Health & Wellness

Upcoming Week: September 28th – October 4th

The most spooky month of the year starts this week! So start planning fun Halloween festivities, but before you do that check out what we have for the upcoming week! #VirtualMOVEment Monday YAPpy Hour4:30-5:00pm on Zoom: https://bit.ly/3h8FJUEAthlete Leadership Boot Camp:...

Stong Minds: Mindfulness Session #5

On #StongMindsSaturday we are focusing on Mindfulness, which is a state of awareness about things going on around us. Sometimes the world can get crazy and it’s hard to focus on the smaller things, if quarantine has made this difficult,...

YAPpy Hour is back!

School is back and so are our virtual YAPpy Hour sessions! We are looking forward to seeing some familiar faces and meeting a few new YAPpers! We will meet every Monday at 4:30pm, Wednesday at 4:30pm, and Friday at 10:00am...

9/4 MOVEment Meeting with Danielle Marino!

If you missed the workout with Danielle Marino, check out the recording of the workout here to get a good workout before the weekend is here! If you don't want to do it alone, ask a family member to join...

8/26 Health Forum with Pam Greenwood!

Pam Greenwood is a key Special Olympics Maryland's medical volunteer, helping out at as many competitions as she can. Now she is helping out but virtually! She will be hosting a Health Forum will focus on Health Promotion and what...

Strong Minds: Deep Breathing Exercises

Got the quarantine blues? Stress level on high? Check out our Deep Breathing Activity, to learn how to utilize these tools to feel better while nervous or stressed! #StrongMindsStaurday https://youtu.be/gDEoJKXTSBQ

Strong Minds: Stress Stretches

Did you know that stretching can help to release tension from stress and make our minds and bodies feel better? Take some time on this #StrongMindsSaturday and do some strong stretches with SOMD Athlete Leader Terrell Limerick.

Strong Minds: Tips for a Strong Mind

This #StrongMindsSaturday here are some tips for keeping a strong mind. It is important to remain healthy and that includes your mind, see some ways that will help you clear your mind and and stay positive.

Strong Minds: Where do you feel stress?

Everyone gets stressed but it is important to have ways to relieve your stress and relaaaaax. That's why for this week's #StrongMindsSaturday we will be talking about where you feel stress and how you can better handle this pressure. As...

SOMD Health Messengers

It's #WellnessWednesday and we have a very exciting announcement! Meet our new Special Olympics Maryland Health Messengers! Each of our Health Messengers has been trained to serve as a health and wellness leader, educator, advocate, and role model for our...