Apr 07, 2020

Online Resources During Shelter in Place

We’ve curated a list of resources to help you keep busy and maintain your peace of mind while the shelter in place order stands. Below are helpful links related to music, mindfulness, education, exercise, art, and nature. If you have resources to add, feel free to add them under our social media post for these resources.

Music

Livestream from the Metropolitan Opera – Free livestream of Met Operas
https://www.metopera.org/season/radio/free-live-audio-streams/

Livestream classical music concerts – List of concerts https://www.wkar.org/post/list-live-streaming-concerts#stream/0

Mindfulness

Headspace App – Mindfulness Meditation app
https://www.headspace.com/covid-19

Self-retreat – Resources from Spirit rock teachers
https://jackkornfield.com/creating-a-home-retreat-finding-freedom-wherever-you-are-free-half-day-retreat-included/

Sunday Sangha – A sangha run by Will Kabat-Zinn that is usually held in Berkeley every Sunday evening. It has gone online, and this week (March 16th) Will is running daily meditation sessions at 7am for anyone to join.
https://sundaysangha.net/

San Francisco Zen Center – Access San Francisco Zen Center Online Learning wherever you are, anytime.
https://www.sfzc.org/online-programs

Tricycle: The Buddhist Review – A series of live-stream meditations to help ease anxiety amid our social-distancing efforts.
https://tricycle.org/trikedaily/online-meditation/

Marin Sangha – Marin Sangha is a mindfulness meditation group in Marin County that puts special emphasis on living the dharma in daily life. All Sunday meetings start at 6:00pm PST.
http://marinsangha.org/

Insight Timer – Many free meditations, can connect to others meditating at same time for sense of community online
https://insighttimer.com/

Education

Online courses – Free online courses from Ivy League schools: business, social science, programming, Art & Design, Math
https://www.classcentral.com/collection/ivy-league-moocs

Exercise

Peloton – Yoga, strength training, at-home workouts free for 90 days
https://www.onepeloton.com/digital/checkout/digital-90d

Yoga with Adrienne – Yoga for all levels + meditation, always free
https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene

Eckhart Yoga – A range of different yoga classes (some paid for but lots free)
https://www.ekhartyoga.com/home

Art

Art museum virtual tours – Best on a laptop or computer, 12 tours of some of the world’s most famous art museums
https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

More museum tours! – Virtually tour world-class museums from home
https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?ck_subscriber_id=748761443

Eastern European Movies with English Subtitles – Free streaming foreign films
https://easterneuropeanmovies.com/

Nederlands Dance Theater – Free streaming contemporary ballet
https://www.ndt.nl/en/actiepaginas/ndtv.html

Nature

Georgia Aquarium – Webcams at the Georgia Aquarium
https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/webcam/ocean-voyager/

Gardens Around the World – Virtually tour famous gardens around the world from home
https://artsandculture.google.com/search/streetview?q=garden&ck_subscriber_id=748761443

Kids

Mo Willems “Lunch Doodles” – Children’s author teaches drawing on YouTube
https://www.boredpanda.com/free-online-lunch-doodles-sessions-for-kids-mo-willems/

Caregiver Resources

Caring Across Generations – Sessions sharing mindfulness-based tools and approaches to help you manage stress and anxiety and build your emotional resilience and self-care.
https://www.facebook.com/caringacrossgenerations/

UCSF School of Medicine – Coping with Dementia Care During the Coronavirus Pandemic webinar series
https://meded.ucsf.edu/events/coping-dementia-care-during-coronavirus-pandemic-family-caregiver-webinar-series

Zen Caregiving Project – Four sessions sharing mindfulness-based techniques that you can integrate into daily life, to help reduce distress and increase self-care.
https://zencaregiving.org/events/?category=community-events#localmenu

Family Caregiver Alliance – Family caregiver webinars are for family members, partners, and friends caring for a loved one living with a chronic or disabling health condition.
https://www.caregiver.org/pilotIntegration/indexPersistent.html?uri=%2Ffca-webinars

Let’s ReImagine – Each Daily Dose of Togetherness includes a reflection from a guest speaker and a chance to connect in small groups with your digital neighbors from around the world.
https://letsreimagine.org/virtual-events/schedule


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