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DMB Dance Productions owner-director Danae Bader has been a professional dancer since the age of 12. As a performer, she's appeared at Aloha Stadium for the 2003 Pro Bowl and on the stage of Fox's So You Think You Can Dance. As a teacher, she's directed an inner-city arts program and served as a judge and instructor for a major dance competition. Danae and her staff at DMB train dancers of all ages and abilities, whether they're just starting out or preparing to compete.

8319 U.S. 11
Cicero,
NY
US

Though they operate more than 200 locations in upwards of 30 states, the team behind U.S. Baseball Academy aims to make each young athlete's experience a personal one. Their four- or six-week camps are taught by local instructors who are current or former coaches at the high school or college level, and typically offer a 6:1 or better player-to-teacher ratio for intense, professional-style training. The Academy's proven itinerary of hitting, pitching, fielding, and baserunning drills was developed by an advisory board of college coaches and Major League players, including Cy Young Award?winner and ace pitcher Brandon Webb.

919 Glenwood Ave
Syracuse,
New York
US

Veteran fitness instructor and eminently certified Zumba coach Kat Bombard understands that sometimes, exercise is only as effective as it is entertaining. That’s why she and Dancing Kats’ tight-knit team of instructors lead pupils through Zumba’s core-boosting aerobic dance moves, which gain extra excitement thanks to the workout system’s signature infectious Latin rhythms and beats. In addition to sweating away excess calories and maintaining healthy hearts with Zumba dancing, students also build targeted muscle groups with body tone classes or work midsections into rippling washboards with express abs courses.

2803 Brewerton Rd
Mattydale,
NY
US

Fred Astaire Dance Studio is a franchise cofounded by the iconic Fred Astaire himself. The experienced dance instructors at this studio are trained to patiently teach students the basics of many different dance styles, from swing to salsa to waltz. During each private session, clients will learn the steps to the dance of their choice, learning to move with personalized attention. Each group session helps clients learn to dance with new partners and pick up new steps.

118 Mill St
Fayetteville,
NY
US

Tearney's Karate & Kickboxing uses martial-arts classes to sculpt black-belt leaders who demonstrate discipline, respect, and internal drive in and out of the dojo. Its classes include karate for both kids and adults, Israeli self-defense, and Thai kickboxing.

4488 Onondaga Blvd
Syracuse,
NY
US

Floodlights replace the sun during nightfall at Four Seasons Golf and Ski Center, keeping the miniature golf courses and batting cages aglow for nighttime visitors. During the summer, guests can wind through miniature fairways that incorporate small-scale replicas of The Statue of Liberty, Niagara Falls, and the world's smallest caddies. During the winter, Four Seasons’ slopes welcome copious amounts of snow to facilitate skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing. The newly renovated facility also hosts a game room and specialty ice cream shop.

8012 E Genesee St
Fayetteville,
NY
US