Note To Readers: Our “Classes Of The Week” feature highlights classes we love, regardless of whether they have availability at the moment. Be sure to check with each venue for availability and certainly keep it on your radar for future enrollment.
At the Broadway Dance Center, young dancers receive elite training from leading dance teachers and choreographers in state-of-the-art studios located in the Theater District. The Children’s and Teen Program (ages 3-18) offers 32 weeks of instruction in creative movement, pre-dance, ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, Triple Threat, Latin, jazz, modern, African, contemporary, jumps and turns, and lyrical dancing. Shorter workshops in a variety of styles and levels are also offered. broadwaydancecenter.com
Starting at 16 months old, children can learn the gymnastics behind tumbling at Children’s Tumbling. With a non-competitive approach, music, storytelling, and imagination are incorporated into active classes for kids in Lower Manhattan. For kids 6.5 years and older, stilt-walking, trapeze, and circus silk classes are available. childrentumbling.com
Freshmade NYC is a cooking school for kids 2-9 that emphasizes math, science, literacy skills, and fine motor development while teaching fun, age-appropriate ways to make tasty and healthy dishes. Located in Greenwich Village, it also offers birthday parties, catering, and courses for parents like What to Eat When You’re Expecting and Navigating the Grocery Store with a Toddler. freshmadenyc.com