The 14th Street Y will be closing on Monday, September 26, and Tuesday, September 27 for Rosh Hashanah. Programming will resume as usual on Wednesday, September 28. L’Shana Tova!

SCBL Schedule

September 2022 Schedule

Sirovich Center for Balanced Living

September 2022 Schedule

The full calendar of reoccurring events and classes are detailed below. One-off events, classes and workshops are detailed below the calendar view of the schedule.

All classes are accessible, free, and led by professional instructors and teaching artists. Each class offers a great opportunity to learn new skills or revisit old pastimes as well as engage with your community.

Holiday Closures, No Classes:
September 5 Labor Day
September 26 Rosh Hashanna
September 27 Second Day- Rosh Hashanna

Please note that this schedule is subject to change! 

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For Virtual Programs:
Members will be allowed to enter class for up to 5-minutes after start time.

For In Person Programs:
Please remember to wear a well-fitted mask while inside the Sirovich Center, and to please complete the health screening the day of your scheduled class or event. Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before your activities.

Need help? If you need any help or have questions, please email us at OASinfo@edalliance.org.

In Person Breakfast

Monday – Friday | 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Tickets available for purchase 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM on the 1st floor in the Conference room. Dining room opens at 8:30 AM. Members have to exit the dining room at 10:30 AM. Thank you for your cooperation.

In Person Lunch

Monday – Friday | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Tickets available for purchase 11:30 AM – 12:55 PM on the 1st floor in the Conference room. Dining room opens at 11:30 AM. Members have to exit the dining room at 1:30 PM. Thank you for your cooperation.

Pantry

Wednesday, September 7 | 1:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Pantry is full. Sign up for the upcoming September 7 pantry by emailing Oasinfo@edalliance.org

Upcoming October Pantry
TBD | 1:45 PM – 4:00 PM
Email Oasinfo@edalliance.org to sign up.

 

September 2022 Menu Here

Sirovich Schedule: September 2022

Effective Sep 1 – Sep 30, 2022

Sunday

Monday

9:30 am 10:25 am Mosaic Tiles with Alexandra: Session 1 | In Person (Arts)

10:00 am 1:00 pm Ceramic Session 1 with Nick | In Person (Education)

10:00 am 11:00 am Strength & Balance with Rob Hofman | Virtual (Exercise)

10:30 am 11:30 am Mosaic Tiles with Alexandra: Session 2 | In Person (Arts)

1:30 pm 4:00 pm Beginner Ceramics with Nick

2:00 pm 3:00 pm Open Swim at 14Y

2:30 pm 3:30 pm Jazz Line Dance with Bernard | In Person (Exercise)

5:00 pm 6:00 pm Circle Group with Sarie Teichman | Virtual (Education)

Tuesday

9:00 am 10:00 am Tai Chi Class with Annie | In Person (Exercise)

9:00 am 10:00 am Tai Chi with Roberto | Virtual (Exercise) 10:00 am 10:45 am Zumba Gold® with Deekee Gaerlan | Virtual (Exercise)

10:00 am 1:00 pm Ceramic Session 1 with Sherman | In Person (Education)

10:30 am 11:30 am Social Worker Meet and Greet with Dana Ly I In Person (Health and Wellness)

10:30 am 11:00 am Holistic Healing: Chair Yoga with Julie

11:00 am 12:00 pm Yoga for Bone Health with Chintamani Kansas “C” | Virtual (Exercise)

11:30 am 12:30 pm Nurse Ji On Tuesdays | In Person (Health Management)

12:00 pm 1:00 pm Body Smart-Feldenkrais with Andrew Carter | Virtual (Exercise)

1:00 pm 4:00 pm Chinese Dance Group Session 1 & 2 | In Person (Arts)

1:00 pm 4:00 pm Health Consultations with Nurse Ji | In Person (Health Management)

1:30 pm 4:30 pm Ceramics with Sherman Session 2 | In Person (Arts)

Wednesday

9:30 am 10:30 am Chinese Traditional Dance with Jiao Li | Virtual (Exercise)

10:15 am 11:00 am Zumba with Jose | In Person (Exercise)

11:00 am 12:45 pm Folk Dance with Jaki Soreff | Virtual (Exercise)

11:30 am 12:30 pm Chair Fit with Andrew Carter | Virtual (Exercise)

1:00 pm 2:00 pm Knitting Group with Schekira

2:00 pm 3:00 pm Brain Games with Dana | In Person (Education, Recreational)

3:00 pm 4:00 pm Smart Tablet Q & A with Rebecca | In Person (Technology)

Thursday

10:00 am 1:00 pm Ceramic Session 1 with Sherman | In Person (Education)

10:00 am 10:50 am Zumba with Fiorella | In Person (Exercise)

11:00 am 12:00 pm Fitness Group at 14Y with Caroline | In Person (Exercise)

12:00 pm 1:00 pm Balance 101 with Demetra | Hybrid (Exercise)

1:15 pm 4:00 pm Asian Choir | In Person (Arts)

1:30 pm 4:30 pm Ceramic Session 2 with Sherman | In Person (Education)

2:00 pm 3:00 pm Game Time with Andrea

2:00 pm 3:30 pm Open Paint Studio | In Person (Arts)

3:00 pm 4:00 pm Yoga with Dianne Galliano AKA Rashmi | Virtual (Exercise)

Friday

10:00 am 11:00 am Tai Chi Class with Annie | In Person (Exercise)

10:00 am 1:00 pm Ceramics Session 1 with Nick

10:00 am 11:30 am Technology Class with Sonia, Smart Table Q&A | In Person (Education)

11:15 am 12:15 pm Feldenkrais with Margot Townsend | Virtual (Exercise)

11:30 am 12:00 pm Technology Class with Sonia, Computer Lesson | In Person (Education)

1:30 pm 2:10 pm Alliance Stage Company: Expressive Arts with Cory | In Person (Arts)

1:30 pm 4:30 pm Ceramics Session 2 with Nick

2:00 pm 4:00 pm Jewelry Making with Phyllis

2:15 pm 3:15 pm Alliance Stage Company: Sirovich Senior Theater with Cory | In Person (Arts)

3:30 pm 4:30 pm Sirovich Vocal Ensemble (Sing-Along) | In Person (Arts)

Saturday

Sirovich Pop Up Events 

September Birthday Celebration | In Person
Thursday | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | 2nd FL Dining Room
September 1
Drop by and celebrate members birthday for the month of September with cake, dancing, and birthday shoutouts. No registration needed. Just drop in!

Deterra Safe Removal Bags and Narcan Training with Sela | In Person
Tuesday | 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM | 1st FL Lounge 
September 6
This training will help you with Safe Medication Disposal and Opioid Overdose Prevention. No registration needed. Just drop in!

Caring for Ourselves and Others with Sheryl | In Person
Thursday | 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM | 1st FL Conference Room 
September 8
In this workshop, we will learn about the ‘Eight Dimensions of Wellness,’ and discuss how it’s relevant to our everyday life. Caring for ourselves and others helps boost our health, happiness, and wellness, as well as the well-being of our community.No registration needed. Just drop in!

Nurse Ji Talk: Hand Clapping Therapy | In Person
Tuesday | 2:00 PM – 2:45 PM | 2nd FL Small Dining Room
September 13
Clapping therapy: We’ll learn how a simple act of clapping can promote circulation and overall health, and practice it together.

Elder Abuse Workshop with the Carter Burden Network | In Person
Wednesday | 10:00 AM – 10:40 AM | 1st FL Lounge 
September 14
The Carter Burden Network will inform members about Elder Abuse. No registration needed. Just drop in!
For more information about the Carter Burden Network click here.

Calligraphy Workshop with Ines Sun | In Person
Thursday | 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM | 1st FL Lounge 
September 15
If you can draw a mountain as in the picture, you can write mountain in Chinese. No language background is necessary, and materials- ink, brush, and paper are provided. You just show up and learn something new for the year of the Tiger! No registration needed. Just drop in!

Fall Risk Screening with Occupational Therapy Interns | In Person
Thursday | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | 1st FL Lounge
September 29
Join our Columbia University Occupational Therapy Interns for a Falls Risk Screening in honor of National Falls Prevention Awareness Day! There will be handouts, and an informative educational session led by the student interns. at your site.No registration needed. Just drop in!

 

New In Person Classes September 2022

Holistic Health Series: Chair Yoga with Julie | In Person
Tuesdays | 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Auditorium
Starts September 13
This fall, Julie leads a series geared to help increase vitality and reduce stress. Starting in September, we will focus on a chair yoga practice including gentle stretching, breathing, and meditation. Other practices this fall will include Qi Gong and Brain Dance.

 

 

Monday Schedule
In Person Classes

Mosaic Tiles with Alexandra (Arts) | 1st Floor Lounge
Session 1 | 9:30 AM – 10:25 AM
Session 2 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
To register email OASinfo@edalliance.org

Ceramic Session 1 with Nick (Education) 
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | 3rd Floor Ceramic Studio
Last Class September 19
To register email SWilson@edalliance.org If you have not taken a beginner’s class with us, you will be added to our beginner’s class waitlist.

Open Swim at the 14Y (Exercise)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | 14Y Pool
Starts September 12
Come and enjoy open swim at 14Y pool.
Must be a member of the Sirovich Center to register. To register please email SWilson@edalliance.org

Jazz Line Dance with Bernard (Exercise)
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM | Auditorium
To register email OASinfo@edalliance.org  

Virtual Classes

Strength & Balance with Rob Hofman (Exercise)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | 
Register here.

Circle Group with Sarie Teichman (Education)
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM |
This group focuses on exploring healthy and creative aging by building relationships and support.
Class is full. Email sarieteichman@gmail.com to be put on the list for future classes.

 

Tuesday Schedule
In Person Classes

Tai Chi Class with Annie (Exercise)
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM | Auditorium
To register email OASinfo@edalliance.org

Holistic Health Series: Chair Yoga with Julie
Tuesdays | 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM | Auditorium
Starts September 13
No registration needed. Just drop in!

Blood Pressure Monitoring with Nurse Ji (Health Management)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | 2nd FL, Dining Room
No Class August 2, 16

Health Consultations with Nurse Ji (Health Management)
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM | Mezzanine
Please email OASinfo@edalliance.org to schedule your consultation.
No Class August 2,16

Empowerment Group with Andrea | In Person (Education-Spanish Speaking Class)
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM | 1st Floor Lounge

Chinese Dance Group Sessions 1 and 2 (Exercise)
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
No Class August 23
Class is currently full.

Social Worker Meet and Greet with Dana (Health and Wellness)
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM | 1st Floor Lounge
Interested? Just drop in! To connect with Dana directly, email DLy@edalliance.org

Ceramic Session 2 with Sherman (Education)
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM | 3rd Floor Ceramic Studio
To register for the email SWilson@edalliance.org  If you have not taken a beginner’s class with us, you will be added to our beginner’s class waitlist.

Virtual Classes

Tai Chi with Roberto (Exercise)
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Register here.

Zumba Gold® with Deekee Gaerlan (Exercise)
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Register here.

Yoga for Bone Health with Chintamani Kansas “C” (Exercise)
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
No Class August 2
Register here.

Body Smart-Feldenkrais with Andrew Carter (Exercise)
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
To join, please email Andrew at acfeldie@aol.com about your interest in attending this class.

Wednesday Schedule
In Person Classes

Zumba with Jose (Exercise)
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM | Auditorium
Class is full. To register for the waitlist email OASinfo@edalliance.org

Knitting Group with Schekira (Arts)
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | 1st Floor Lounge
To register email SWilson@edalliance.org or just drop in!

Brain Games with Dana (Education, Recreational)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | 1st Floor Conference Room
To register email OASinfo@edalliance.org or drop in!

Smart Tablet Q & A with Rebecca (Technology)
3:00 PM – 4:00 PM  | 1st Floor Lounge
For new and beginner smart tablet users.

Virtual Classes

Pilates Mat with Gail (Exercise)
9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Pilates with Gail on Wednesday will be on pause until we find a new instructor.

Folk Dance with Jaki Soreff (Exercise)
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Returns September 14
Register here.

Chair Fit with Andrew Carter (Exercise)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
No Class September 6
To join Please email Andrew at acfeldie@aol.com about your interest in this class.

Opera Appreciation with Simón Saad (Education)
3:30 PM – 5:30 PM
On the 2nd & 4th weeks of each month, community partner Ansonia Music Outreach leads music-drenched and visually stimulating multi-media workshops in appreciation of opera and the arts.
To join: Please email AMO at voxoperae@ansoniamusic.org, they will provide login information to join the Zoom. Students without computers or smartphone/tablet ZOOM apps can call in to workshops.
AMO leads several virtual classes for NYC community centers that are open to all older adults! Email them here to learn more about AMO’s class offering

Thursday Schedule
In Person Classes

Ceramic Session 1 with Sherman (Education)
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | 3rd Floor Ceramic Studio
Last Class September 29
To register for future Ceramic classes email To register email SWilson@edalliance.org. If you have not taken a beginner’s class with us, you will be added to our beginner’s class waitlist.

Zumba with Fiorela (Exercise)
10:00 AM – 10:50 AM | Auditorium 
To register please email OASinfo@edalliance.org

Fitness Group with Caroline (Arts)
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM | 14Y Fitness Center
To register email SWilson@edalliance.org 

Balance101 with Demetra
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM | 1st Floor Auditorium
To register please email OASinfo@edalliance.org

Asian Choral Group (Arts)
Session 1 – 1:15 PM – 2:25 PM l Auditorium
Session 2 – 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM l Auditorium
Class is currently full.

Ceramic Session 2 with Sherman (Education)
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM | 3rd Floor Ceramic Studio
Last Class September 29
To register email SWilson@edalliance.org. If you have not taken a beginner’s class with us, you will be added to our beginner’s class waitlist.

Open Studio with Pratt Interns (Arts)
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM | 3rd Floor Painting Studio
The painting studio is open for members to come in and enjoy painting. To register please email OASinfo@edalliance.org 

Game Time with Andrea | (Education and Recreation)
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM | 2nd Floor Small Dining Room
To register email OASinfo@edalliance.org

Virtual Classes

Balance 101 with Demetra (Exercise) Hybrid
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Register here.

Friday Schedule
In Person Classes & Hybrid Classes

Tai Chi Class with Annie (Exercise)
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM l Auditorium
To register email OASinfo@edalliance.org

Ceramic Session 1 with Nick (Education) 
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | 3rd Floor Ceramic Studio
Last Class September 30
Class is Full.

Technology Classes with Sonia | In Person (Technology)
No Class September 2, September 9 
1st Floor Lounge
Smart Tablet Q&A |11:30 AM – 12:10 PM
Computer Lesson |12:15 PM – 1:00 PM
To register please email OASinfo@edalliance.org

Jewelry Making with Phyliss | In Person (Art)
Fridays | 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM | 1st Floor Lounge
Learn various new skills and techniques to create your own jewelry. Projects will focus on making bracelets, earrings, and rings using glass, crystals, and other types of beads. To register, please email Oasinfo@edalliance.org

Ceramic Session 2 with Nick (Education)
1:30 PM – 4:00 PM | 3rd Floor Ceramic Studio
Last Class September 30

Alliance Stage Company: Expressive Arts with Cory (Arts)
1:30PM – 2:10 PM | Auditorium
To join, please email the instructor for more information at Cmherman@edalliance.org

Alliance Stage Company: Sirovich Senior Theater with Cory (Arts)
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM | Auditorium
To join, please email the instructor for more information at Cmherman@edalliance.org

Sirovich Vocal Ensemble with Mariano (Sing – Along) (Arts) 
3:30 PM – 4:30 PM | Auditorium
Join Zoom meeting here.
Meeting ID: 729 2748 8436
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Virtual Classes

Feldenkrais with Margot Townsend (Exercise)
11:15 AM – 12:15 PM
With the Feldenkrais method of gentle, guided lessons, we explore ways to improve flexibility and coordination as well as rediscover the ability to be graceful and efficient in everyday movement.
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