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RECAP: CaribBeing in Brooklyn with Wukkout!®

What a time we had!  On Saturday August 5th, we had the pleasure of hosting a class for Target First Saturdays at Brooklyn Museum, CaribBeing in Brooklyn.  The weather was glorious, the energy was electric and you all came ready to Wukkout!®

Huge thank you to Maurice Cunningham for the photography that day and to Mister LiViz for the video footage above.  Finally, a massive thank you to CaribBeing and the Brooklyn Museum for having us at the event.  We had a time!

Take a moment to check out the video above and click through the photos below.  Enjoy!

Photo Credit: Maurice Cunningham

Photo Credit: Kolin Mendez

Wukkout!® with us at Target First Saturdays at Brooklyn Museum

We are beyond excited to share that Wukkout!® Founder, Krista Martins, will be teaching a 1 hour Wukkout!® class for Target First Saturdays at Brooklyn Museum this month!

Join us on Saturday August 5th for CaribBEING in Brooklyn, a full evening of Caribbean programming and events, curated by CaribBEING.  There will be film screenings, live music, a flag fete and of course a Wukkout!® class among other things; click here for the full lineup.  See below for more details and please feel free to reach out with any questions.

Date: Saturday August 5th, 2017
Time:  5pm-11pm with the Wukkout!® class beginning at 6pm*.
Location: Brooklyn Museum (200 Eastern Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY 11238)
Cost: FREE

*This event is always fills quickly so if you are planning on attending the class, it is highly recommended that you arrive early.  Additionally, there will be a flag fete after the Wukkout!® class so be sure to come dressed to wuk up a sweat and to fete and remember to bring yuh flag!

See you at the museum!

Pop-Up Wukkout!® at CaribBeing House

After a brief hiatus last month, we are continuing our summer class series with another outdoor Wukkout!®  Join #teamwukkout and caribBeing for a pop-up class at caribBeing House. All details are below.

When:  Saturday July 22, 2017
Time:  5pm
Where:  caribBeing House (794 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11226)
Cost:  FREE

After class, stick around to check out CaribBeing's Pop-Up Experience, featuring Caribbean made and Caribbean inspired products.  

Please feel free to contact us with any questions and remember to bring your friends and your flag! Click here to see photos from our previous class at CaribBeing House.

Pop-Up Wukkout!® at CaribBeing House

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We got rained out last weekend but the forecast is looking up for this week.  It is the start of our outoor Wukkout!® season and we'd love for you to join Wukkout!® and caribBeing for fitness, fun and refreshments at caribBeing House!  All details are below.

When:  Saturday May 20th
Time:  5-6pm
Where:  caribBeing House (794 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11226)
Cost:  FREE

Complimentary juices will be provided by Carifreshers and our new Wukkout!® Wear collection will be available for purchase.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions and remember to bring your friends and your flag!  Click here to take a look at some pictures of the last time we were at caribBeing House.

Refreshments provided by: 

 

Join Us for Double the Wukkout!® in Bed-Stuy

I am excited to announce that we will be kicking off our spring season at Aspire 2 Dance with a 2 hour Wukkout!® class.  Carnival may be over but we are here to provide you with your soca fix!  Come get your double dose of Wukkout!® with Founder, Krista Martins, alongside some of the newest Wukkout!® Instructors.  We will have healthy cookies provided by The Granola Whey and refreshing juices provided by CariFreshers.  No pre-registration necessary; details about the class are below.

Date: Tuesday March 7th
Time: 7-9pm
Location: Aspire 2 Dance (1195 Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11216)
Cost: $20.00 - full 2 hours / $10.00 - 1 hour

Our regular one hour classes will resume the following Tuesday at 7pm.  In the meantime, come celebrate the beginning of our season with us and please tell a friend to tell a friend.  Feel free to contact me with any questions and remember to bring your flag!  

RECAP: Wukkout!® in the 2016 New York Caribbean Carnival

As many of you know, Wukkout!® had the pleasure of participating in the 2016 New York Caribbean Carnival in Brooklyn.  I wanted to extend a massive thank you to each and every one of you who jumped up with us that day.  You all truly brought the bacchanal to the Parkway!

Did you catch us on ABC7 News?  If not, click the image to check us out!  We're at approx. the 1:50 mark.

Did you catch us on ABC7 News?  If not, click the image to check us out!  We're at approx. the 1:50 mark.

I wanted to extend a few special thank yous: to our donors - this wouldn't have been possible without you - your support is truly appreciated.  To DJ G$Money - thank you for holding down the music and keeping us moving all day.  To Candice and your team of Carnival Queen Beauty make-up artists - thank you for making the day so special and beautifying us for the road.  To Filecellia - for everything and all that you do for Wukkout! - not just for the parade but every day.  Finally, to our sponsors - Belle + Bella, the Coney Island YMCA, WTRMLN WTR and Palmer's - I am truly grateful for your support.

Please click through the photos above to get a glimpse of the time that we had and check out the video below of us crossing the stage in front of the judges.  Thank you to everyone who sent me their photos and to Antonia for all of the beautiful pictures.  It is appreciated!

Krista

RECAP: Wukkout!® x caribBEING House

Earlier this month, Wukkout!® teamed up with caribBEING to hold a Wukkout!® class outside of the caribBEING House on Flatbush Avenue.  Although our first attempt at a class got rained out, we were fortunate enough to have beautiful weather for our second event.  Sugarcane Island was on hand providing delicious raw sugarcane juice for all participants (that ginger lime is the TRUTH) and The Granola Whey brought healthy cookies for everyone to enjoy post-Wukkout!®  We will definitely be doing more classes with caribBEING next spring/summer, so be sure to subscribe to the email list if you'd like to be notified about events.   

Thank you to everyone who came out, we are always grateful for your support!  Click through below to see the rest of the photos from the event; thank you caribBEING for the pictures!

Free Wukkout!® at caribBEING House!

The weather is starting to cool down but it doesn't mean we can't get in one last outdoor Wukkout!® before the winter hits.  Join  Wukkout!® and caribBEING for two weeks of workshops and refreshments at caribBEING House!  All details are below.

When:  Sunday October 9th & 16th
Time:  2pm & 3pm (workshops are 30 min. each)
Where:  caribBEING House (794 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11226)
Cost:  FREE

Free refreshments will be provided by Sugarcane Island Juice Company and The Granola Whey and there will be a raffle prize during the event.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions and remember to bring your friends!

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