Health & Wellness

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Ways to take care of your body and mind, no matter where you are.

Health and Wellness

Wake Forest Baptist Health DIY Face Mask Study

Some materials you can use to make DIY face masks offer more protection than others. Of 13 different homemade cloth masks studied, “quilters’ cotton” ranked highest.

Students in an empowerment and mindfulness workshop on campusGuided Meditations from Mindful.org

Enjoy a series of free live guided meditations from some of our favorite mindfulness teachers. As they hunker down in their homes, they will be sending peace, calm, and love to you in your home. 

Self-Care and Physical Distancing

While practicing physical distancing, there are easy self-care strategies that can help reduce feelings of depression and anxiety, or prevent anxiety before it even starts.

Tricycle Mindfulness and Meditation

Join teachers Jack Kornfield, Pema Chödrön, Sharon Salzberg, and others for a series of live-stream meditations to help ease anxiety amid our social-distancing efforts.

Make Yogurt! The Science of Yogurt Production

Food writer Nik Sharma shares his yogurt process and walks Good Food through the science of yogurt production. Learn the step-by-step process!

Guided meditations from UCLA Health

For an introduction to mindfulness meditation that you can practice on your own, download the UCLA Mindful App (iTunes / Google Play), stream, or download the guided meditations.

Mindfulness and Compassion Sessions

During this pandemic, the Center for Mindfulness, The Sanford Institute, and the Compassion have teamed up to offer free Mindfulness and Compassion sessions. These include Parenting with Presence on Fridays at 10 am; Mindfulness for Parents & Kids on Fridays at 3 pm; An Open Forum for Teens to Check In on Saturdays at 11:30 am.

Goat yoga with students on the quadFree/Low Cost Online Exercise Classes

Additional options include Dance Church, Everybody Gym, Dancing Alone Together, and Kinship Yoga Livestream.

Free 90-day Peloton Workout App

The app, which doesn't require a purchase of a bike or treadmill, includes easy-to-follow and high-quality videos, including yoga, strength, meditation, cardio and bootcamp classes. There are also audio-only classes for outdoor runs, if that's still an option for you.