With the global community collectively being asked to stay home for the foreseeable future, we decided it was time to create a round-up of fun, indoor activities to help you embrace the new normal. Whether you’re looking for an at-home workout, a new hobby, or a fun way to engage with your friends and family, our round-up has it all.
FITNESS + WELLNESS + MINDFULNESS
Toronto Yoga Mamas Yoga for Kids and Moms
SAANA Yoga - Daily Instagram Live Yoga at 12pm EST and 8pm EST
HOAME Meditation studio - meditation 3x a day on Instagram live
Barry’s Bootcamp at home - workout classes daily on Instagram live
WORK FROM HOME TOOLS
Google Hangouts - An easy to use video chat that accompanies your gmail email address.
Slack - An online chat app that helps you stay connected to your team.
Online Whiteboard - Used to face-to-face meetings? Use this online whiteboard to help brainstorm ideas with your team online.
Lynda - An online learning database that’s free with your Toronto library card!
Creative Live - Online classes in photography, art, design, craft & DIY, marketing, business, and entrepreneurship.
Skillshare - An online learning community for people who want to learn from educational videos.
KEEPING IN TOUCH
FaceTime - Video calling for Apple users
WhatsApp - Video calling for Android + Apple users
HouseParty - Video calling with a fun twist - play games online with your friends and family while you social distance
EXPERIMENT WITH COOKING
Bon Appetit - Bon Appetit is a highly opinionated food brand that creates recipes you can do at home.
Pantry Meal Index - A comprehensive list of recipes you can make using items typically found in your pantry.
Half Baked Harvest - Delicious and easy meals you can make right at home.
ORGANIZATION AND DIYS
The Sorry Girls - Thrifting, household DIYS, and decorating.
With Wendy - Crafting and sewing DIYS.
Shira Gill - Closet and home organization.
Hoping you’re all safe and healthy at home.
From the Encircled Team.