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Safer At Home Guide: Physical Health
A guide to free resources for the temporary campus closure due to COVID-19.
Hunkering down at home can be hard. That’s why we’re excited to bring our top teachers directly to you! Get ready to explore new teachers near and far as you continue your journey with us online, and the best part is our line up of live classes will be ever-expanding so you can easily find that perfect class to fit any mood.
Many of us are working remotely in less than ideal ergonomic situations as we type on laptops in bed, on bookshelves, on the couch and at the kitchen table.
Neck Tension Stretches
Neck Pain Stretches & Exercises: http://www.AskDoctorJo.com Doctor Jo shows you some simple stretches for neck pain. Remember to be very careful with neck stretching exercises, and make sure you have a proper diagnosis from your doctor. Rotation, side bending, flexion, and extension stretching will help loosen your neck muscles.
Ergonomics is simply “fitting the task to the worker” rather than forcing the worker to fit the task. Applying ergonomic principles to work stations can help prevent a variety of conditions, such as back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome. Small adjustments to the position of a chair, keyboard, or monitor can lead to big improvements in employee comfort and productivity.
YMCA Offer Free Showers and Public Restrooms During Pandemic
YCMA is closely following CDC guidelines and providing free showers Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. A government issued ID is required. Soap and shampoo are provided, but you must bring your own towel.
Here are locations in the San Fernando Valley:
Mid-Valley Family YMCA 6901 Lennox Ave.
Van Nuys North Valley Family YMCA 11336 Corbin Ave.
Northridge West Valley Family YMCA 18810 Vanowen St.