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Photo by Carlos Sanfer

Senior Stretch with Teresa Cuevas

Friday, May 31, 2024, 12:30 – 1:30pm
Friday, June 21, 2024, 12:30 – 1:30pm
Friday, August 9, 2024, 12:30 – 1:30pm
Various locations on the High Line

In this free fitness class taught by Teresa Cuevas, movements are specifically designed to realign the skeletal system, while gently toning and elongating muscles. Resistance bands are included with the class to create opportunities for strengthening and resistance.

Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes to move around in. Water will be provided.

Advance registration is encouraged. Walk-ups are welcome. The event will be canceled if it rains. The decision will be made by 5pm the day before and announced on @highlinenyc’s X feed. Registrants will receive an email if the event is canceled.

Friday, May 31, 2024, 12:30 – 1:30pm
On the High Line at Little West 12th Street

Friday, June 21, 2024, 12:30 – 1:30pm
On the High Line Spur at 30th Street

Friday, August 9, 2024, 12:30 – 1:30pm
On the High Line at Little West 12th Street

About the instructor
Teresa Cuevas is a dance and fitness educator from Brooklyn, New York. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Hunter College in Dance Education. She received her Master of Arts degree in Gerontology in 2023 and graduated Summa Cum Laude. Throughout her career in education, she has had the opportunity to teach all ages and abilities- including special needs in school, studio, recreation, and fitness facilities. Teresa currently teaches classes for individuals living with dementia at Queens Community House. Many of her classes are held via Zoom.

Teresa’s philosophy on fitness education stems not only from her fitness training and dance background but also her extensive education in Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Neurology research. Her certifications include Exude Personal Fitness, Science of Exercise, Healing as Art, Physical Therapy Aid, Diet and Nutrition, SAIL, CPR/AED, and Tai Chi for Arthritis.

If you require registration information for this event in Spanish or Simplified Chinese, contact us at By attending this event, you agree that photos and/or video footage of you may be taken, and you grant your permission to Friends of the High Line and its agents/licensees to use such photos/footage for promotional and other purposes.

Senior Stretch is part of our High Line Wellness programming, designed specifically with older adults in mind. Adults of any age are invited to join the High Line to learn, move, have fun, and connect with neighbors. Wellness activities, educational sessions, cultural engagements, and other events are offered on and near the park, in collaboration with local community-based organizations that serve older adults in Chelsea, Hell’s Kitchen, and on the West Side of Manhattan.


Guardian is the Lead Wellness Sponsor of the High Line.


High Line Programs and accessibility are made possible, in part, by New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Adrienne Adams, with special thanks to Council Member Erik Bottcher.

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