Fitness & Dance

The Ballet Club

328 East 61st Street, 2nd floor (1st-2nd)
917-281-1030; Fax: 917-281-1032

We are a warm and nurturing ballet school that provides excellence in training. Our programs include the Dance Together Division for ages 18 months – 3 years of age, the Children’s Creative Dance Club Division for ages 3 – 9 years, and the Performing Arts Pre-Professional Division for students 7 – teens. We also offer a variety of Summer Camps and Summer Programs.

▲My Gym

We keep children healthy by making fitness fun!
250 East 60th Street (2nd-3rd)

Mention ESNA and receive $25 off your membership fee.

My Gym Children's Fitness Center on the Upper East Side has an extraordinary program and facility devised to help children 6 weeks thru 8 years of age develop physically, cognitively and emotionally. Our gym offers structured, age-appropriate, weekly classes that incorporate music, dance, relays, games, special rides, gymnastics, sports and more. Children have loads of fun as they gain strength, balance, coordination, agility and flexibility while developing social skills, confidence and self-esteem. Our state-of-the-art clean facility, extensively trained staff, award-winning class programs, and excellent student/ teacher ratio have earned My Gym the reputation as the best early learning program of its kind. Come visit us for a free trial class or contact us to book your child's special birthday party.

The Pilates Movement

210 East 68th Street, Suite 1G (2nd-3rd)

Pilates method of body conditioning. Private, semi-private and group instruction. Max 4 students in each group class. All certified instructors. Each student gets attention in all group classes.

YOGI BEANS Kids' Yoga Studio

At PURE Yoga East
203 East 86th Street (Corner of 3rd)
212-585-BEAN (2326)

Yogi Beans offers peaceful kids-only yoga classes on the UES. Age-specific curricula develop children's abilities to focus (attention), stand up straight (posture), move their limbs with control (strength), and grace (flexibility), and develop self-confidence. Yogi Beans classes at PURE Yoga offer classes including Me & My Bean Yoga (1-3 years), Mini-Bean Yoga (3-5 years), Bean Yoga (6-9 years), Tween Yoga (10-12 years), and Teen Yoga (12-15 years). Other offerings include Family Yoga, birthdays, teacher trainings, private classes, & school/camp programs. Open daily.

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

328 East 61st Street, 5th floor (1st-2nd)
212-209-2410; Fax: 212-209-2414

With more than 65 years' tradition in dance instruction, Fred Astaire Dance studios provide you with the experience you demand. We offer private dance lessons for singles or couples, all ages and levels, in an enjoyable and relaxed atmosphere, with professionally certified dance teachers and champion coaches. Our areas of expertise include: Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Argentine Tango and Wedding dance. Don’t put it off for another moment—walk in and dance out!

The Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance

The oldest internationally acclaimed dance school in America.

55 Bethune Street, 11th Floor
(@Washington Street)
212-229-9200 ext. 30

Daily classes at all levels—for adult beginners taking classes purely for pleasure, for teens (year-round and summer intensive) and for dance students interested in pursuing a professional career. Also Pilates classes, Yoga, Studio rental and much more.