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Essentrics: Movement
for a healthy,
pain-free body!

Register for Free Class

If you have never taken a "Essentrics with Dyan" class before, you are welcome to join us for a free one-hour class. This class is a combination of trademark standing, chair and floor work and is done in bare feet. Please bring an exercise mat and towel.

Take your first free class at CT Dance School:
Wednesdays at 9:15am (not available 6/21 - 9/13/17)
Thursdays at 6:30pm

Take your first free class at Jesse Lee Methodist Church:
Mondays, Wednesdays or Fridays at 9:15am (Now through 9/1/17)

The Connecticut Dance School
42 Halley Court
Fairfield, CT 06825

Jesse Lee Methodist Church
25 Flat Rock Road
CT  06612


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  • I have experienced Essentrics to be a holistically designed workout that thoughtfully considers the whole body. It's gentle on the joints, increases flexibility while intensely toning and increases... View More..
    Melissa L.

  • When I first heard about Essentrics, I expected a good stretch, but after my first class with Dyan, I was pleasantly surprised to discover it was so much more than that. From the warm-up to the... View More..
    Lisa S.

  • When I took my first Essentrics class with Dyan, I was so struck with the experience of feeling both energized and relaxed. It was gentle and also challenging. I am sometimes uncomfortable in holding... View More..
    Jaye M., NYC

  • I had seen the PBS Classical Stretch show because my wife taped the shows and did them. She suggested I try the exercises to help relieve my lower back pain. The one- hour program with Dyan was... View More..
    Victor D., Fairfield, CT

  • From a massage therapist's point of view I found Essentrics targets the whole body. This program was new to me when I started and I was pleasantly surprised at how great I felt afterward. I loved the... View More..
    Cliona B., Westport, CT

  • As a former owner of a fitness club, I know how essential strengthening and stretching is for optimum health. As we age strong muscles and flexibility become even more important. I find Essentrics a... View More..
    Diana W., Fairfield, CT