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ExerBlast Classes for Babies and Toddlers

exerblast classes!

Patient Name: Little Susie O. Scheduled

Symptoms: Bored of ballet, apathetic in art class, tongue-tied in Mandarin.

Diagnosis: A bad case of the extracurricular blahs.

Treatment: A regular dose of ExerBlast’s new classes for toddlers and preschoolers.

Notes: The innovative fitness-slash-gaming concept made a splash with the elementary school set this past fall. The new Blast, Bend, and Breathe program is geared toward littles ages 2½ to 4 — think obstacle course meets life-size game board. Kids chase moving lights across the floor, build with crates, and bounce through the ball pit. Class finishes with yoga-inspired stretching and relaxation exercises.

For even younger bubs, try Learning from Your Baby seminars and mommy-and-me yoga.

It’s sick fun.

ExerBlast, 100 Reade Street, between Church Street and West Broadway (888-898-9797 or exerblast.com). Spring classes begin January 19. Preschooler Blast, Bend, and Breathe and postnatal yoga, $225 for eight sessions; Learning from Your Baby program, $50-60 per class.

this week in new york!

SHOOT
Classic Kids UWS
What:
The fab family photographers just opened a new space.
Why: Mention DailyCandy for half off the price of your sitting and an eight-by-ten archival print.
When: Offer good thru Feb. 29. Call to schedule your sitting.
Where: Classic Kids, 395 Amsterdam Ave., at 79th St. (212-799-3730).

MEDITATE
Yoga Pajama Party
What:
A drop-off pj party (for kids ages 3-8) featuring yoga, stories, crafts, games, and a healthy dinner.
Why: Hello, Saturday afternoon activity.
When: Sat., 4-7 p.m.
Where: Bija Kids, 900 Fulton St., at Washington Ave. (718-483-4795). First child, $35; siblings, $25.

WATCH
Parsons Dance Family Matinee
What:
The renowned modern dance company presents a kid-friendly program to wow your brood.
Why: The strobe-lit Caught leaves you breathless.
When: Sat., 2 p.m.
Where: The Joyce Theater, 175 Eighth Ave., at 19th St. (212-242-0800). Tickets online at joyce.org. Adults & children, $19-$59.

Photo: Courtesy of ExerBlast

LOCATIONS
395 Amsterdam Ave
@ 79th St
New York, NY 10024
212-799-3730
900 Fulton St
@ Washington Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238
718-483-4795
100 Reade St
bt Church St & W Broadway
New York, NY 10013
888-898-9797
The Joyce Theater
175 8th Ave
@ 19th St
New York, NY 10011
212-242-0800
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