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March Dance Madness

Remember back two months ago when you made a New Year’s resolution to get back in shape? Now’s the time when that resolve starts to wear off, so we’re offering an incentive to help keep you coming to class. For the month of March, we’ll track attendence and award $10 gift certificates to all students […]

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NEW Zumba and PiYo Classes

We’re pleased to announce THREE new classes this winter: two new sections of Zumba and PiYo. Since we’re so excited about these new programs, we’re offering the first class FREE to class card holders. (If you don’t have a card already, you can buy one before class starts). The first PiYo, which is a brand […]

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Ride It…My Pony

A big thank you to all the ladies who steamed up the windows at our Valentine’s Day weekend edition of Frisky Fridays. Don’t miss this Friday, March 25: another new routine, this one set to “Pony” by Ginuwine – THE quintessential striptease song. Get ready to get raunchy.  Plus, freebies, raffle prizes, food and drinks. […]

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Frisky Fridays Valentine’s Edition

Join us on Friday, Feb. 11 for a special Valentine’s Day Weekend edition of Frisky Fridays! Learn a steamy hot routine that you can later perform at home as a Valentine’s Day gift for your significant other. Guaranteed to be one of the best Valentines he’ll ever get. 🙂 In addition to dancing, we’ll have […]

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We’re hiring!

Philly Dance Fitness is looking for energetic dance-aholics to help us expand. Live your love of dance by becoming a part of our growing small business. Here’s more detail about the job duties and requirements: Part-time instructors will: Establish a fun and supportive class environment catering to all fitness levels Be responsible, organized and on-time for […]

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Frisky Fridays Take Two

The first Frisky Friday was smoking hot! Thanks to the more than 20 women who came out to party it up striptease style. If you missed it, don’t worry – the next Frisky Friday will be held on Jan. 28 with a sexy new routine and a special guest performance by Revival Burlesque featuring the […]

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Frisky Fridays Girls’ Night Out!

Check out the latest news and updates about Frisky Fridays. Grab your girlfriends and let loose for the weekend with a racy striptease aerobics party! Starting in January, Philly Dance Fitness will bring striptease back to Fitness Works – with a longer and more exciting format – on the second and fourth Friday of every […]

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Class Card Holiday Deal!

Escape the crowded gym and get fit for the New Year with a workout that feels like a dance party! As our holiday gift to you, we’re throwing in a free gift certificate with any purchase of a Philly Dance Fitness class card between now and January 15. Buy a 10 class card and get […]

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Zumba Holiday Party

Come dance off the food you ate over the weekend and then eat some more at a Zumba holiday party this Wednesday, Dec. 29! This special class will be the very first one held at the future Philly Dance Fitness studio, located just three blocks from the Marian Anderson Center at 1015 S. Dorrance St […]

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Philly Dance Fitness Social III

Votes are in! Our third social will be THIS Wednesday, Nov. 10 at Tritone, 1508 South Street. Meet us there at 8 p.m. or walk over with me after the regular Marion Anderson Center zumba class ends at 7:45 p.m. Come as you are. I, for one, will be in sweaty workout clothes. 😉 As […]

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Party in Pink!

Update to post below: Thanks to all who came out for the events this past week! Here are some videos from the fundraiser on 10/30. Two events this month in honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness month: Party in Pink Zumba on Wednesday, Oct. 27th Come in pink for our regular Wednesday night Zumba class. […]

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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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