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  • MINDFULNESS

    • “What is Mindfulness” (9:24) – https://bit.ly/2RCreyf  TEDTalk featuring Andy Puddicome.  Speaks to the importance of mindfulness and being present.  Ten minutes a day can change your life. And he even juggles while he talks.
    • “What Does Mindfulness Mean to You…Why Is It Important?”(4:46)  – https://youtu.be/iQn8Vuz_wCQ Mellissa O’Brien from MrsMindfulness.com speaks to us about what mindfulness is and what it is not.  Great video to help understand why we might want to incorporate mindfulness practices into our day.   
    • “Total Body Relaxation” (16:43) –  https://drive.google.com/open?id=1m17pNe4D5-HsIc4SQEV_QhtWDbyF9OV3 Our very own Mrs. Orrico leads us through a gentle series of exercises and self-awareness strategies intended to reduce stress and bring relaxation.
    • “Cleansing Meditation” (16:00)https://bit.ly/34RBzMi Our own Mrs. Orrico is back to lead us through a meditation exercise designed to relieve stress, slow down your brain and bring relaxation.
    • “No Excuses Chair Yoga” (15:08) –  https://bit.ly/2RSfsjw – Like the title says, there’s no excuse to not do these exercises during your work or class day.  Stay loose and relaxed as Mrs. Orrico leads you through the routine!
  • PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

    • “Gentle Yoga Stretches” (40:27) https://drive.google.com/open?id=1QXCKe1W5Op8U9BWbnsnaxCJXFfmw5wxr  Mrs. Orrico is back at it as she leads us through a beginning Yoga routine.  Guaranteed to leave you relaxed and ready for the rest of your day.
    • “Granger’s Boot Camp” (2:10) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6PWhC32leE Coach Jeff Granger leads you through a series of six exercises designed to get your heart rate up and burn those calories.  Don’t let the length of the video fool you.  You’ll sweat to this one!
    • “Aeroboxing” (10:07) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HV52vZHznc8 Get your water bottle ready because you are going to need it!  Willmer Márquez leads you through a fun, rigorous Aero Box class.  Heart pounding music, energy, and cardio fitness.  What else could you ask for?
    • “Training” (14:55)https://youtu.be/hwiX7vIQtBA UAS Fútbol Coach and local PE teacher Manuel Silvera lead a four-part workout that focuses on Warm-UP, Core, Cardio, and Flexibility. Good for all ages! Here is a link to the workout instructions: https://bit.ly/3afgEnf
    • “Planification” (6:21) https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bkdrA_yLP_QqsLU5Tw9frc2LP3eTST81/view?usp=sharing UAS Fútbol Coach and local PE Teacher Diego Gutiérrez lead you through a series of workouts designed to build endurance and tone at the same time. Here is a link to the workout instructions: https://bit.ly/34AOn9z.
    • “CardioCoach” (2:43)https://drive.google.com/file/d/1JdDLq4p52Cwv1sqzMohPp7vlt8sIUUpb/view?usp=sharing UAS Women’s Volleyball and local PE Teacher Florencia Pérez is going to get you moving through a workout that requires no special equipment but is sure to get you moving.
    • “Zumba Class” (7:47)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSAiAEEr6Sk  Willmer Márquez leads you through a fun, rigorous Zumba class.  Heart pounding music, energy, and cardio fitness. Stay tuned for more!
    • “Basketball: Improve Your Shooting Technique” (2:37) – https://bit.ly/3fmff23 Former collegiate and professional basketball player Jeff Granger, Jr., Coach Granger’s son, leads this great video designed to help you improve your shooting technique.  He claims he shoots better than a coach.  Jump on and see!

    • “Basketball: Dribbling and Ball Control” (2:50) – https://bit.ly/2W4CkPs Jason Granger, son of Coach Granger, and current professional basketball player in Spain, leads you through a series of drills that will help you refine that crossover and improve your basketball handles!  See if you can keep up!

  • ARTS & ACTIVITIES

    • “Family Art – From Trash to Terrific!” (4:40)  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1KXSlByJFAjOcUEyDNIR2-Rmw8rvBZpc2/view Ms. Tendai shares some great ideas about how to take regular household items that may be headed to the trashcan and transform them into beautiful art for the household.  The entire family can work on this together.
    • “Bottle Bricks” (1:00) https://youtu.be/SiujdJ5LXjk Students from Mr. Wilkinson’s class present a short video showing how we can recycle plastic and create usable “Bottle Bricks” for the home or school. Work together as a family to build this useful landscaping and household items, or build them to bring to the school when we come back together. We use them in a variety of ways at UAS. Maybe pair this activity with Ms. Tendai’s art lesson and decorate the bottles too!
    • “Family Art 2: Bottle Art Deco 2” (3:37) – https://bit.ly/34RzRKS Ms. Tendai is at it again.  Check out this video sharing a family art project in honour of  Earthday.
    • “Conservation Awareness Art Project”https://bit.ly/2KmtLc1  Learn about species of animals on the Critically Endangered List. Make art about it. Then share your art to help other people learn what you have learned.
    • “Bottle Bricks 2” (2:03) – https://youtu.be/HG6YjZRiH50 UAS 8th grade students are at it again with a bottle brick challenge.  Are you up for it?  Save the planet while still creating something useful for the home or our school!
    • “Eco Structures With Bottle Bricks” (2:28) – https://bit.ly/3fk3pFB Come learn from Ms. Tendai as she teaches how to take your amazing bottle brick projects and turn them into useful structures.
  • HEALTH, DIET & NUTRITION