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Central Park Taekwondo on the Upper West Side

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Children, Community, Convenience Services, Fitness, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Central Park Taekwondo on the Upper West Side is the neighborhood’s premier martial arts school for children and adults. Taekwondo is the most widely practiced discipline in the martial arts world and it means “the way of the hand and foot”. Read below to learn all about the special promotion they’re running for the month November!

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Mind Over Matter Health and Fitness Brings the Gym to the Comfort of your Home

Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 in Fitness, Local Business, Local Services, Locals, Other

Mind Over Matter is NYC’s premier in-home fitness program and the only one of its kind to provide clients with trained experts that offer quality personalized attention and guided support right from the very first Upper West Side fitness class. The trainers will help you reach your goals along every step of the way while adjusting to your individual needs. They are currently offering a special where you’ll be able to enjoy 2 sessions for the price of 1. Read below to find out more information!

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2016 NYC Marathon

Posted by on Aug 6, 2016 in Community, Events, Fitness, Other

The 2016 NYC Marathon is expecting more runners than ever before to cross the finish line in Central Park. The big race kicks off on November 6 and two million spectators will be cheering by the sidelines as runners make their way through the five boroughs. The world’s greatest road race is less than two months away. Are you prepared?

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Cool Down in Central Park’s Lasker Pool

Posted by on Jul 13, 2016 in Children, Community, Family, Fitness, Other, Parks

During the summer, Central Park’s Lasker Ice Skating Rink transforms into an Olympic-sized swimming pool. As the temps heat up, the pool’s clean and cold water offers a pleasant relief from the heat and a chance to exercise outdoors without even breaking a sweat. Enjoy this popular spot now that summer’s in full swing and enroll in one of the free swimming classes offered to people of all ages.

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Dance Classes on the Upper West Side

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Education, Fitness, Other

According to some, a day without dancing is not a day worth living. Luckily, the Upper West Side is home to many renowned dance studios that will teach you how to embrace life by moving to the rhythm of the beat. From salsa to ballet, and even hip-hop, the dance studios below offer something for everyone. Learn how to dance like the star that you are!

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Brooke’s Yoga and Cardio Picks on the UWS

Posted by on Mar 3, 2016 in Fitness, Local Business, Other

This is probably a part 1 of several… because I am a sweat-a-holic. Other than a great cup of coffee (okay, or glass of wine), working out is how I keep sane. From adult sports leagues, to running, to CrossFit, to yoga, to spin – I’m all about it. So  here’s a few of my picks in the yoga and spin categories (because you really can’t go wrong with these – and spin is like a gateway drug to studio classes anyways, right?!). The UWS has SO much to offer and local fitness studios are here to stay, so try them all out and get plugged in!

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