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Caribbean Dance

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


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


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 


Chair Dancing to the Sounds of Motown

Wednesday: 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

SAGE Center Bronx Not a NYC Department of Parks and Recreation operated property, 260 East 188th Street, Bronx

Start Date: January 18, 2017
End Date: July 1, 2017
Age:Adult / Senior  

Groove to hits from the 50s and 60s during this full body workout. The class emphasizes seated balance and mobility exercises while promoting strength-building.

Cost: FREE 


Chinese Dance Workshop


Sunset Park Recreation Center, 4200 7th Avenue, Brooklyn


Celebrate the Lunar New Year with Young Dancers in Repertory's Chinese Dance Workshop. Learn traditional moves and learn the history of the dances. This workshop is facilitated by Trayer Run-Kowzun and is for ages 7 and older.


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Contemporary Dance


Saturday: 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.

Chelsea Recreation Center, 430 West 25th Street, Manhattan

Start Date: January 2, 2017
Age:Teen / Adult / Senior  

Also known as modern dance, this contemporary class will consist of technique, body awareness, combinations and expressive movement. Beginners are welcome.\

Instructors: Teresa C.

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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


Phone: 718-624-8400
Cost: $10 




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


Please contact the center for more details.

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Tuesday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

St. James Recreation Center, 2530 Jerome Avenue, Bronx


In this class the youth will be able to learn and do something positive by dancing mambo and hip hop. In this program the youth will learn how to work together and learn powerful team leadership. Some may learn how to take the lead.

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Monday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Friday: 6:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Hunts Point Recreation Center, 765 Manida Street, Bronx


Participants will engage in various dance techniques.

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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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