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Afro-Fusion Cardio Dance

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Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

St. John’s Recreation Center, 1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 5, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

A cardio program based on African dance techniques that works on core strength, stretch, stamina, and rhythmic sensibility.

A program for all levels of fitness, accompanied by African and African influenced music.

Instructor: Nabowire Stokes

Dance Room

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Afro-Haitian Dance

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Afro-Haitian Dance describes a movement style rooted in traditional Haitian folklore. Celebrating life, beauty and the power of culture, this open level dance class focuses on developing each participant's relationship to poly-rhythm and percussion. Haiti has one of the highest levels of African retention in the western hemisphere. The dance and music from this extremely complex and resilient country are rich with stories of perseverance, love, war and the connections/disconnections all human beings share with their environment. Come awaken your spirit and discover the healing power of drums with Dancer/Choreographer Adia Tamar Whitaker.

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

 

Argentine Tango Group

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Thursday: 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Members of the group dance the Argentine Tango, a dramatic and social art form originating in 19th century Argentina.

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Ballroom Dance

Monday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

New York Chinatown Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 70 Mulberry Street, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Learn different styles of ballroom dance! To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Phone: 212-233-8930
Cost: Free 

 

Beginner Tap Lessons

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Monday: 10:15 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Fort Hamilton Senior Recreation Center, 9941 Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn

Age:Senior  

Learn tap in a fun environment. Bring your tap shoes!

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Beginning Ballet

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Ballet involves barre work, center exercises and movement combination. Students will focus on technique and placement, while emphasizing musicality. Beginning classes are offered as part of our workshop series and ongoing classes.

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

 

Beginning Belly Dancing

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Belly Dancing focuses on the folkloric belly dances and classical rhythms of North and East Africa.  Both Beginning and the Intermediate levels work along these parameters.

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

 

Beginning Pilates Mat

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Pilates is based on a series of core-strengthening exercises created by Joseph Pilates. These exercises use muscle control, breathing techniques, imagery and postural alignment to strengthen the entire body. The beginning Pilates Mat class is a thoughtful, non-threatening approach to these exercises and other movement. There is an emphasis on range of motion, as well as intensive work on abdominal muscles.

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

 

Beginning West African Dance

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

West African Dance (Djembe) focuses on dances from West Africa (e.g. Senegal, Mali) that are danced to Djembe drums. Beginning and Intermediate classes are offered on a drop-in basis.

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

 

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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

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.

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(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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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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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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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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Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Toning

Tuesday, April 29, 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, May 1, 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, May 3, 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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