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Shape Up NYC: Feldenkrais

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being.

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: Feldenkrais

Friday: 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

J. Hood Wright Recreation Center, 351 Fort Washington Avenue, Manhattan

Start Date: May 16, 2014
End Date: August 29, 2014
Age:Adult  

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being.

Instructor:  Suzanne Malitz

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: Feldenkrais/Awareness Through Movement

Friday: 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m.

Interchurch Center Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property , 475 Riverside Drive , Manhattan

Start Date: May 11, 2012
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

The Feldenkrais method is designed to improve movement repertoire, aiming to expand and refine the use of the self through awareness, in order to reduce pain or limitations in movement, and promote general well-being.

 

Shape Up NYC: Fitness for the Mind and Body

Tuesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn

Age:Adult / Senior  

This exhilarating fitness class is designed to build physical, mental and spiritual muscle, and is adaptable to any fitness level.  This class improves joint mobility, spinal flexibility, right-left brain coordination, kinesthetic learning, cognitive function, systemic health, balance, self-esteem, confidence and playfulness. 

Instructor: Paula Sealy Edwards

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: Functional Fitness

Thursday: 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

Central Park , 5 AV TO CENTRAL PARK W, 59 ST TO 110 ST (Manhattan), Manhattan

Start Date: May 22, 2014
End Date: September 25, 2014
Age:Adult / Senior  

A moderate, heart-pumping outdoor workout to help you burn calories and increase heart health. This class will include a variety of everyday moves to improve mobility and stability. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Functional Training

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Astoria Park Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Shore Blvd. & 23rd Avenue (Lower Level of Lawn), Queens

Start Date: July 8, 2014
End Date: August 26, 2014
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

This total body workout addresses muscle strength and endurance while keeping the heart rate up to burn calories and improve cardiovascular health. This class is co-taught by instructors who are part of the Shape Up NYC Fitness Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Fundamentals of Tai Chi

Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

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

Start Date: January 25, 2014
Age:Everyone  

Contemporary movements with the laws and principals of Tai Chi Kung (Qigong), Yoga, and Meditation. This instructor is part of NYC Parks Instructor Training Program.

 

Shape Up NYC: Hot Hula Fitness

Saturday: 5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m.

Riverside Park - Locomotive Lawn Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, Riverside Park at 62nd Street, Manhattan

Start Date: August 30, 2014
End Date: October 4, 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: 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.

 

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Exercise 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.

Row New York

Borough: Queens
Age: Youth
Type: Adaptive Indoor Rowing
Adaptive Indoor Rowing: Workout once per week with our adaptive coaches to stay in shape through the winter months, set and reach your rowing goals, and prepare for rowing on the water. All adaptive athletes are welcome - from age 11 and up - no experience necessary! Cancellations due to snow and inclement weather may occur, and one make-up session will be scheduled. The Access-A-Ride address to the boathouse is 30 Meadow Lake Drive, Corona/Flushing/Flushing Meadows Corona Park/ NY.
Phone: 718.433.3075 | Email

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Exercise Classes

Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
7:30 a.m.8:30 a.m.

AccessibleHeather Garden (in Fort Tryon Park)
Cabrini Boulevard & Ft Washington Ave., Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email

info@FortTryonParkTrust.org

 

Shape Up NYC: Zumba

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

AccessibleAnne Loftus Playground (in Fort Tryon Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Email

shapeupnyc@parks.nyc.gov

 

Central Park Circuit

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.

AccessibleEast Meadow (in Central Park), Manhattan| Map it

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Location Details:
Off 97th Street and 5th Avenue.

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 776-1066

Contact Email

hlook@centralparknyc.org

 

Pilates Fitness Guru

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
7:00 p.m.

Empire Fulton Ferry (in Brooklyn Bridge Park), Brooklyn| Map it

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Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Functional Training

Tuesday, July 29, 2014
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

Astoria Park Track (in Astoria Park), Queens| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Lower Level of Lawn along Shore Boulevard and 23rd Avenue.

Cost

Free  

 

Yoga class

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
8:30 a.m.9:30 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

 

Shape Up NYC: Chair Aerobics

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
9:30 a.m.10:30 a.m.

AccessibleSt. Mary's Recreation Center (in St. Mary's Park)
St. Ann's Avenue and 145th Street, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 771-2787

 

Sit Aerobics

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

AccessibleSt. Johns Recreation Center
1251 Prospect Place, Brooklyn| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Recreation center membership required.

Contact Number

(718) 771-2787

 

Yoga for Kids

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.

Garibaldi Plaza (in Washington Square Park), Manhattan| Map it

Directions to this location

Location Details:
Meet at the nook/seating area opposite the small playground.

Cost

Free  

 

Body Sculpting

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
10:00 a.m.11:00 p.m.

AccessiblePoe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park)
2640 Grand Concourse, Bronx| Map it

Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(718) 365-5516

Contact Email

Lucy.Aponte@parks.nyc.gov

 

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