• Body

    Fitness It With The Fitness Marshall

    Here’s a fitness class you’re probably not ready for…but you will be soon. The Fitness Marshall is an eccentric, exuberant dance teacher, creating high-energy fitness routines that incorporate your favourite pop songs with fast-paced dance moves. He has a Youtube channel with over 2.5 million subscribers and has travelled the world with his routines and general positive attitude. As an aside, he came to New Zealand in 2017 and you can see a photo of him in the Sylvia Park carpark below: (I didn’t include a photo of me because no one needs to see that). You can practice all of your dance moves (in the safety of your own…

  • Mind

    Mind – Learn a Language

    As the world shifts in the ways to deliver and receive learning, we are finding more and more opportunities to get the same great learning delivered online. Today’s Mind activity is all about trying something you may have wanted to do for a long time; learn a language! The amazing folk at Onehunga High School are offering free language classes, starting 4th May. So get the family involved and learn something new today! (or…on the 4th May!) You can find out all of the details HERE.

  • Kids

    Learn to Code with Shaun the Sheep!

    For any budding I.T professionals and coders out there, here’s a resource for you! This free resource, created by Aardman Animations, the clever folk behind Shaun the Sheep, have created an amazing set of learning sessions to inspire and help kids create their very own video game! So what are you waiting for! Let’s get coding! Shaun the Sheep Game Academy

  • Kids

    Take me to Space!

    Do you have a budding astronaut in your household? Well we have the perfect space mission for them! NASA Kids’ Club is a fantastic website where you can learn space facts and play awesome space games, all for free! Try your hand at roving on Mars or follow the secret mission instructions to find your fellow astronauts! You can join in on all the fun here: NASA Kids’ Club

  • Body

    At-home exercises – 20 minute full body Yoga stretch

    If you’ve always thought about trying yoga, but haven’t yet had the opportunity, or you’re still unsure of what it all means, we have the perfect beginners course for you. Yoga is a series of stretches and poses, which combined with breathing techniques assist in keeping you limber, stronger, as well as improving circulation and reducing stress. It’s important to find the right style of yoga for you, as well as being cognisant of any existing injuries you may have to ensure you can target the areas most needed, and protect them as well. This 20 minute at-home yoga workout is perfect for beginners to get you familiar with some…

  • Mind

    Mindfulness Moment – A snapshot in time

    As we take small moments in our day to practice mindfulness, to wind down and to give ourselves space to process the world around us, we can often find ourselves rushing. Rushing to get things ready, rushing to eat our meal, rushing to complete a task. Rushing to finish the day, only to start all over again tomorrow. It is common among mindfulness activities to make a conscious effort to write one thing that you are grateful for each day. It might be a gratefulness of the coffee you enjoyed with breakfast, the phone call you received from a friend, or something as simple as the sun shining. There are…

  • Kids

    DIY ‘Laser’ Maze

    Test out your children’s (and your) Mission Impossible skills by setting up this fun but challenging maze. You can use toilet paper (which some people may have an abundance of right now!) or tissue paper, crepe paper, whatever you have lying around! Really up the ante by putting a timer for how long you’ve got to get through. You can follow all of the instructions and make your own right here: It’s Always Autumn

  • Body

    At Home Exercise Circuit

    The wonderful folk of Sport Waikato have created an at-home exercise circuit to get you huffing and puffing in no time (in a good way!). No equipment necessary and easy to follow. Let’s see how you do! Special thanks to Nicola for recommending this! Sport Waikato