The Greatest New York City Bucket List you will ever read

1. Advanced ballet
Mark Morris Dance Center (3 Lafayette Ave between Ashland Pl and Flatbush Ave, Fort Greene, Brooklyn; 718-624-8400, $13 per class.

2. Aerial Dance
Manhattan Movement & Arts Center (248 W 60th St between Amsterdam and West End Aves; 212-787-1178, $35, ten-class card $300.

3. Aerobarre- Aerospace 336 W. 13th St., nr. W. 4th St. 212-929-1688

4. All-levels Pilates
Real Pilates (177 Duane St between Greenwich and Hudson Sts; 212-625-0777, $25 per class, packages available.

5. AntiGravity Yoga
Om Factory Yoga Center (265 W 37th St at Eighth Ave, 17th floor; 212 616-8662, $17 per class, packages available.

6. ANTIGRAVITY YOGA: WINGSCrunch 1109 Second Ave., at 59th St.

7. Attend Fashion Week (already asked my stepdad to get his connections to get tickets

8. Avenue (club)

9. Babbo

10. BarWorks
YogaWorks Soho Studio (459 Broadway between Canal and Grand Sts, second floor; 212-965-0801, Membership $108 per month, mat rental $2.

11. Be an extra in a movie filming in New York!

12. Be part of a Flash Mob

13. Bike rides in Central Park!!

14. Bikram Yoga
Bikram Yoga East Harlem (4 E 116th St between Fifth and Madison Aves; 212-369-1830, $20 per class; packages available; discounts for students, public school teachers and performing artists.

15. Bikram Yoga- Bikram Yoga NYC

16. Bollywood Dancing- Dhoonya Dance Center

17. Bollywood Funk Beginners Weekend classes: Stepping Out Studios (37 W 26th St between Sixth Ave and Broadway, ninth floor; 212-502-7997,
Weekday classes: Ripley-Grier Studios (520 Eighth Ave between 36th and 37th Sts, 16th floor; 212-502-7997, package $75.

18. Booty Slide
Crunch (various locations; Membership prices vary; day pass $16.

19. Boxing
Element Fitness (5-02 50th Ave between Jackson Ave and Vernon Blvd, inside LIC Kids, Long Island City, Queens; 917-295-5102, $18 per class, 12 classes $180, unlimited monthly pass $99

20. Boxing- Trinity Boxing Club NYC

21. Braai (South African)

22. Break-Thru Fitness
92nd Street Y, $189 for 9 classes.

The Sports Center at Chelsea PiersPier 60 nr. 19th St. 212-336-6000

24. Bronx Botanical Gardens

25. Bryant Park Grill

26. Buddakan

27. BuddhaXtreme (various locations)

28. Burlesque Dancing- New York School of Burlesque

29. Butter Lane (cupcakes)

30. Buy a stock on actual Wall Street

31. Café Luxembourg

32. Camp in Central Park

33. Cardio Capoeira
Crunch (330 Flatbush Ave between Park and Sterling Pls, Park Slope, Brooklyn; 718-783-5152, Membership prices vary.

34. Cardio Groove
David Barton Gym (4 Astor Pl at Broadway; 212-505-6800, Membership $125 per month; initiation fee varies.- Monday 7:30-8:15

35. Cardiolates
Pilates on Fifth (501 Fifth Ave between 41st and 42nd Sts; 212-687-8885, $22 per class, five-class intro package $85.

36. CHEERLEADING 101New York Health & Racquet Club

37. China Grille

38. Chinatown Brasserie

39. Co-op

40. Copacabana (Club)

41. Core Fusion Cardio at Exhale Spa Gansevoort Park Avenue (420 Park Ave. South, 646-380-5330)

42. Crispo’s

43. Crumbs

44. David Burke at Bloomingdales

45. Detox Yoga
Body & Mind Builders (78 Reade St between Broadway and Church St; 212-587-1099, $18 per class, monthly unlimited pass $165, new-member two-week unlimited pass $30.

46. Donut Plant

47. Dos Caminos

48. Drink and Draw in Brooklyn (3rd Ward- 195 Morgan Ave between Stagg and Meadow Streets)- Wednesdays at 8 pm

49. Dumont Burger

50. Ed’s Chowder House

51. Ellis Island (look for relatives lol)

52. Empanada Mama

53. Enjoy Roasted Pork and Wildlife in the Bronx (El Nuevo Bohio or Bronx Zoo)

54. Enter the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s Past and Present (Brooklyn Navy Yard Center at Building 92- 63 Flushing Ave between Carlton Ave and Adelphi St)

55. Explore Central Park- and a Musical Puzzle! (buy musical duo app by Bluebrain)

56. Eye Yoga
Movements Afoot (49 W 27th St between Sixth Ave and Broadway, mezzanine B; 212-904-1399, $20 per class.

57. Fame: The Class
Crunch (144 W 38th St between Broadway and Seventh Ave, 212-869-7788, Membership prices vary. Day pass $16.

58. Figure 4 at Pure Yoga West (204 W. 77th St., 212-877-2025)

59. Find really good gyms (normal gym, yoga place, weird NYC workout stuff)

60. Five Leaves

61. FleXpress
Sports Center at Chelsea Piers (Pier 60, W 23rd St at the Hudson River; 212-336-6000, Monthly membership fee $158; initiation fee varies.

62. Flip & Tuck
STREB Lab for Action Mechanics (51 North 1st St between Kent and Wythe Aves, Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-384-6491, $15 per class, ten-class card $135.

63. FlowFit
Equinox (various locations, $142--$173 monthly, initiation fee varies.

64. FlyBarre Flatiron from Flywheel 39 W. 21st St.

65. FORZAReebok Sports Club160 Columbus Ave., at 67th St. 212-362-6800

66. Freeman’s

67. Gizzi’s

68. GLEEful Class- Broadway Bodies- NYC

69. Go “engagement ring shopping” at Tiffany’s

70. Go to a live SNL show! And sit in the front little section.

71. Go to Bohemian Beer Garden

72. Go to Bowery Ballroom

73. Go to Comedy Clubs

74. Go to David Letterman

75. Go to every Film Festival. Ever.

76. Go to the circus! *New York has to have a circus somewhere

77. Go to the Today Show and see an awesome live concert, as well as talk to Matt Lauer, Ann Curry or Al Roker ( I don’t care about the stupid new ones)

78. Good Morning America Concert in the park

79. Gramercy Tavern

80. Greenhouse (Club)

81. Grupo Capoeira Brasil
World Oyama Karate Matsumoto Dojo (35 W 31st St between Fifth Ave and Broadway, sixth floor; $20, first class free.

82. Gyrokinesis
BodiBalance (20 E 17th St between Broadway and Fifth Ave, second floor; 917-806-7520, $15, first class is free.

83. Gyrotonic training
Kinespirit @ Studio Riverside (214 W 85th St at Broadway; 917-806-7520, Intro package of three sessions $180.

84. Hallo Berlin

85. HBO Bryant Park Summer Film Festival. YESSS

86. Heliummm Aerial Dance241 Bedford Ave.Studio 7.

87. Hurleys

88. Hurricane Club

89. Indoor Bootcamp- Barry’s Boot Camp NYC

90. Intro to Horton
The Ailey Extension (405 W 55th St at Ninth Ave; 212-405-9500, $16.50 first class, package deals available.

91. Iyengar/Rope Wall
Sangha Yoga Shala (107 North 3rd St between Berry St and Wythe Ave, No. 2H, Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-384-2097, $20 per class, package deals available.

92. Jeanne and Gaston

93. Kama Sensual- Crunch Gym

94. Kanoyama (NYU)

95. KiwiSweat- 459 Columbus Ave.#306

96. Knicks Game

97. Koito (upper east)

98. Kotobuki

99. Le Petit Maison

100.Le Rivage

101.Lure Fishbar (Happy Hour)

102.M.E.L.T. Reebok Sports Club/NY (160 Columbus Ave between 67th and 68th Sts; 212-362-6800 Membership prices vary, day pass $35.

103.Mamas Food Shop

104.Max Brenner’s

105.McKenna’s Pub (cheap)

106.MET Opera

Church Street Boxing (25 Park Pl between Church St and Broadway; 212-571-1333, Single class $20, year-long membership $125 a month.

108.Morimoto (NYU)

109.MUD (coffee by NYU)

110.Nike Running Club
Meets at NikeTown (6 E 57th St between Fifth and Madison Aves, 212-891-6453). Free.

111.Old Homestead

112.One-Two Combo
Sports Center at Chelsea Piers (Pier 60, W 23rd St at the Hudson River; 212-336-6000, Monthly membership fee $158; initiation fee varies. Fri 6:30--7:30pm.

113.Open Yoga
Kusala Yoga (159 Franklin St at India St, Greenpoint, Brooklyn; 917-251-1359, $15 per class, packages available.

114.Outdoor Bootcamp- David Barton Gym’s Camp David

115.PDT (cocktails) (NYU)

116.Pearl Oyster Bar

117.Peter Lugers

118.Philharmonic in the Park

119.Physique 57161 Sixth Ave.

120.Pies n Thighs

121.Pilates Mat
Equinox (various locations, Membership $142--$173 per month, initiation fee varies.

122.Pilates Mat/Springs/Props
Movements Afoot (49 W 27th St between Broadway and Sixth Ave, mezzanine B; 212-904-1399, $20 per class, first class for new clients free; packages available.

123.Power Lunch- Station Fitness 675 Hudson St., nr. 14th St., Ste. 3N 212-683-7869

124.Power Pose
New York Health & Racquet Club (270 Park Ave South at 21st St; 212-245-6917, $50 per class.

125.Prana Flow Yoga
Sonic Yoga (754 Ninth Ave at 51st St; 212-397-6344, $18 per class, packages available.

126.Private Pilates
Lisa Jones Pilates (80 E 11th St between Broadway and University Pl, suite 305; 212-387-8580, Private class $95 per session, Duet $55 per session (per person); packages available.


128.Read in all the parks J

129.Red Velvet Acrobatic Class- Crunch Gym

130.Rock climbing
Brooklyn Boulders (575 DeGraw St between Third and Fourth Aves, Gowanus, Brooklyn; 347-834-9066, Intro class: $60, includes gear and two climbing passes. League classes: eight sessions $250.

131.Rosa Mexicano

132.Row a boat in Central Park


The Ailey Extension (405 W 55th St at Ninth Ave; 212-405-9500, $16.50 first class, package deals available.

135.See a ballet at Lincoln Center

136.See a bunch of awesome concerts at The Beacon (because I saw Adele there and it rocked)

137.See a Juilliard Dance performance

138.See a Yankees v. Red Sox game in Yankee stadium

139.See at least one awesome Broadway show once a month

140.See every Museum New York has to offer.

141.See Medieval Treasures in Fort Tryon Park


143.Shake Shack

144.Shakespeare in the Park

145.Shun lee (dim sum)

146.Six-Pack Attack!
David Barton Gym (4 Astor Pl at Broadway; 212-505-6800, Membership $125 per month; initiation fee varies.

147.Soak at Koreatowns All night Spas (Juvenex or Spadium)

148.SoulCycle Signature Class
SoulCycle (117 W 72nd St between Columbus and Amsterdam Aves, rear lobby; 212-787-1300, * 1470 Third Ave at 83rd St, 212-639-1300). $32 per class, package deals available.

149.Spice Market

McBurney YMCA (125 W 14th St between Sixth and Seventh Aves; 212-912-2300, Membership $70--$142 per month, plus initial fee $75--$125.

151.Splash Abs
Reebok Sports Club/NY (160 Columbus Ave between 67th and 68th Sts; 212-362-6800, Membership prices vary, day pass $35.

152.Splash Dance
92nd Street Y (1395 Lexington Ave at 92nd St; 212-415-5500, Nine sessions $189.

153.St. Johns Cathedral

154.Staten Island Ferry

155.Stoked 360
Reebok Sports Club/NY (160 Columbus Ave at 67th St; 212-362-6800,

156.Summer movie in the park or pier

157.Sushi of Gari

158.Sushi Samba

159.Sushi Yasuda (mid east)

160.Tabata 2010 at Equinox (897 Broadway, 212-780-9300)

161.Tai chi
Taoist Tai Chi Society (245 W 29th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, sixth floor; 212-967-3975, Four-month new-member package of unlimited classes $175, plus $20 membership fee. Free open house on the last Saturday of every month.

162.Take part in a New York City 5k, 10k, Marathon

163.Tanuki Tavern

164.Tea and Sympathy

165.Thanksgiving Day Parade

166.The Art of Strength -Mid City Gym (345 W 42nd St between Eighth and Ninth Aves; 212-757-0850, Monthly membership $49, plus enrollment fee starting at $29; day pass $15.

167.The Beast -The Sports Center at Chelsea Piers Pier 60, 19th St. at the West Side Hwy., second fl.; 212-336-6099

168.The Dutch

169.Times Square New Years!

170.Tour Cosmopolitan (and model for them) or Seventeen Magazine

171.Trapeze workshop
Streb Lab for Action Mechanics (51 North 1st St between Kent and Wythe Aves, Williamsburg, Brooklyn; 718-384-6491, Open-level Fri--Sun classes $47 per class, ten-class card $425; Wednesday "economic stimulus plan" classes $35, five-class card $150.

172.Tribeca Film Festival


174.Union Square Café

175.Union Square Farmers Market

176.Walk all the bridges

177.Walk the Brooklyn Bridge

178.Warrior Fitness Boot Camp
Warrior Fitness Boot Camp (29 W 35th St between Fifth and Sixth Aves, third floor; 212-967-7977, Five-week program (15 classes) $600.

179.Warrior Fitness Boot Camp29 W. 35th St.3rd Fl.

180.Workshop class
Integral Yoga Institute (227 W 13th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves; 212-929-0586, $17 per class.

181.World Kanreikai Karate
Society for Martial Arts Instruction (4 W 18th St between Fifth and Sixth Aves; 212-677-7228, $20 per class, packages available.

182.Yoga to the People

183.YogaWorks Body Slim
YogaWorks Soho (459 Broadway at Grand St; 212-965-0801,
. YogaWorks East Side (1319 Third Ave between 75th and 76th Sts, second floor; 212-650-9642, Monthly members only (no drop-ins); Membership $108 per month; East Side drop-ins $22 per class

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Kimberly Vaughn 4 years ago from Midwest

These classes sound like so much fun. I really want to try antigravity yoga. Hopefully some options will come to STL soon.

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Jscott10 4 years ago from New York Author

I made the list so I would never get bored! That's my problem with working out! I hope this list helped :)

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