Events 2011 SocaMotion Facebook Page


December 2 - Family Fitness Night, Bedford Academy High School, Brooklyn

December 5 - Socamotion Varsity Squad, @ Pace University, Manhattan

December 9 - Wining School @ Club Nocturnal, Brooklyn


November 3 - Dance Fitness Mixer, Ripley Grier Studios, Manhattan
November 5 - Womens Wellness Retreat, First AME Church, Brooklyn
November 19 - Sweat Party - North vs South, Tribeca Studios, Manhattan


October 5 - Waistline Workshop, Brooklyn NY
October 9 - SocaSLIMDOWN 2 Winner Annoucement
October 16 - Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk, Brooklyn NY

October - Soca Vs Reggae - Joint Workshop, Brooklyn NY


September 2 - Socamotion Pan Lime (Raindate), Steel Pan Yards in Brooklyn

September 3 Finale of the SocaSLIMDOWN Weight Loss Challenge
September 5 - Labor Day Carnival in Brooklyn, Eastern Parkway & Flatbush Ave
September 16 - Event in Queens, NY
September 18 UNITE for a Healthy Future, Central Park


August 6 SocaMotion at Health Fair, Brooklyn Med Plaza, Ft. Greene BK
August 19 - SocaMotion Pan Lime, Brooklyn Steel Panyards (rescheduled for Friday 2 September)

JULY 2011

July 1 CARNIVAL COUNTDOWN to Labor Day 2011, Brooklyn-Queens-Manhattan 
July 9 -  SocaMotion at Health Fair, Bed Stuy, Brooklyn
July 30 - The Sweat Party, Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick St, Manhattan

JUNE 2011

June 5 Community Health Fair, Bronx NY
June 11 - Fitness and Wellness Forum, Bronx NY
June 14 - SocaSLIMDOWN 2 Pre-Registration Deadline
June 16 - Ready, Set Dance @ 360 Fit
June 18 - 1st Meeting for SocaSLIMDOWN 2, Brooklyn NY
June 18 - "Welcome Back Summer" Fete by Niecy's Custom Designs

June 19 - SocaSavannah Walking Fitness (Relaunch), Lincoln Terrace, Brooklyn

June 24 - Summer Sizzler, Lincoln Terrace Park, Brooklyn NY

Family Fitness Night Socamotion at the Free Family Fitness Night at Bedford Academy High School

Friday 2 December 2011 - Bedford Academy High School, Brooklyn

Bring out the whole family to this free event at Bedford Academy High School, 1119 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn 11216 from 5 to 7 pm.  Burn off those Thanksgiving calories and bring the family together at this free event sponsored by CUNY MEC EYES program for teens.  RSVP to by December 1, 2011.

Dance Fitness Mixer Socamotion at the Dance Fitness Mixer - Nov 3 at Ripley Grier Studios

Thursday 3 November 2011 - Ripley Grier Studios, Manhattan

Join us for 2 hours of non-stop action when power instructors combine forces for this exciting workshop. Onya from Socamotion will join with Adina from Dancehall Aerobics and Daisy from Zumba to show you how fitness can be fun.  Admission is $20 or bring a friend for just $10 more. Students with ID also enter for just $10. There is limited space so RSVP to or call/text 347.560.9210.



~ Waistline Workshop ~  Socamotion Waistline Workshop - Oct 5 - Brooklyn

Wednesday 5 October @ 7 pm - 9408 Farragut Rd, Brooklyn - $18

This 90-minute session will include a focused, breakdown of the more than 20 ways to wine from Wining School that targets the waist in different ways as well as full body moves that strengthen your abs and get to the core of the matter.  One third of the proceeds will go to our Breast Cancer Walk Team for October 16 in Prospect Park.  Register online below ~

Name and Phone

~ Socamotion Pan Lime ~ 

Friday 2 September (raindate from Aug 19)

Enjoy the preparations for Panorama 2011 

in the Steel Pan Yards of Brooklyn

We start at Pan Sonatas, 1254 Sterling St @ 9 pm

To follow our carvan:

Text 347.560.9210 | Twitter @Socamotion1

Facebook ~

Transportation needed? $20 + $1 processing


Savannah Walking - SocaSavannah SocaMotionSocaSavannah Walking Fitness
Sundays @ 6:00 pm starting June 19
Lincoln Terrace Park, Brooklyn NY
(Buffalo Ave & Eastern Parkway)
$ 7 Drop-in or $20 for 4-class Wave Card (cash only) 

SUMMER SIZZLER ~ Young and Old on the Move!
In partnership with Council Member Darlene Mealy & Touchstone Health
Friday, 24 June, 2011
6:00 - 8:00 pm | FREE ADMISSION!!
Lincoln Terrace Park, Brooklyn NY (near Utica Ave - 3,4)
(East NY Ave - Rochester Ave - Buffalo Ave - Eastern Parkway)
Heath Screenings ~ Recreation ~ Entertainment ~ Resources

SocaMotion Carnival Countdown to Labor Day 2011CARNIVAL COUNTDOWN Workout Series
Get ready for Carnival with SocaMotion's 
series of classes in 3 boroughs that offer 
~ more advanced moves for target areas
~ SocaSLIMDOWN weight loss tips
~ New locations - indoor and outdoor
July 1 to September 3rd, 2011
Brooklyn|Queens |Manhattan, New York

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BROOKLYN (with Onya) ~ 

~ Wednesdays @ 7:00 pm
Ramajay Mas Camp
950 E 92nd St, Brooklyn NY 11236 @ Foster Ave
near Canarsie/Rockaway Pkwy stop on the L

~ Fridays @ 6:30 pm
Hibiscus Day Spa
556 Halsey St @ Stuyvesant Ave, Brooklyn NY 11233
near Utica Ave station on the A,C

~ Saturdays @ 10:00 am 
New You Aerobics & Fitness
1128 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY @ Utica Ave
near Utica Ave station on the 3, 4

~ Sundays @ 6:00 pm
Lincoln Terrace Park
Buffalo Ave & Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY
near Utica Ave station on the 3, 4

QUEENS (with Davin) ~ 

~Sundays @ 5:00 m
Theatre of Dance Movement (TDM)
200-29 Linden Blvd, St. Albans NY
on the Q4 bus route

MANHATTAN (with Onya) ~ 

~ Tuesdays @ 6:30 pm
Nola Studios
250 W 54th St, NY NY 10019 @ Broadway
near Columbus Circle (1,2) or 57 St (B, D,E)

~ Thursdays @ 8:00 pm
360 Fit
211 E 43rd St, Suite 1105, NY NY 10017
near Grand Central (4,5,6,7,S)

* * * * * * 
Brooklyn and Queens Classes
$12 Drop-in or $10 with a Wave Card (5 classes for $50)

Manhattan Classes 
$15 Drop-in or $12 with Wave Card (5 classes for $60)

*SocaSlimmers attend classes at a discounted rate 
* Register online here ~ 

Socamotion at The Sweat Party XI Tribeca Cinemas July 30
@ Tribeca Cinemas - 54 Varick St, Manhattan NY
Theme ~ House Party | 10 pm to 4 am
VIP Wellness Hour - massage, fitness demos
Party - we came to dance!
Hosted by Sigma Ghamma Rho Sorority 
- Delta Nu Sigma Chapter
In partnership with SocaMotion & SHARE
Saturday, June 4, 2011
12noon – 4pm | FREE ADMISSION!!
2604 Third Ave. (@ 138thSt.), Bronx, NY 10454
SOCAMOTION DEMO ~ Games ~ Giveaways 
~ Healthy Snacks ~ and Fun!!!

Ready Set Dance at 360 Fit"Ready, Set....Dance!" Workshop @ 360 Fit

Thursday, 16 June, 2011
7:00 to 8:30 pm
211 E 43rd St - #1105, NY NY 10017
Get up and dance with this fusion of hip hop, 
dancehall, SocaBands, and Wining School!
$25 ~ Register at 360 Fit Website 

2nd SocaSLIMDOWN Weight Loss Challenge

Get ready for Carnival!

SocaSLIMDOWN 2 Weight Loss Challenge flyer with tropical scenery and Caribbean model  Registration has begun!

Join the 2nd SocaSLIMDOWN Weight Loss Challenge to join an effective program that uses healthy Caribbean recipes, simple steps, guest workshops and training from the BIGGEST LOSER TV Show!

 Win an interim prizes for healthy lifestyle changes or one of the final prizes including a vacation in Barbados, Carnival costume and cash prizes based on percentage weight lost:

Find out more about this great program and our other sponsors

Welcome Back Summer Fete Flyer Niecy's Custom designs

"Welcome Back Summer: Da Backyard Fete"

Saturday, 18 June, 2011

@ Da Backyard, 587 Osborne St

between Lott Ave. and Hegeman Ave

Advance Tickets ~ $10 | More @ the Door

Hosted by: Niecy Exclusive, Loveable, Chloe Barbie, Goose Crew,
 Exclusive Ladies, and Exclusive Media.
Bartending services provided by Twist of Lime Premium Bartending Services.



"Can I Kick It?" 

SocaMotion at Sweat Party X Can I Kick It May 21 at Tribeca Cinemas

Saturday 21 May @ Tribeca Cinemas

54 Varick Street ~ Near Canal St station

Health, Wellness and a Good Time!

WIN a membership at Equinox Gym (First 50 ppl in Wellness hour)

WIN a vacation at 1 of 30 locations in the US with highest count on your pedometer!

VIP Wellness Hour ~ SocaMotion, Zumba, pole dancing, massage, and blood pressure screening

Celebrate Onya's & Davin's Birthday with DJ Snatch spinning soca, dancehall, salsa, hip hop, & house

Admission $15 before 11:30 pm | $20 afterwards

VIP Hour additional $10 


SOCAMOTION at the AIDS WALK New York 2011


Sunday, 15 May, 2011

Central Park, New York (59th St & 5th Ave)

8:30 am to about 12 noon

Join our team for the AIDS Walk as we chip around Central Park and support the fight against AIDS in the US and the Caribbean Diaspora.  Can't make it for the Walk?  Then donate directly through our team page ~ 


360 Fit logo - Socamotion

"Spring Up to the Beat"

Thursday, 14 April, 2011 @ 360 Fit

211 E 43rd St - #1105, NY NY 10017

7:00 to 8:30 pm

 90 minutes of dance fitness in Murray Hill, Manhattan  

Onya West, founder of SocaMotion, will lead segments of SocaFlags and Wining School, along with Ashley Armstrong of "Dance the Pounds Off" who will do hip hop and dancehall.  360 Fit is lead by elite trainer, Shanna Forrer, who offers a wide variety of services to achieve "full circle fitness".  Call/text 347.560.9210 with questions.

Medgar Evers E.Y.E.S. Initiative sponsored by Let's Move 

E.Y.E.S "Day of Fitness"

Friday, 15 April, 2011 @ Medgar Evers

1637 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn NY 

4:00 to 6:00 pm

 with nutrition, bootcamp aerobics and SocaMotion

Bring the family to this *FREE* event at the Medgar Evers E.Y.E.S program that strives to empower youth from Crown Heights to make healthier decisions with support from the Let's Move Campaign.  This 2-hour event will feature a nutritional workshop by Jeanine Andre-Burns MS, SocaMotion session by Onya West and bootcamp aerobics by Gwen.  This event is open to the public. Call/text 347.560.9210 with questions.



Sweat Party - Brooklyn edition

Saturday, 12 March @ PALACE


THE SWEAT PARTY - Brooklyn Edition!

The Harlem phenomenon by Grae Enterprises is coming to Brooklyn
for their tribute to Notorious B.I.G. and celebration of black owned businesses
SOCAMOTION will be charging up their Soca sessions
along with other performances and Sweat Party goodness 
- Wellness hour @ 10 pm with Zumba, massage & Sweat Packs full of goodies
- The Sweat Party @ 11 pm with guaranteed fun
- Enjoy soca, dancehall, hip hop, house, stiletto, & more !

~ ~ ~ ~
PALACE in Brooklyn 
Nostrand Ave (between Park Place and Sterling Place) 
$10 Admission to The Sweat Party
$20 VIP Packs with access to Wellness hour
Questions? Call 347.560.9210


SocaMotion Carnival Countdown

Thursday, 6 January - Saturday, 5 March, 2011

Get ready for Trinidad Carnival or get into the carnival spirit
with SOCAMOTION's Ultimate Package of

- Charged-up fun workouts 
-SocaSLIMDOWN™ Weight loss tips and
- Tricks for surviving Carnival from 24-year veteran

~ ~ ~ ~
Saturdays @ 10:00 am

New You Aerobics and Fitness, 1128 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn NY 11218
right by Utica Ave subway station, between Chase Bank and Popeye's


Sundays @ 5:00 pm

Theatre of Dance Movement, 200-29 Linden Blvd, St. Albans NY 

~ ~ ~ ~
Classes are $12 each (cash/credit/PayPal)

BRING-A-FRIEND and you both enter for $18

WAVE CARD™ - Buy 4 classes for $45 and get 1 Free!
 or Buy 8 classes for $85 and get 2 Free!



SocaMotion Halloween Bootcamp for adults and kids

Saturday, 30 October, 2010 - HALLOWEEN BOOTCAMP
204 Parkside Ave, Brooklyn NY 11226
12 noon to 4 pm

Join us for our 1st official Boo-tcamp and bring the whole family!
~ 2-hour workout
~ 30-minute session for the kids
~ Face painting, crafts and activities for kids
~ Massage therapy, and nutrition info for adults  Try SocaMotion Classes Today button
~ WEAR YOUR COSTUME! - Carnival or Halloween 
~ FREE Food and Drinks
~ Tickets are $20 in Advance, $25 At the Door

Saturday, 17 October, 2010 - BREAST CANCER WALK  
Orchard Beach, Bronx
10 am to 12 pm
SocaMotion joined the Golden Krust Making Strides Team for the
American Cancer Society walk for breast cancer awareness
in the Bronx

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Saturday, 1 October, 2010 - LAUNCH of SocaSLIMDOWN
New You Aerobics & Fitness, 1128 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn
10 am to 1 pm
Sign up for our 5-month Weight Loss Challenge and
participate in a 2-hour intense workout

Past SocaMotion Events
Saturday, 23 July, 2010 - CARIBBEAN HEALTH DAY, Flatbush Caton Market @ 1 pm
                                        794-814 Flatbush Ave (corner with Caton Ave,) Brooklyn, NY
                                        Presented by Diaspora Community Services and
                                        Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc

Saturday, 7 August, 2010 - ANNUAL HEALTH FAIR, Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center @1pm
                                         Lafayette Ave (near Ft Greene Place,) Brooklyn, NY
                                         Brooklyn Plaza Medical Center - Caring for Families for 32 Years
                                         Health Screenings and Activities

2010 Calendar - SocaMotion