We're living in unprecedented times, and for many of us, that means unprecedented screen time. (So please cool it with your Screen Time notifications, Apple.)
For dancers used to moving their bodies and working collaboratively, social distancing at home can come with particular challenges—not to mention the fact that many dance artists are out of work and losing income.
We rounded up the best apps to make this difficult period a bit easier—whether you need a distraction, a workout, a meditation or some inspiration:
Getty Images<p>When we change our routines, it's easy to forget to drink enough water. <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/waterlogged-drink-more-water/id352199775" target="_blank">Waterlogged</a> gives personal reminders to ensure you're staying hydrated, and allows you to set goals and track your water consumption over time. </p>
Getty Images<p>If yoga is more your speed, try <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/yoga-down-dog/id983693694" target="_blank">Down Dog</a>, which features a wide variety of classes—now free, at least until April 1.</p>
Getty Images<p>Depending on where you live, it's still safe and permissible to go for a run (as long as you stay six feet away from others!). Plus, it's probably good for everyone's sanity to get outside once a day. The free <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/nike-run-club/id387771637" target="_blank">Nike Run Club</a> app has guided runs from both trainers and celebrities like Bill Nye and Kevin Hart. </p>
Getty Images<p>If you're a dancer who's always shied away from using your voice, now's the perfect time to strengthen your singing skills. Let Liz Caplan, vocal coach to the Broadway stars, teach you her ways, with vocal warm-ups, breathing exercises and more <a href="https://apps.apple.com/us/app/liz-caplan-vocal-coach/id1328550092" target="_blank">on her app</a>.</p>