Tuesday, September 7, 2010

An Exercise Class With an Element of Joy

“At least from my mat, yoga in this city feels like just another form of competition—in the guise of a love-in. But exercise can co-exist with an element of joy. And it's happening in the basement of an old luggage factory in Park Slope. At the Union Street Dance studio, choreographer Eva Dean has created exercise classes based on movement of her own design: Bounce Dance Technique. There are no po-go sticks or fancy shoes. It's all about using those giant workout balls that typically clog up apartments and make for a handy extra seat. But it's more than a workout method. The undulating, smooth movements are the basis...


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