Mindfulness Monday: Daily Recommendations for Recreation
Take a breath, share some gratitude, care for your inner self today. Happy Memorial Day!
- Date: 05/25/2020 (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|
|DIY Red Poppy||Make a red poppy! As Memorial Day approaches, red poppies begin to make their annual appearance: You might see them pinned on lapels or hanging from rearview mirrors. They’re worn to honor and memorialize the soldiers who gave their lives to protect our country’s freedom.
|Virtual Tour of the White House
||Go on a virtual tour of the White House. Learn facts about its architecture and important events that took place in each room.|
|30-Minute No-Equipment Bodyweight Bootcamp Workout||Let NYC-based celebrity trainer Adam Rosante lead you through his awesome bodyweight bootcamp workout. It's 30 minutes that will leave you dripping with sweat! Every move is a full-body exercise that will leave your muscles quivering. With no equipment needed, you can do this workout anywhere!|
|US Fish and Wildlife Service Refuge System Resources||We may be staying at home this Memorial Day weekend, but we can still explore the USA virtually. Find a national wildlife refuge near where you live or in a part of America you hope to visit someday. Search by Zip Code, state or refuge name through this link. #WildInside|
|Central Park Memorial Day Skate||Stuck inside this holiday weekend? Head out to NYC for the Central Park Dance Skate Association's Memorial Day Skate!|
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!