Virtual Recess: Juggling Work, Life & All the Things

07/20/2021 01:00 PM - 01:30 PM ET

Admission

  • Free

Description

 

 

Virtual Recess: Juggling Work, Life & All the Things

Clear your mind, relieve stress & tension, and learn something fun you can show your family & friends at this juggling virtual recess! Learn to juggle scarves and other objects using one and two hand strategies. You’ll be amazed how quickly you can learn... or at least how much you can laugh while trying! 

Materials Needed:

  • Mesh scarves: demonstrations will use 12-14 square inch mesh scarves (3 different colors).
  • Substitutions include: any square/rectangular scarves (3), cloth napkins (3), or paper napkins (3 of various colors are optimal and white will work as well).
  • (Optional): hand sized bean bags (3), Koosh balls (3), juggling balls for beginners, racquet balls (3), and/or tennis balls (3).



DATE:  Tuesday, July 20, 2021

TIME:  1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EST

PLACE:  Virtual / Zoom 

COST:  Open to all, these playful sessions are for adults needing a play break in your work day! // WIT members and non-members - Free

 

Hosted by: Antonia ‘Tonina’ Llull

Antonia, better known as “Tonina”, has been a practicing occupational therapist and expert on development and rehabilitation for over 22 years. In her career’s journey, she has founded/directed a multidisciplinary, pediatric clinic and a private school; and was part of the leadership team of a rehabilitation medicine department in a top rated hospital in Manhattan. Tonina continues to work with children and adults, as well as their families while also building educational programming for parents and professionals. She loves discovering, sharing, and collaborating with her community to maximize growth, learning, and creativity in children of all ages and skill levels. She founded MPowerMe, LLC and MPowerMeToys in her efforts to share her experience with the use of toys, games, gadgets, literature, and sensory accessories to build children’s social skills, physical performance, ability to respond adaptively to their environment, and to foster their continued journey as life-long learners.

 

Sponsors

The Summer Virtual Recess Event Series is presented by Women in Toys, Licensing, and Entertainment in partnership with The Toy Association’s Genius of Play initiative. Each session is hosted by a Genius of Play Ambassador.

 

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