"Sit and Be Fit" comes to Central Park in September. Photo courtesy of the show.
September 1, 2011 - "Sit and Be Fit" television host Mary Ann Wilson, RN, will be the featured guest at two live events in Central Park on Friday, September 23 and Friday, September 30 at 10am. The free events are part of the inaugural season of "The Scene @ Tavern on the Green" utilizing the iconic Manhattan landmark restaurant location of Tavern on the Green to be a part of "Fitness Fridays". The live group exercise shows are part of a City-wide effort to draw older adults into the park to enjoy the scenic walking paths and the natural attractions that the 843 acre park has to offer.
"I am excited to have the opportunity to exercise live with my NYC fans and to be part of these wonderful community events that promote active lifestyles!" said Wilson.
"Fitness Fridays @ Tavern" are part of "The Scene @ Tavern," a partnership between the Central Park Conservancy, New York City Parks Department and the New York City Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment.
"Sit and Be Fit" airs weekdays at 3pm on NYC life (channel 25) and is an award-winning health and fitness TV series created and hosted by Wilson. The program has been airing for 24 years on PBS stations nationwide, broadcast to more than 82 million homes.