In 1858, textile merchant Robert Bruce became the owner of the building that houses the museum named after him, and he ensured he would be the last one. Shortly before his death in 1909 and after a half-century inhabiting the house, he deeded his home to the town of Greenwich, as long as it would become a museum focused on art and science. In 2012, the museum celebrated its centennial year with a special exhibit of recent and promised gifts to the permanent collection.
With more than 15,000 art and science items, the Bruce Museum continues to live out Robert Bruce's mission, with a series of permanent and rotating exhibits, as well as a series of lectures and events. A few miles away, at Greenwich Point, its Seaside Center educates visitors about the environment and ecology of Long Island Sound.
Glow Yoga's experienced instructors guide yogis through the energizing, flowing movements of Vinyasa yoga. Students of all experience levels can sidle into one of Glow's classes and get to work melting away stress and increasing strength and flexibility, which improves overall health and sidling ability. Pop into the one-hour heated Vinyasa class, which blends breath work with vigorous, creative yoga postures to revitalize and heal the body, or try out the unheated A.M. Flow class, perfectly timed to wake up sleepyheads and not-quite-awake toes. Bend-and-stretchers can improve rapidly with the hands-on adjustments of the Align & Flow class, become more aware of posture with Gentle Yoga's asana focus, or take poses to the next level in the Intermediate Vinyasa session.
Nola Van Alstine believes that students learn to dance best when classes combine technique with imagination and a fun, carefree atmosphere. She and her supporting staff of in-studio pianists and instructors—many of whom commute from Manhattan—create this type of environment with a low student-to-teacher ratio that also allows them to pay ample attention to each participant. Their class curriculum includes parent-and-child dance classes for little ones to explore movement for the first time and pre-dance classes that prepare preschoolers for more skilled practice in tap, jazz, ballet, and hip-hop classes, offered for kindergarteners through teens at Dance Adventure.
Enjoy a relaxing and fun day in the sun with friends and family. Cruise New York City and the Statue of Liberty. Plan a corporate outing. Dine by boat at some of Long Island Sound's best restaurants. indulge in a catered evening on board or escape for an overnight or weekend getaway. Whatever occasion it is, Sound Char
A team of friendly gurus runs each club. Fitness buffs of all buffness levels feel welcome in the fun and accommodating atmosphere at Washington Sports Clubs. During your two weeks, you get access to all the professional equipment, group exercise classes, locker rooms, and facility amenities offered (some group exercise classes require a reservation). Different clubs have on-site features such as pools, Pilates and yoga, babysitting services for a tag-along papoose, electricity, and more. Search for the club that suits your checklist here.