Author: Michelle Caines

Giving Tuesday: Donate to our Favorite Nonprofit Organizations

With all the cheer and excitement the holidays bring, there’s also a bit of madness. As soon as the Turkey leftovers hit the fridge, we make that mad dash to a department store or online outlet for the promise of a Black Friday deal. Meanwhile, freshly cut trees and lights adorn the streets as if Thanksgiving was a thing of the distant past. Soon it settles in that we must attack that gift list with a vengeance like a pouncing tiger before all the L.O.L. dolls or iPhone 7s are sold out! But in all this, we can forget...

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Uptown Ballet Academy Classes

Uptown Ballet Academy hosts a number of movement classes, not just ballet! New session begins on January 6th! There are still a few spaces left! Other classes include: Boys Contemporary, Tap, Jazz, and Theater. Conveniently located at Uptown Studio NYC (5030 Broadway, Suite 803), and have been providing high quality dance education in Upper Manhattan for over 3 years. Our emphasis is to provide children and developing dancers with a nurturing and disciplined environment for their dance studies. Younger students are given an introduction to how the body moves, interacting with music, and learning to participate in a group....

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20% off at New Co-Working Space: TEEM

Join TEEM CoWorking to take your business to the next level, as an Uptown Birdies subscriber you will receive 20% off of your initial term when you sign up for a Dedicated Membership using a special  promocode. You must be a subscriber of Uptown Birdies in order to take advantage of TEEMs discounted rate. Simply let us know you have subscribed and would like to take advantage of this discounted rate and we’ll send you the code! You can use the Contact Us page, email or leave a comment below. TEEM website:...

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Figure Skating in Harlem – Afterschool Education, Skating and Leadership

From the FSH website: Figure Skating in Harlem helps girls transform their lives and grow in confidence, leadership and academic achievement. We are the only organization for girls of color that combines the power of education with access to the artistic discipline of figure skating to build champions in life. Skating: Figure skating requires an incredible amount of concentrated physical and mental discipline, hard work and dedication. When our students take to the ice, most for the very first time, they have group instruction up to 4 afternoons per week. They benefit from the experience and dedication of our...

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The Art Lab at Uptown Studio NYC

Uptown Studio NYC is host to a number of creative and movement classes. Ballet by Uptown Ballet Academy being one of my family’s favs! But there’s an upcoming art class that seems pretty interesting! From The Art Lab at Uptown Studio NYC: Art classes focused on skill building and encouraging individual expression for preschoolers through 5th Graders.  Taught by Sandra Meadows. Drawing Cartoons for K-2 on Sundays 2:00-3:00 p.m. (September 10th-October 29th, no classes on 9/24 and 10/8)  Students will learn how to draw their favorite characters and place them in action scenes. 6 weeks: $160 Comic Strip Development: Manga for...

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