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Samba

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January 30, 2014
In celebration of Heart Health Month, Valentine's Day, and the 2014 Carnaval; in February the Ailey Extension will offer a new technique, and a series of one-day only dance and fitness workshops taught by world renowned instructors, designed to move and excite participants of all levels and backgrounds.

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PIX 11 TV - Wake-up Workout: Samba Slimdown

In honor of Brazilian Independence, The Ailey Extension will host a day-long workshop (Sunday, Septmber 18th) that celebrates the music and dance of Brazil and will culminate with a parade (with workshop participants in full costume) outside the Ailey Building.

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January 30, 2014
In celebration of Heart Health Month, Valentine's Day, and the 2014 Carnaval; in February the Ailey Extension will offer a new technique, and a series of one-day only dance and fitness workshops taught by world renowned instructors, designed to move and excite participants of all levels and backgrounds.

Press Coverage

February 06, 2016
When you think of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, you probably imagine professional dancers with moves you wouldn’t think of trying out yourself. But there’s actually something for everyone at the Ailey Dance Theater.
January 17, 2012
My love for dancing through a workout started back in elementary school gym class when we'd get down to "The Twist," something my firneds and I still reminisce about. Lately, that love has only blossomed with Zumba and many nights dedicated to mimicking MJ's moves.
May 16, 2011
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.

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September 28, 2010
Explore the cultural diversity of Brazil through the movement and rhythm of its sexy samba music and dance style. A high energy workout set to the beat of live drums, beginner classes focus on samba from Rio de Janeiro and Bahia, while more advanced...