Health + Fitness

Hearing Loss Awareness

| WED, SEP 21, 2022

Since Oscar winner CODA raised the bar for portrayals of people with disabilities last year, and International Week of Deaf People is in September, I would like to discuss hearing…

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The Healing Power of the Creative Arts

| WED, MAY 25, 2022

Our first annual Celebrate Arts Festival shines a spotlight on Educational Alliance older adult artists and their creative work for Older Americans Month. Behind these artists and their creative expression…

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Mental Health Awareness Month

| TUE, MAY 17, 2022

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, which started in America in 1949 and was founded by the Mental Health America Organization. I would like to share with you what it’s…

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Preventing a Heart Attack and Stroke: Your Smartphone can Help!

| WED, APR 28, 2021

Heart Health Lecture Series  Preventing a Heart Attack and Stroke: Your Smartphone can Help!  Presented by NYU Langone’s Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease  Wednesday, April 28, 2021 |…

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Calming Body and Mind with Yoga

| SAT, SEP 19, 2020

August 4 started with a truly gray, rainy morning. In the morning, I took a virtual Gentle Flow Yoga class at 8:00 AM. It’s not every day you take a…

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All About Virtual Training

| FRI, MAY 15, 2020

Hello hello, I’m Damon Williams, 14Y Fitness Manager and your guide to all things health and wellness. I want to welcome you back to another blog by yours truly! Today we…

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Restorative Yoga for Challenging Times

| MON, MAY 11, 2020

Those of us who practice yoga know the benefits it can bring for our bodies and our minds – benefits that are especially important during tough times like these. To…

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Ready to Begin Working Out at Home? Start Here!

| FRI, MAR 27, 2020

Hello hello! I’m Damon Williams, 14Y Fitness Manager, and your guide to all things health and wellness. For many of us, working out at home can seem like a very foreign concept. I…

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Goal Setting for Success in 2020

| THU, JAN 23, 2020

Hello and Happy New Year to everyone! I’m Damon Williams, 14Y Fitness Manager, and your guide to all things health and wellness. For many of us, the start of the…

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Family, Fitness, and Fun!

| SUN, SEP 29, 2019

September 29 is National Family Health & Fitness Day, and we at the 14th Street Y want to encourage you to get your heart racing! National Family Health & Fitness Day was…

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