Sunday, June 14, 2015

6/18 - 6/27 NYC Dance Week - 10 Day Event of Free Dance Classes! RSVP Here!

New York City Celebrates
Dance Week
June 18 – 27, 2015
A 10-Day Event of FREE Dance Classes
Our Mission
NYC Dance Week is a project by Tendu Inc, organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, to promote diversity of dance in the City of New York. The organization provides free dance and fitness lessons to the community by partnering with local dance and fitness studios during NYC Dance Week and offers performance/showcase opportunities for emerging dance entities helping them gain exposure in the community through its NYC10 project.

About the Festival
NYC Dance Week ( collaborates with noted studios in New York City to celebrate the joy and diversity of dance with an exhilarating 10-day festival of FREE dance, fitness and wellness classes. The event engages the community and families to experience dance, encouraging them to live active, healthy lifestyles. The organization moves beyond traditional dance forms to teach participants how all dance genres benefit mind, body and spirit. The event is being held on June 18 – 27, 2015 at a variety of venues throughout New York City and serves thousands.
Additionally, throughout the year Dance Week promotes dance studios and companies through their newsletter, projects, dance/fitness events and partnerships. Nearly 40 local studios partner with the organization each year to increase public awareness. 

Who Will Attend
From the past few years, thousands of dance enthusiasts participated in events ranging from Latin, ballroom, tap, ballet, swing, hip-hop, pilates, yoga and aerial acrobatics.

An Increasingly Popular Event
Dance Week is produced by FitEngine, Inc. and continues to grow in popularity. It is covered in several local media outlets and receives recognition from former officials such as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Borough Presidents Ruben Diaz, Jr. (Bronx), and Scott Stringer (Manhattan).
Dance Week believes that dance contributes to the well-being of both the individuals who watch and perform it and to the community at-large. By offering FREE events to the public in different formats and dance styles, the event brings immense value to the people of New York by encouraging them to be active, to be healthy and to celebrate life.

How To Get Involved
Take FREE Dance, Fitness and Wellness Classes
This is your chance to try classes you’ve never taken before, FREE!  Also your chance to check out instructors and studios you might fall in love with.
Studios That Rock
You know yours does, so hurry and get in on the fun and celebrate with us. Offer a free dance/fitness/wellness class during our 10-day festival and we’ll promote your studio for FREE! Sign on with our higher level participation package and get more exposure. i.e. official Partner of our festival.
2015 Sponsor Appearances
We offer the complete social networking package to bring your brand to the dance and fitness forefront – all for a good cause. Web, email news, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and more. Imagine your logo next to ours and plan ahead for a proactive response. Past sponsors include ZICO, Harkness Center for Dance, Red Jacket Orchards, BluePrint Cleanse, Madame Tussauds, Honest Tea and Dance Films Association.
Get Promoted
Promote your dance name, company, class, studio or product/service to our vast audience of dance fans. Over the years, hundreds of dance enthusiasts have participated in both free dance/fitness classes and performance events. Gain massive exposure for a not-so-massive price. Inquire within by emailing us.

We are on the lookout for outstanding volunteers to make this festival a success. We need social media gurus, studio ambassadors, event assistants, photographers, videographers, etc.  Be a part of this one-of-a-kind NYC event!

Our Sister Project
Dance Week’s sister project is NYC10 Dance Initiative which is a dance initiative where 10 emerging dance companies/dance groups/dance troupes are given up to 10 minutes to showcase their work. NYC10 is a unique opportunity to showcase new work awaiting feedback and reviews. It’s a platform to expand and explore new repertoires or simply try something new.

How To Take Free Classes

Step 1. Register for Free on
Step 2. Check offers.
Step 3. Print out the pass you receive in the registration confirmation e-mail and bring to participating studio.  Depending on the studio, it may be collected but you may print as many times as you want. 
Step 4. Have a great time and tag us on your status updates and photos during the week! #NYCDanceWeek2015.

Other important information:
1. All the classes are first-come, first-served. Some classes require advanced reservations (marked with an * on offerings page).
2. The pass can be re-printed (some studios will collect your pass).
3. Some classes have restrictions (i.e. New students only).
4. Call studio in advance to find out about the class, i.e. what to wear.

Have fun, which classes will you be signing up for?
Leave a comment below!

Terresa =)

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