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Found 137 programs, 2 leagues, and 73 events for Dance Classes

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18th Century Dance Classes

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Teen / Adult  

First Saturdays of every month. Members of The New York Baroque Dance Company teach classes covering dance forms found in dance suites of the late 17th and 18th centuries. Live music accompanies every class. No previous experience required. This class is open to professional dancers, teachers, students, musicians, singers, actors, and dance enthusiasts. Expand your circle of friends as you meet new people and learn the proper way to offer a hand during the minuet or how to cut a caper in the jig!

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $14 

 

Adult Dance Class

(M)

Friday: 6:15 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 14, 2014
End Date: May 16, 2014
Age:Adult  

Program for adults to express themselves through dance.  Class includes choreography, routines, dance performance and shows.

Instructor: Barney Webster

 

Advanced Ballet

Monday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Beginning/Intermediate through Advanced classes are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $15 

 

Advanced Belly Dancing

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

A dance movement class that focuses on the core muscles, emphasizing muscular isolations. Dance to Middle Eastern rhythms while learning traditional movements and combinations.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Advanced Modern Dance

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Modern Dance involves elements of floor work, center exercises, and combinations while emphasizing the weight of the body and its relationship to space and gravity. Students work on strength, flexibility and coordination. Intermediate/Advance and Advance are offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $15  

 

Aerobics

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Monday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Pelham Fritz Recreation Center, 18 Mount Morris Park West, Manhattan

Start Date: March 17, 2014
End Date: May 9, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

Cardio class targeting healthier heart and calorie burn.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

 

African Dance

Bedford-Stuyvesant YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1121 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Learn traditional African dances, rhythms, and songs from Senegal and Guinea, West Africa. Class warm-up includes working on core strength, flexibility, stamina, and rhythmic sensibility. This is a multi-level class; advanced beginner level dancers and up.

Cost: free for members, non-members $95/8 weeks 

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Afro-Caribbean "Dance & Movement"

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Mark Morris Dance Group Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn

Age:Adult  

Afro-Caribbean Dance and Movement unites dance, rhythm, and song.  The class creates an environment and dance community that nurtures, heals, renews, and inspires the body and spirit.  The class was listed in New York magazine's "The Best of New York", New York Confidential and was also written up in New York Woman's "Time Out".  An open level class is offered on a drop-in basis.

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $13 

 

Afro-Funk Fitness

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Thursday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Adult / Senior  

An upbeat rhythmic workout that incorporates African dance and Funk movements. This moderate to high intensity class is a fun way to lose weight and improve overall health.

 

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Dance Classes

Team and league sports provide a great opportunity to get fit, socialize, and have fun. Some leagues are casual, while others are more competitive. Email or call the leagues below to find out more about your local team and its players.

Mark Morris Dance Group

Borough: Brooklyn
Age: Youth/Adult
Type: Dance Classes
Offers a variety of classes for adults and children. Cost per class varies from $10-15/class. Please contact the group for more specific details.
Phone: 718-624-8400 | Email

United East Athletics Association

Borough: Manhattan
Age: Youth
Type: badminton, basketball, chinese chess, dragon boat, lion dance, ping pong, soccer
Phone: 212-227-9452 | Email

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Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday, April 19, 2014
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

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Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

Saturday, April 19, 2014
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

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Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance and Fitness Infusion

Saturday, April 19, 2014
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

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Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

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Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

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Free  

 

Adaptive Dance

Thursday, April 24, 2014
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

AccessibleJackie Robinson Recreation Center (in Jackie Robinson Park)
85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan| Map it

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Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 234-9607

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday, April 26, 2014
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

Saturday, April 26, 2014
10:30 a.m.11:30 a.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance and Fitness Infusion

Saturday, April 26, 2014
1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

McDonald Park House (in McDonald Playground), Staten Island| Map it

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Cost

Free  

 

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