Fitness / Cardio

These animated classes fuse Latin, Indian, Middle Eastern, and other international dance styles in an approachable, dynamic, and entertaining medley of choreography that tones muscles and blasts calories. All levels are welcome.

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Ailey Extension Brings Premiere Choreographers To The People With Exclusive Workshops And Special Holiday Classes

In conjunction with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s New York City Center season, the Ailey Extension presents workshops taught by acclaimed choreographers and instructors throughout December, as well as special dance fitness events to ring in 2017. From mambo to ballet, these unique workshops and special classes allow novice, intermediate, and professional students to explore techniques and choreography at New York’s largest building dedicated to dance. Choreographer of the Cuban-

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Ailey Celebrates NYC Dance Week June 16th – 25th with FREE Class Offers at the Ailey Extension, Featuring the June 18th Launch of Brazilian Fitness Technique GingaFlex

Ailey celebrates NYC Dance Week – a citywide festival from June 16th – 25th that promotes the joy and diversity of dance – with FREE class offers at The Ailey Extension and inspiring performances by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at Lincoln Center, through June 19th. The celebration kicks off at the Ailey Studios – home to the incomparable Ailey dancers – on Thursday, June 16th and continues through Saturday, June 25th, with several free classes each day for new students. NYC Dance Week also launches GingaFlex, a brand new fitness technique based on the Brazilian dance/martials arts form capoeira, on Saturday, June 18th at 12pm.

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VeryWell - Barre Workouts To Do At Home

The next at-home barre workout comes from Sarita Allen, a former dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Sarita founded Ailey Barre in 2015 and teaches the class to students of all levels at Ailey Extension in New York City.