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Social Distracting

During this time of social distancing, it’s important to distract yourself and maintain positivity. We will be posting opportunities, activities, and information to help keep your mind, body, and soul healthy during these isolating times. The Becker community is here for you at this time, and we are all in this together! If you are an alum who has a business, resource, or idea that you want to share to help others during this time, please contact our office at abigail.west@becker.edu!

Community Resources

Worcester Art Museum

Worcester Art Museum is bringing its gallery to your home! Even though they are closed right now, WAM is giving you a chance to view their collections online. Follow them on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to the daily content they are posting, and check out their website to see all of the activities and experiences that they are offering right now!

 

Yoga with Linda Scheele

Feeling stressed out? Need to get off the couch and stretch your body? Linda Scheele, class of 1963, has been practicing yoga for over 10 years and is a certified yoga instructor, who is also certified in cancer yoga. She is dedicated to teaching people how they can use yoga to heal, and transform their lives, and is posting virtual yoga classes to help people during these tough times. Linda is offering a special class for the Becker community, for half the price of her normal classes! To learn more and sign up now, visit this link!

 

 

Take a Virtual Workout Class!

Miss going to the gym? Clear a spot in a bedroom, or your living room because it’s time to make your home your gym! There are many companies that are offering free trials of virtual workouts ranging from Pilates, kickboxing, core strength, and more! Some of these companies include, Hot Power Yoga Center in Worcester, Orange Theory, Peloton, Barry’s Bootcamp, Daily Burn, and Planet Fitness. Check a class out today, and get moving!

Refresh your home office space!

A lot of you are working from home right now, and that’s not something that comes easy to everyone. Often times it’s difficult to stay focused in a non-traditional office environment, so it might be time to refresh your home office space! Becker alum Wicky White Gareau, owner of Porro’s Custom Interiors in Worcester, has some tips for upgrading your office space. Visit her website to see these tips, and explore her amazing interior design work!

 

Have fun outside!

Just because you might be quarantining and practicing social distancing, doesn’t mean that you have to stay inside your house! There are many safe ways to get fresh air and soak up the sun during these times, including having fun in your own backyard! Check out the links below to learn more;

 

 

-How to Play Outside Safely During this Time

30 Fun Things To Do In Your Backyard

-7 Simple Springtime Outdoor Activities for Kids

– Top 10 Tips for Biking During Covid-19

-Hiking Responsibly During Covid-19

 

Sharpen your cooking skills!

 

Looking to improve your culinary skills? There’s no time like the present! Boston-based Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street Cooking School is offering free virtual cooking classes that range from baking sweets, to sharpening your knife skills. Go to their website to start learning today!

 

 


 


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