"Everyone likes a walk in the park."

“Everyone likes a walk in the park.”

About two weeks ago, I was delighted to get a phone call from Brian McMahon, a student at City University of New York’s Baruch College. Would I be willing to have my Fort Tryon Park class videotaped for his school project? Of course, I replied–this will be the third student film of the class! The two other shorts were filmed by Columbia University students, whose school is in the neighborhood.

Fitness begins with a walk in the park, snow or shine.

Fitness begins with a walk in the park, snow or shine.

After getting the necessary permissions, Brian came our class on a grey but brisk Saturday morning. He unobtrusively followed us through the park, carrying his own tripod and camera.

I think he managed to capture the essence of Nancercize in his interviews, footage, and commentary. He called me “charismatic”!
See if you agree. Click here to see it.

Winter warm up in Fort Tryon Park.

Winter warm up in Fort Tryon Park.

(All photos in this post are from the video.)

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