What services are available because of Coronavirus?
Many streaming services, fitness apps and businesses offer their content free of charge during the period of quarantine to make our lives just a little bit easier. Find: fitness apps that offer 30 and 90 day trials, free streamings of Operas and Musicals, courses and learning hubs available.
FITNESS & HEALTH
Subscribe to Mark Lauren On Demand to gain access to an extensive library of workouts, tutorials, recipes and more. You can subscribe and take advantage of the 30 day trial. After the trial period, your subscription will begin at $69.99 USD (plus any tax). Cancel in your account settings anytime before April 29, 2020 and you will not be charged.Mark Lauren
Headspace is a guided meditation service, offering free meditations through its app. To help support people through this time of crisis, Headspace is offering meditations you can listen to anytime. These are part of a larger collection in the Headspace app — free for everyone — called Weathering the storm. It includes meditations, sleep, and movement exercises to help you out, however you’re feeling.Headspace
Core Power Yoga is offering free access to a new collection of online classes every week so you can keep practice moving, wherever you are.
For unlimited access to their full collection of 250+ classes, you can subscribe for $19.99/month.
Chris Hemsworth’s app is now offering a 6 week free trial trial. Work out at home, stay healthy & seek calm together with Chris Hemsworth’s team. Centr offers workouts with world class trainers, easy healthy meal plans, guided meditations and mindfulness guides.Centr
AmazonPrime for Kids
Amazon Prime is offering free streaming of family content for Amazon customers. Entertain your kids with the free content Amazon offers.Amazon Prime
Kindle is offering 2 months of Kindle Unlimited for free. Redeem before June 30 and you will be able to access over 1 million books, explore popular magazines and listen to thousands of books with Audible.Kindle Unlimited
London based Wigmore Hall “will be sharing exceptional performances, masterclasses, talks and more from past events at Wigmore Hall” until its planned reopening April 14, Director John Gilhooly said.Wigmore Hall
The Metropolitan Opera
“During this extraordinary and difficult time, the Met hopes to brighten the lives of our audience members even while our stage is dark. Every day a different encore presentation from the company’s Live in HD series is being released for free, on-demand streaming, with each performance available for a period of 23 hours, beginning at 7:30 p.m. EDT”.
You can access the streams through the Met Opera on Demand apps for Apple, Amazon, and Roku devices and Samsung Smart TV.
If you want to learn how to enjoy opera, read this guide for opera for beginners: exploring 6 essential operas.Opera for Beginners
National Theatre at Home
Enjoy of world class theatre, the National Theatre is offering free full length plays every Thursday through YouTube. Experience Danny Boyle’s Frankenstein, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller, and Simon Godwin’s Cleopatra, starring Sophie Okonedo and Ralph Fiennes.National Theatre at Home
Google Arts & Culture
Google Arts & Culture is a non-profit initiative. They work with cultural institutions and artists around the world, to preserve and bring the world’s art and culture online so it’s accessible to anyone, anywhere. Enjoy virtual tours to museums all around the world, climb Mt. Kilimanjaro and learn more about your favorite artists.
Ivy League Courses
Ivy League schools have made nearly 500 online courses free for everyone in self isolation. Found in Class Central, you can access courses ranging from business, social sciences, mathematics, programming and more.Ivy League Courses
Scholastic created a free, open-access digital hub to help keep students learning while schools are disrupted by Coronavirus.Scholastic Learn At Home allows open access to daily learning journeys divided into four grade spans—Pre-K–K, Grades 1–2, Grades 3–5, and Grades 6–9+, covering ELA, STEM, Science, Social Studies, and Social-Emotional Learning.Scholastic