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FREE Live Stream Fitness Classes to Stay #HealthyAtHome During the Pandemic: A week in review

"Your expertise and professionalism is just the start. What keeps me committed every weekday 11+  weeks later is your commitment to us to keep us healthy and sane.  Your positive attitude and great laugh start my pandemic day right!" 
 ~ Local Mom, age 51

** Local Mom has attended FREE Fitness Escape Classes for Advanced/Intermediate classes since Day 1. I'm so proud of your commitment - perfect attendance! Local Mom, thank you for being my workout buddy 5 days a week, for 11 weeks (and counting) . 

Every day for 11 weeks now, I've been hosting 2 30-minute Live Stream Virtual Fitness Classes for Advanced/Intermediate and Beginner/Seniors.  On April 20,  we've partnered with PAFCOM-NJ and Horizon BCBSNJ to bring home fitness to a larger audience.

Today marks the end of week 11. This week ( just like last week, and the weeks before) is emotionally overwhelming. We have feelings that are difficult to process, difficult to comprehend, difficult to express. We listen and hope to learn, be there for each other and do what we can do to make each day better -- the way we know how.

On one of my daily walks to town today, one of the residents asks, "Did people treat you with respect today?" 

I pray that the rainbow makes its appearance soon. 

Here are 5 videos from the Beginner/Seniors class and 5 videos from the Advanced/Beginner class - all recorded in real time, unedited.


Monday: Total Body Strength

Tuesday: Low Impact Cardio & Core

Wednesday: Total Body Strength

Thursday: Low Impact Cardio & Core

Friday: Active Flexibility/Stretch


Monday: Total Body Strength

Tuesday: Low Impact Cardio & Core

Wednesday: Total Body Strength

Thursday: Low Impact Cardio & Core

I wanted to change the scenery, however, internet connection was unstable. 
The above video did not capture the cool down and breathing exercises.
Always remember to cool-down after a workout.

Friday: Active Flexibility/Stretch

Week 12 begins on Monday.

To escape the uncertainties and anxieties that we are all experiencing at this time (Covid-19 Pandemic, let’s get #StrongerTogether #HealthyAtHome for a daily 25-minute #HomeWorkOut that includes stretch, sweat & strength exercises that will get the blood pumping.

You'll need:
-Yoga mat (for support)
- Chair (balance)
- Weights: Dumbbells, canned goods
- Water
- Smile

 To join the Live Stream Sessions via Zoom :

On you laptop or phone:
1) Download the Zoom app (on your phone) or on your laptop go to
2) Join a Meeting
3) Key-in meeting ID#
    - 10:30AM EST  Advanced ID# 653649256  (Valid until November 30, 2020)
    - 11:00AM EST   Beginner ID#242882475
4) Press Join
5) Click Open Zoom Meetings or On your laptop: follow “click here” instructions if nothing prompts , join using your browser.

You should consult your physician or other health care professional before starting this or any other fitness program to determine if it is right for your needs. This is particularly true if you (or your family) have a history of high blood pressure or heart disease, or if you have ever experienced chest pain when exercising or have experienced chest pain in the past month when not engaged in physical activity, smoke, have high cholesterol, are obese, or have a bone or joint problem that could be made worse by a change in physical activity. Do not start this fitness program if your physician or health care provider advises against it. If you experience faintness, dizziness, pain or shortness of breath at any time while exercising you should stop immediately.  

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