Sit and Be Fit Previous Broadcasts

Vestibular and Core (Episode #1407H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 22, 2019 -- 7:00 AM

Mary Ann combines a nice mix of vestibular and core work while Gretchen reinforces the importance of gait training exercises.

Controlled Breathing (Episode #1406H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 21, 2019 -- 7:00 AM

Mary Ann experiments with several ways to control breathing to efficiently distribute oxygen throughout the body.

Footwork and Core (Episode #1405H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 18, 2019 -- 7:00 AM

We take our feet and core muscles for granted. In this episode Mary Ann uses a variety of new exercises to focus on the importance of your feet.

Fun with the Large Ball (Episode #1404H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 17, 2019 -- 7:00 AM

The large ball is used in many ways from postural alignment to helping with balance in this episode.

Sensory Awareness and Breathing (Episode #1403H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 16, 2019 -- 7:00 AM

Mary Ann uses fun music to demonstrate breathing techniques and sensory awareness

Fit from Head to Toe (Episode #1402H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 15, 2019 -- 7:00 AM

This episode incorporates a variety of exercises ranging from vestibular system to feet and gait.

All Systems Go! (Episode #1401H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 14, 2019 -- 7:00 AM

This program incorporates exercises for the brain and several body systems including vestibular and lymphatic.

Happy Feet, Healthy Body (Episode #1320H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 11, 2019 -- 7:00 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 #1319H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 10, 2019 -- 7:00 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.

Variety, The Spice of Life (Episode #1318H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 9, 2019 -- 7:00 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 #1317H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 8, 2019 -- 7:00 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 #1316H)

KQED Plus: Mon, Oct 7, 2019 -- 7:00 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 #1315H)

KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 4, 2019 -- 7:00 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 #1314H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 3, 2019 -- 7:00 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.

Exercising with Accessories (Episode #1313H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 2, 2019 -- 7:00 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 #1312H)

KQED Plus: Tue, Oct 1, 2019 -- 7:00 AM

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

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