That that don't kill me, can only make me stronger. I need you to hurry up now, cause I can't wait much longer. Kanye West, Stronger

Friday, June 13, 2008

More fun healthy stuff-mostly free and outdoors!

I could resist posting this for my NYC readers!

Yoga for Athletes
Discover Your True Yoga Identity
Thursday June 26th 7pm to 9pm
Union Square Jack Rabbit Sports

Begin, renew or customize your yoga practice to enhance your running, swimming or cycling. Join the authors of CityStretch, A Guide to NYC Yoga for tips on the best yoga poses for athletes, the cheapest ways to practice yoga in the city and what you need to know to find the appropriate yoga class for your fitness level and needs. Yoga instructor and author Natasha Augoustopoulis and co-author Erin Turner will explain things to know before trying yoga for the first time, or how to enhance an already established yoga practice including where to find the best within the five boroughs. Authors will give brief demonstrations on postures that are most beneficial for athletes and will be on hand for Q & A as well as hands-on adjustments.All yoga apparel and accessories will be 15% off at JackRabbit on event day. Lecture starts at 7:30pm

Central Park Workout
*I don't know how much this costs, but it could be cool!

Central Park Workout
Meet at the NW corner of 60th St (at Fifth Ave) Central Park
Subway: F to 57th St; N, R, W to Fifth Ave–59th St

Turn your walk in Central Park into a total-body workout by using the natural elements as your fitness equipment. Benches, steps, hills and open-grass spaces are the center of this program to increase muscle tone, stamina, endurance and agility.

Mondays 6:30pm–7:30pm , Wednesdays 6:30pm–7:30pm , Saturdays 10am–11am .

Let's Dance
Riverside Park South-riverside rocks, too bad it's a hike for me!
between 66th and 72nd Sts Upper West Side
Sun 6pm–9pm, Jun 22 6pm–9pm, Jun 29 6pm–9pm

Tickets: Free
It’s wedding season and you’re dreading hitting the dance floor. You can turn to Dance Dance Revolution to teach you some moves, or head to Riverside Park to get tips from the real experts. Learn to dance like a pro at these salsa, swing and hustle lessons taught by salsa dance sensation Raul Santiago every Sunday in June.

Nutrition Town Hall
St. Bart's Church
109 E 50th St (between Lexington and Park Aves) Tickets: Free
Whoever said there’s strength in numbers would agree that it’s a good idea to attend this weekly nutrition support and educational meeting. Led by certified nutritionist Robert Crayhon, the gathering will help foster a sense of community where everyone helps each other to achieve optimal wellness. It also aims to help you prevent and manage a wide range of health conditions. People of all religious and cultural backgrounds as well as those with any specific dietary restrictions or disabilities are welcome to attend.
Mon 7pm–8pm , Jun 23 7pm–8pm , Jun 30 7pm–8pm , Jul 7 7pm–8pm , Jul 14 7pm–8pm .


Anonymous said...

Aw man these events all sound great! I wish I could go to the St. Bart's Town Hall. You are awesome!