Providing health and wellness programs for New York City youth.

What We Do

Health Action League empowers New York City youth to live healthier lives. We do this by providing health and wellness classes in their community, including yoga, Zumba, boxing, boot camp, and healthy cooking classes.

How You Can Participate

Health Action League implements our health and wellness classes at New York City schools, non-profits, community centers, after-school programs, and summer camps.

If you would like Health Action League to implement health and wellness programs at your site, contact us today.

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Our Health and Wellness Activities

  • Yoga

    Our instructors gently introduce students to various poses in our yoga classes. We focus on moves that build strength, promote flexibility and teach balance. We emphasize having fun with movement, not perfecting the poses. The last ten minutes of the...

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  • Healthy Cooking Classes

    In our cooking classes, we teach students how to prepare delicious, affordable, and nutritious snacks and meals. Recipes include kale and sweet potato salad, sweet corn lettuce wraps, guacamole and fresh salsa. In these hands-on classes, we encourage students to...

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  • Zumba

    Our Zumba classes are inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and are performed to lively music. This high-energy class feels more like a dance party than a workout. We use medium to low-intensity dance moves to get the...

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  • Boxing

    Our boxing classes focus on necessary skills: positive discipline, self-control, and the ability to work with others. We teach basic boxing skills such as proper foot placement and punching techniques. Students also partake in exercise drills to improve coordination, agility,...

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  • Boot Camp

    Our boot camp classes are energetic and, quite simply, super fun. We incorporate battle ropes, medicine balls, jump ropes and other equipment that keep the classes dynamic and challenging. We push our students to work as a team and to...

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