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THE PLAY LAB TEACHERS

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ALONZO HILLMAN

Alonzo Hillman is a dedicated fitness instructor for children and adults of all ages. With a background in psychology and sociology in early childhood development, he's also an exciting guru in the world of fitness development. Alonzo thrived in sports and teaching which motivated him to pursue the wellness programs at Fitness Adventures for Kids. He works primarily in the community of NYC, hand-and-hand with preschools through his programming in the tri-state area and partners with companies to curate a better essential gym program for preschools through NYC. Fitness Adventures for Kids administers excitable workouts and long-term teachable lessons for every student in the program with a kind friendly face, supportive and understanding language to give every student confidence in his programs. 

 

Alonzo teaches Little Gym Class, Parkour Fitness Fun (after school class).

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MAGDA LAHLITI

Magda Lahliti is the owner, founder, and operator of The Play Lab.

Her bio can be found here.

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EVAN NAHIMSON

Evan Nachimson has spent the last decade teach at every kids music program you’ve already heard of in NYC. From Songs for Seeds at Appleseeds and Kids at Work in Chelsea, to Ramblin’ Dan’s Freewheelin’ Band. He’s played birthday parties for past U.S. President’s Grandchildren, mannyed for A-List celebrities, and co-founded his own kids yoga program. As a Berklee College of Music Graduate, he’s gone on to work with Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award Winners.

But, his passion for psychology is what makes Every Child Has A Voice classes unique.

Evan teaches Toddler Class Every Child Has A Voice, Summer Camp Class.

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COLLEEN EDWARDS

Colleen Edwards is a Brooklyn based dancer, choreographer, and teaching artist from Long Island, NY. In 2017, she graduated from Hofstra University where she studied Dance and English Literature. Upon graduating, she began freelancing in NYC, working with independent choreographers that led her to performances at venues all around New York City and Long Island, as well as on live national television. Colleen joined the company Dances we Dance in January 2020, under the artistic direction of Francesca Todesco, where she has had the opportunity to perform works by Isadora Duncan, Catherine Gallant, and Mark Bankin. She has been teaching dance to students of all ages for nearly ten years, and has most recently joined WR Arts in 2022 as a Teaching Artist, where she enjoys bringing creative movement to the students of North Brooklyn.

Colleen teaches Modern Dance (after school class).

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