To Do: Try Philly Dance Fitness’s New 2013 Lineup

The studio’s new jam-packed schedule includes Zumba, Nia and more. Try out all the new classes at Taste of Philly Dance Fitness.

If you’ve ever been curious about Zumba, hip-hop or Nia, here’s your chance to try ’em all out. Philly Dance Fitness has loaded up its New Year schedule with all kinds of new classes, so on January 6th and February 17th, the studio is hosting two-hour sampler sessions called Taste of Philly Dance Fitness 2013. Students will get to try out some of PDF’s signature classes, like Dance Party Boot Camp, Frisky Fridays Striptease Aerobics and Impact Jazz. All you need to bring is a water bottle and your gym shoes. Early-bird tickets will be available for the February 17th session starting January 7th. Sign up here.

$15 for members, $20 for nonmembers, January 6th and February 17th from 2 to 4 p.m., The Performance Garage, 1515 Brandywine Street, Philadelphia.

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  • Corry

    I hope Cooper is able to step it up a notch in this offense. Maclin is a more gifted player, but I think Cooper is clearly more physical in his style of play. Hopefully this new offense will fit him better and he’ll be able to shine.

  • Dominik

    “It felt like I had a pretty good end of the year, so I’m gonna play that way for hopefully the whole season.”

    Self-confidence is critical for a professional athlete, but Cooper better be ready to take 4 or 5 steps forward if he wants that starting job. “THAT WAY for hopefully the whole season” is not even close of being acceptable, because he played poor last season, even when he got more snaps and more rhythm. I don’t care about his 3 TDs, I care about the stats projected for a whole season: 43 catches and 471 yards – Sheil calls that, diplomatically like he always is, pedestrian, I call it lousy.

  • ICDogg

    Big receiver who doesn’t play big. So far I’ve not been impressed with Cooper’s performance.

    I’m tempted to try Ertz as the X receiver.

  • eaglefandwnsouth

    I would rather have Benn speed and physically

    • JofreyRice

      I’m kinda hoping for Door #3–without really knowing what that will be. Benn’s best season so far is what Sheil called “pedestrian” as a projection for Cooper. I see him & Cooper pretty similarly. Nice frames for the position, but something is just missing.

  • Dutch

    Cooper is a step up in replacing Maclin so long as his primary responsibilities is blocking.

    Cooper isn’t an adequate replacement in an offense for Maclin, Maclin’s role could only be filled by someone like Fitzgerald, or Calvin Johnson. There is no way Riley Cooper commands the same respect from defensive coordinators that Maclin does. Even now without drawing attention from defenders, Cooper hasn’t produced when giving opportunity. Cooper is often associated with being in the wrong place at the wrong time. When something bad happens down field Cooper is in the vicinity.

    The Eagles if serious are going to have to look other places to fill Maclin’s production and effect on opposing defenses.

  • Dutch

    Wow, similar post. Good to see fans aren’t letting Roseman pull the wool over their eyes. Roseman set up all yesterday in comments to the media his reasoning why the Eagles, who are $30 Million or so under the cap, aren’t going out to find a comparable talent to replace Maclin.

    • aub32

      Who is available that you have to grab now? We see all the time where teams will wait toward the end of TC to bring in vets that aren’t going anywhere or players that are cut from other rosters so at the very least they can give their current guys some extra reps and really see what they can do.

      • Richard Colton

        Brandon Lloyd, TO, Randy Moss. You want any of that slop? No, me neither.

  • aub32

    I kept saying that Cooper would be the primary guy if one of our outside WRs went down, and that’s why he was in a better position than Avant. Now with Maclin out they may both make the team.

  • JofreyRice

    In the words of Joel Buchsbaum: “Looks like Tarzan, but plays like Jane”.

    • Dominik

      Great one!

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  • docboy

    I like to see what Momah can bring to the table.. he is so intriguing…

  • EaglePete

    Cooper just doesnt look quick enough, nor does his route running look like it makes the grade. It seems hes always reaching for a catch and the defender is right there playing tight. Its never an easy catch with him, never space to run either. Just seems really limited. Heres hoping a younger guy works hard and makes some noise to earn more reps.