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GO Brooklyn: The Brooklyn Paper#8217;s essential guide to the Borough of Kings

Saturday, March 19, 2005

DANCE FEVER

Even the most ardent proponents of exercise will admit that working out can be boring. But you’ll never hear that complaint from James Martinelli’s students. Comment

LITE TOUCH

Whether your hair is cut for $20, or you run into Manhattan for a styling with $600 diva clipper Sally Hershberger, your appointment will happen in a salon. Comment

ON ’ICE’

When Michelle Trachtenberg was a young girl growing up in Sheepshead Bay, she dreamed of being a championship ice skater like her childhood idols, Michelle Kwan and Oksana Baiul. Comment

FREE YOGA

Teachers at DUMBO’s new Noodle Yoga want you to experience the mind and body benefits of yoga for yourself - and they’ll let you do it for free on April 6 in their 1,700-square-foot facility. Comment

LET’S DISH

Fate came into play when Michael Izzo and Henry Arena opened Dish in December. They wanted a symbol for the Asian-French fusion restaurant’s logo. A beautiful Japanese character appealed to them; its translation - dish, hence the name. Comment

HELL ON WHEELS

Were you the girl who beat up all the boys in elementary school? Do you consider yourself an overgrown tomboy? Are you strangely attracted to both miniskirts and mouthguards? If so, you may be ready to become the Brooklyn Bombshells’ newest "bad-ass chick on roller skates." Comment

BOLLYWOOD WORKOUT

Brooklynites got a taste of the spicy spectacle that is Bollywood dance, with a performance by dance teacher Pooja Narang’s troupe at the Brooklyn Museum on March 12. Comment

SHAKE AND SHIMMY

Were you ever amazed at a belly dancer’s ability to shake her hips, shimmy her shoulders, twirl her hands, twist and turn her stomach while glancing flirtatiously around the room - all at the same time? Comments (3)

SAMURAI STYLE

If you’re not afraid of swords and want to nurture your inner warrior while toning your outer body, head to Brooklyn Aikikai, a new dojo (martial arts school) in Gowanus. Comment

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