Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Sunday, June 28, 2020

NDI Live! June 29 - July 2

                                                    JUNE 29 - JULY 2, 2020
Join our FREE online dance classes this week! All videos will be available on NDI's Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube channel after the video has aired.

Here is the schedule for June 29 through July 2, 2020:
NDI Dance! with Jennifer Aks-Neuman (All ages)
4 pm EDT • Monday, June 29 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
Join NDI Teaching Artist Jennifer Aks-Neuman for an energetic and joyful NDI dance class! Jen will lead a warm-up and teach original choreography. The dancing will be accompanied by music from NDI Associate Music Director Yakir Ben-Hur.
DREAM Project@Home (All ages and all abilities)
4 pm EDT • Tuesday, June 30 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
To view with closed captioning, please watch on YouTube.
Find your audience! DREAM Project@Home series continues! This class series focuses on introducing the NDI style of dance class to children with a wide variety of abilities. In this 35 minute class, Kay Gayner (NDI Associate Artistic Director), Agnes McConlogue Ferro (Board Certified Pediatric Physical Therapist), Elizabeth Sellner (NDI Teaching Artist), Michelle Phillips (NDI Teaching Artist), and children with and without disabilities from the NDI DREAM community provide strategies for adapting movement for different levels of abilities. Steps are broken down and choreography builds throughout the series culminating in a mini-performance. Musical accompaniment is provided by NDI Musicians Tony Allen, Yakir Ben-Hur, and Micha Gilad.

Join us and share this class with your community for a dance class experience that is one of a kind! Families and children of all ages and with a wide variety of abilities are encouraged to participate!
Warm-Up Wednesdays! (All ages)
8 am EDT • Wednesday, July 1 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
NDI Teaching Artist Calia Marshall will lead an energizing dance warm-up for everyone to join in. This 5 minute warm-up will give you an extra boost for the day ahead, while sprinkling in some positivity and joy. Accompanying Calia is NDI Musician Todd Keller.
NDI Choreography Workshop: "Why Dance...Because!" with Jessi Colón
(All ages)
4 pm EDT • Wednesday, July 1 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
NDI Teaching Artist and Alumna, Jessi Colón guides you through a section of choreography from “Why Dance... Because!,” a classic NDI repertory piece. “Why Dance...Because!” (also known as “Jump!”) was choreographed by Michael Owens in the early 1990s and has been performed at events to this day, including alumni homecoming. Joined by NDI Music Director Jerry Korman, let’s learn a section and watch the Celebration Team perform a special edition of this cherished piece. “Why Dance...Because!” will make you want to get up and dance!
NDI Arts Encounter with Emily Meisner (3K - 2nd Grade)
4 pm EDT • Thursday, July 2 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
Join Teaching Artist Emily Meisner for a movement exploration of creatures that live in and around rivers! Through dance, music, and stories you will soar like an eagle, creep like a crab, and wiggle like a water snake. Accompanying Emily is NDI Associate Music Director Yakir Ben-Hur.
Friday, July 3 (Holiday)
NDI is closed on Friday, July 3 in observance of Independence Day and does not have ndiLIVE! scheduled for this day. Happy 4th of July!

Thank you to this week's video editors, Jennifer Aks-Neuman, Yakir Ben-Hur, Kay Gayner, and Micha Gilad!
Tune in for updated class schedules on our website, nationaldance.org and on NDI's social media channels through InstagramFacebook, and Twitter.

Check out the previous weeks' videos on NDI's Facebook, Instagramand YouTube channel!

Come dance with us!

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Manhattan Borough Arts Virtual Festival 2020

PS 130's beautiful artwork is on virtual display for the Manhattan Borough Arts Festival 2020!
Thanks to our art teacher, Ms. Julia Chan for all of her work in getting our school represented in this visual exhibit!

Friday, June 26, 2020

Sunday, June 21, 2020

NDI Live! June 22 - June 26



June 22 - June 26, 2020

Join our FREE online dance classes every day this week! All videos will be available on NDI's Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube channel after the video has aired.

Here is the schedule for June 22 through June 26, 2020:
NDI Dance! with Dana Panepinto (All ages)
4 pm EDT • Monday, June 22 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
Join NDI Teaching Artist Dana Panepinto as she creates dance inspired by the strokes on a canvas. From visual art on the page to art on the dance floor, Dana will teach you a funky combination of sharp and smooth movement, while NDI Musician Ly Bedaña plays original music. Bring your canvas, crayons, and dancing feet!
DREAM Project@Home (All ages and all abilities)
4 pm EDT • Tuesday, June 23 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
To view with closed captioning, please watch on YouTube.
NDI’s DREAM Project (Dancers Realize Excellence through Arts and Movement) continues its DREAM Project@Home series of 30 minute classes focusing on introducing the NDI style of dance class to children with a wide variety of abilities. In this class, Kay Gayner (NDI Associate Artistic Director), Agnes McConlogue Ferro (Board Certified Pediatric Physical Therapist) and children with and without disabilities from the NDI DREAM community provide strategies for adapting movement for different levels of abilities. Steps are broken down and choreography builds throughout the series culminating in a mini-performance. Musical accompaniment is provided by NDI Musicians Tony Allen, Yakir Ben-Hur, and Micha Gilad.
Join us and share this class with your community for a dance class experience that is one of a kind! Families and children of all ages and with a wide variety of abilities are encouraged to participate!
Warm-Up Wednesdays! (All ages)
8 am EDT • Wednesday, June 24 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
NDI Teaching Artist Gabriela Burdsall has a dynamic warm-up for you! She uses NDI’s high-energy movement vocabulary to strengthen your muscles and wake up the body. Music from NDI Musician Micha Gilad adds joy and positivity to uplift your day.
NDI Dance! with Mary Kennedy (All ages)
4 pm EDT • Wednesday, June 24 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
Treat yourself to a ten minute movement break with NDI Teaching Artist Mary Kennedy! You will do a quick warm-up and then learn a simple summer day themed dance combination. Accompanying Mary is NDI Musician Micha Gilad. Tune in and enjoy!
NDI Arts Encounter with Emily Meisner (3K - 2nd Grade)
4 pm EDT • Thursday, June 25 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
Join NDI Teaching Artist Emily Meisner for an energetic dance class all about weather! In this class geared for early childhood, Emily creates movement inspired by the lightning, thunderstorms, and rain that often fill the summer skies. Accompanying Emily is NDI Associate Music Director Yakir Ben-Hur. Come ready to bring the stormy weather to life!
NDI Jams! with Leonardo Sandoval, NDI's Artist-in-Residence (All ages)
4 pm EDT • Friday, June 26 on Facebook, Instagramand YouTube
This week on NDI Jams, NDI’s Artist-in-Residence Leonardo Sandoval is back to introduce you to body percussion and teach a short rhythm combination. Leonardo is NDI’s first Artist-in-Residence and has been working with NDI for 2019-2020. Join us for this fun percussive class!

Thank you to this week's video editors, Jennifer Aks-Neuman, Yakir Ben-Hur, and Micha Gilad!
Tune in for updated class schedules on our website, nationaldance.org and on NDI's social media channels through InstagramFacebook, and Twitter.

Check out the previous weeks' videos on NDI's Facebook, Instagramand YouTube channel!

Come dance with us!

Friday, June 19, 2020

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Apex for Youth - Middle School Mentoring program

Middle School Mentoring Program Info Session
About Our Mentoring Programs
Apex's mentoring programs address the personal, educational, and social needs of middle and high school students through one-on-one caring relationships with adult volunteers. Our mentoring programs are FREE for all families in New York City. For more information, visit our website at www.apexforyouth.org/what-we-do/mentoring.


Best,

Joseph Yi
Assistant Director, Educational Programs
(929) 236-4631
Joseph.Yi@ApexForYouth.org

Apex for Youth
120 Walker Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10013