10 tips to get the most out of virtual workout classes.

Psychotherapist, Brain Health Expert, and faculty at The Addictions Academy, Teralyn Sell, Ph.D. is featured in this article in MSN about how you can get the most out of your online exercise class this year During COVID-19. You can join Dr. Teralyn at the Brain Health Recovery Coach class to learn how to support the health of your client’s brain during the addiction recovery process.  Dr. Teralyn also works with individual clients on brain health.

As the pandemic lumbers on we are finding ourselves trying to get more creative about our exercise routines.  This is particularly true because the rates of anxiety and depression continue to increase posing the next mental health pandemic.  Exercise is a great way to get those feel-good chemicals flowing to combat stress and mental health problems.

Perhaps you don’t want to go to the gym or there might not be a gym near you to go to.  However, the exercise industry has stepped up and created tons of opportunities for virtual live classes. Though these classes aren’t exactly the same as when you would go in person, they are striving to be energetic and collaborative with group members.

If you want to step into the virtual world of exercise it is important to create a space within your home that is for this reason.  It doesn’t have to be a room, it could just be a corner.  Also, make sure that you mentally prepare yourself and put it on your calendar like a business appointment.  Dr. Teralyn discusses the importance of exercise and virtual opportunities for exercise in this MSN article. Read more.