Fit Mind and Body Weekend Guide 🧘🏋️

Nourish yourself all weekend long with healthy food, exciting fitness classes or a little spiked dessert indulgence. We've rounded up free yoga or dance exercise classes for those who need either high energy or relaxing instruction. There are also more socially significant events to attend like the NYU address to the UN or the "Harlem to Kilimanjaro" film screening. Find something that matches your energy this weekend and get out into the city to explore.

Friday, 1/10

Postmark Cafe's Comedy Show 326 6th Street, Brooklyn


Free laughs are on the menu at the Postmark Cafe. The cafe usually hosts small live performances, shows, and segments. This weekend it'll be the stage for a lineup of comedic talents. Drop-in for a warm or chilled cup of something sweet and liberating while you snack on small bites and listen to hilarious stand-up. 

4th Annual Book Buzz 1745 Broadway, Manhattan


The Penguin Random House Publishing event Book Buzz is back for its 4th installment. Readers, writers, parents, and others in academia would be interested to hear all about the current state of the Spanish language book industry. Learn about the current trends, the most popular books, and deciding sales factors in both the adult and youth fields. Take notes from professionals who work with publishing and hear from Spanish language linguists about themes in literature.

NYU Students: United Nations 801 United Nations Plaza, Manhattan


As the youth grapples with their future, issues like climate change, failing economy and food shortage are on the forefront. These issues, deeply rooted in outdated sourcing practices, greed and over-consumption require group efforts and sacrifice to overcome. Now, students from New York University will present their way to surpass such issues through a "design-thinking" approach. Hear all about their solutions and the steps required. 

Saturday, 1/11

SarikaDanceFitness Class 51 Murray Street, Manhattan


Dance away tension with this upbeat, musical, rhythmic dance class from instructor Sarika. Sarikadancefitness utilizes coordinated dance, controlled body movement and repetition to target certain body parts. Tone your legs, arms, and core while strengthening your spine and scorching calories. The highlight is that you'll smile through the whole experience.  

Tipsy Scoop Celebrates National Hot Toddy Day 270 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn


Get your ice cream spiked this Winter to stay warm. Achieve the ultimate balance by enjoying a cool creamy ice cream flavored with the rich and spicy taste of Glenlivet at Tipsy Scoop. The location will be handing out free scoops in honor of Hot Toddy Day.

2020 NY INDONESIAN FOOD BAZAAR 8407 Broadway, Queens


Taste new things this weekend at the annually celebrated Indonesian food festival. The 2020 NY Indonesian Food Bazaar will feature sweet milky beverages, fire-roasted meats, herbed grain dishes and more. The flavors will surprise and delight you as you taste your way through multiple vendors serving their modern and tradition takes on Indonesian cuisine.

Sunday, 1/12

Grand Bazaar's Get Winter Ready Pop-up 100 W. 77th St, Manhattan


Get ready to hand-select stylish and warm wool hats and scarves, fragrant candles, organic body care items and spa salts, vintage threads, or stunning decorative pillows at the Grand Bazaar. Find unique goods during the Winter Ready Pop-Up for you or a friend. Stroll the over 130+ vendors indoors and outdoors, in rain or shine. While you browse, treat yourself to a cup of creamy hot chocolate or a decadent menu item from the Bazaar's vast food court.

"Harlem to Kilimanjaro" Film Screening 2920 Broadway, Manhattan


This film is the product of traveling, hard work and the talents of The Digital Media Training Program. While visiting the bustling Maasai Village, Ngorongoro Conservation and more, their candid experience was recorded on film. The 5 Harlem-based filmmakers trip to East Africa became what is now titled, Harlem to Kilimanjaro.

Yoga: Classic Flow 320 West 57th Street, Manhattan