April 07, 2020 2 min read
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.
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We’ve been anxiously waiting to share this exciting new launch with you for the past few months, and now the time has finally come! Say hello to the Bamboo Rib Dressy Sweatsuit. Elegant yet comfy, textured yet ultra-soft. No compromise.
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At Encircled, we’ve long been of the mindset that we don’t have to sacrifice style for comfort, we can have it all. We’re leading the movement in making it okay for both comfort and style to be leading factors in what you wear - at home, at work and everywhere in between. We’ve done a roundup of our favourite comfy workwear outfit ideas because we’re here to lead the Comfy Workwear Revolution. Join us, won’t you?
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Some of us are coming to the realization that the gifts we ordered might not make it in time. Thankfully, there are several options for virtual gifts that can be purchased at the last minute and e-mailed to the recipient right away. Here are some eleventh-hour alternatives, from gift cards to subscription boxes and tree adoption. Last minute shopping has never been easier or more enjoyable.