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Studio 55C of Moving For Life, INC

Moving For Life, Inc.EditEdit Description

Studio 55C is located near 4th Street and Avenue C in the East Village. Our iconic neighborhood is filled with charming gardens, popular restaurants and cultural institutions matching our relaxed and spirited space for movement, awareness and the arts. Wheelchair accessible storefront, rooms with high ceilings suited for two gallery areas. 46x24 studio has sprung floor, wall of mirrors, barres and some yoga props. We invite organizations, artists and educators who are leaders in movement, creative and healing arts to partner with us. Studio 55C values art and education that builds compassion across communities. Current offerings at Studio55C include our varying branches of expertise: yoga, dance improvisation, Moving For Life, BodyMind Dancing, somatic movement workshops, Nia Technique and conscious fitness & more. We love having art openings, book talks, lectures, screenings, rehearsals, film shoots and auditions as well as classes.

Space Usage EditEdit Space Usage

Permitted Uses Exhibition, Meeting, Reading, Screening, Video/Film Shoot, Photo Shoot, Audition, Class, Special Event, Rehearsal, Performance
Disciplines Dance, Theatre, Film, Visual Art
Restrictions On Use We are unable to invite live music, or loud music past 8pm due to the fact that this is a residential building.


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Booking Policies EditEdit Booking Policies

How To Book

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Hours Of Operation While we have an office on site we offer Moving For Life classes all over NYC. Office hours are generally Mon - Thursday 12 - 5pm.
Rental Policy Contact by email, agree on time and sign a digital lease. Pay a deposit based on the following RATES range of $30 – $75/hour $35/hour: non-profits renting 3 -10 hours (negotiable for renting over 10 hours or for certain rehearsals), or on a regular basis $40/hour: short-term (1-3 hours), & one time rentals 45/hour: large group classes – over 20 people $50 -$75/hour: special events – for instance, gallery openings parties or filming rentals. Rate is dependent on set-up needs and extent of use of space. Consider becoming a collective member/partner organization if committed to 6 months of regular rentals at a monthly reduced rate (at least 10 hours a month)
Cancellation Policy Confirmed cancellation made more than two weeks prior to each class/event with a confirmed email from Moving For Life/ Studio 55C may receive a credit on their account. There are no refunds or credits for cancellations or changes made less than two weeks before the class in question.
Open to last minute space requests. true
Booking Requirements Deposit, Proof of liability insurance required, Lease agreement
Rental Personnel Call for addtl rental personnel, Rates include some or all equipment
Performance Personnel -
Payment Types Cash, Check, Credit card, Payment plan, Work-study
Options Cross-promotion opportunities
Other Allowed Activities -

Features EditEdit Features

Space Dimensions 1100.0 sqft
Space Features Column-free, Air-conditioned, Heated, Ceiling fans, Barres, Mirrors, Privacy, Uninterrupted wall space, Great to be on a first floor. Accessible space - wheelchair ramp, large doors, open hallways and accessible bathroom. Studio overlooks backyard and has natural light. Additional en suite bathroom in studio. Plenty of storage for small items and some storage for others. Decent sound system.
Technology Cell service, Internet access, WiFi, Live streaming, We have Comcast and a Mobile Hotspot for use. We often Zoom in class participants.
Flooring Sprung wood, Marley laid
Stage Configuration Open Studio that can be outfitted with chairs.
Stage Dimensions -
Seating capacity 100
Seating Flexible seating, Floor

Equipment EditEdit Equipment

Lighting Incandescent, Natural lighting/windows
Furniture Chairs, Floor mats, Tables
Amenities Dressing rooms, Private restroom, Telephone in space
Instruments and Accessories -
Audio Equipment Sound system, Microphone, MP3/auxiliary input, CD player, Amplifier
Video/Film Equipment Digital projector, Projection screen
Studio Arts/Maker Equipment -

Accessibility EditEdit Accessibility

Parking Street parking
Accessibility ADA or AODA compliant, Accessible without stairs
Audience Services Restrooms, Lobby
Miscellaneous -

Rates EditEdit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $75 $600 $1,200 $3,200
Meeting $40 $300 - -
Reading $75 $500 - -
Screening $75 $500 - -
Video/Film Shoot - $500 - -
Photo Shoot - $600 - -
Audition - $300 - -
Class $40 $400 - -
Special Event $75 $600 - -
Rehearsal $40 $300 - -
Performance - $600 - -

Non-Profit Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $30 $350 $1,000 $2,600
Meeting $35 $250 - -
Reading $30 $350 - -
Screening $30 $350 - -
Video/Film Shoot - $450 - -
Photo Shoot - $450 - -
Audition - $250 - -
Class $35 $350 - -
Special Event $30 $450 - -
Rehearsal $35 $250 - -
Performance - $450 - -

Membership Rates

Use Hourly Daily Weekly Monthly
Exhibition $55 $400 $800 $2,000
Meeting $20 $200 - -
Reading $55 $250 - -
Screening $55 $250 - -
Video/Film Shoot - $350 - -
Photo Shoot - $350 - -
Audition - $200 - -
Class $20 $300 - -
Special Event $55 $400 - -
Rehearsal $20 $200 - -
Performance - $400 - -

This space was last updated on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 1:14AM