Wellness Online

Fitness & Wellness Online

The UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center is proud to serve as a health and fitness educational resource for the UHealth Community and greater Miami community.

On this page you can find resources to help you stay active while practicing social distancing during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Please use your best judgement in selecting activities that are right for you and your current fitness level. Questions may be directed to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Disclaimer: The UHealth Fitness and Wellness Center is not responsible for any personal injuries or damage to personal property that may occur when participating in classes or other online activities.

Virtual Fitness

UHealth Virtual Group Exercise Classes

Our group exercise instructors are leading Zoom classes every week! Members and non-members/guests can purchase a monthly virtual membership or pay-per-class.

View the class schedule and registration information.

UHealth Virtual Personal Training

Has COVID-19 affected your motivation or put a dent in your exercise plans? Now our certified personal trainers can help you cultivate a healthier lifestyle from the comfort of your own home!

Learn more about personal training.

Virtual Wellness

Afternoon Meditation

Join yoga and meditation teacher Lunthita Duthely, EdD, RYT on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays for afternoon and evening meditation sessions on Zoom.

Register for 1:30 PM Tuesday and Thursday sessions.

U Walk & Learn Events

Stroll around your neighborhood or hop on the nearest treadmill while learning about a different health topic on the 2nd Tuesday of each month! UM employees can log their steps in their Well’Canes account.

Register and view dates.

Other Fitness & Wellness Resources

Osher Center for Integrative Medicine

The Osher Center is offering virtual aromatherapy classes for professionals beginning August 29th! ⁣Learn how essential oils can boost the immune system & how to protect yourself your patients during the pandemic.

View the flyer.

American College of Sports Medicine

Craft a sound at-home exercise plan with this blog post, and free, downloadable handout by ACSM’s Exercise is Medicine ® expert Liz Joy, M.D., M.P.H., FACSM.

Yoga with Adriene

All are welcome to flow alongside Yoga with Adriene on YouTube. View playlists broken down by time and level.

Yoga Journal

Yoga Journal is a popular yoga magazine based out of Colorado. Their website offers a plethora of resources for meditation and yoga. View webinars for practicing at home during these unprecedented times.

Headspace App

The Headspace App is offering a large collection of guided meditations for free during this time. Sleep, meditation, and movement exercises can be accessed from their Weathering the Storm collection.

Articles

COVID-19 and Exercise

Richard J. Simpson, Ph.D., FACSM discusses the connection between exercise and the immune system.

Health expert: Your immune system is the best defense against any virus or infection

Jacqueline Colon, RD, LD/N with the University of Miami Patti and Allan Herbert Wellness Center, answers questions and provides tips about how to improve our immune system and be healthier during these uncertain times.

Osher Recommendations to Prevent and Treat COVID-19

Learn natural ways to boost your immunity from Karen Koffler, MD, Director of the Osher Center for integrative Medicine at the University of Miami.