How To Take Free Classes

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You must be a registered NYC Dance Week participant to take free classes.

Please see guidelines below on how to take free classes.  The registration will open up in mid March 2017.  The class schedule will be posted in May 2017.  If the studio requires it (check their special instructions), please sign up with them directly.

Step 1. Register for the festival on Eventbrite.com.

Step 2. Check offers from participating studios.  See bottom of page for free & discounted classes and free events. Pay close attention to their special instructions.

Step 3. Print out the pass you receive in the registration confirmation e-mail from Eventbrite and bring to participating studio.  Depending on the studio, it may be collected but you may print as many times as you want.

Step 4. Have a great time and tag us on your status updates and photos during the week! #NYCDanceWeek2017

 

OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
1. All the classes are first-come, first-served. Some classes require advanced reservations with the studio.
2. Some classes have restrictions (i.e. New students only).
3. Please read the studios’ special instructions. May require RSVP’s.

 

OFFERS

Free Classes
Discounted Classes
Events

 

FREE CLASSES

Mark Morris Dance Center
3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-624-8400
http://markmorrisdancegroup.org/

Offer: Any Adult Class at the Dance Center (See schedule)
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 24, 2017

Special instructions: New Students Only with a Dance Week Pass. No master classes or workshops; drop-in classes only. See DISCOUNTS section for their offer.

 

Ailey Extension
405 West 55th Street at 9th Ave., New York, NY 10019
212-405-9500
www.AileyExtension.com

Free Class Offer: Free noted class at Ailey Extension for first-time students only.
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration Date: June 24, 2017
Restriction: We will admit all students until the classes are full.
Special instructions: No restrictions for new students.

 

H+ | The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory
519 8th Avenue, 12th Floor, New York, NY 10018
800-697-4698
www.hdcny.org

Offer: H+ | SOUL SCIENCEⓇ Community Class – Fridays 7-10 pm
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 2
Expiration: June 16 & June 23

Special instructions: All students welcome!

 

American Liberty Ballet
115 MacDougal Street, New York, NY 10012
619-655-0056
americanlibertyballet.com

Offers:
Mondays
5-630pm Adult Beg Ballet (Val)

Tuesdays
5:30-7 Adult Ballet Basics (Natasha)

Wednesdays
5:30-7pm Adult Ballet Basics (Sanchit)
7-830pm Adult Beginning-Intermediate Ballet (Sanchit)

Thursdays
7-830pm Beginner-Intermediate Adult Ballet (Kyle)
8:30-10pm Contemporary Jazz Open Level (Allan)

Fridays
7-830pm Adult Beginning Ballet (Natasha)

Saturdays
1030-12 Adult Beg Ballet (Kyle)
12-1:30pm Contemporary Jazz Open Level (Allan)

# of Free Class the Pass offers: 3
Expiration: 90 days after June 24, 2017

Special instructions: Open to first 5 NEW students with a Dance Week Pass.

 

Dancewave
45 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-522-4696
www.dancewave.org

Offer: One FREE Community Open Level Class! Choose from the following:
Hip Hop – Monday 6:30-7:30pm or Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm
Beginning Ballet – Monday 7:30-8:30pm
Barre Vida – Tuesday 6:30-7:30pm
Modern – Tuesday 7:30-8:30pm
Beginning Modern – Sunday 12:30-1:30pm
Zumba – Sunday 11:30am-12:30pm
Ballet Workout – Thursday 7:30-8:30pm
Kukuwa – Thursday 8:30-9:30pm
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 24, 2017

Special instructions: Offer valid June 18-24, 2017 for new students ages 18+ only. Choose from Dancewave’s Community Open Level Class Program: http://dancewave.org/adults.

 

Arthur Murray New York City on Broadway
1845 Broadway 4th floor
New York, New York 10023
917-542-1209
info@arthurmurraynyc.com

Offer: Beginners Ballroom Class, Friday, June 16, 2017, 8:30 PM
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 16, 2017

Special instructions: No partner needed. First 50 students will be admitted.

 

Peridance Capezio Center
126 E 13th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-505-0886
www.peridance.com

Offer: Gyrokinesis, Contemporary, African, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Urban Contemporary, Heels, Yoga, Popping (See schedule)
Beginner African Dance w Djoniba: Mond & Fri 7:30 / Sat 2pm
Beginner Haitian w Julio: Tues 7:30
Beginner Brazilian Samba w Danielle: Sat 5pm
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 24, 2017

Special instructions: New students only. One free class for new students.

 

305 Fitness
18 West 8th Street, New York, NY, 10011
212-603-9931
305fitness.com

Offer: Single class
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: July 31, 2017

Special instructions: New clients only, use code 305xNYCDanceWeek to redeem

 

Art of Motion, Inc.
17 Chestnut Street, 2nd floor, Ridgewood, NJ 07450
201-652-5800
Www.artofmotion.org

Offer: Morning Yoga/Pilates/Floor Barre and Lunch time Mat Classes (See schedule)
# of Classes the Pass offers: 2
Expiration: June 22, 2017

Special instructions: Prefer paper copy of the ticket. Student must take class that is appropriate level.

 

Be Yoga & Dance
1270 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY, 10305
718-981-0010
www.beyogadance.net

Offer: Beginner Modern Dance & Breath & Stretch (See schedule)
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 30, 2017

Special instructions: none, 1 pass for each class indicated

 

Bollywoodfunknyc
Ripley-Grier studios – 520 8th Ave, New York, NY 10018, USA
212-502-7997
http://www.bollywoodfunknyc.com/

Offer: Free class on June 16th, 7-8 PM for new students
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 16, 2017

Special instructions: New students only. RSVP HERE

 

BollyX
456 Johnson Ave, Suite 414, Brooklyn, NY 11237
510-585-6530
www.bollyx.com

Offer: June 19: 7:30PM, at Complete Body 22 W 19th Street: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-bollyx-class-nyc-dance-week-tickets-34749262981
June 20: 6:30PM, at Complete Body 22 W 19th Street: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-bollyx-class-nyc-dance-week-tickets-34749315137
June 21: 7:00PM, at Fit Factory NYC 153 W 27th St #201: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/free-bollyx-class-nyc-dance-week-tickets-34749122561
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 3 total (1 per class)
Expiration: NYC Dance Week

Special instructions: None

 

Breakin Boundaries
11 Newel Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222
347-889-7066
breakinboundariesnyc.com

Offer: All regularly scheduled classes (See schedule)
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: August 1, 2017

Special instructions: New members only.

 

Bridge For Dance
2726 Broadway 3rd Fl (Between 105th & 106th Streets), New York, NY 10025
212-749-1165
www.bridgefordance.com

Offer: Advanced Beginner Ballet\Open Level Modern\Open Level Hip Hop\Jazz Funk\Contemporary\Open Level \Jazz\Beginner Tap (See schedule)
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 3
Expiration: June 25, 2017

Special instructions: New students only.

 

Capoeira Guanabara New York
Brooklyn Frontiers 112 Schermerhorn Street, Brooklyn NY 11201
917-940-9321
http://www.capoeiraguanabaranewyork.com/

Offer: 5
# of Free Class the Pass offers: Thursday June 15: 6:45-8:45pm
Saturday June 17: 11am-12:30pm
Monday June 19: 6:45-8:45pm
Wednesday June 21: 6:45-8:45pm
Thursday June 22: 6:45-8:45pm
Saturday June 24: 11am-12:30pm
Expiration: June 24, 2017

Special instructions: Folks can come try it free during the dance week (as many classes as they’d like!). New students only. New student please call or text before showing up / or check the website.  Sometimes classes are outdoors in the park when the weather is good!

 

Dancehall Explosion w/ Rick Long
Ripley Grier Studios 520 8th Avenue, New York, NY 10018
212-799-5433
www.meetricklong.com

Offer: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 15
Expiration: June 21, 2017

Special Instructions: New Student Only. RSVP to travelcricketeventmgmt@yahoo.com.

 

The DanceSource
98-11 Queens Blvd. at 65th Ave, Rego Park, NY 11374
718-997-1278
www.dancesource.net

Offer:
2 free classes to The DanceSource when they mention NYC Dance Week (See schedule)
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 2
Expiration: August 8, 2017

Special instructions: Prefer to have a paper copy of the ticket. New students only.

 

DivaDance
440 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
646-450-1440

Home

Offer: Any class on our schedule
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 30, 2017

Special instructions: New clients only; Must register online at DivaDanceCompany.com and use SLAYINGISMYCARDIO17 as a promo code.

 

Dokoudovsky New York Conservatory of Dance
440 Lafayette Street, New York, NY 10003
212-725-2855
www.nycod.org

Offer: Ballet (See schedule)
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 3
Expiration: June 25, 2017

Special instructions: New Students Only; Proper Ballet Attire Required, including ballet slippers

 

Fit4Dance
154 Utica Ave, Brooklyn NY 11213
347-921-2404
www.fit4dancenyc.com

Offer: Ballet, Jazz, Bootcamp, Body Sculpt, Modern, Zumba, Illy’s Dance Clash, Sensual Stretch, Haitian Dance, Afro Cuban, and Just Dance (See schedule)
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 24, 2017

Special instructions: new students only – must sign up for class in advance. PROMO Code: F4DLove

 

Flamenco Vivo
4 West 43rd Street, New York, NY, 10036 (Studio A)
212-736-4499
Flamencowithvictorio.com

Offer: One Free Flamenco Dance with Victorio
Adv. beg. Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Absolute beg. Thursdays 6:00 – 7:00 pm
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1 per person
Expiration: December 31, 2017

Special instructions: Only new students for this teacher

 

Grace Ballet New York
40 Harrison Street, 2nd Floor, TriBeCa, NY, 10013
917-705-2072
graceballetnewyork.com

Offer: Fairy Ballet Class, Wednesday June 28, 2017, 1:15pm-2:00pm, for ages 2-3 year olds
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 27, 2017

Special instructions: First 10 students only.

 

House of Duende™
165 E 111 Street, New York, NY 10029
(917) 292-4508
arielle@houseofduende.com
www.houseofduende.com

Offer: Contemporary Indian, Krump, Lite Feet, Latin Rhythms, Stretching & Strengthening, Soca-Fitness (See schedule)
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 5
Expiration: July 2, 2017

Special instructions: New students only. Can take up to 25 NYC participants per class and each participant can have up to 5 free classes from the listed options during the run of the promotion.

 

Kat Wildish Presents @ PMT House of Dance
69 W 14th St, New York, NY 10011
Www.KatWildish.com/classes

Offer: Sunday June 18 2-4pm, Free ballet class all levels
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 18, 2017

Special instructions: prefer to have a paper copy of the ticket. No restrictions, all levels – just learn.

 

K.S. J.A.M.M. Dance Troupe
347 Nostrand Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216
347-789-4849
www.ksjammdancetroupe.com

Offer: Tuesday, June 20th Martial Arts/Fitness 5:00PM-6:30PM
Thursday, June 22nd Vogue 7:30PM-9:00PM
Saturday, June 24th Caribbean Aerobics 8:00AM-9:00AM

# of Free Class the Pass offers: 5 total
Expiration: June 24, 2017

Special instructions: None

 

Lastics
New York Live Arts Building, 219 W 19th St., New York, NY 10011
646-736-7880
www.lastics.com

Offer: Open level @NYLA – Chelsea – June 22 7pm
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 22, 2017

Special instructions: First come first served and applies to New Students only.

 

Liberated Movement
380 Broadway, 5th floor, New York, NY 10013
646-694-1665

Home

Offer: Students can take ONE of the following classes for free:
Contemporary with Megan Pollard on 6/19 7-8pm
Hip Hop Fusion with Janine Micheletti on 6/19 8-9pm
Ballet with Sarah Doudna on 6/20 7-8pm
Contemporary with Sandra Kramerova on 6/22 7-8pm
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 22, 2017

Special instructions: All of our classes are always donation-based!

 

mang’Oh Yoga Studio
322 East 39th Street #1, New York, NY 10016
212-661-6655
www.mangohstudio.com

Offer: one FREE class (See schedule)
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 24, 2017

Special instructions: None

 

The International Partner Dance Intensive (TIPDI)
Please email for location
917-830-4307
www.tipdi.com

Offer: West Coast Swing Beginner “Crash Course”, June 18th 3-4pm
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 18, 2017

Special instructions: Students must pre-register on our website (click “Dance Week Special” on the homepage) and we will email the location info. Space is limited.

 

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DISCOUNTED CLASSES

 

Mark Morris Dance Center
3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-624-8400
http://markmorrisdancegroup.org/

Discount Offer: 50% off a single class at the Dance Center for new & existing students.
# of Discount the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 24, 2017

 

Ailey Extension
405 West 55th Street at 9th Ave., New York, NY 10019
212-405-9500
www.AileyExtension.com

Discount Offer:
Returning students may receive 11 classes for the price of a 10-Class Card (can be used for any class at the Extension).
Expiration Date: June 24, 2017
# of Discounts the Pass offers: 1

Special instructions: No restrictions for new students.

 

American Liberty Ballet
115 MacDougal Street, New York, NY 10012
619-655-0056
americanlibertyballet.com

Discount Offer: Buy one get one free
# of Discounted passes: 4
Expiration: 90 days after June 24, 2017

Special instructions: New student only.

 

Dancewave
45 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217
718-522-4696
www.dancewave.org

Discount Offer: First Class Free – Special Class Card Offer
# of discounted passes: 1
Expiration: June 24, 2017

Special instructions: Offer valid June 18-24, 2017. Purchase a 6, 12, or 24-Class Card at the regular price and receive one free class added to the card. Offer valid for any NYC Dance Week participant.

 

Peridance Capezio Center
126 E 13th Street, New York, NY 10003
212-505-0886
www.peridance.com

Discounted Offer: Half off for current Peridance recreational clients taking Gyrokinesis, Contemporary, African, Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Urban Contemporary, Heels, Yoga, Popping
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 24, 2017

Special instructions: Half off for current Peridance recreational clients (not applicable to Certificate Program, Intensive Semester or International Dance School students.) Only one discounted class for current Peridance clients.

 

Ballet/Fitness Basics & DansArts Studio
“DESIGNED for the Adult Beginner”
8th ave. – 55/56th streets – NYC.
212-245-3605
http://ritacolby.weebly.com/

Classes – No Observers Permitted.

Ballet Basics :
One on One -Trial Class – $40 – 1 class – Regular Price – $75
. (2nd class in week 25% off – $30)

Semi-Private -Trial Class – $25 each -1 class – Regular Price – $40 each.
Earn Free class.

Fitness Basics “BodiMagic Workout”
One on One – Trial Class $35 – 1 class – Regular Price – $70.
Two people – Trial Class – $20 each – 1 class – Regular Price – $35 each.
Earn Free Class .
.
Information: 1 – 212-245-3605 – 25+ years experience & B.S. degree.
Prices Expire July 31st.

 

Bollywoodfunknyc
Ripley-Grier studios – 520 8th Ave, New York, NY 10018, USA
212-502-7997
http://www.bollywoodfunknyc.com/

Offer: 5 class Basic Beginner choreography class card for $75. (Regular price $99)
2. Naach express class for $10 (offer valid till 15th July only. Regular price is $20 a class)
# of Free Class the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: July 15, 2017

Special instructions: Basic beginner class card $75 regular $99, Naach Express class for $10 regular $20

 

Breakin Boundaries
11 Newel Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222
347-889-7066
breakinboundariesnyc.com

Discounted Offer: All regularly scheduled classes  (See schedule)
# of discounted passes: 1
Expiration: August 1, 2017

Special instructions: Classes normally $18, offering for $10

Bridge For Dance
2726 Broadway 3rd Fl (Between 105th & 106th Streets), New York, NY 10025
212-749-1165
www.bridgefordance.com

Discounted Offer: $3 off Advanced Beginner Tap
# of discounted passes: 1
Expiration: June 23, 2017

Special instructions: New students only.

 

Dancehall Explosion w/ Rick Long
Ripley Grier Studios
520 8th Avenue (btwn 36th & 37th Streets), New York, NY 10018
212-799-5433
www.meetricklong.com

Discount Offer: $5 class once free passes expires
# of Discounted passes: 1
Discounted Class expiration June 12, 2017

Special Instructions: First 15 New Students only. RSVP to travelcricketeventmgmt@yahoo.com.

 

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EVENTS

NYC Dance Week Kick-Off Party

Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time: 6:00 – 10:00 PM
Where: Angel of Harlem, 2272 Frederick Douglass Blvd (corner of W 122nd Ct.), New York, NY 10027
Casual
21 & over
RSVP here: https://nycdanceweek2017.eventbrite.com

In partnership with Angel of Harlem, NYC Dance Week invites all dance enthusiasts and the general public to its official Festival Kick-Off Party with drink & appetizer specials while dancing to some great beats.

 

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

Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
Time: 5:00 PM
Where: Brooklyn Borough Hall Plaza, 209 Joralemon St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Event will include performances, dance class and more.

 

Grillz and Granola
https://www.grillzandgranola.com/

Event Offer: Donation-Based: Pay What You Can. (Proceeds will be donated to community-based organizations in the Jamaica Queens area.)
TrapAerobics, 7PM, Wed, June 21, 2017 at Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning, JCAL
161 -04 Jamaica Ave, Jamaica, NY 11432
# of Events the Pass Offers: 1
Expiration: June 21, 2017

Special instructions: New Students Only. RSVP here https://www.danceweektrapaerobics.eventbrite.com/

 

NYC Dance Week Festival
Date: Thursday, June 15 – Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: Varies
Where: Noted studios
Registration: https://nycdanceweek2017.eventbrite.com
Class Offers: http://www.nycdanceweek.org/how-to-take-free-classes/

Dance enthusiasts are invited to participate in 10 days of free dance, fitness and wellness classes at noted studios in the boroughs of New York City. Check the website for class offers (to be posted in May 2017).

 

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, ethnic Fitness Labs sponsored by our festival affiliate FitEngine, Inc.a trusted source for inside information on fitness and wellness. FitEngine is providing studio space for approved instructors who need studio space to teach. Labs range from injury prevention lab to techniques. Schedule will be posted in May 2017.

 

Injury Prevention Workshop by Harkness Center for Dance Injuries

Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: 5:30-7:00 PM
Where: Mark Morris Dance Center, 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217

The Harkness Center’s Injury Prevention Workshop provides information to the dance community on all aspects of physical and psychosocial well-being, to encourage healthy and safe training for career longevity. In this workshop, you will learn about Balance and the Spine, taught by Marijeanne Liederbach, PhD, PT, with guest instructors from Pilobolus and MMDC.

 

Performance Event with NYC10 Dance Initiative

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM
Where: Dixon Place, 161 Chrystie St. (btw Delancey & Rivington), New York, NY 10002
Tickets: http://dixonplace.org
More Info: http://nyc10.org

Dance Week participants are also invited to watch performances of new dance works at a special showcase by its sister project, NYC10, at Dixon Place on Wednesday, June 21st.  10 selected emerging choreographers /studio instructors and dance companies will be performing for up to 10 mins and the audience and reviewers will provide feedback of their work to them.

 

Ailey Extension
405 West 55th Street at 9th Ave., New York, NY 10019
212-405-9500
www.AileyExtension.com

Free Event: NY Style Mambo with Katherine Jimenez
# of Events the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 24, 2017 – 5pm – 6:30pm

Special instructions: None – Open to all new and returning students.

 

Dancer for a Day Program

Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Where: Dancewave, 45 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Dancer for a Day is a NYC Dance Week initiative that provides inner-city youth facing a unique challenge with the opportunity to experience a day in the life of a professional dancer.   In its third year, Dancer for a Day will choose up to 20 youth, ages 10-15, to participate in a day filled with class taking, a nutritional workshop, lunch, a private performance by and Q&A with a NYC10 dance company.

 

Live at the Archway
The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge, 155 Water Street, New York, NY 11201
718-237-8700
http://dumbo.is/hosting/live-at-the-archway-h-hip-hop-dance-conservatory/

Free Event: Live at the Archway: H+ | Hip Hop Dance Conservatory, June 22nd, 6 PM
# of Events the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 22, 2017

Special instructions: None

 

H+ | The Hip-Hop Dance Conservatory
500 8th Avenue, Studio #1204, New York, NY 10018
800-697-4698
www.hdcny.org

Free Event: H+ | DanceMartⓇ 2017
Time: 6-10pm
# of Events the Pass offers: 1
Expiration: June 24, 2017

Special instructions: All dancers, actors and artists welcome!

 

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