Exclusive to 92Y! Encourage the natural mover in your child through basic concepts of body shape, space, rhythm, movement dynamics and individual and group movement activity.

A collaboration between 92Y early childhood programs and the 92Y Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) philosophy, WonderDance encourages learning through play and promotes increased self-awareness, self-confidence and the joyful expression of a child’s "dancing heart."


92Y WonderDance™ program receives major funding from the Goldhirsh Foundation in memory of Wendy and Bernard Goldhirsh; and the Arnhold Foundation.

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Full Year - 92Y WonderDance™ / 3-4 yrs (Wed Class)

Venue: Classroom

Location: Lexington Avenue at 92nd St






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One or more events in this subscription have taken place.

Other events may still be available.

The subscription contains these programs:

  • 92Y WonderDance (3-4 Years)
    First Session: Wed, Sep 10, 2014, 1:15 pm - 2 pm

    Skip, Leap, Jump and Twirl into the perfect introductory program for your little dancer!

    Instructor: Mary Copeland  show bio

    Mary Copeland is a former professional dancer and has been teaching ballet, jazz, creative movement and fitness to adults and children for over 30 years. She currently teaches at 92nd Street Y’s Harkness Dance Center and May Center and in the Himan Brown Senior Program. She also provides in-home personal training.

    As a dancer, Mary performed with the Columbus Civic Ballet, where she was partnered with Patrick Bissell; the New Jersey Classic Ballet; and Danny Buraczeski's Jazzdance Company. She has worked as a teaching artist in the NYC public schools and has choreographed musical theater productions for the Children's Opera Company of Ossining as well as for community theaters in NYC. Mary is a Dance Education Laboratory (DEL) facilitator. She completed the 92Y Wonderdance™ Teacher Training program for early childhood dance education and is a Wonderdance teacher and curriculum writer.

    As a fitness instructor, Mary holds a Group Fitness Certification from the American Council on Exercise and a Pilates Mat Certification from Pilates Institute of America. Her teaching background includes four years as an in-studio Pilates trainer, 14 years with Peggy Levine Fitness (pre- and postnatal, aerobics, and strength training), and 10 years with the Silver Sneakers program (senior fitness) as an instructor coordinator responsible for assessing and training staff and teaching group SS classes. Mary worked at the Riverdale YM-YWHA for seven years, running a dance program and designing and teaching fitness classes, such as Functional Strength Training and Stretch/Alignment. She studied anatomy/kinesiology with Irene Dowd and MELT with Edya Kalev.

    Day(s): Wednesday
    Sessions: 16
    Class Calendar: View class calendar
    Room: Buttenwieser Lounge
  • 92Y WonderDance (3-4 Years)
    First Session: Wed, Jan 28, 2015, 1:15 pm - 2 pm

    Skip, Leap, Jump and Twirl into the perfect introductory program for your little dancer!

    Instructor: Susan French  show bio

    Susan French is a diverse early childhood, dance teaching artist who enjoys, costume making, story telling and creative play. Susan has a Master’s Degree in Dance Education from New York University. Susan has studied at the Alvin Ailey Dance Center and the National School of Dance of Guyana and has received Professional development, dance teachers’ training from DEL. She has worked as a Dance Educator with Groundwork Inc, Oasis Children Services, Bright Horizons children services, Preschool Minds and Little Darlings Day Care among others. Over the past 15 years, Susan has studied, practiced and taught many styles of dance including Ballet, Modern and Afro Caribbean, she strives to make the dance learning experience a creative, fun and holistic one for all children.

    Day(s): Wednesday
    Sessions: 19
    Class Calendar: View class calendar
    Room: Buttenwieser Lounge

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If you have any questions, need assistance with your order or require special seating considerations, such as wheelchair accessible seating or hearing assistance, please call Customer Service at 212.415.5500 during our Hours of Operation.

If you prefer, you can order your tickets and class enrollments by calling Customer Service at 212.415.5500 during our Hours of Operation, using Visa, MasterCard or American Express. You can also place your order by fax, by mail or in person at our Box Office on Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street.

Get to the front of the line!

Priority registration puts you at the front of the line to register for courses and events for an upcoming semester.

Eligible patrons will be able to order priority registration online.


Who is eligible for priority registration?

Individuals who have participated in 92nd Street Y programs over the past year in selected program areas, participants in certain memberships, and those who have made contributions of $500 or more to 92Y, are eligible to register for programs before they become available to the general public.

How do I know if I qualify?

Patrons that qualify for Priority Registration will receive packets in the mail explaining how to purchase online. Priority registration is normally mailed 2-3 weeks before a catalog is available. Registration information includes your Patron ID#. You can use this ID# to setup your login information online. This will allow you to register early for a course or event. Please note: if you receive a packet, you are only eligible to priority register for the programs covered in your packet.

Priority Registration Support

To find out if you are eligible for priority registration, don't have your Patron ID#, or having difficulty ordering online, please call 212.415.5500 or email.