Get Sweaty for a Cause! Sweaty Saturday is Tomorrow, February 22nd

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photo credit: Flex Studio

This year, Sweaty Saturday™ is happening tomorrow, February 22, 2014. New York City’s finest fitness studios, health brands and wellness experts will be devoting the day entirely to fitness, health and wellness!  Several of Union Square area fitness facilities will be offering special classes and energetic music, in addition to nutritional advice, goodies, raffles and giveaways. See a full list of neighborhood participants below. Continue reading

New York City’s Heart of Health & Beauty

photo credit: Reebok

photo credit: Reebok

Union Square is getting stronger and even more beautiful in 2014 with the opening of two New York health and beauty destinations. As reported in our latest Biz & Broker Quarterly, this spring, Reebok is set to open a FitHub on the corner of 14th Street and Union Square West. The new fitness mecca will be the largest of the brand’s stores in New York City and will include a 4,800 sf apparel shop and 6,800 sf CrossFit gym. Continue reading

Where to Kick-Start Your New Year’s Resolution

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Now that the festivities are over, it’s time to work off those jolly holiday pounds. Luckily, Union Square has a number of neighborhood fitness facilities offering deals for you to kick it into high gear in 2014! Whether you want to yoga, spin or Pilates your way to a healthier lifestyle this year, you don’t have to go far. Pick up one of our District Deals Continue reading

Author Event Tonight: Cameron Diaz

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“I didn’t think I needed to change the way I ate because everyone told me, ‘You are so skinny. You can eat whatever you want.’ But I felt sick in my own body.” – Cameron Diaz

Resolving to live a healthier lifestyle in 2014? Help to kick-start your goals by stopping by the Union Square Barnes & Noble tonight at 7 PM as actress Cameron Diaz discusses The Body Book. Throughout her career, Cameron Diaz has been a role Continue reading

Dancing with a Princess: Club Dance with Peridance

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Are you awkwardly holding up the wall when you and your friends go out on the town?  Do you find yourself the designated purse watcher while everyone boogies down on the dance floor?  Well, we’ve got the solution to all of your (non) dancing woes.  Continue reading

Summer in the Square – June 13th Recap

Peridance Contemporary Dance Company put on an unforgettable Performance.  (Photo: Scott Hobbs)

Peridance Contemporary Dance Company put on an unforgettable performance. (Photo: Scott Hobbs)

The rain did not knock this little green square in Manhattan down!  Summer in the Square kicked off yesterday and with it the most exciting, intense day of fitness and fun.  Kicking off at 7:00 AM, the Paragon running club set off and Circuit of Change‘s Mind Body Boot Camp kicked it in the rain.  It was exhilarating and inspiring.  No mat unmanned.  Continue reading

Fitness in the Square Returns THIS THURSDAY!

This summer, get in shape with us every Thursday for FREE during Summer in the Square.  We’ve brought a whole line up of options to help put you in the best shape of your life.

at 7:00 AM join trainer Thomas McClelland from CLAY Health Club + Spa for an hour-long run. Thomas will lead you on a group stretch to make sure you’re in the best condition before a job through the neighborhood. At 8:00 AM join Ariane Hundt from Brooklyn Bridge Boot Camp for an intense work out that is sure to burn off last night’s dessert…and then some. For those looking for something a little more zen, 9:00 AM brings Yoga with Christy Maskeroni of CLAY Health Club + Spa.

Did we mention this is all free?