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New Monday Zumba and Striptease

Join me on Oct. 18 as I launch two new classes at Studio 1831 in the Art Museum area, just a 10-minute walk from downtown. This Monday only I will be doing a special two-for-one deal for class card holders – attend both Zumba and Cardio Striptease for only one punch on your card. (If […]

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Wednesday Cardio Bellydance Classes – Location/Time change

Cardio bellydance will continue on Wednesdays in October but at a new time and place. To better accommodate students’ schedules, the hour-long class will begin at 5:45 p.m. instead of 5:15 p.m. It will be held in the upstairs auditorium of the Marian Anderson Center, 744 S. 17th Street (at 17th and Fitzwater). This replaces […]

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Zumba and Creative Dance classes for kids!

Our Creative Dance and Zumbatomic classes described below are currently on hiatus, but please check out one of our newest offerings Mommy without Me! Zumba. Over the past two months, I’ve received a number of requests for kids’ fitness and dance classes – something a little less formal and intimidating than a traditional dance academy […]

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Fall Zumba

Zumba at the Marian Anderson Center continues in October. Same time and place: 6:45 p.m. in the upstairs auditorium at MAC. 744 S. 17th Street. As always, pay $10 drop-in or save by purchasing a multi-class pass. Pay only $40 for five energizing, calorie-burning classes. It’s like getting an entire class free! Or save even […]

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New Cardio Bellydance Class!

I’m pleased to announce a new cardio bellydance course on Wednesdays at Major Moment Studio on South Street! If you didn’t get a chance to check out Major Moment at National Dance Day, it’s  a fantastic space with central air, full-length mirrors and hardwood floors.  This replaces the Monday night YMCA class, at least for […]

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National Dance Day Success!

One Day. One Neighborhood. One Huge Success! More than 100 people participated in Philadelphia’s celebration of National Dance Day on July 31! Special thanks to the organizations that made the day possible: Lindy and Blues, Major Moment Studio, Messiah Danceworks, the Christian Street YMCA and the Marian Anderson Recreation Center.  These groups donated their space, teachers’ time […]

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Philadelphia Dance Day 2010

One day. One neighborhood. Seven free dance workshops. Participate in an initiative to start a National Dance Day right here in the Center City/Graduate Hospital area. Take your pick of seven dance workshops – all in different styles and all FREE. The day culminates with performances from the teachers and an evening social dance. No […]

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Sizzling Summer Zumba in August

Join Philly Dance Fitness for a four-week Zumba mini session in August! Hour-long classes will be held  on Wednesdays at 6:45 p.m. at the Marian Anderson Center, 17th and Fitzwater Streets. (744 S. 17th Street). $30 for the entire month. Or, $10 per class drop-in. New students, as always, also receive $5 off their first […]

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Zumbatomic at the Western Learning Center

These kids give my adult students a run for their money! Perhaps it’s the lack of inhibition. Enjoy the following videos, which were taken last week during the “Latin Fiesta” Celebration at Western Learning Center in Philadelphia. I taught a mini Latin dance workshop for three age groups, starting with 3-year-olds. (However, if you look […]

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June Zumba Social Poll

Whether you’ve been coming to Zumba regularly or are just starting, this Wednesday is your chance to get to know your fellow classmates after the music stops. Join me at a neighborhood joint for some drinks and food after class on 6/23. I’ve narrowed down to three options, please vote for your favorite. I purposefully […]

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The King of Pop is coming

Pay tribute to the legendary Michael Jackson with a full hour of dance combinations set to his hits including “PYT,” “The Way You Make Me Feel,” “Wanna Be Starting Something” and more. And yes, we will learn a modified version of the famous “Thriller” routine. Hats and white gloves are welcome. All ages, no dance […]

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Reminder – No cardio bellydance Monday

I’m in a kickboxing training Monday and we will not have cardio bellydance at the Y. Class resumes along with the start of the summer session on June 21. However, there will still be stretching from 6:30 to 7 p.m. led by Jenne. Wednesday morning bootcamp is also on hiatus for the summer and future […]

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More Zumba starting in three days!

Just a reminder that the next summer Zumba series starts this Wednesday at 6:45 p.m. I’ve been out all weekend putting up fliers and I hope to see lots of new students there! Please try to arrive a few minutes early for the first class so that we have time to check everyone in. See […]

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Join the Mailing List and save $5

By signing up for our email list, you’ll get a $5 coupon that can be used toward any regular-priced Philly Dance Fitness class (Zumba, Striptease Aerobics, Cardio Bellydance or Zumba for Kids). You’ll receive your gift certificate when you show up to your first class. Note: This coupon may not be used on special workshops […]

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Zumba continues in summer 2010

Zumba has arrived at the Marian Anderson Recreation Center in the Graduate Hospital neighborhood of Philadelphia! Zumba® fuses international rhythms with easy to follow moves so you can have a blast while getting in shape. Join us for a 6 week course of energizing, calorie-burning dance fitness fun.

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Zumba in Graduate Hospital, Philadelphia

Philly Dance Fitness is partnering with the Marian Anderson Recreation Center to bring Zumba to Philadelphia’s Graduate Hospital neighborhood this spring. Check out our Zumba page for dates, times and pricing. Jamming to Reggaeton at the Marian Anderson Center

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