WCBL Programming Schedule

Welcome to the Weinberg Center for Balanced Living!

In following regulations from the NYC Department of Health and DFTA, face coverings remain required in all WCBL programs and services, except while eating. Additional Health and Safety requirements can be found here.

In-person lunches will be served Monday – Friday from 11:40 PM to 12:30 PM for a suggested donation of $2. No individual will be turned away for not contributing.

Social Services are now available in person, or via phone, email, or Zoom. Please call 646-395-4270 or email [email protected] with any inquiries or to schedule an appointment with a Social Services staff person.

See below for a full list of our virtual and in-person programming.

To find other meal distribution programs, please contact NYC DFTA at (212) AGING NYC or (212-244–6469).

Download our programming calendars in English or Chinese.

To make a social service appointment or for any questions, please reach out to us at 646-395-4270 or email [email protected]

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Scroll below to see the daily schedule. You must be a member of the Weinberg Center for Balanced Living to participate in our programs. To register, please fill out the form here. All in-person classes require registration. Please come 15 minutes early to complete health screening in the lobby.

KEY:

Green – Virtual Activity

Pink – In-Person Activity

Chinese Dance with Margaret Yuen | 6th Floor Rooftop

(Beginner)  9:00 AM – 10:00 AM | (Advanced) 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

No class on 1/16, will meet instead on 1/19. 


Chair Yoga with Instructor Janice Sloane | Virtual Via Zoom 

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Click here to join | PASSWORD: 767317


Game Time with Margaret | 6th Floor Rooftop

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

To participate, call 646.395.4270 or email [email protected]mannycantor.org.

Qi Gong Taught in Chinese | 6th Floor Rooftop

9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Registration Required. Call 646.395.4270 or email [email protected] to join. 


Gentle Movement/Breathing with Instructor Janice Sloane | Virtual Via Zoom

9:30 AM – 10:15 AM

Click here to join | PASSWORD: 777868


Essex Market Fresh Bites Nutrition Workshop | In-person at Essex Market, 88 Essex St. 2nd Floor

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Click here to sign up | Available in English and Cantonese.


Watercolor Painting | Via Zoom

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM

New sessions are starting up again! Instructor will send out Zoom link to participants.

*Members must email [email protected] to join.

Click here to join.

*Currently on pause. Returns 1/10. 


Senior Advocacy Leadership Team (SALT) Meeting | 4th Floor, Room 404

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Email [email protected] to join.


MCC Fitness Presents: Zumba®️ Gold with Demetra | 6th Floor Rooftop

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Registration is not required.

Click here to join | Password: gold


Acrylic Painting | Studio C, M Floor

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Class is currently at capacity. To be placed on the waiting list call 646.395.4270 or email [email protected].

*Currently on pause. Returns 1/10. 

Essex Market Fresh Bites Nutrition Workshop | In-person at Essex Market, 88 Essex St. 2nd Floor

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Click here to sign up. Available in English and Spanish.


Self-Defense with Shinan Andre Maldonado | 4th Floor, Room 404

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

To register email [email protected].


Drawing with Jodie Niss | Via Zoom

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Taught by instructor Jodie Niss. Members must email [email protected] to join.

Click here to join.

*Currently on pause. Returns 1/11.


Chinese Beading Series | Studio C, M Floor

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Conducted in Chinese. Class is currently at capacity. To be placed on the waiting list call 646.395.4270 or email [email protected]


Self-Defense Classes for Adults 18+ | 6th Floor Community Room (6A)

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Register Here.


Chair Yoga with NORC | Virtual Via Zoom

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Click here to join | Password: 115388


A-B-C  (Actions for Balance with a Chair) with Instructor Demetra Tsantes | Virtual Via Zoom

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Click here to join. | PASSWORD: BALANCING


Spiritual Journeys Gathering with Rabbi Regina | Virtual Via Zoom

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

To register, please email [email protected].


MCC Fitness Presents: Pilates with Leorna | 6th Floor Rooftop

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Registration is not required.

Click here to join. | Password: eTF1Fb


Jazz Line Dance with Bernard | 6th Floor Rooftop

3:15 PM – 4:15 PM

Click here to join. | Password: 1234567

To participate, call 646.395.4270 or email [email protected].

Yoga with Dianne | Virtual Via Zoom

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Click here to join.


Alliance Stage Company Drama Series with Cory Michael Herman  | 4th Floor, Room 404

(Acting) 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM | (Drama) 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM

To join, please email [email protected].


Handbuilding Ceramics | In-person in Studio A 

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Class is currently at capacity. To be placed on the waiting list call 646.395.4270 or email [email protected].

*Currently on pause. Returns 1/12.


Art Expression with Vivien and Candice | Virtual Via Zoom

10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Reach out to wcbl@mannycantor.org or call 646.395.4270 to register.


Doodles and Design with Candice and Joy | In-person Room 404

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Reach out to wcbl@mannycantor.org or call 646.395.4270 to register.


Chinese Discussion Group with Kelvin and Selina | In-person

1:30 PM- 2:30 PM

Registration Required.


Watercolor Group with Vivien and Candice | Room 404

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Reach out to wcbl@mannycantor.org or call 646.395.4270 to register.

Tai Chi with Phil Cheung | 6th Floor Rooftop

(Advanced) 9:00 AM – 9:50 AM | (Beginner) 10:00 AM – 10:50 AM

Conducted in Chinese.

*Class is at capacity. Not accepting new members at this time.


Crafts/Sewing with Ludy | 4th Floor, Room 404

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Registration Required. 


Healing Your Inner Child with Vivien and Minchang | 6th Floor Classroom

Taught in Cantonese. 

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Reach out to wcbl@mannycantor.org or call 646.395.4270 to register.


MCC Fitness Presents: Tai Chi with Jan | 6th Floor Rooftop

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Registration is not required.

Click here to join


At a Glance: Weekly Planning with Candice and Vivien | Room 404

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Reach out to wcbl@mannycantor.org or call 646.395.4270 to register.