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The 14th Street Y Way

| THU, AUG 08, 2019

It’s been several months since we returned from our wonderful 10-day study tour in Reggio, Italy. Loris Malaguzzi once stated, “It is urgent for us to underline that children’s intelligence…

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Healing Power of Dance

| THU, JUL 25, 2019

Today, September 27, is National Dance Day and what better way to celebrate than to highlight our own fitness instructor Johari Mayfield, who is an accomplished dancer in her own…

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Love, Happiness, and Authenticity

| THU, JUL 18, 2019

Last month marked a momentous moment for the LGBTQIA+ community as New York City celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and the first ever WorldPride hosted in the…

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Celebrating International Yoga Day

| THU, JUN 20, 2019

In honor of International Yoga Day, 14 Street Y’s yoga instructor Susan Turchin shares her thoughts on why she began practicing yoga, how it has helped her, and how to…

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Living Fully

| TUE, JUN 11, 2019

Recently, I’ve had to think about how I live my life to its fullest, and honestly…it’s puppet shows. Outside my work as Program Director at New Country Day Camp, I…

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The Journey Continues into the Dusk

| FRI, JUN 07, 2019

Before I start, I want to tell you all just how much I have missed you, dear readers. For those of you who follow my blog each month, you may…

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The Person I was Created To Be

| FRI, MAY 31, 2019

This year marks my seventh anniversary since moving to New York from California to pursue a career as a professional dancer. I came here in 2012, fresh out of college…

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Sophomore Season of #NastyWomen Ends with a Bang

| FRI, MAY 10, 2019

Wonder Women. Bat Girl. Moana. Mommy. These were the most common responses when I asked preschool girls who their favorite super heroes are. I loved their responses, especially Mommy, because…

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Friendly’s Fire—A Conversation with Playwright John Patrick Bray

| FRI, MAY 03, 2019

Associate Artistic Director David Stallings and playwright John Patrick Bray discuss Bray’s upcoming production, Friendly’s Fire, at the 14Y Theater. Bray discusses growing up in a small town and how…

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Old Turtle and the Broken Truth—A Conversation with Sarah Sutliff

| MON, APR 29, 2019

For the upcoming production Old Turtle and the Broken Truth, we spoke with Director and Choreographer Sarah Sutliff to discuss representation, why she chose to incorporate the traditional Māori Haka…

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