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WELCOME TO UNIVERSITY OF PORTLAND'S 
VIRTUAL ACTIVITIES
AND
PROGRAMMING

Looking for something to do from the comfort of your home? We’ve got a few ideas to keep you entertained.

VIRTUAL CLASSES

  • Lunch Doodles with Mo Willems! Join Kennedy Center Education Artist-in-Residence at Home for a live daily doodle lesson at 11:00am MST. Videos will be available after live on the Kennedy Center YouTube channel. 

  • Join the McHarper Manor weekdays on Facebook for a daily art project tutorial. Art projects will range from watercolor paintings to chalk art to canvas painting and will take place live at 11:00am MST. Videos will be available after the live class on the McHarper Manor Facebook page.  

  • For an introduction to mindfulness meditation that you can practice on your own, visit UCLA Health for downloadable guided meditations in both English and Spanish.

VIRTUAL MUSEUM TOURS

Experience the best museums from NYC to France to Seoul in the comfort of your own home. Check out these sites to go on virtual tours of different museums and specific exhibits.

 

VIRTUAL NATIONAL PARK AND LANDMARK TOURS

Check out some cool places around the world from National Parks to National Landmarks.

ANIMAL WEBCAMS

Lions, tigers and bears, oh my! Just want a cute and cuddly distraction? Check out several different animal live cam options from watching silly sea otters and curious elephants or just mellow out to the hypnotic drifting jellyfish.

MUSIC LIVE STREAMS

FROM BILLBOARD: Here Are All the Live Streams & Virtual Concerts to Watch During Coronavirus Crisis (Updating)

With venues and bars shut down from coast-to-coast, here's your guide to the best live-streamed music content right now.

VIRTUAL WORKOUTS

Missing fitness classes or going to the gym? Check out these online workouts that will be sure to make you sweat!

  • Need your Beauchamps fix? UP Recreational Services is now offering virtual fitness classes twice a day in Microsoft Teams! To become a member of the 'UP Rec Services Virtual Fitness' team, send a quick email request to Kaitlin Bourne at: bourne@up.edu.

  • Miss the gym? Check out the Planet Fitness Facebook page for live-streamed daily workouts several times a day. 

  • Missing your mat? CorePower Yoga is here to keep up your practice from the comfort of your living room.

  • Join local Colorado fitness professional Alex Vaughan for live dance classes through their YouTube channel Zook Dance Fitness or learn a routine for a specific song from the previously recorded videos. 

  • Missing your cycling classes? The CYCLEBAR Facebook Page has you covered with live classes throughout the week!

  • How about Pilates? Check out the Club Pilates Facebook Page for live classes!

  • Barre? Yup, you guessed it. Click here to take a look at the PureBarre Facebook Page for live classes!

  • Haven’t stretched since you were 10? Same. Take a look at the StretchLab Facebook Page for guided live classes.

  • Need a little running motivation? Check out the STRIDE Facebook Page for live classes!

MORE FUN THINGS TO DO!

CORONAVIRUS UPDATES AND RESOURCES

University of Portland is continuously updating its information and guidance for the university community to address the changing status of COVID-19. Please visit the university's website for more information about COVID-19 and its impacts to University of Portland, precautions that are being taken, prevention measures you can take and a compilation of frequently asked questions.

In the Portland area? Here are some COVID-19 resources for residents living in the Portland Metro area courtesy of

Mac's List. 

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