Fun Things to do at Home

Safer-at-Home Programs from BHI Community Services!

Bay Harbor Islands residents - get ready to ZOOM! 

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSUNDAY

Gentle Senior Yoga 10:00 AM
Adult Yoga 10:00 AM


Vocal Class 3:30 PM


Fun Fitness & Athletics 4:00 PM
Kids Yoga 4:00 PMPortuguese 4:00 PM
Meditation Mondays 5:00 PM





Life Skills 5:00 PM


All programs are totally free for Bay Harbor Islands residents through Zoom 

Scroll down for each program’s Zoom meeting ID and Password.

Please Note, all Zoom Programs will be recorded and may be used on all the Town’s Social Media Platforms. If you do not want to be recorded, please do not enable the video option while participating in the Town’s Virtual Programs. 

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MEDITATION MONDAYS – Join us weekly for Meditation Mondays. Participants will use techniques to train attention and awareness, while achieving a mentally clear, emotionally calm and stable state of mind. Classes will be held every Monday at 5:00 p.m.

To join Xoom Meditation class click here

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To view the recorded Meditation Mondays for 5-11-20: https://youtu.be/ezR19vgaxHc


TUESDAYS

TAI CHI FOR EVERYONE – Join us weekly for our famous Tai Chi Program on Zoom. Tai Chi provides gentle exercise that helps adults and seniors improve balance and prevent falls. It consists of making slow, graceful movements while breathing deeply. Classes will be held every Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.  

To join zoom Tai-Chi class click here

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To view the recorded Tai Chi 4-14-20: https://youtu.be/3xsKjL3HU9k

To view the recorded Tai Chi 4-21-20: https://youtu.be/48bPJTZ998g

To view the recorded Tai Chi 4-28-20: https://youtu.be/7O6NlzoM0wI

To view the recorded Tai Chi 5-5-20: https://youtu.be/UqzEvonAxuk

To view the recorded Tai Chi 5-26-20: https://youtu.be/68H0oiENrxU 


FUN FITNESS & ATHLETICS – Join Coach Derrick for fun physical fitness exercises you can do at home with the whole family. Classes will be held every Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.

To join Zoom Fun Fitness & Athletics class click here

family fun fitness To view the recorded Fun Fitness & Athletics 5-12-20: https://youtu.be/9tQUClAj7e4

WEDNESDAYS

GENTLE SENIOR’S YOGA  is a wonderful, alternative, moderate pace yoga that creates an accessible environment for students with less yoga experience. Gentle Yoga is good for active residents, as well as residents with limited mobility. Classes will be held every Wednesday at 10:00 a.m.

To join zoom Gentle Senior’s Yoga class click here

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To view the recorded Gentle Senior’s Yoga 4-15-20: https://youtu.be/xXmoFIbw78w

To view the recorded Gentle Senior’s Yoga 4-17-20: https://youtu.be/7SN_m_YwAwI

To view the recorded Gentle Senior’s Yoga 4-22-20: https://youtu.be/WzO3N_xa7Tsv

To view the recorded Gentle Senior’s Yoga 4-24-20: https://youtu.be/psYgmCmB8MU

To view the recorded Gentle Senior’s Yoga 5-1-20: https://youtu.be/1N-ClY56JiE 

To view the recorded Gentle Senior’s Yoga 5-6-20: https://youtu.be/f9mvmvAu0HQ

To view the recorded Gentle Senior’s Yoga 5-13-20: https://youtu.be/TZEBOQbaQ6c


VOCAL CLASS – Start your vocal journey from home. Learn introductory basic vocals with the family and enjoy some family time. Classes will be held every Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.

To join Zoom Vocal class click here

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To view the recorded Vocal Class 4-22-20: https://youtu.be/TA-3U9nTUEY

To view the recorded Vocal Class 4-29-20: https://youtu.be/ISLDcr_QCrQ

To view the recorded Vocal Class 5-6-20: https://youtu.be/hCOLSBQXGbQ

To view the recorded Vocal Class 5-13-20: https://youtu.be/vejRE99lnUM 


THURSDAYS

HEALTH LECTURES WITH AVENTURA HOSPITAL – Our popular Health Education Lecture Series will continue every Thursday. Topics such as nutrition, mental health and staying safe will be discussed. Aventura Hospital logo

First Lecture Topic: Anxiety and Stress held Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. To view this recorded Health Lecture: https://youtu.be/Vg0CdVSSEp0

Second Lecture Topic: Supporting Your Immune System Through Nutrition Part One held Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. To view this recorded Health Lecture: https://youtu.be/Bf8_UQrEgko

Third Lecture Topic: Supporting Your Immune System Through Nutrition Part Two on Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 10:00 am. To view this recorded Health Lecture: https://youtu.be/qBm2AdiJhc8 

Fourth Lecture Topic: Recognizing Stroke and Understanding Risk Factors with Nyema Robinson, RN held Thursday, May 7, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. To view this recorded Health Lecture: https://youtu.be/JOKIAxOVieo

Fifth Lecture Topic: Recognizing the Signs and Symptoms of Sepsis and Infection Prevention with Jasmine Dew, RN held on Thursday, May 14th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. To view this recorded Health Lecture: https://youtu.be/Wks4zs6iitk

Sixth Lecture Topic: Safe Emergency Care During Covid-19 on with Rochelle Ming, BSN, Director of Emergency Services at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center on Thursday, June 4th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

To join zoom Health Lecture with Aventura Hospital click here


KIDS YOGA –  Children will improve strength, flexibility and coordination as they learn to focus on various breathing and visualization techniques. They will also learn self-respect and respect for others with the practice of fun and challenging poses. Classes will be held every Thursday at 4:00 p.m.

To join Kids Yoga class on Zoom click here

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To view the recorded Kids Yoga Class 5-7-20: https://youtu.be/3ad0mdWUtIc

To view the recorded Kids Yoga Class 5-14-20: https://youtu.be/PnO1b_0OAWI 

To view the recorded Kids Yoga Class 5-21-20: https://youtu.be/-s3olka1jEc 


LIFE SKILLS AT HOME – Join the Community Services Department every Thursday for links, videos and activities you can do at home. Our new Life Skills course will concentrate on financial literacy, professional etiquette/manners, how to apply for jobs, and how best to learn in school, while exercising personal leadership. Classes will be held every Thursday at 5:00 p.m.

To join zoom Life Skill class click here.

Pre-registration is required for the Life Skills, please email us to receive the zoom password. 

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To view the recorded Life Skills Class 4-23-20: https://youtu.be/aJ7l4AWHOAU

To view the recorded Life Skills Class 4-30-20: https://youtu.be/JaLjxaIH7uA 

To view the recorded Life Skills Class 5-7-20: https://youtu.be/G7_rdaLomp0

To view the recorded Life Skills Class 5-14-20: https://youtu.be/5K90tOaTmT0 

To view the recorded Life Skills Class 5-21-20: https://youtu.be/_SyTx9mYrOA 


FRIDAYS

PORTUGUESE – A class for heritage speakers and children, from Kindergarten through 5th grade, that already know or understand basic Portuguese. Classes will be held every Friday at 4:00 p.m.

To join our Portuguese class on Zoom click here

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To view the recorded Portuguese Class 5-8-20: https://youtu.be/V2wQMB41jco

To view the recorded Portuguese Class 5-22-20: https://youtu.be/x1W4SH5-Fts 


SATURDAYS

No programs are currently being offered on Saturdays.

SUNDAYS

ADULT YOGA – A gentle way to improve your posture, balance and coordination. Yoga is a systematic practice of physical exercise, breath control, relaxation, diet control, and positive thinking and meditation aimed at developing harmony in the body, mind and environment. Classes will be held every Sunday starting at 10:00 a.m.

To join Adult Yoga on Zoom click here

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To view the recorded Adult Yoga Class 5-10-20: https://youtu.be/047hmCoyB38

To view the recorded Adult Yoga Class 5-17-20: https://youtu.be/t6K4jqMOAeA 

To view the recorded Adult Yoga Class 5-24-20: https://youtu.be/7vEwCnxG4WM 



Recorded Classes of Older Programs

Just click on the underline class date to view the videos:

The World Awaits - Let’s Go!

Time to take in some culture! From museums, to ancient Greece to space! Get as close as you like!

Time to Take Your Couch for a Ride!


We can’t visit theme parks in person, but we can turn off the lights, turn on the big screen TV and GO! 

Make your Own Face Mask


We watched a LOT of videos on how to make face masks - and this one rocks!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2B7Twkh2SI

Get Fit!


Kids yoga made super fun at Cosmic Kids like this Frozen theme https://tinyurl.com/skv8gtq 

Where the Wild Things Are


You can still go to the zoo - even from home! Take a look. You won’t believe your eyes!

  • The San Diego Zoo has TEN live cams! From Penguins to Polar Bears check them out!
  • The Houston Zoo is not monkeying around with their webcams! Gorillas, Chimps, Rhinos - oh my! 
  • Be delighted by the antics the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s sea otters the hypnotic drifting of jellies. With ten live cams to choose from, you can experience the wonder of the ocean where ever you are! 
  • Zoo Atlanta is devoted to their Panda and so is their cam! 
  • The National Zoo has four cams but they warn you - there are no humans about so the animals may do as they please. 
  • ZooMiami has Meerkats! Watch them live or check out what they were doing while you weren’t watching! 
  • Check out EarthCam.com. They have Animal cams and cams just about everywhere else. But here is the link to the wildest feed!
  • Many Association of Zoos & Aquariums member facilities are closed due to the coronavirus but they are bringing education and fun to you through online events and educational resources. Check the calendar for live videos and other online events your whole family can enjoy!