Fabienne Beard-Wright, Dance Cardio Instructor

Power Soca Dance Cardio

Pier 62 | Free
Thursday June 2, 2022, 7:30–8:15 pm
Thursday June 9, 2022, 7:30–8:15 pm
Thursday June 23, 2022, 7:30–8:15 pm
Thursday July 7, 2022, 7:30–8:15 pm
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Update: Jun 30th class rescheduled to July 7th. Cut loose while burning up to 600 calories in just 45 minutes! Try something new: pure and freeing Caribbean dance moves featuring the latest and greatest fete tunes. Pre‑registration is encouraged, drop‑ins still 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!

Power Soca

What is Soca? Pure and freeing Caribbean dance moves featuring the latest and greatest fete tunes. Cut loose while burning up to 600 calories in just 45 minutes! Try something new for a change.

“Issa vibe that we ride high!” says Fabienne Beard-Wright, Power Soca Instructor and Creator.

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.

Power Soca is a Lift Off Special Programming creation by Fabienne Beard-Wright offered in June. Registration is also open for 305 Fitness Dance Cardio classes in 6:30pm – 7:15pm on Thursdays, taught by Fabienne. See details on 305 Fitness Dance Cardio here.


Inclement weather note: Classes are held outdoors at Pier 62. In the event inclement weather necessitates a class cancellation or reschedule, attendees who have pre-registered will be notified via emails on file and Friends will update relevant social media channel posts as time allows. 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.

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.

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