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Welcome to The Works Exercise & Dance Studio

We offer quality classes and provide certified professional instructors so that we can give you a great workout every time! We welcome men and women to our studio.

Our schedule and description of classes and rates will give you all the information you need to get started. Click here for a peek into the studio.

Our studio is available for rentals, either on a single or long term basis. For more information on rentals see our rental page.

Hope to see you soon.



What makes The Works special?

The person sweating next to you in class is probably the "owner" (well, one of them, at least). We have been owned by member students since 1999. That means we operate with no Corporate Ownership. Every cent that we collect is invested back into keeping this wonderful studio alive and thriving. The fascinating authors, academics, artists and otherwise ingenious people who populate The Works are part of something bigger than themselves, and now you are too — every time you walk through the doors. Doesn't that feel good?



Upcoming Events at The Works

Tango with Monza & Jonas

7:30–9pm on 6 Fridays (Jul 22, 29; Aug 5, 12, 26; Sep 2)

Jonas & Monza

$90/$60 students for all 6 classes, $75 for 5, $60 for 4, no drop-ins

Read about the series on Facebook

Class size limited. Reserve your spot here!

BODY MUDRA :: Kinetic Arts Workshop w/Morgen Love

Saturday, July 30, 2pm–5pm

BODY MUDRA is a unique movement conditioning workshop that focuses on strength-building, energetic awareness, and floorwork transitions, to help movers of all kinds access new and different pathways of expression.

Contribution: $40

Go here for more information and to reserve your space!

BODY MUDRA

The Works Schedule Updates

Pilates
Mondays @ 9:00–10:00 with Alyssa
Tuesdays @ 8:00–9:00 with Alyssa
Thursdays @ 8:00–9:00 with Alyssa
Cardio Dance
Tuesdays @ 9:30–10:30 with Chrissy
Thursdays @ 10:00–11:00 with Chrissy
Yoga + Balance
Wednesdays @ 9:00–10:00 with Alan
Total Body Conditioning — Intervals
Sundays @ 9:30–10:45 with Karen
Thursdays @ 9:00–10:00 with Heather

Life at The Works . . .

Cuban Dance, November 2015.


Halloween Dance (Costume) Party! October 30, 2015.


Do you remember when we danced for Deb's healing in December 2013? A healthy, vibrant Deb returned to dance with us on Friday, December 12th!


Cardio Dancing for Deb:

The event took place last December 10 in Chrissy's Cardio Dance class, with dancers Roz, Debra, Barbara, Dorothy, Earll, Maxine, Cheryl, MorningStar, Leslie, Fernanda, Sara N, Johanna, Chris, Esther, Sarah W, Sarah EJC, and Deb herself. Watch the VIDEO!

Deb Cohan's Healing Journey continues from The Works to Good Morning America, to Bing's Heroic Women of 2013

(along with Margaret Thatcher and Malala Yousafzai).

Deb sent the note at right.




Some scenes from last year's Bay Area Dance Week at The Works: