and Joy 

In this webinar, you will learn about Positive Psychology, the Science of Happiness, and how happiness can give you the advantage you seek in your career, personal life and relationships. Participants will learn practical, science-based strategies such as “strength-spotting” that increase productivity, joy, happiness and well-being. When we feel better, we do better. Learn how to capitalize on the happiness advantage to improve performance and maximize potential in yourself and others.

May 26, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Adventurous Fruits and Veggies

The best way to get all of the vitamins and nutrients you need is to eat a variety of colorful fruits and vegetables. But, did you know that many shoppers buy the same five or six produce items each week, even though the produce department offers some of the best variety in the grocery store? Does this sound like you? In this program, we will introduce you to a variety of lesser known fruits and vegetables to spice up your meals.

June 2, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Fun With Yogurt

Learn ways to use yogurt in ways you may not have thought of. Have you tried yogurt bark? Or how about a 2-ingredient pizza dough (that can even be made gluten free)?

June 9, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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How to Build a Perfect Picnic Basket 

The warm and sunny days are finally here, and it’s time to spend some time outside! Whether at the beach or the park, we’ll be making some easily portable recipes to help you build a beautiful and delicious picnic to bring along on your next adventure.

June 16, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Snack Boards 

Snacking doesn’t need to spoil your dinner, it can be your dinner. Snack boards are all the rage and can be enjoyed for appetizers, dinner, dessert, movie-nights, and more. Learn tips and tricks for creating appealing, satisfying and delicious snack boards.

June 23, 2021, 1-1:30 p.m. EDT

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Living Well Everyday

Enroll in our Living WellSM Everyday program, through our partner Limeade, and start earning rewards for participating in a variety of informative, fun and interactive activities. Family, friends and colleagues of our members are all welcome to participate.

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