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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Brain Fitness (Episode #1102)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 28, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a variety of exercises to stimulate the brain including body tapping, visual tactile stimulation, and reaction time drills.

Safe Driving Skills (Episode #1101)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 27, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann combines a number of exercises to sharpen driving skills by working the brain, eyes and hand/eye coordination.

Happy Feet, Healthy Body (Episode #1320)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 26, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann stresses the importance of foot health. Using a small ball she shares foot exercises and massage techniques to improve circulation, range of motion and strength in the foot.

Finger Dexterity (Episode #1319)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 25, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

This episode combines fun music of the Charleston and Cha-cha to demonstrate finger exercises using a pencil, sit to stand exercises and vestibular work.

Releasing Muscle Tightness (Episode #1315)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 24, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a small ball, a towel and large ball to release some of the restrictions that build up in the connective tissue that runs throughout the body.

Somatosensory Work (Episode #1314)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 23, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

We rely on our somatosensory system for good balance and everyday functioning. Mary Ann helps viewers turn their awareness inward to work this system.

Variety, The Spice of Life (Episode #1318)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 22, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises that improve function including a new exercise that uses the fingers and breath to control abdominal muscles.

Keep The Fun In Functional Fitness (Episode #1317)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 21, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann focuses on the fun side of exercise through the use of novelty music and imaginative choreography.

Myofacial Relief & Gait (Episode #1316)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 20, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses the large ball in this workout to loosen up the fascia around the scapula. Later in the program she focuses on exercises to improve gait.

Releasing Muscle Tightness (Episode #1315)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 19, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann uses a small ball, a towel and large ball to release some of the restrictions that build up in the connective tissue that runs throughout the body.

Somatosensory Work (Episode #1314)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 18, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

We rely on our somatosensory system for good balance and everyday functioning. Mary Ann helps viewers turn their awareness inward to work this system.

Improve Your Mood (Episode #1310)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 17, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann uses tactile stimulation to increase circulation and elicit a relaxed state of body and mind.

Exercising with Accessories (Episode #1313)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 15, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann introduces a variety of unique exercises incorporating a large ball during the warm up and a small ball for finger flexibility and strengthening.

Back and Abdominal Strengthening (Episode #1312)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 14, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

This episode focuses on stretching and strengthening the abdominal and back muscles to protect the spine and help avoid injury.

Lighthearted Exercises (Episode #1311)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 13, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann introduces a variety of new exercises for fingers, gait and back strengthening in this fun, light-hearted episode.

Improve Your Mood (Episode #1310)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 12, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann uses tactile stimulation to increase circulation and elicit a relaxed state of body and mind.

Better Balance (Episode #1309)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 11, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Good balance begins with proper spinal alignment, strong core muscles and bringing awareness to our center of gravity while weight shifting.

Neuromuscular Coordination (Episode #1305)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode, Mary Ann uses heel tapping, patting, clapping and changing of rhythm patterns which contribute to improving neuromuscular coordination.

Strong Back Strong Core (Episode #1304)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 9, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises to emphasize the importance of strong core muscles and their role in maintaining back health.

A Healthy Back (Episode #1308)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 8, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann focuses on the importance of maintaining a healthy back with exercises that involve back flexibility, strengthening and stretching.

Strengthening Muscles & Joints (Episode #1307)

KQED Life: Thu, Feb 7, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

This program is devoted to strengthening muscles to stabilize our joints and preserve muscle mass.

Release Tension Through Exercise (Episode #1306)

KQED Life: Wed, Feb 6, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

This fast-paced workout ends with a peaceful relaxation, leading viewers from a state of invigoration to a place of complete tranquility.

Neuromuscular Coordination (Episode #1305)

KQED Life: Tue, Feb 5, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode, Mary Ann uses heel tapping, patting, clapping and changing of rhythm patterns which contribute to improving neuromuscular coordination.

Strong Back Strong Core (Episode #1304)

KQED Life: Mon, Feb 4, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann combines a variety of exercises to emphasize the importance of strong core muscles and their role in maintaining back health.

Fundamental Moves: (Episode #1220)

KQED Life: Sun, Feb 3, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

In this episode Mary Ann mixes the good old standards with new moves for a fun and effective full body workout.

Feel Your Best (Episode #1219)

KQED Life: Sat, Feb 2, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Feeling good is important in life, certain movements help you feel your best. Mary Ann shares exercises that will leave you feeling great.

Pelvic & Ribcage Mobility (Episode #1303)

KQED Life: Fri, Feb 1, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Pelvic and ribcage mobility exercises take center stage in this fun full-body workout.

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