Be Well
This Spring!

Check out Grand Park's REC Center this April and May to stream weekly content centered around physical, mental and emotional wellness!

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About

REC Center is a new virtual program by Grand Park offered in English, Spanish, and Mandarin to help Angelenos Refresh, Empower, and Create their personal wellbeing this spring as L.A.’s “Park for Everyone” focuses on healing for all.

New Content!

Schedule

Join Grand Park every Wednesday for R.E.C. Center, an all-new virtual program centered around physical, mental and emotional wellness! Feed your mind, body and soul with multilingual and accessible yoga, dance classes, workshops, and more.

LUNCH À LA PARK YOGA RETREAT Led by beloved yogi Courtney Seiberling, Grand Park’s popular year-round virtual yoga program empowers participants to relax, rejuvenate and re-energize from the daily grind for peace of mind on Wednesdays and Fridays. As part of Grand Park’s REC Center, Seiberling will make yoga accessible to everyone, appropriate for older adults, with a low impact/breathwork approach in two classes held in April and May 2021.
Accessible Yoga & Breathwork
April 7, 2021
12:00 p.m.
Language: English
Location: rec.grandparkla.org
Guests: All levels welcome  

Wednesdays and Fridays (Year-round)
12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m.
Language: English
Location: Grand Park’s Facebook (@grandparkLosAngeles)
Guests: All levels welcome

Christy Yip will demonstrate a warm-up exercise and introduce the different hand movements in Chinese hand dancing. She will also demonstrate a low-impact dance combination that uses all the different hand movements.

 Simplified Chinese: 中国舞入手型练习。中国舞的手型有很多种,如兰花指、轮指、点指、空心拳等。在这个教学视频里,叶雅婷老师将介绍不同的手型及一个练习手型的组合

Traditional Chinese: 中國舞入門手型練習。中國舞的手型有很多種,如蘭花指、輪指、點指、空心拳等。在這個教學視頻裡,葉雅婷老師將介紹不同的手型及一個練習手型的組合。

April 14, 2021 (Hand Dancing)

12:00 p.m.

Language: Mandarin

Location: rec.grandparkla.org

Guests: All levels welcome

Movimiento y aliento gentil y suave para principiantes y todas las edades. (These classes focus on gentle movement and breath for beginners and all ages.)

April 21, 2021

12:00 p.m.

Language: Spanish

Location: rec.grandparkla.org

Guests: All levels welcome

  • EN CONVERSACIÓN CON EL DEPARTAMENTO PARA PERSONAS MAYORES DE LA CIUDAD DE LOS ÁNGELES (IN CONVERSATION WITH CITY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF AGING)

Marty Preciado, Gerente de Programación de Grand Park, en conversación con Mariella Freire-Reyes, Directora de Asociaciones Estratégicas y Planificación para la Ciudad de Los Ángeles, Departamento Para Personas Mayores hablarán de programas y servicios disponibles para atender las necesidades de las personas mayores El Departamento Para Personas Mayores aboga por los intereses y el bienestar de personas mayores mediante la administración de programas y servicios en asociación con nuestras agencias comunitarias para atender las necesidades de las personas mayores y a sus cuidadores. (Grand Park’s Program Manager Marty Preciado in in conversation with Mariella Freire-Reyes, Deputy Director of Strategic Partnerships & Planning, City of Los Angeles Department of Aging to discuss about available programs and services to serve the needs of older adults. Description: The Department of Aging advocates for the interests and welfare of older adults by administering programs and services in partnership with our community-based agencies to serve the needs of older adults and caregivers.)

26 de Abril/Monday, April 26, 2021

12:00–12:30 p.m.

Language: Spanish

Location: Grand Park’s Instagram Live (@grandpark_la)

Guests: Older Adults

  • LUNCH À LA PARK YOGA RETREAT

Led by beloved yogi Courtney Seiberling, Grand Park’s popular year-round virtual yoga program empowers participants to relax, rejuvenate and re-energize from the daily grind for peace of mind on Wednesdays and Fridays. As part of Grand Park’s REC Center, Seiberling will make yoga accessible to everyone, appropriate for older adults, with a low impact/breathwork approach in two classes held in April and May 2021.

Accessible Yoga & Breathwork

May 5, 2021

12:00 p.m.

Language: English

Location: rec.grandparkla.org

Guests: All levels welcome

 Wednesdays and Fridays (Year-round)

12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m.

Language: English

Location: Grand Park’s Facebook (@grandparkLosAngeles)

Guests: All levels welcome

Christy Yip will demonstrate a warm-up exercise, as well as a short dance that depicts the Hakka women’s lives around the water.

 Simplified Chinese: 中国舞入 – “划船组合。这个组合源自福建客家地区的舞蹈。用既简单又优美的动作描述客家人在边的生活

 Traditional Chinese: 中國舞入門 – “划船組合。這個組合源自福建客家地區的舞蹈。用既簡單又優美的動作描述客家人在水邊的生活。

May 12, 2021 (Rowing a Boat)

12:00 p.m.

Language: Mandarin

Location: rec.grandparkla.org

Guests: All levels welcome

Movimiento y aliento gentil y suave para principiantes y todas las edades. (These classes focus on gentle movement and breath for beginners and all ages.)

May 19, 2021

12:00 p.m.

Language: Spanish

Location: rec.grandparkla.org

Guests: All levels welcome

  • ARTS WORKSHOP WITH DA CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Grand Park welcomes Pomona’s dA Center for the Arts for an hour-long conversation and arts workshop; details to be announced on Grand Park’s Instagram. Viewers will learn more about the dA’s work in listening, encouraging and empowering all ages to be understanding, empathic, inclusive and creative citizens for a better future.

May 26, 2021

1:00 p.m.

Language: English

Location: Grand Park’s Instagram Live (@grandpark_la)

Guests: All ages welcome

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Sabrina Skacan