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Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Facial Exercises (Episode #1210)

KQED Life: Sun, Mar 31, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Facial exercises are important because they increase sensory awareness in mouth and encourage facial expression. These exercises are essential for anyone experiencing neurological challenges.

Vestibular System (Episode #1213)

KQED Life: Fri, Mar 29, 2013 -- 7:30 AM

Mary Ann challenges your vestibular system with a fun ball routine and other functional movements set to jazz music.

Don't Forget Your Fingers (Episode #1212)

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

Paying special attention to the finger joints is important in our quest to stay independent and keep our hands functioning well.

We've Gone Country (Episode #1211)

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

Country music sets the tone and pace for this fun full body workout.

Facial Exercises (Episode #1210)

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

Facial exercises are important because they increase sensory awareness in mouth and encourage facial expression. These exercises are essential for anyone experiencing neurological challenges.

Posture and Breathing (Episode #1209)

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

Posture is essential to any good workout. In this program Mary Ann demonstrates how to maintain good posture while exercising.

Reaction Time (Episode #1205)

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

Mary Ann shows how to use a ball to test your reaction time.

Strength Coordination (Episode #1204)

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

This episode features a potpourri of movements to enhance strength and coordination.

Pelvic Floor (Episode #1208)

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

Muscles of pelvic floor are often ignored but this workout shows some easy movements to keep those important muscles strong.

March Your Way to Fitness (Episode #1207)

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

Mary Ann marches her way to fitness with fun routines and patriotic music.

Balance (Episode #1206)

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

Improving balance through weight training, stretching and leg strengthening is the theme of this episode.

Reaction Time (Episode #1205)

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

Mary Ann shows how to use a ball to test your reaction time.

Strength Coordination (Episode #1204)

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

This episode features a potpourri of movements to enhance strength and coordination.

Exercise Is Fun (Episode #1203)

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

Mary Ann focuses on fun and functional exercises set to some of her favorite music.

Healthy Aging (Episode #1202)

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

A variety of unique exercises are introduced which are all designed to promote healthy aging.

Core Strengthening (Episode #1201)

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

Mary Ann uses hand weights and a ball to strengthen the abdominal muscles. Gretchen adds some exercises to challenge the brain.

Improving Coordination (Episode #1110)

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

Mary Ann integrates small and large balls into this workout encouraging viewers to develop their balance and coordination skills.

Strengthen Your Brain (Episode #1109)

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

A towel is used to assist with breathing exercises while new balance and eye exercises are introduced to challege the vestibular system.

Improve Reaction Time for Safe Driving (Episode #1108)

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

Mary Ann practices seated reaction time and peripheral vision exercises using a lemon! A variety of finger exercises are also demonstrated.

Coordination Exercises for Safe Driving (Episode #1107)

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

This upbeat program combines exercises for driving, coordination, balance and brain function set to a variety of lively music.

Balance for Body and Brain (Episode #1106)

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

Mary Ann incorporates body patting and other exercises that help strengthen balance and stimulate the body and mind.

Perceptual Motor Fitness (Episode #1105)

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

This workout combines a variety of exercises that will encourage perceptual motor fitness for the purpose of strengthening communication between body and brain.

Strengthen Brain Processing Areas (Episode #1104)

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

Integrating exercises from Neuronet exercise specialist, Sandra Dearman, Mary Ann shares exercises that strengthen pathways between different processing areas of the brain.

Perceptual Motor Timing (Episode #1103)

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

Learn how to use rhythm to keep different processing areas of the brain sharp by practicing special exercise combinations.

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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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