DANCE THERAPY FOR PEOPLE WITH MOVEMENT DISORDERS From $145 for 10-session course
92nd Street Y
Lexington Ave. and 92nd St.
First session, June 24, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
These classes are tailored to the needs of the participants, including seniors and people with Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis, stroke and other movement disorders. Caters to men and women who are ambulatory or need to be seated. Each class is developed through improvisation and shared leadership. All ages and stages welcome.
THE RUBIN MUSEUM OF ART Free.
150 W. 17th St.
Monday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Rubin Museum of Art offers free admission to seniors on the first Monday of every month. Museum-goers can view the museum's collection of Himalayan art, artifacts and treasures in this museum in the heart of Chelsea. The museum has a diverse array of thought-provoking exhibitions and programs to spark new ways of seeing the world. The collection is especially poignant in the wake of the devastating earthquake that shook the region in April.
TAI CHI CLASSES FOR ADULTS Free
Riverside Park Conservancy
Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Riverside Park and W. 89th St.
Sunday 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Join instructor Silvana Pizutti to learn and practice Tai Chi, a slow-moving martial art form of defense training with health benefits for all ages and fitness levels. A graceful form of exercise, its practitioners say it's like meditation in motion – a great stress reliever and a way to achieve focus and mental clarity.
THE PUBLIC EYE: 175 YEARS OF SHARING PHOTOGRAPHY Free
New York Public Library
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Ave. at 42nd St.
Free public tours of the exhibition at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 3:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Photography enthusiasts can come on over to the main Public Library to view this landmark exhibition of hundreds of photographs drawn entirely from the library's collections, which offers a first-ever retrospective survey of photography organized by NYPL that explores the ways photography has been shared and made public from the mid-19th Century.
BRYANT PARK YOGA Free
Bryant Park, sponsored by Athleta
Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Upper Terrace
Thursdays 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Lawn.
Bring your mat and your best downward facing dog pose to Bryant Park for these twice weekly yoga sessions guaranteed to improve your posture, reduce stress and calm your mind in the heart of Midtown. Courses are geared to all age and fitness levels, but yoga is an especially good form of exercise to those of us who don't want to pound the pavement or hit the gym for exercise in the warm summer months.