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AVE Connect

Your Virtual AVE Community

Stay connected with a curated menu of on-demand, lifestyle programming from our local partners. Maintain your lifestyle or learn a new skill.

Our team is committed to delivering a safe sense of community during this challenging time. Check back regularly for new content!


#STAYTOGETHER

Wellness

Slow Flow Yoga

Joni Dunphey, certified experienced yoga teacher and owner of Body to Earth, guides you through a 60-minute slow flow yoga class. Joni has a loyal following of yogis at AVE Somerset, where she has been teaching for many years.
Body to Earth offers online yoga for $10/month. Access on-demand yoga videos for all levels, meditation, tutorials, fun recipes, and more.

Full-body Cardio

Get an intensive, full-body, 45-minute remote cardio workout with THE MAX of Madison.
Join MAX from Home to access 2 live Zoom workouts daily, as well as on-demand fitness and clean eating and cooking segments.

Mat Pilates

Fitness instructor Stacy Timbo is back with a 60-minute, high-energy, Mat Pilates class.
Join Stacy for a Live Weekend Workout Class via Zoom for only $10!
Inquiries? movementbystacey@gmail.com

Make Health Your Hobby

Certified Health Coach Hallie Steinberg shares 5 science-based steps to make health your hobby.
Schedule an individual or family coaching session with Hallie today!

Nature Walk and Sketch

Philadelphia artist Jessica Libor often sketches while hiking. Join her virtually for one of her recent walks in nature for a meditative experience.
Shop Jessica’s original artwork here.

Full Body Flow

Fitness instructor Stacy Timbo offers a 60-minute body flow — a energetic cardio fusion of barre, Pilates, and yoga.
Join Stacy for a Live Weekend Workout Class via Zoom for only $10!
Inquiries? movementbystacey@gmail.com

Introduction to Salsa Dancing

Colleen Cheong, professional ballroom dancer and owner of Concierge Ballroom LLC, helps you master the basics of salsa right in your apartment.
Now offering virtual dance instruction! Private lessons and newcomer level group classes on Mondays and Thursdays at 6 pm.

Food & Drink

The 10-Minute Marinara Sauce

Chef Bruno demonstrates how to make a delicious home-made marinara in 10 minutes!
Now delivering to AVE residents in Newtown Square, King of Prussia, and Malvern from a curated ToGo menu.
King of Prussia
Malvern
Newtown Square

Flank Steak Burrito

Matty James of Daddy Matty’s BBQ teaches you how to make his mouth-watering flank steak burrito with home-made poblano and corn salsa.
AVE Florham Park residents can have these ingredients delivered direct. Just email info@daddymattys.com.

Mixology 101: How to Make a Mai Tai

Learn how to make a Mai Tai from Dani Lanza, bartender at Boardroom Spirits. in two easy ways in under 2 minutes!
You can purchase Boardroom’s products and pre-made, ready-to-drink cocktails for pickup at the distillery in Lansdale, PA or home delivery through their online store. Pick-up hours are Monday through Sunday, noon-6 pm.

Hand-made Pasta in Under 5 Minutes

Chef Bruno demonstrates how to make hand-made pasta in less than 5 minutes!
Now delivering to AVE residents in Newtown Square, King of Prussia, and Malvern from a curated ToGo menu.
King of Prussia
Malvern
Newtown Square

Culinary Lavender

Joanne Voelcker, founder of Mt. Airy Lavender, explains which varieties of lavender are best for culinary use.
Find your favorite products online from this family-owned-and-operated lavender farm.

Home & Garden

Ergonomics in the Home Office

Tina Salvitti, Interior Designer at Bernardon, shares easy ways to incorporate ergonomics into your home office.
Explore more interiors designed by Bernardon here.

Creating a Productive Home Office

Grace Hackendorn, Interior Designer at Bernardon, shares tips to create a home office that’s both productive and comfortable while you’re working remotely.
Speak with a member of Bernardon’s Interiors Team for more insights on interior design for your home.
Read more home office design tips from Bernardon’s Interiors Team here.

At-Home Hair Color Application

Milena, owner of Chateau Blu Hair Studio in Newtown Square, gives you a DIY-color demo for root touch-ups and grays.
Get your pre-packaged color kit by calling or emailing today!

Top IRA Planning Mistakes to Avoid

Regina McCann Hess, president of Forge Wealth Management, helps you avoid top IRA planning mistakes.
Schedule an appointment with the Forge Wealth Management team today to create a personalized financial roadmap.

Closet Cleanse for Women

Amanda Wood, personal stylist and owner of The Haute Edit, shares the questions women should ask when approaching a closet cleanse.
Book a virtual personal styling service.

Closet Cleanse for Men

Amanda Wood, personal stylist and owner of The Haute Edit, shares the questions men should ask when approaching a closet cleanse.
Book a virtual personal styling service.

Entertainment

How to Hold a Grip

Malin Petterson, Swedish National Champion in Table Tennis and Grand Opening Manager of SPIN Philadelphia, serves up some pro tips on ping pong fundamentals, starting with the two ways to properly hold your paddle.
Check out SPIN’s #playfromhome page for safe, stay-at-home entertainment.

How to Hit a Forehand

Malin Petterson, Swedish National Champion in Table Tennis and Grand Opening Manager of SPIN Philadelphia, serves up some pro tips on ping pong fundamentals. In this second segment, she shows you how to perfect your forehand.
Check out SPIN’s #playfromhome page for safe, stay-at-home entertainment.

How to Hit a Backhand

Malin Petterson, Swedish National Champion in Table Tennis and Grand Opening Manager of SPIN Philadelphia, serves up some pro tips on ping pong fundamentals. In this third segment, she shows you how to perfect your backhand.
Check out SPIN’s #playfromhome page for safe, stay-at-home entertainment.

Virtual Regional Attractions

 

New Jersey


San Francisco Bay Area

 

Monterey Bay Aquarium Choose from 10 live cams of wondrous sea creatures! 
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Browse a collection of videos and articles from around the museum! ​
Conservatory of Flowers Take a Virtual Tour of rare and endangered plants! 
Golden Gate Park Explore the park with special live cams, virtual tours and photo albums that feature some of its hidden treasures, trails, flowers, and popular destinations. 

California Academy of Sciences Enjoy #MuseumFromHome with Academy @ Home with a curated mix of science-centric games, videos, and DIY projects to help you stay learning and engaged. 

 


Greater Philadelphia Area


Philadelphia Zoo Watch live videos of the animals every day at 2 pm! 
Philadelphia’s Magic Gardens Explore the gardens from the comfort and safety of your home! 
Longwood Gardens Go on a virtual trip to Spring Blooms! 
The Franklin Institute The #SparkofScience series showcases talented science interpreters sharing their favorite science experiments—some you can even do at home! 


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