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Mindfulness Monday: Daily Recommendations for Recreation

Take a breath, share some gratitude, care for your inner self today. May the Fourth be with you!

  • Date: 05/04/2020 (all day)

The Department of Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services will be providing recommended activities to do within the comfort of your home through the Virtual Recreation Center.

Mindfulness Monday Activities

Mindfulness means being present, aware of your actions, and not feeling overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around you. Here's some recommended activities related to mindfulness:

 Link to Activities  Description
Happy Hollow Park & Zoo: New Animal Meet & Greet at 11 a.m. Happy Hollow remains temporarily closed to the public to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. Along with providing dedicated professional care for the animals, staff are bringing the Zoo to you - virtually! Catch an all new animal meet and greet with Zoo Educator Caitlin. Learn more about hedgehogs with "Glitch" the education ambassador. 
Star Wars Yoga YouTube Video A Cosmic Kid Yoga Adventure designed specifically for kids aged 3+
PBS Kids Story Time with Michelle Obama

Live Facebook on Mondays at 9 a.m.

Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama will be reading along Miss Maple's Seeds, story and pictures by Eliza Wheeler.

Yoda Pancakes "Do. Or do not. There is no try — especially when it comes to breakfast and brunch. And if you’re looking for a fun Star Wars-themed recipe, found one you have!"
Daily Calm YouTube Video Tamara Levitt guides this 10-minute Daily Calm mindfulness meditation to powerfully restore and reconnect with the present.

Share what you're learning and how you’re having fun at home by tagging our Facebook and Twitter with the hashtag #FlattenTheCurveSJ. We appreciate your input on ways we can keep growing this page!

We all have a duty to stop the spread of coronavirus by staying at home. Thank you for doing your part to keep our community safe. Let's continue to build community through fun during shelter-in-place!

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