The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

GC Events

May 2 GC Fitness Classes Available- Registration Begins

The Graduate Center offers fitness classes facilitated by the Doctoral Students’ Council and the Student Affairs Office.


Additional Pilates and Hatha Yoga classes are being added to the schedule. Please see dates and times below.


Please note: As a result of a newly implemented CUNY financial procedure, all payments for fitness classes must be made at the Bursar window on the 8th floor, room 8105.07.  Payment may be made by cash, money order or check made payable to the Graduate Center, CUNY.  Credit cards will not be accepted.

To enroll in a class, you will need to pick up a registration form from Students Affairs Office, room 7301, complete it and take it to the Bursar’s Office with payment.   You will receive a receipt for the amount paid which then needs to be returned to the Student Affairs Office, room 7301 to officially register for the fitness class(es).

No payments will be accepted at the Student Affairs office.


Registration opens May 2nd at 10:00AM in room 7301. Students, Faculty , Staff and Community Members must register in person at the Student Affairs Office, room 7301. Payment is required prior to registration and  before the first class for all classes, see schedule below. Registration is first come, first served.


Fitness equipment is provided.


Hatha Yoga


Bodily postures (asanas), deep relaxation, breath control (pranayama), and mental concentration create a supple and relaxed body, increase vitality and promote radiant health.


Instructor: Hess Kim


Hatha Yoga Session E 12:00-1:00pm (Mondays) $20 GC Students /$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members


May 21, June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25, July 2 (no class 5/28)


Hatha Yoga Session F 12:00-1:00pm (Wednesdays) $20 GC Students/$65 Faculty-Staff/ $80 Community Members


May 16, May 23, May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20




Pilates improves core strength and balances the muscles around the joints, improving the way the body functions, looks and feels.


Instructor: Jeanette Palmer


Pilates Session G, 4:15-5:30pm (Tuesdays) $35 GC Students/$77 Faculty-Staff/ $95 Community Members


May 8, May 15, May 22, May 29, June 5, June 12


Pilates Session H, 4:15-5:30pm (Thursdays) $35 GC Students, $77 Faculty-Staff /$95 Community Members


May 17, May 31, June 7, June 14, June 21, June 28