Category: Media

You might not equate museums with physical activity, but the Museum of the City of New York is taking steps to change that. Get discounted tickets to film screening, and a lively conversation about running in the city.

Did you know that there’s a free gym right in your own neighborhood park? And that fitness mapping is a new way to find the hidden potential in any outdoor space? While every community and business can benefit, this approach is especially needed in city parks, in neighborhoods that lack health clubs. Now, everyone can afford to go to the gym and bring their friends and family for free to enjoy healthy hidden treasures. Find out how at Morningside Park in Harlem, September 27th.

Who’s going to be giving a Train-the-Trainer Workshop in Vermont this fall? If you guessed me, you guessed right. Vermonters will be learning how to be a Nancercize instructor right in their own parks. Open to everyone interested, including parks staff, health care professionals, nonprofit leaders, and regular folks.

Brian McMahon, a student at City University of New York’s Baruch College, recently videotaped our Nancercize class. I think he managed to capture the essence of Nancercize in his interviews, footage, and commentary. He called me “charismatic”!
See if you agree.

The Partnership for A Healthier New York City selected my program as one of its group of Neighborhood organizations to receive funding through the Community Transformation Grant. This grant, called CTG for short, was received by the Department of Health and Mental Services from the CDC. Nancercize is collaborating the Friends of Morningside Park and youarethecity,

What’s a Nancercize class like? A month or two ago, two charming young ladies from the Columbia University School of Journalism came knocking on our “door.” The video that grew out of that search is now viewable on the Uptowner website. In 1 minute and 40 seconds they pretty well captured the essence of Nancercize. Have a look and see for yourself.

We can find inspiration, motivation, and delight in the most unlikely places, like these Dancing Traffic Cops, from Providence, R.I., New York City, Nigeria, the Philippines, and Samoa.