305 Fitness Dance Cardio. Photo by Adam Lu.

305 Fitness – Dance Cardio

Pier 62 | Free
Thursday May 5, 2022, 6:30–7:15 pm
Wednesday May 11, 2022, 6:30–7:15 pm
Thursday May 19, 2022, 6:30–7:15 pm
Thursday May 26, 2022, 6:30–7:15 pm
Thursday June 2, 2022, 6:30–7:15 pm
Thursday June 9, 2022, 6:30–7:15 pm
Thursday June 23, 2022, 6:30–7:15 pm
Thursday July 7, 2022, 6:30–7:15 pm
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Update: Jun 30th class rescheduled to Jul 7th. Enjoy a 45‑minute non‑stop cardio party featuring fun, easy‑to‑follow dance moves and toning for your core and glutes. Classes are offered May through June: pre‑registration encouraged, drop‑ins welcome.

Jun 28 Update: Due to a schedule conflict we are rescheduling the June 30th 305 Fitness and Power Soca classes to Thursday, July 7th. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to see you there for the final class of the summer!

305 Fitness Dance Cardio

305 Fitness is a 45-minute non-stop cardio party featuring fun, easy-to-follow dance moves and toning for your core and glutes. No dance experience required. You’ve never had this much fun working out. With music mixes curated from NYC DJs, this class is perfect for music lovers and open to all levels. Get ready to sweat, shake, and smile for days! All you need is a pair of sneakers and an open mind. You don’t need to be a dancer to #MakeSweatSexy.

Jump in and dance, no equipment needed. For safety, participants should be injury-free and in reasonably good health. Please arrive promptly to complete a waiver and secure your spot.

Fabienne Beard-Wright’s Power Soca classes, a unique Lift Off Special Programming creation, are also offered on Thursdays in June, 7:30pm – 8:15 at Pier 62. Learn more here.


Inclement weather notice for May 5: The May 5 session has been canceled due to heavy rain. The May 12 class has been moved up to May 11. Thank you. Staff regularly monitor waterfront conditions in coordination with instructors and will post to social media as well as notify any registrants via Eventbrite prior to event times whenever possible. Thank you for your time and consideration.

Thursday, June 16 Class is Canceled: Note that class for Thursday, June 16 is canceled. Please see Eventbrite to sign up for other weeks this month. Thank you.

305 Fitness - Dance Cardio by Fabienne Beard-Wright

305 Fitness - Dance Cardio by Fabienne Beard-Wright

Meet the Instructor: Fabienne Beard‑Wright

Fabienne Beard-Wright is a powerhouse in the collective fields of education and the creative arts. As a native New Yorker brought up on the performing arts, she strongly believes in the arts as a catalyst for social change. Fabienne was trained in the dance styles of West African, Caribbean Soca, and Modern. She possesses over 15 years of experience and has shared the stage with The Harlem School of the Arts (1995-2000), The Bill-T Jones Company (2002), Boys and Girls Harbor Conservatory (2004), Gestures Dance Ensemble (2006), MARILYN & SEKOU SYLLA (Smith College 2010). Coming from a long line of educators, Fabienne attended college for Education and Performance Theater and graduated in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts from Smith College. Shortly thereafter, she established Lift Off Special Programming, Inc. a means of dedicating her life to nurturing young minds of tomorrow through the arts, providing access to artistic resources, and enhancing the engagement of creative development. Fabienne’s programs are known for their level of intentionality and energy that is unmatched. She is the go-to for motivation and warmth: clients feel transformed after every class.

About Lift Off Special Programming, Inc. and 305 Fitness

Lift Off Special Programming, Inc. is a Social Impact Agency that transforms the way people connect and work together by way of movement. Through our cultural-based programs participants gain enhanced self-awareness, empathy, and come to feel more at home in their own bodies. We focus on moving through life with purpose and intention to directly improve mental, physical, and emotional health.

305 Fitness exists to make fitness more inclusive, empowering, and fun. Movement is more than calorie counting or being the ‘best’ in the room. Movement is about radical self-love and self-expression!

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