Health + Fitness

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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Make your own electrolyte drink –without any junk!

| SAT, MAR 31, 2018

All of us here at the 14th Street Y are working hard and maintaining a commitment to good health and wellness by keeping up with regular exercise. I see it…

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Katelyn: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| SUN, DEC 31, 2017

My name is Katelyn. I have two lives: one in media, and one in food. The food one is more exciting and fun. I run a supper club in the…

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Maxine: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| SAT, DEC 30, 2017

I’ve lived in New York all my life, except for 2 years when I lived in Israel. Basically, I started coming here myself since I was 65, because I had…

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Tim: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| THU, DEC 28, 2017

I came to the 14th Street Y almost 20 years ago by way of moving into Stuy-town. I walked down the street to 14th, I walked by the building and…

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Butch: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| SAT, DEC 23, 2017

There’s so much to tell. I’ve been playing at the 14th Street Y since probably 1970 or so. I’m actually a former basketball player, former coach, and worked at Beth…

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Julie: Portraits of the 14th Street Y

| THU, DEC 14, 2017

I feel comfortable here. I’ve had so many different jobs and experiences, but at this one I feel like I can be myself, express myself, and grow. The 14th Street…

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Zachary: Portraits of 14th Street Y

| FRI, DEC 08, 2017

My name is Zachary Elder. I am 22 years old right now and I live right here in New York City. I’m a member here and I’m a two-time X-Game…

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