Tag Archives: YMCA

Glad I Saw It: Bob Marley at Our Yard Sale

This is more of a “Glad I Sold It.” The last time we had a garage sale, I didn’t manage to sell this t-shirt. The man who wanted it offered $1, and I told him that was impossible.  This time, … Continue reading

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Just What I Needed to Hear: Irisha’s Mantra

Sweat was heavy on my back, and my faded t-shirt stuck to my shoulder blades.  I had my arms wrapped protectively around my body, and tears had welled-up in my tightly closed eyes.  I followed directions to repeat what I … Continue reading

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Glad I Saw It: Geyer Ballerinas

The classes at the Geyer Center YMCA are perfect for three-year-olds who love the idea of ballet, but have never done more than put on a dress-up tutu and spin around until they drop.  I don’t know how Miss Amy … Continue reading

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Glad We Met: Eloiza Jorge

Four times a week, Eloiza Jorge leads Montclair YMCA classes of sometimes close to 100 members of various ages, backgrounds, and sizes in a series of exercise and dance steps that start with Salsa and travel through Merengue, Cumbia, Samba, … Continue reading

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