Renowned ballet instructor Finis Jhung is used to teaching people how to dance. For years, he’s been doing it at Ailey Extension in Hell’s Kitchen, where he teaches adults and seniors. But when the Coronavirus struck, his in-person classes came to halt, so he decided to digitize his moves and teach classes live on Facebook and Instagram.
They're putting the 'age' in agile! Meet NYC's top fitness pros over 65, including Ailey Extension instructor, Finis Jhung. Despite having his hip replaced in 2017, Jhung continues to teach adult beginner ballet classes at the Ailey Extension in Hells Kitchen.
CBS News met on senior citizen, Finis Jhung, who still has a spring in his step. Five days a week, you can find Jhung doing what he does best: teaching dance at Alvin Ailey in New York City.
A renowned NYC ballet teacher, Finis Jhung was the founding artistic director of Chamber Ballet USA. His students have included dancers from New York City Ballet and American Ballet Theatre as well as several of the boys who danced the role of 'Billy Elliot' on Broadway.
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater does more than just put on a good show; it offers many classes that are open to the public.
Beginner Ballet at the Ailey Extension - Led by Finis Jhung (who trains dancers in 'Billy Elliot' on Broadway), this course focuses on technique, posture and balance.
A look back out how we worked out in 2009.
The Absolute Beginner Ballet Class from The Ailey Extension seems like a safe bet for our tester who hasn't donned a tutu since she was about six.
Master teacher Finis Jhung (a former Broadway performer and soloist with the San Francisco Ballet and the Joffrey Ballet) is known for his unique approach to classical technique, which relies on physics and anatomy.