Adult Connect

At the YMCA, we are committed to helping you find ways to stay active and connected to your community. That is why we launched YThrive Home, our new virtual workout series featuring YMCA trainers from all over Canada!

YMCA 360 is an on-demand video platform for our Y community. We’re bringing you group exercise classes, youth sports classes, wellbeing classes and more to serve you wherever you are. Whether you are at home or on the road, take the Y with you with your favorite classes, instructors and more.

YMCA 360: ON-DEMAND VIDEOS

Exercise, Relax, Create, Explore…

Yoga With Adriene

Calm and relieve a tired mind and body. Create space. Tone and trim. Cultivate self-love. Contemplate. Reflect.

Mossa

Mosa is offering access to free video led classes for 60 days

Andrea Donato, Psychologist

Volunteer at the YMCA of Cape Breton talking about how to cope in these uncertain times

Kerry Lawson Calm Yoga

Kerry Lawson is a long time Yoga Teacher and Yoga Teacher Trainer. She teaches at the YMCA of Yarmouth.

You will find original, high-quality, high-value content by Canadian YMCAs for Canadians at homeanytime, anywhere.

Live Exercise and Meditation

LIVE Group Exercise, yoga, and guided meditation classes!

At Home Workouts

This temporary site allows free access to 100+ workouts during the COVID-19 disruptions.

Virtual Connections

How we can embody, deepen and make our video calls more alive and sustainable.

Audible -Giller Prize

The best in Canadian literature can be yours free for a limited time.

Guide to how to talk to youth about the shooting

Start the conversation. Talk about the shooting with your child

CBC.ca

Excellent source of ideas, knowledge, and updates. Resources for learning, exercise, and entertainment.

ParticipAction

Canada’s premier physical activity brand, ParticipACTION helps Canadians sit less and move more through innovative engagement initiatives and thought leadership.

Apple at Home

Join Creative Pros from Apple Store locations all over the world for quick and fun projects they put together in their homes, so you can get creative in yours.

Podcasts & Links

Podcast Gretchen Rubin
Gretchen Rubin

Great for changing our focus from stress to calm

Podcast- Modern Love
Modern Love

Stories of love, loss and redemption

Podcast- 99% Invisible
99% Invisible

Well crafted audio stories about the designed world

Invisibilia

Super interesting stories about the invisible world

Judge John Hodgman

Fake (and silly) internet court cases, great for a laugh

LeVar Burton Reads

Reading Rainbow and Star Trek stories for adults

Side Hustle School

Good ways to kill the time and bring in extra income, great short episodes and a new one every day

Good Life Project

A wellbeing advisor who holds a Master’s Degree in Positive Psychology and is working on her Ph.D. in Mind-Body Medicine. Emily and Jonathan discuss 20 Tools to Calm Anxiety. 

Brene Brown Podcast

Brene’s first 4 episodes have dropped and have been super helpful for me in processing the daily feels of this pandemic. What she discusses is helpful for all kinds of life situations, not just this one.  

Online Collaboration

Luis von Ahn explores how else to use small contributions by many on the Internet for greater good. He shares how his ambitious new project, Duolingo.

Science VS

Science Vs is the show from Gimlet Media that finds out what’s fact, what’s not, and what’s somewhere in between.