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Free services and discounts during quarantine

Streaming services | Photo by Daniel Delgado | The Wright State Guardian

Streaming services | Photo by Daniel Delgado | The Wright State Guardian


During this difficult time in which everyone is dealing with the stresses from the coronavirus, many services are offering great deals and discounts to help people cope.

Services ranging from music to television and even healthcare are reaching out to citizens with open arms.

Movies & television

Shudder, a streaming website that offers thriller and horror movies, is offering 30 days of free access when you use the promo code SHUTIN.

Sling TV is also offering free access to television shows, movies and ABC News Live.

Netflix Party is a Google Chrome extension that can be downloaded for free to watch movies with your friends simultaneously while practicing social distancing.

HBO is making 500 hours of free programming available for a limited time, which began April 3. Titles for free programs can be searched under the heading #StayHomeBoxOffice.

Music

Apple’s video and music editing apps Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X are offering 90-day free trials.

Mini concerts by John Legend, Keith Urban, Luke Combs and Chris Martin from Coldplay have been live streaming on Instagram and Facebook.

An iOS app called Minimoog Model D is allowing free downloading from Moog Music so subscribers can turn their device into a synthesizer.

Food delivery

Uber Eats, for the remainder of the coronavirus pandemic, is waiving delivery fees for all orders.

Exercise

Planet Fitness is doing free live streaming via Facebook for at-home workouts at 7 p.m. daily.

CorePower Yoga is offering a collection of online classes for free via CorePower Yoga On Demand, as well as live streaming on YouTube daily at the following MST times: 8 a.m., 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Orangetheory Fitness is also offering free workout videos called “Orangetheory at home” which can be viewed on YouTube as well.

Mental health

Aura, an app for meditation, is offering three-month free subscriptions with the code FINDPEACE2020. This subscription entails unlimited access to music, meditations, life coaching and more.

If you are a US health-care worker, Headspace, another meditation app, is offering free subscriptions through the end of 2020. Your National Provider Identifier is required for qualification.

Stay home and enjoy these free services to help you cope during his difficult time.