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Fitness posts are all about being active and getting moving! The fitness section highlights local groups, classes, and studios where WaHi residents can get fit. Users can also use the fitness section to start a running, walking, or other activity interest group.

  • Pre-Turkey Walk!

    Posted By CCPH on November 16, 2017

    Pre-Turkey Walk!

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  • Free Adult Practice at The Armory

    Posted By jgaymon on November 08, 2017

    Get out of the cold and run at the world's premier indoor track and field facility for free on November 14 and 16 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

    The Armory offers convenient morning, afternoon and evening practice hours each Monday through Thursday from November through April.   

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  • Free Adult Practice at The Armory

    Posted By jgaymon on November 08, 2017

    Get out of the cold and run at the world's premier indoor track and field facility for free on November 14 and 16 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm.

    The Armory offers convenient morning, afternoon and evening practice hours each Monday through Thursday from November through April.   

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  • A reminder of the important (free!) services for caregivers

    Posted By Riverstone on October 11, 2017

    A reminder of the important (free!) services for caregivers

     


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  • Green Gym Day

    Posted By Nancercize Outd... on October 08, 2017

    I created Green Gym Day in 2013 as a day for everyone to get out and get moving in our parks. You never know what Green Gym Day will bring, but you can always count on is a long hike through scenic northern Manhattan Parks.

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  • Run & Row New York at The Armory

    Posted By jgaymon on October 04, 2017

    Row New York and the iconic Armory in Washington Heights, NYC are joining forces on Saturday, November 19th to host Run & Row New York at the Armory. This one-of-a-kind biathlon combines the skills of two complementary sports, running and rowing.

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  • The Armory Indoor Track & Field Camp

    Posted By jgaymon on October 04, 2017

    The Armory Indoor Track & Field Camp will run for one day from 8:00am - 6:00pm giving the athlete hours of instruction from some of the best coaches in the world. There is no better way to kick off your 2018 winter track & field season.

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  • Namaste on Track

    Posted By jgaymon on October 04, 2017

    Join us on November 11th in taking a breath in unison to raise funds for the Armory Foundation and Armory College Prep, the robust, college access program for students from underserved communities.

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  • New York City Gay Basketball League

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    The New York City Gay Basketball League maintains an athletic environment free of discrimination for members and friends of the LGBT community. The league promotes positive values in our community and will fight to eliminate negative stereotypes associated with LGBT athletics.

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  • Front Runners New York

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    Running club for LGBT athletes and their supporters.

     
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    • Fast & Fabulous Cycling Club

      Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

      Gay/lesbian group for cyclists of all capabilities.

       
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      • FREE! Yoga Walkabout for 60+

        Posted By Nancercize Outd... on September 18, 2017

        What's the Yoga Walkabout? It's a mat-free class that combines walking in nature with stops for standing and bench yoga poses designed to be easier on your body, especially the joints. A fun, social easy to combine the benefits of yoga with those of walking and being in nature. Presented by City Parks Foundation. Your leader is Nancy Bruning, local fitness guru and health author.

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      • Studio 351 Summer Dance-A-Thon

        Posted By CCPH on August 17, 2017

        Join us for an evening of dance, fitness, and fun. Participants will enjoy the sounds and songs from the 80s and 90s. A prize will be given to the last person standing.

        This event is FREE and open to the public!
        For more information about this event, contact (212) 927-1514

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      • Dance Fusion

        Posted By CCPH on August 04, 2017

        Dance Fusion at the park

        Join us for a dance fitness class that is sure to add energy to your day! With both cardio and toning movements, this full-body workout fuses various dance styles and music from Latin to pop, Hip Hop to EDM. Come bring  your friends, break a sweat and have fun!

        All fitness levels welcome!

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      • Inwood Hill Park NYRR Open Run

        Posted By CCPH on August 01, 2017

        FREE WEEKLY RUNS AND WALKS IN YOUR HOME PARK

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      • The Heights Feel Good Fest by MindBodySoul Yoga & The United Palace of Cultural Arts

        Posted By CCPH on July 19, 2017

        MindBodySoul Yoga & The United Palace are excited to present the first-ever Heights Feel Good Fest!

        Free but RSVP

        Sunday, July 30th

        Plaza de las Américas & the Palace foyer

        9AM - 5PM

        Join us for a day of:

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      • Low-Cost Fitness Classes for Pregnant Women

        Posted By CCPH on June 29, 2017

        New York City Prenatal Fitness Initiative offers  a diversity of free low cost fitness classes for pregnant women.

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      • Clases de Bajo Costo Para Mujeres Embarazadas

        Posted By CCPH on June 29, 2017

        New York City Prenatal Fitness Initiative esta ofreciendo clases de bajo costo para mujeres embarazada.

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      • Heights Picture of the Week- June 12

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on June 08, 2017

        Hike the Heights is an annual community hike and celebration in northern Manhattan parks that promotes the use of the Giraffe Path, an urban trail that connects the Cloisters to Central Park. This family-friendly event invites New Yorkers to explore and celebrate the area’s natural treasures by combining physical activity, art, and fun!

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      • Forest Fitness Walks

        Posted By Nancercize Outd... on May 23, 2017

        Have you noticed how much better being in nature makes you feel? Did you know that science backs this up? Did you know Inwood has the last native forest on Manhattan, where our oldest and wildest trees still live? Or that there are three marked trails to guide you through the magnificent forest? Experience moving through nature in Nancy Bruning’s Free Forest Fitness Class in Inwood Hill Park.

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      • Forest Fitness Walks

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      • Caminando los altos: Belleza natural!

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on May 22, 2017

        Caminando las altos es una caminata y una celebración anual de la comunidad y los parques del alto Manhattan que promueve el uso de la trayectoria de la jirafa, un rastro urbano que conecta los Cloisters al parque central. Este evento familiar invita a los neoyorquinos a explorar y celebrar los tesoros naturales de la zona combinando actividad física, arte y diversión.

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      • Hike the Heights 13: Raw Beauty!

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on May 17, 2017

        Hike the Heights is an annual community hike and celebration in northern Manhattan parks that promotes the use of the Giraffe Path, an urban trail that connects the Cloisters to Central Park. This family-friendly event invites New Yorkers to explore and celebrate the area’s natural treasures by combining physical activity, art, and fun!

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      • Mother's Day Celebration for AMP-DanceXercise

        Posted By Asociación de M... on May 15, 2017

        Celebremos juntas a todas las madres❗Come celebrate together all the mothers❗

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      • Manhattan Community District 12: Washington Heights and Inwood Community Health Profile

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on April 21, 2017

        The New York City Community Health Profiles capture the health of 59 community districts across the city. The most comprehensive reports of neighborhood health ever produced, they look beyond traditional health measures to define a broader picture of neighborhood health including conditions such as housing quality, air pollution, and types of food accessible.

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      • El día sin carros: en celebración del día de la Tierra

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on April 21, 2017

        Únase al Concejal Ydanis Rodriguez para su evento:

        El día sin carros: en celebración del día de la Tierra

        Desde la calle 181 hasta la 190 y St. Nicholas Avenue

        Sabado 22 de Abril, 2017
        Hora: 10am-4pm

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      • Car Free NYC: Earth Day

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on April 21, 2017

        Join Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez for:

        Car Free NYC: Earth Day

        Saturday, April 22
        10 am to 4pm

        From 181 street to 190 Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue

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      • Nutrition Month 2017: Put Your Best Fork Forward

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on March 27, 2017

        National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign focuses on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and physical activity habits.

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      • NYT- Well: Get Up and Move. It May Make You Happier.

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on January 28, 2017

        New York Times Phys Ed column writer Gretchen Reynolds talks about new research that suggests that when people get up and move, even a little, they tend to be happier than when they are still. This is according to an interesting new study that used cellphone data to track activities and moods.

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      • CHALK Mini-Grant Info Session 2

        Posted By CHALK on January 24, 2017

        We will have two info sessions about our CHALK grants!

        First one is from 9am to 10:30am
        Second is from 4pm to 5:30pm

        Refreshments will be served!

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      • CHALK Mini-Grant Info Session 1

        Posted By CHALK on January 24, 2017

        We will have two info sessions about our CHALK grants!

        First one is from 9am to 10:30am
        Second is from 4pm to 5:30pm

        Refreshments will be served!

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      • The New York Foundling

        Posted By CCPH on January 20, 2017

        MISSION
        The New York Foundling, in the tradition of openness and compassion of its sponsors, The Sisters of Charity, helps children, youth and adults in need through efforts that strengthen families and communities and support each individual in reaching his or her potential.
        COMPASSION

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      • Isham Park

        Posted By CCPH on January 19, 2017

        Like other parks in northern Manhattan, the site of Isham Park played a crucial role in the battle of Fort Washington during the American Revolution. The site served as a landing point for Hessian troops coming up the Harlem River to drive the American forces to Westchester and New Jersey.

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      • NYT- Well: Running May Be Good for Your Knees

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on January 19, 2017

        The widely held thinking is that running damages and wears down cartilage in the knees. However, there is little scientific evidence to support this idea and a growing body of research suggests the opposite. New York Times Phys Ed column writer Gretchen Reynolds talks about new research that suggests that running may be good for your knees, contrary to popular belief. 

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      • Sherman Creek Park

        Posted By CCPH on January 18, 2017

        Sherman Creek Park, a former illegal dumping site, began as a shore cleanup and now encompasses five beautifully reclaimed acres along the Harlem River – including Swindler Cove, the Peter Jay Sharp Boathouse, and Riley-Levin Children's Garden and renovated shoreline with plans for a state-of-the-art outdoor education center and additional boating facility; and the Harlem River Speedway compris

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      • HIP HOP PUBLIC HEALTH

        Posted By CCPH on January 12, 2017

        HHPH has created five school-based (in-school or after-school) multimedia musical educational curriculums developed with learning objectives principles based on Bloom’s taxonomy, and designed for integration with the schools calendar. Our programming conforms to NYS Education Department’s curriculum standards for Health, Physical Education, and Family/Consumer Science.

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      • GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES INC

        Posted By CCPH on January 12, 2017

        Founded in 1996, Growth and Development Services (GDS) empowers youth challenged by social, educational, emotional and behavioral issues to Reach their Potential.

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      • DNAInfo- Ditch the Champagne on New Year's Eve for a Midnight Run in Central Park

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on December 20, 2016

        Looking for something to do on New Year's Eve? DNAInfo writer Emily Frost's article talks about New Yorkers who are ringing in the new year at the New York Road Runners annual midnight run in Central Park.

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      • Green Gym Day 2016

        Posted By Nancercize Outd... on November 01, 2016

        The Local Alternative to the Marathon!

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      • NEW Caregiver Services

        Posted By Riverstone on October 18, 2016

        If you are caring for someone with Alzheimer's or other dementia, you don't have to go through this alone.

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      • Yoga Walkabout in Inwood Hill Park

        Posted By Nancercize Outd... on September 16, 2016

        FreeYoga Walkabout classes for seniors 60+. Enjoy a fun walk in nature, with pauses for yoga poses that improve flexibility, strength, and balance. No mats required... we use standing poses along with the benches and railings in the park. Join our fun group of active seniors who have been coming back for instructor Nancy Bruning's class for years already!

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      • Autumn Haven Festival

        Posted By CCPH on September 15, 2016

        Autumn Haven
        **Open to All**

        Fall in Washington Heights kicks off with Autumn Haven, a Free one day plaza festival.

        Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2016
        Time: 11am To 3pm
        Address: Haven Avenue, Between Fort Washington Avenue and 169th Street

        For more information, please contact: gca@cumc.columbia.edu

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      • The Communities of Harlem Health Revival (CHHR)

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on August 30, 2016

        Communities of Harlem Health Revival

        Walk & Health Fair

        ›Sunday, September 25th

        ›We step off @ 2 PM

        126th Street between 7th & 8th

        ›Walking to Riverbank State Park

        (145th and Hudson)

        Entertainment and screening beginning @ 1 pm

        Box 141, 2241 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, NY, NY 10026

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      • EmblemHealth Free Exercise Classes

        Posted By CCPH on August 30, 2016

        EmblemHealth is excited to offer free classes in your neighborhood through our Live Healthy Partnership with local nonprofits. Each class gives you the opportunity to take a small step toward a healthier you. EmblemHealth and our coalition of 7 nonprofit partners are with you every step of the way.

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      • DANCE PROJECT OF WASHINGTON HEIGHTS

        Posted By CCPH on August 30, 2016

        A community based dance program, providing affordable, high quality dance classes. Experienced and well trained teachers offer creative and fun classes for babies, toddlers, and children age 3-14, incorporating a variety of dance styles including ballet, modern, tap and hip hop techniques.

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      • NYC Bike Smart

        Posted By CCPH on August 26, 2016

        Bike Smart: The Official Guide to Cycling in New York City, is a helpful handbook with information on making your cycling safer and easier, including tips on using newer bike facilities such as protected lanes and bike boxes.

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      • NY Connects Resource Directory

        Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

        NY Connects Resource Directory, is the right place to:

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      • IDNYC (ESPAÑOL)

        Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

        8 millones de neoyorquinos. 1 tarjeta para todos nosotros!

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      • IDNYC

        Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

        8 Million New Yorkers. 1 Card For All Of Us!

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      • #playstreetrocks

        Posted By Asociación de M... on August 13, 2016

        AMP invites you to come enjoy the last day of #playstreetrocks this coming Tues. Aug 16, 2016. Everyone is welcome❗

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      • #playstreetrocks

        Posted By Asociación de M... on August 13, 2016

        AMP invites you to come enjoy the last day of #playstreetrocks this coming Tues. Aug 16, 2016. Everyone is welcome❗

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      • #playstreetrocks

        Posted By Asociación de M... on August 05, 2016

        AMP-PlayStreet2016 Program

        This summer, every Tuesday in the month of July and August, as always, we will do the best to provide a safe, secure, fun environment for the whole family to enjoy right in their neighborhood.

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      • Cornerstone Center

        Posted By CCPH on July 20, 2016

        An important ministry of OSA is the Cornerstone Center, which has provided the Washington Heights community with a place to offer a variety of spiritual, artistic, educational, and recreational activities and programs for more than three decades.

        Current programs (please register with the listed contact person):

        ArchCare - Time Bank
        Olnia de Moya - 646.356.8405

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      • YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood

        Posted By CCPH on July 19, 2016

        YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood

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      • Asociación de Mujeres Progresistas, Inc.

        Posted By CCPH on July 11, 2016

        The Asociación de Mujeres Progresistas, Inc. was conceived in Washington Heights on November 11, 1993.

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      • Summer Programs/ Programas de verano

        Posted By CCPH on July 07, 2016

        The New York City Parks offer a variety of free summer activities for children all throughout the city.

        For more information and the location nearest to you visit: Summer Programs

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      • Physical activity for kids/ Actividad física para los niños

        Posted By CCPH on July 06, 2016

        Kids In Motion gets children in NYC “off the couch” and into playgrounds. By introducing children to physical activity in a fun, non-competitive environment, Kids in Motion can help them be more active through adulthood.

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      • Local Parks/Parques Locales

        Posted By CCPH on July 05, 2016

        Information about parks and recreation in the Washington Heights/Inwood area.

        Please find the information below or by visiti NYCPARKS

        Información sobre los parques y la recreación en el área de Washington Heights / Inwood.

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      • Levántese y Vaya

        Posted By CCPH on June 23, 2016

        La Fundación de Parques de la ciudad nuevamente está ofreciendo su programa de ejercicio multi deportivo diseñado para que los niños entre las edades de seis a diez estén activos. Será ofrecido en el Alto Manhattan. El programa “Get Up & Go” le brinda a los niños la oportunidad de aprender acerca de la salud, nutrición y acondicionamiento físico mientras se divierten.

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      • Get Up and Go

        Posted By CCPH on June 23, 2016

        Get Up and Go

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      • June is Men’s Health Month

        Posted By JLS on June 07, 2016

        As many of us are long past our New Year’s resolutions many of which were promises to eat healthy and be more active, a friendly reminder that it is still possible to achieve those resolutions. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has some great resources about men’s health as a part of the Eat Right campaign.

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      • Sketch & Stretch - Nancy Bruning's Nancercize

        Posted By CCPH on June 07, 2016

        Sketch & Stretch - Nancy Bruning's Nancercize

        Exhibition Reception: Friday, June 24, 6pm-8pm

        Exhibition runs June 20 - 24, 2016

        ARC XVI Fort Washington Senior Center
        4111 Broadway, New York, NY 10033
        212-781-5840

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      • Sketch & Stretch: Combining Art with Movement and Nature - Nancy Bruning's Nancercize

        Posted By CCPH on June 07, 2016

        Sketch & Stretch: Combining Art with Movement and Nature - Nancy Bruning's Nancercize

        Exhibition Reception: Tuesday, June 21, 3:30pm-5pm
        Exhibition runs June 20 - 24, 2016

        UBA Mary Bethune Senior Center
        1970 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10032
        212-928-1919

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      • 2016 Annual Health Fair & Free Helmet Giveaway

        Posted By CCPH on May 17, 2016

        Council Member Mark Levine
        2016 Annual Health Fair & Free Helmet Giveaway

        Sunday, May 22, 2016
        12pm-3:30pm
        Rierbank State Park
        Between West 144 & 138 Streets

        Rsvp: marklvine.nyc/healthfair

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      • NYRR Open Run Inwood Hill Park

        Posted By mscher on May 10, 2016

        NYRR Open Run Inwood Hill Park is a series of free weekly run/walks open to everyone in the community. Runs are EVERY Saturday, at 9 a.m. Check in at the intersection of Isham and Seaman about 15 minutes before the run starts.

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      • Sketch & Stretch

        Posted By Nancercize Outd... on February 26, 2016

        "Sketch & Stretch"
        A class that combines Art and Movement

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      • SilverSneakers

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 09, 2015

        SilverSneakers is a fitness program designed exclusively for seniors. It is offered by many health insurance plans, including some Medicare plans.

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      • November is the National Alzheimer’s Disease and Awareness Month

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 05, 2015

        This past October 18th Get Healthy Heights participated in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which is the world’s largest event to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

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      • Stay Fit During the Fall and Winter

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 05, 2015

        As outdoor temperatures fall, finding the motivation to get outside and exercise gets tough. Many of the activities we enjoy during the warmer seasons are impractical or entirely unavailable during fall and winter.

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      • Riverbank State Park

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 05, 2015

        Riverbank is the only park of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Inspired by urban rooftop designs in Japan, this 28-acre multi-level landscaped recreational facility is a state-of-the-art park facility. Rising 69 feet above the Hudson River, Riverbank offers a wide variety of recreational, athletic and arts experiences for all ages, interests and abilities.

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      • NYC Parks Adapted Aquatics Program

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 05, 2015

        The Adapted Aquatics program is free and offers aquatic exercise therapy that ranges from gentle water walking to aerobic-type exercise which improves range of motion, flexibility, mobility, muscle tone, coordination, focus and strength, as well as swim instruction that focuses on becoming comfortable in the water and learning basic swimming and safety skills.

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      • City Parks Foundation

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 05, 2015

        CPF (City Parks Foundation) is the only nonprofit organization to create programs in parks throughout all five boroughs of New York City. We enrich and connect New Yorkers through free and accessible arts, sports, education and community-building initiatives:

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      • Be Fit NYC

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on November 05, 2015

        BeFitNYC is a search engine for free and low-cost fitness activities in New York City. It lists programs, classes, facilities, and leagues in the Parks Department's properties as well as those of a number of partner groups.

        To search for classes near you, go to
        http://www.nycgovparks.org/befitnyc

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      • Day of Play - Gagalicious

        Posted By MariMillery on October 19, 2015

        - Annual celebration of sports and community wellness
        - Brought to you by the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and PS/IS 187
        - Two gaga pits, basketball clinics, healthy snacks, and more
        - Free event
        - 10am-2pm on October 25th

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      • Caminata de la Enfermedad de Alzheimer

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 11, 2015

        Caminemos para Poner un Fin a la Enfermedad de Alzheimer

        Caminemos juntos para crear conciencia sobre el cuidado, el apoyo y la investigación del Alzheimer.

        Nos reuniremos a la 9am en Riverside Dr. y la calle 97. La caminata comienza a la 11:00am.

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      • Walk to End Alzheimer's

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 09, 2015

        Walk to End Alzheimer's

        Let’s walk together to raise awareness for alzheimer’s care, support & research.

        Meet with us at the entrance to Riverside Park at 9am. Registration begins at 9:00am, walk begins at 11:00am.

        Join Columbia Community Partnership for Health for a family-friendly event to help end Alzheimer’s.

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      • Alzheimer's Lecture & Exercise Class

        Posted By CCPH on September 03, 2015

        A free health lecture about Alzheimer's prevention and treatment for seniors, family members, and caregivers. After the lecture, enjoy a fun exercise class where you will learn easy ways to stay fit.

        Alzheimer’s Lecture
        2:30pm–3:00pm
        Rafael A. Lantigua, MD
        Professor of Clinical Medicine
        College of Physicians & Surgeons

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      • Charla sobre la enfermedad de Alzheimer y clase de ejercicio

        Posted By CCPH on September 03, 2015

        Una charla de salud gratis sobre la prevención y el tratamiento de la enfermedad de Alzheimer para las personas mayores, familiares y cuidadores. Después de la conferencia, disfrute de una clase de ejercicio divertida donde aprenderá maneras fáciles de mantenerse en forma.

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      • Balance Training for Seniors (60+)

        Posted By cortezr34 on July 23, 2015

        EVERY WEDNESDAY 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
        Instructor: Marilu Zahn (Certified Fitness Therapist)

        THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO ENHANCE THE FOLLOWING SYSTEMS: BALANCE, STRENGTHENING AND STRETCHING; EXERCISE ARE DONE SITTING; CHOREOGRAPHED WALKING TO MUSIC; TO ENHANCE RANGE OF MOTION AND DECREASE STIFFNESS AND FATIGUE.

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      • Zumba for Seniors (60+)

        Posted By cortezr34 on July 23, 2015

        EVERY MONDAY 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

        Zumba Teacher: Maria Assis (Certified Zumba Instructor)

        COME ENJOY AN HOUR OF THE LATIN INSPIRED DANCE FITNESS.
        Learn the steps to CUMBIA, SALSA MERENGUE, MAMBO, FLAMENCO, CHACHACHA, REGGAETON, SOCA, SAMBA, BELLY DANCING, BHANGRA, HIP HOP MUSIC and TANGO.

        *** PARTICIPANTS ARE ADVISED TO WEAR COMFORTABLE WORKOUT CLOTHES***

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      • Belly Dancing for Seniors (60+)

        Posted By cortezr34 on July 23, 2015

        EVERY THURSDAY 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM

        Instructor: Noora Shams

        COME AND EXPLORE THE ART AND BEAUTY OF MIDDLE EASTERN DANCE.

        Experience the exceptionally pleasing and flattering HEALTH BENEFITS from the simple, enjoyable and rhythmic movements of this dance.

        *** PARTICIPANTS ARE ADVISED TO WEAR COMFORTABLE WORKOUT CLOTHES ***

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      • Chair Yoga for Seniors (60+)

        Posted By cortezr34 on July 23, 2015

        EVERY MONDAY 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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      • Get Healthy Heights High Bridge Festival Schedule of Activities

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on July 16, 2015

        Get Healthy Heights High Bridge Festival Schedule of Activities:

        12:00pm – 12:40pm
        Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation
        Zumba

        12:50 – 1:30pm
        Corbin Hill Food Project
        Cooking Demonstration

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      • High Bridge Festival

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on July 16, 2015

        The High Bridge, New York City’s oldest standing bridge, opened June 9th! This summer, the High Bridge will once again connect pedestrians and bicyclists from Manhattan and the Bronx, opening a park that has been closed to the public for more than 40 years.

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      • The Northern Manhattan Fellowship now welcomes applicants for its 2015-2016 cohort

        Posted By northernmanhatt... on June 29, 2015

        The Northern Manhattan Fellowship is a 10-month leadership and professional development program, which brings together emerging leaders from faith-based, community and governmental organizations to hone their leadership, networking, and community-building skills.

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      • Senior Splash

        Posted By Nayrobi Rivera on June 04, 2015

        During summer, there is time reserved at the Highbridge Pool for senior use (ages 62 and over). Senior Splash offers a stress-free time to socialize, swim, stretch and enjoy the benefits of water in Parks’ outdoor pools. During the aquatics class, a qualified instructor teaches organized water exercise. Additional activities include lap swimming and water ballet.

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      • Highbridge Recreation Center

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on June 04, 2015

        Located in Highbridge Park Center Manager: Cynthaly Pinckney Highbridge Recreation Center NYC Department of Parks & Recreation Website This is an Accessible Recreation Center.

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      • Day of Play

        Posted By MariMillery on May 27, 2015

        Day of Play is sponsored by the PS/IS 187 PTA and the Washington Heights YMWHA. There will be gaga, soccer, basket ball, hockey, music, and free snacks. Open to whole community.

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      • Hike the Heights

        Posted By CCPH on May 20, 2015

        Hike the Heights is an annual community hike and celebration in northern Manhattan parks that promotes the use of the Giraffe Path, an urban trail that connects the Cloisters to Central Park. This family-friendly event invites New Yorkers to explore and celebrate the area’s natural treasures by combining physical activity, art, and fun!

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      • Walking Works Wonders

        Posted By isabellageriatr... on April 30, 2015

        Join Coach Nick for a morning of walking at your own pace followed by light weight exercises to help keep you fit, toned and full of energy.

        To register for this program or to become a member, please contact: Marilyn Pacheco at (212) 342-9224

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      • Move it Monday

        Posted By Lerner Center f... on March 24, 2015

        Move It Monday is an international campaign which encourages people of all fitness levels to get moving each week, starting on Mondays. The CDC recommends 2.5 hours of physical activity each week, but for many it’s a challenge to keep up an exercise routine.

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      • Riverstone -- four programs for healthy seniors

        Posted By Riverstone on March 05, 2015

        With four core programs that work together to provide answers for seniors and their families: Riverstone Memory Center: Engaging adult day services for people with memory loss due to Alzheimer's or other condition. Support groups and other activities for caregivers underscore Riverstone's recognition of their importance in the balance of care.

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      • Community Yoga Classes

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on February 27, 2015

        Community Prenatal Yoga

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      • Find us on Facebook

        Posted By isabellageriatr... on February 27, 2015 Link
      • Moriah Older Adult Luncheon Club

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on February 27, 2015

        Moriah Older Adult Luncheon Club was founded in 1974 to serve seniors of all ethnicities in Washington Heights and Inwood - two communities which contain the highest percentage of seniors in the New York area. Moriah serves fresh, nutritious, hot lunches to seniors.

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      • Take the Natural Path to Fitness

        Posted By Nancercize Outd... on February 26, 2015

        How about you grab a friend and take a hike or walk around a park or from one park to the other? It's good for the heart, legs, brain, and soul. Take a break and pause along the way to stretch and strengthen the other parts of the body, making it more complete and engaging. Communities can make use of the hidden fitness potential in their local parks.

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      • Sunset Yoga in Fort Tryon Park Things to Do Outdoors

        Posted By Nancercize Outd... on February 26, 2015

        Physical activity can feel great and be lots of fun. But you need to find the right activity for you. My favorite thing to do is to spend time outdoors with people I like to be with. Join me in these FREE ongoing and upcoming outdoor fitness events:

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      • Fitness Gets Personal

        Posted By isabellageriatr... on February 25, 2015

        Join instructor Wendee for an energetic senior fitness program of aerobics and dancing to upbeat music.
        Call 212-342-9224

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      • Coogan's Run

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on January 24, 2015

        For more information:
        http://www.nyrr.org/races-and-events/2015/nyrr-washington-heights-salsa-blues-and-shamrocks-5k

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      • Prenatal Belly Dance

        Posted By CCPH on January 14, 2015

        Belly dance is an ancient form of childbirth preparation. Gently strengthens the pelvic and abdominal muscles and help with balance, posture & back pain.

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      • NYC Prenatal Fitness Initiative

        Posted By CCPH on January 05, 2015

        Low-Cost Fitness Classes for Pregnant Women

        Winter Schedule (January-March 2015)

        For more information or to receive updates about class schedules, you may visit NYC Prenatal Fitness Initiative at: facebook.com/nycprenatalfitness or via email nycprenatalfitness@gmail.com or text (646) 831-3903.

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      • Belly Dancing Classes

        Posted By CCPH on December 19, 2014

        Belly Dancing Classes!

        Last Saturday of each month from 11am-12pm.

        Please call to reserve your spot at 212-932-5844.

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      • Zumba

        Posted By CCPH on December 18, 2014

        Free Zumba Classes Every Tuesday until November 24, 2015 from 5pm-6pm.

        note: a Physician permission form is required for participation in all Exercise programs.

        For reservations please call 212-932-5844

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      • Balance Training

        Posted By CCPH on December 17, 2014

        Free Balance Training Classes every Wednesday, until November 15, 2015 from 4:30pm-5:30pm!

        Note: a physician permission form is required for participants in all Exercise programs.

        Reservation Required, please call 212-932-5844.

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      • 50+ Club at Isabella Geriatric Center

        Posted By isabellageriatr... on December 15, 2014

        The Fifty Plus Club offers health, wellness and education programs, social events and trips for community residents over the age of fifty.

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      • Chair-Yoga

        Posted By CCPH on December 15, 2014

        Ongoing Chair Yoga Classes!

        Mondays from 10am-11am

        Note: a Physician permission form is required for participation in all Exercise Programs.

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      • Valentine's Day Dinner Dance

        Posted By CCPH on December 15, 2014

        Valentine's Day Dinner Dance. Dinner, Music & Dancing, in a warm and friendly environment with friends or that special Valentine. Cost: $10/ Per person due by February 10, 2015.

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      • Walking Works Wonders

        Posted By CCPH on December 15, 2014

        Walking Works Wonder: Join coach Nick walking at your own pace and light weight exercise!

        Dates: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
        Time: 8am-9am

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      • Hip Hop Nutcracker of Washington Heights

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on December 06, 2014

        https://unitedpalace.org/hip-hop-nutcracker

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      • Snapshot of WAHI - Heart Health

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on September 04, 2014

        Snapshot of WAHI is a series of infographics about Washington Heights & Inwood (WAHI) that is based on data free to the public. Each infographic highlights a health topic and links viewers to tools and web apps (applications). Data on WAHI is compared to data on Manhattan and New York City (NYC).

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      • Morning Fitness at Fort Tryon Park

        Posted By doraventura on August 14, 2014

        Come to Fort Tryon Park and try something new. Join us on Saturdays, Tuesday, and Thursday mornings for one hour of walking, stretching, and strengthening exercises.

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      • Shape Up NYC

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on June 23, 2014

        Shaping Up has never been this easy! Shape Up NYC offers free fitness classes every week at dozens of locations across the five boroughs. Shape Up NYC classes are taught by expert fitness instructors who know how to make fitness fun. Class offerings are varied and include aerobics, yoga, pilates and zumba.

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      • Fit as a Troll: Children's Concert

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on May 31, 2014

        Scandia Symphony Children's Concert in Anne Loftus Playground

        Saturday, May 31, 2014

        2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.

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      • Shape Up Low Impact Fitness

        Posted By Get Healthy Heights on March 16, 2014

        A moderate, heart-pumping workout to help burn calories and improve heart health. This instructor is part of the NYC Parks Fitness Instructor Training Program.

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