Get Movin’ During New York City Dance Week

Calling all dancers!

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Photo Credit: AK47 Division for NYC Dance Week

New York City Dance Week is finally here! The 10-day festival features free dance, fitness, and wellness classes all to celebrate the art of dance. The series is hosted by TENDU Inc, a charitable organization that promotes dance in the City of New York, and sponsored by H+, Altru Global, Dancewave, Harkness Center, Noosa, and Arthur Murray.

The organization partners with local dance and fitness studios to provide free classes for everyone. They also showcase emerging dance entities to help them gain exposure throughout the community. The mission of the event is to encourage healthy and active lifestyles. With the central focus being dance, the program teaches attendees how dance benefits the mind, body, and spirit.

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Photo Credit: AK47 Division for NYC Dance Week

NYC Dance Week runs from June 15 – 24. Classes are held at various locations throughout the city and serve thousands of locals. Participants are encouraged to try a variety of different styles of dance. Genres of dance include Latin, ballroom, tap, ballet, swing, hip-hop, pilates, yoga, and aerial acrobatics.

Registration takes place online at http://www.nycdanceweek.org/.

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For constant updates on the event, follow @nycdanceweek on Twitter and Instagram, and like them on Facebook. For further information on how to get involved, contact dance@nycdanceweek.org or call 646-807-4244.

 

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Event Schedule

NYC Dance Week Kick-Off Party

Date: Wednesday, June 14

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Time: 6pm – 10pm

Where: Angel of Harlem, 2272 Frederick Douglass Blvd (corner of West 122nd Court)

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Casual attire; 21 and over

 

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NYC Dance Week Kick-Off Event with Brooklyn Borough President, Eric L. Adams

Date: Thursday, June 15

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Time: 5pm

Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza, 209 Joralemon St

Event will include performances, dance classes and more

 

NYC Dance Week Festival

Date: Thursday, June 15 – Saturday, June 24

Time: Varies

Where: Participating studios

Class Offers: http://www.nycdanceweek.org/how-to-take-free-classes/

 

Fitness Labs during NYC Dance Week Festival

Details: http://www.nycdanceweek.org/fitness-labs/

During the festival, dance enthusiasts may also participate in a series of unique fitness labs sponsored by festival affiliate FitEngine, Inc., a trusted source for inside information on fitness and wellness.

 

Injury Prevention Workshop by Harkness Center for Dance Injuries

Date: Thursday, June 22

Time: 5:30pm – 7pm

Where: Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Avenue (Brooklyn)

 

Performance Event with NYC10 Dance Initiative

Date: Wednesday, June 21

Time: 7:30pm

Where: Dixon Place, 161 Chrystie Street (between Delancey and Rivington)

Tickets: http://dixonplace.org

More Info: http://nyc10.org

 

Dancer for a Day Program

Date: Saturday, June 24

Time: 10am – 3pm

Where: Dancewave, 45 4th Avenue (Brooklyn)

 

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