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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 

 

Adaptive Dance

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Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: March 27, 2014
Age:Adult  

Body movement to dance music: reggae, hip hop, funk.

Instructor: Jeffrey McFarlane

 

Adult Dance Class

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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.

 

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

 

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.

 

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!

 

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 

 

Beginning/Intermediate Ballet

Thursday: 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  

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

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

 

Belly Dance

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Ridgewood YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 69-02 64th St, Queens

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.

Phone: 212-912-2180

 

Belly Dancing

Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

PEP for Seniors Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1525 Unionport Road Apt. #ME, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join PEP's Belly Dancing Class every Friday! Please come to PEP to purchase your multipass card for this and other classes. Open to anyone 55+.

Cost: $15/5 classes 

 

Belly Fusion

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Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: December 20, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

An exciting, low-impact class focusing on strengthening the spine and abdominal muscles through belly dancing techniques. 

Instructor: Janice

 

Body Conditioning on the Ball

Thursday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Body Conditioning on the Ball (formerly Stability Ball) uses the Physio-Ball to work on core strength, employing the Pilates vocabulary. The Ball is a fun full-body strengthening tool that provides flexibility and aerobic benefits. Bouncing, strengthening and stretching in this class is challenging and fun.

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

 

Break Dance

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Friday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

A class geared toward students who have no hip-hop dance and break dance background. Participants learn the basic body moves and techniques in a matter of weeks!

 

Caribbean Dance

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

Age:Adult  

Learn Carribean dances and rythms in this multi-level class which is sure to keep you moving and have fun.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Chair Dancing

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Moriah Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 90 Bennett Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energizing aerobic workout without getting out of your chair! To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Core Strengthening

Saturday: 9:45 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $10 

 

Dance

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Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx

Age:Child / Teen  

Your kids will have a blast in this instructional dance program, learning a variety of dancing styles.

 

Dance

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Louis Armstrong Community Center, 33-16 108 St., Queens

Age:  

Please contact the center for more details.

 

Dance

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Friday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Open to all ages! Participants will learn through dance how to nurture their body, mind and soul, build poise, self-esteem and confidence.

 

Dance Aerobics

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Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Hansborough Recreation Center, 35 West 134th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: December 20, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Lisa

 

Dance Class

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Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Child  

Kids have fun learning the art of ballet, hip hop and other dance forms.  Don't miss it!

 

Dance Class

Tuesday: 10:45 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Riverdale Senior Services Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2600 Netherland Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energizing dance class every week. Becoming a member of the senior center is easy and free! Call us to find out how.

Phone: 718-884-5900

 

Dancercise with Lisa

Friday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Roy Reuther Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 711 C Seagirt Ave, # 2N, Queens

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energizing dance and aerobics class every week. Becoming a member of the senior center is easy and free! Call us to find out how.

Phone: 718-491-3110
E-mail: slombardi@jasa.org
Cost: Free 

 

Family Zumba

Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Ridgewood YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 69-02 64th St, Queens

Age:Everyone  

ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

Phone: 212-912-2180

 

Feldenkrais Method

Tuesday: 7:00 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  

Feldenkrais: Awareness Through Movement®, students learn a direct and effective means for healing pain, while also improving posture, flexibility and coordination. Over time, we each adopt physical and psychological habits, often constraining us to a small portion of our movement potential, and creating unnecessary physical limitations, injury, or chronic pain. Classes are non-competitive and students move according to their own comfort level and progress at their own rate. The emphasis is on sensory learning. The lessons are of benefit to everyone wishing to move with greater comfort and ease.

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

 

Gaga/People

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Gaga/people explores “gaga”, a movement language developed by Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin to help dancers and non dancers reconnect to the way they move. Teachers guide the class through a series of evocative instructions that participants actively explore, discovering individual ways to interpret and perform the information through movement. Gaga/people classes offer a creative framework for participants to connect to their bodies and imaginations, increase their physical awareness, improve their flexibility and stamina, and experience the pleasure of movement in a welcoming, accepting atmosphere. No prior dance experience needed, and this Open Level class is offered on a drop-in basis.

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

 

Get Dancing!

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Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

St. Mary’s Recreation Center, 450 Saint Ann's Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: September 1, 2013
End Date: June 27, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Get Dancing at St. Mary's!

Professional dance instructors will be teaching hip hop, mambo, ballet, baton twirling and so much more.  The class will finish with a dance showcase in June.

This program lasts from October to June and has additional cost. Participants must come in to register.

Classes are currently filled.  To be added to our waiting list, please call the recreation center at 718-402-5155.

 

Hip Hop Dance

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

Age:Adult  

A cardiovascular workout using urban upbeat Hip Hop music. This class teaches step by step movements with fun choreography, so you can get your feet moving and your heart pumping.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Hip-Hop Dance Class

Tuesday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

PEP for Seniors Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1525 Unionport Road Apt. #ME, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join PEP's Hip Hop Dance Class! It's FREE! Come to the PEP office every Tuesday from 11am-12pm and every Thursday from 2pm-3pm. Our volunteer Ashanti will get you moving around in no time! This class is suitable for beginners. Open to anyone 55+

Phone: 718-409-1619
E-mail: NTambini@bethabe.org
Cost: Free 

PEP for Seniors

 

Hip-Hop for Kids

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Saturday: 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

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

Start Date: January 5, 2014
Age:Child  

This program provides a structured way of learning various hip-hop dance movements through combinations and routines. Using hip-hop, R&B, dancehall, house, and pop music, this energetic class teaches the technique of hip-hop and instills rhythm, precision, and muscle memory. It also serves as a fun source of a cardio workout for youth.

For ages 7-12.  All levels are welcome.

Instructor: Nabowire Stokes

Activity Room

 

Intermediate Pilates Mat

Wednesday: 7:00 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  

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 

 

Intermediate West African Dance

Monday: 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 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  

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 

 

Intermediate/Advanced Ballet

Saturday: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 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 

 

Intermediate/Advanced Belly Dancing

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  

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. The Intermediate/Advanced Class applies Belly Dancing technique to choreography.

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

 

Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance

Tuesday: 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  

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: $14 

 

Jazz Dance

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Wednesday: 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Adult  

Adults will have a blast learning various Jazz and Modern dance techniques!  A great way to break a sweat and meet new people, while adding something new to your dancing repertoire.

 

Kids' Dance: Ballet

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Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child  

Instructional ballet class for kids that introduces basic ballet concepts.

 

Kids' Dance: Hip-Hop

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Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child  

A fun instructional dance class for kids!

 

Kids' Dance: Tap

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Saturday: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Child  

Kids learn the basics of rhythm and dance steps.

 

Line Dance

Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Riverdale Senior Services Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 2600 Netherland Ave, Bronx

Age:Senior  

Join us for an energizing dance class every week. Becoming a member of the senior center is easy and free! Call us to find out how.

Phone: 718-884-5900

 

Line Dance Fitness

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Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 20, 2014
End Date: May 8, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

Line dance instructin with cardio infusion.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

 

Line Dancing

Tuesday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Todt Hill Friendship Club Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 184 Schmidts Lane, Staten Island

Age:Senior  

Join us for a fun hour of line dancing before lunch! To participate, you must become a member of the senior center. Joining is easy and free, please call to find out how.

Cost: Free 

 

Line Dancing

Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Owen Dolen Recreation Center, 2551 Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Age:Everyone  

Participants learn classic line dances such as "Electric Slide" and "Cupid Shuffle" for fun and fitness.  This class is free and open to the public.

 

Line Dancing

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Wednesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

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

Age:Senior  

Get a taste of country-and-western flair with this riotous dancing style.

 

Restorative Movement: Dance for Older Adults

Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

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

Age:Senior  

Restorative Movement: Dance for Older Adults will utilize gentle movement to explore and increase range of motion. This open level class will introduce dance to older adults in a comfortable environment, while simultaneously restoring energy and rejuvenating bodies.

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

 

Rhythm and Motion Dance Workout

Wednesday: 6:30 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  

Rhythm and Motion Dance Workout draws from hip-hop, jazz, African, Latin, and modern dance forms, and is accompanied by an eclectic mix of international and popular music. The Rhythm & Motion Dance Workout develops fitness through the joy of dance and creative physical self-expression. An Open Level class is offered on a drop-in basis.

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

 

Salsa

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Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Recreation Center, 85 Bradhurst Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Luther Wynter

Combines Latin dance moves for a fun, dynamic workout. Membership required.

 

Salsa

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

Age:Adult  

Lean the basics of ballroom including fox trot, waltz, swing, cha-cha, rumba, tango, and more in beginner level classes. Hard-soled shoes preferred. Imtermidiate and advanced level classes are designed for students with solid working knowledge of ballroom dance. Partner preferred but not necessary.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Senior Program

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Monday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Age:Senior  

Seniors participate in Tai Chi, yoga, ESL classes, table tennis, bingo, movie days, card games, board games,  computers, social dance, creative arts, Wii Bowling, knitting, aerobics, and more!

This program is for seniors ages 60 and over. Please call the center for specific program information.

 

Shape Up NYC - Dance Fitness

Monday: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Queens Library - North Forest Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 9827 Metropolitan Ave. Forest Hills, NY, Queens

Start Date: January 6, 2014
End Date: June 9, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body.

 

Shape Up NYC: Ballet Fitness Class

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

Pomonok Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 67-09 Kissena Blvd., Queens

Start Date: April 23, 2012
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This class uses a blend of ballet-esque vocabulary and Pilates fundamentals. This class will tone and tighten your abdominals and wake up the hard-to-reach deep muscles of the hip, glutes, and back that conventional workouts might miss, giving you a longer, leaner, more flexible body.

Phone: (718) -591-3377
Phone 2: 212-360-3300
Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Body Conditioning

Saturday: 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Steven Adams

Informed by the latest finding in exercise science and functional exercises, instructors focus on strengthening and fine tuning major muscle groups.

 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center Members.

 

Shape Up NYC: Boot Camp

Friday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: November 1, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

Class will provide a complete upper/lower body workout to help tone and firm the body.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Bootcamp Fusion

Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

PS 72 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 131 EAST 104 STREET, Manhattan

Start Date: January 30, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

Bootcamp Fusion is a combination of bootcamp and dance fitness classes. They are designed to burn calories in the shortest amount of time. We want to get you fit and healthy by challenging both your body and your mind in a funky way. Our exercises involve beginner, intermediate, and advanced movements. Bootcamp Fusion is a combination of strength, cardio, muscle endurance, flexibility, core, and functional movement patterns. Dance fitness is the cardio workout where you are free to enjoy the sensation of dance and music. Exercise has never been so fun! Ready, Steady, Go … Grab a friend, bring a bottle of water, and a towel! Get fit and have fun! This instructor is part of the Parks NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Calypso Cardio

Tuesday: 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Thursday: 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.

Howard Beach Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 156-45 84th Street, Queens

Start Date: February 4, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Calypso Cardio is a High Intensity Cardio & toning class that utilizes basic moves set to calypso music. The class is a half hour of cardio dance and a half hour of yoga.

 

Shape Up NYC: Calypso Cardio

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Start Date: February 24, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Calypso Cardio is a High Intensity Cardio & toning class that utilizes basic moves set to calypso music. The class is a half hr of cardio & toning and a half hr of yoga.

 

Shape Up NYC: Calypso Cardio

Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Queens Library-Laurelton Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 134-26 225 St, Queens

Start Date: January 3, 2014
End Date: June 13, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Calypso Cardio is a High Intensity Cardio & toning class that utilizes basic moves set to calypso music. The class is a half hr of cardio & toning and a half hr of yoga.

 

Shape Up NYC: Calypso Cardio

Monday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Woodhaven Richmond Hill Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 78-15 Jamaica Avenue Woodhaven NY, Queens

Start Date: February 10, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Calypso Cardio is a High Intensity Cardio & toning class that utilizes basic moves set to calypso music. The class is a half hr of cardio & toning and a half hr of yoga.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Aerobics

Tuesday: 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Start Date: July 23, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A moderate, heart-pumping workout to help you burn calories and increase heart health.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center Members.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Blast

Tuesday: 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church in Jamaica Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 89-60 164th Street Jamaica, NY, Queens

Start Date: January 14, 2014
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

A fun, energetic cardio fusion class mixed with aerobic, dance, kickboxing, and strength movements. Please bring: A mat, towel, and water bottle! This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Presbyterian Church of St. Albans Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 190-04 119th Ave St. Albans, NY, Queens

Start Date: February 1, 2014
End Date: June 28, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

The class will encompass easy to follow dance moves geared at increasing cardiovascular fitness, body toning and burning calories. Some floor exercises may be incorporated. The class will include a warm up, an aerobic workout, muscle toning, stretching and cool down. This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Cardio Dance Fitness

Thursday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 161-04 Jamaica Ave Jamaica, NY, Queens

Start Date: January 9, 2014
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

A fun, high energy cardio dance workout that will leave you wondering where the time went and motivate you to want more. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Caribbean Dance Fitness

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

P.S. 202 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 982 Hegeman Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: January 18, 2014
End Date: June 28, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Aerobics

Thursday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

St. Louis Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 230 Kingston Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: January 9, 2014
End Date: June 26, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

A low impact, heart-pumping workout combining strength and toning exercises to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Sunset Park Recreation Center, 7th Avenue at 43rd Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 15, 2014
End Date: June 25, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Ingersoll Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 177 Myrtle Avenue, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 23, 2014
Age:Everyone  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

P.S. 25 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 787 Lafayette Ave., Brooklyn

Start Date: February 1, 2014
End Date: June 28, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Friday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Salem Missionary Baptist Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 305 E 21st St., Brooklyn

Start Date: February 7, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

McDonald Park House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 775 Forest Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: January 15, 2014
Age:Everyone  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Long Island City - Queens Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 37-44 21st Street Long Island City, Queens

Start Date: February 1, 2014
End Date: July 12, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This fitness class uses a combination of stretches and varied dance styles like zumba and line dances to help you keep fit.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

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Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Lost Battalion Hall Recreation Center, 93-29 Queens Boulevard, Queens

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance Fitness

Thursday: 3:45 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

P.S. 21 Queens Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 147-36 26th Avenue Flushing, NY, Queens

Start Date: January 9, 2014
Age:Child / Adult / Senior  

An exciting workout that uses easy-to-follow dance steps to increase cardiovascular fitness and tone the body. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Dance and Fitness Infusion

Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

McDonald Park House Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 775 Forest Ave, Staten Island

Start Date: January 18, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult  

The art of dance and exercise infused into one. It is composed of different movements of dance and exercising techniques infused to strengthen abdominals, get rid of loss fat on triceps and biceps, and tighten muscles. Exercises may include: different types crunches, leg raises, plank, and different styles of dance such as reggaeton, pop, and 80's. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Fitness Fusion

Monday: 6:45 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Springfield Gardens United Methodist Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 131- 29 Farmers Blvd. Jamaica, NY, Queens

Start Date: January 27, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Fitness Fusion combines dance and kickboxing cardio with toning exercises into one total body workout with simple easy to follow routines. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Heart and Soul Dance

Wednesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Macedonia AME Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 37-22 Union Street Flushing, NY, Queens

Start Date: January 8, 2014
Age:Adult  

‘Heart and Soul’ is an invigorating fitness dance class. Burn calories in this 60 minute fun, high-energy, and easy-to-follow dance class. It combines muscle toning exercises and fusions of African, modern and jazz movements choreographed to today's hottest inspirational music. Every class includes a 10-minute warm up, 30-minutes of dancing, 15 minutes of muscle toning and a 5 minute cool down. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 7, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Hot Hula Fitness provides a total body workout in 60 minutes as it isolates larger muscle groups, increasing strength and definition to your core with specific emphasis on the abs, glutes, quads and arms.  Inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands, Hot Hula fitness incorporates easy to perform dance movements set to the sounds of traditional Polynesian drum beats fused with funky Reggae music, resulting in a modern, hip fitness workout.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Latin Cardio

Tuesday: 5:15 p.m.-6:15 p.m.

Kings County Hospital Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Clarkson Ave & New York Ave, E Building, Second Floor, Classroom 2-3, Brooklyn

Start Date: November 15, 2011
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Latin Aerobics is a fusion of Latin music and dance themes like Salsa, Merengue, Bachata, Reagaton, and Samba! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Nia

Thursday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center, 232 West 60th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: November 14, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

Nia is a sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance, and yoga.

Instructor: Jayne

Aerobics Room

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Stretch, Flex, & Tone

Tuesday: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Elmor Senior Citizens Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 98-19 Astoria Blvd., Queens

Start Date: January 21, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

A low-impact workout that consists of both dance fitness and chair exercises. This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Conditioning

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Ridgewood - Queens Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 20-12 Madison St. Ridgewood, Queens

Start Date: January 7, 2014
End Date: June 10, 2014
Age:Adult  

This 60 minutes workout is a powerful and fun combination of cardio fitness, toning, core strengthening and lastly stretching those tight areas out for a complete workout. You’ll be using only your body weight. Please bring a mat and a water bottle! It is guaranteed to get you sweating and put a smile on your face! Bring a friend! All fitness levels welcome. Total Body Conditioning is a great workout for everyone, there is plenty of options available for all fitness levels. This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Total Body Conditioning

Tuesday: 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.

Briarwood Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 85-12 Main St. Briarwood, Queens

Start Date: March 4, 2014
End Date: June 24, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Low impact total body conditioning is a fitness class that incorporates a breakdown of moves to improve your flexibility through full body stretching. Upper & lower body routines will increase strength, stamina, & target the zones we want to lift & tighten! Adjustment of movements will be shown for people with physical limitations. This class may use chair routines. This class is taught by an instructor who is part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training (FIT) Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Monday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Bronx Family Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1515 Southern Blvd, Bronx

Start Date: January 13, 2014
End Date: June 16, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. This instructor is brought to you by the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Tuesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

JCC Stapleton Neighborhood Senior Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 189 Gordon St, Staten Island

Start Date: July 9, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

New Settlement Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 1501 Jerome Ave, Bronx

Start Date: September 21, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This class is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Springfield Gardens United Methodist Church Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 131- 29 Farmers Blvd. Jamaica, NY, Queens

Start Date: April 1, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This class fuses International and gospel music dance themes for a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Monday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Age:Everyone  

Instructor: Ronelle and Gina (Mondays)

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx

Age:Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Monday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Cross Island Beacon at MS 210 Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 93-11 101st Ave., Queens

Start Date: January 13, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Friday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Harlem Hospital Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 506 Lenox Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: January 3, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

E-mail: shapeupnycharlem@gmail.com

Rehabilitation Dayroom, 3101

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Friday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Evangelical Power and Action Church of God Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 1841 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn

Start Date: January 17, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

A.R.R.O.W. Field House, 35-30 35th Street, Queens

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Julie Smith

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center Members.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Thursday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Owen Dolen Recreation Center, 2551 Westchester Avenue, Bronx

Start Date: June 20, 2013
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Tony Dapolito Recreation Center, 1 Clarkson Street, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Tuesday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

East Harlem Asthma Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 161-168 East 110th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: February 11, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. *Please note that this class will not be held April 18-26.

Cost: Free 

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and open to the public.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Thursday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

Manhattanville Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 530 West 133rd Street, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Carolann Valentino Zumba uses Latin rhythms & easy to follow moves to create a fitness program with a party-like atmosphere that will blow you away. Fast & Slow rhythms to tone & sculpt your body. Burn over 500 calories an hour!

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Monday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Long Island City - Queens Library Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 37-44 21st Street Long Island City, Queens

Start Date: January 27, 2014
End Date: June 23, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. This instructor is part of the Shape Up NYC Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: March 8, 2014
End Date: April 26, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Yishan Lee

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

There will be no class on 4/12 due to instructor being out.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Alfred E. Smith Recreation Center, 80 Catherine Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 19, 2014
End Date: May 7, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, international and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy-to-follow dance steps.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Manhattanville Community Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 530 West 133rd Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 4, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba uses Latin rhythms & easy to follow moves to create a fitness program with a party-like atmosphere that will blow you away. Fast & Slow rhythms to tone & sculpt your body. Burn over 500 calories an hour!

Cost: FREE 

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Wednesday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center, 3225 Reservoir Oval East, Bronx

Start Date: December 11, 2013
Age:Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, international and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy-to-follow dance steps.

Instructor: Miledys Pons

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba Gold

Wednesday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

Age:Everyone  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! Zumba Gold targets the older population. The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps. The Zumba formula is modified to suit the needs of the active older participants.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Shape up NYC: Zumba

Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Thomas Jefferson Recreation Center, 2180 First Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: March 13, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Shape Up NYC classes are FREE and available to those who are not Recreation Center members. Please bring a key lock to secure your belongings.

 

Social Dancing

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Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.

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

Age:Senior  

Take a swing around the dance floor to sounds of the Big Band era!

 

Stretch Class

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m.

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

Age:Adult  

Phone: 718-624-8400
E-mail: info@mmdg.org
Cost: $10  

 

Tai Chi

Community Center at Stuyvesant High School Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 345 Chambers St. , Manhattan

Age:Adult / Senior  

Learn the ancient Chinese martial art with an expert. No experience necessary. Register at the Community Center or call 646-210-4292 Visit www.ccshs.org for program information and class times.

Cost: call for price 

 

Tai-Chi

Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

Greenbelt Nature Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 700 Rockland Avenue, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Take a Sunday morning Tai Chi class in the picturesque Greenbelt Nature Center overlooking scenic woodlands. Classes are pay-as-you go, and 10-week pre-paid passes are available. Classes are run year-round but can be cancelled due to extreme weather and some holidays.

Cost: $15/class non-members;$13/class for Greenbelt Conservancy members 

 

Take a Chance Series

Saturday: 7:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

JCC Manhattan Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 334 Amsterdam Avenue, Manhattan

Age:Adult  

Each Saturday night, from 7:15-8:15 pm, take a class on us! No experience required! No pre-registration required. All levels welcome. Please sign up at the Health Club Welcome Desk or call 646.505.5716 for more information.

Phone: 646-505-5708
Cost: Free 

 

Teen Scene

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Wednesday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 15, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Age:Teen  

Youth fitness class geared toward healthier more fit teen.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

 

Tempo Tappers (Tap Dancing)

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Monday: 12:00 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

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

Age:Senior  

Tempo Tappers practice this dance staple of musical productions, incorporating rhythm and dance steps such as the shuffle, flap and heel click.

 

Toddler Dance: Ballet

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Saturday: 12:30 p.m.-1:15 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Preschool  

An introductory dance class in ballet for toddlers ages 3-5.

 

Toddler Dance: Tap

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Saturday: 1:15 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

Sorrentino Recreation Center, 18-48 Cornaga Avenue, Queens

Age:Preschool  

An introductory dance class in tap for toddlers ages 3-5.

 

Turn Up Your Fitness

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Saturday: 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m.

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

Start Date: March 15, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Age:Teen  

Youth dance and fitness class.

Instructor: LaSharn Cooper

 

Youth Ballet and Modern Dance

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Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Recreation Center 54, 348 East 54th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: March 15, 2014
End Date: May 17, 2014
Age:Child  

Youths 6 to 12 years of age learn to express themselves through ballet and modern dance. 

Pre-registration is required. 

Instructor: Barney Webster

 

Youth Dance Aerobics

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Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: January 16, 2014
End Date: May 29, 2014
Age:Teen  

A dance-cardio fusion for youth ages 13-17.

 

Youth Dance Aerobics

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Tuesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Greenbelt Recreation Center, 501 Brielle Avenue (across from Sea View Hospital), Staten Island

Start Date: January 14, 2014
End Date: May 27, 2014
Age:Teen  

A dance-cardio fusion for youth ages 13-17.

 

Youth Dancercize

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Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Avenue, Queens

Start Date: March 13, 2014
End Date: April 26, 2014
Age:Child / Teen  

Get fit while having fun learning dance choreography and preparing for performances.

 

Zumba

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.
Monday: 7:45 p.m.-8:45 p.m.
Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 10:05 a.m.-11:05 a.m.
Friday: 9:05 a.m.-10:05 a.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Broadway YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 651 Broadway, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Zumba

Wednesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Roy Wilkins Recreation Center, 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard, Queens

Age:Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

 

Zumba

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Sunday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

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

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

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

Instructor: Laci Chisholm

Sunday: Gym, Saturday: Activity Room

 

Zumba

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:00 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  

ZUMBA® is a dance-based fitness class using international music and steps – Salsa, Cumbia, Merengue, Swing, Tango, Samba, Reggaeton (Latin/Funk), and more.  Nonstop energetic routines feature intervals with fast and slow rhythms in addition to resistance training.  No partner or previous dance experience required.  Recommended attire includes comfortable workout clothes and sneakers with non-marking soles.  Two Open Level classes are offered on a drop-in basis.

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

 

Zumba

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

Age:Adult  

A fusion of Latin and International music - dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic/fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body. Zumba maximizes caloric output, fat burning and total body toning. It is a mixture of body sculpting movements with easy to follow dance steps.

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

Please check the center for cost and schedule.

 

Zumba

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Thursday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

Asser Levy Recreation Center, 392 Asser Levy Place, Manhattan

Start Date: March 24, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

Instructor: Cora Cofield

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system! The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

 

Zumba

Sunday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Monday: 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9:15 a.m.-10:15 a.m.
Thursday: 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Friday: 1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m.

South Shore YMCA Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 3939 Richmond Ave, Staten Island

Age:Teen / Adult  

ZUMBA is a fusion of Latin and International music, utilizing dance themes that create a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness program. The routines feature aerobic interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body.

Phone: 718-981-4933
Cost: Free for members, non-members $99/8 weeks 

 

Zumba Fitness

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Wednesday: 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

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

Start Date: March 19, 2014
End Date: May 10, 2014
Age:Child / Teen / Adult  

Zumba fitness with a combination of dance and toning.

Instructor:  LaSharn Cooper

 

Zumba (Members Only)

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Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

McCarren Play Center, 776 Lorimer Street, Brooklyn

Start Date: March 10, 2014
End Date: June 30, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Zumba is a fusion of Latin, International and popular music dance themes creating a dynamic, exciting, effective fitness system!  The routines feature aerobic, fitness interval training with a combination of fast and slow rhythms that tone and sculpt the body with easy to follow dance steps.

 

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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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Adaptive Dance

Thursday, April 17, 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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Cost

Recreation Center membership is required.

Contact Number

(212) 234-9607

 

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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Cost

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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Cost

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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Cost

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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Cost

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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Cost

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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Cost

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  

 

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