Dance, Explore, and Perform with Voices & Visions Contemporary Performance Workshops
Other Fall Highlights Include a National Women’s Health & Fitness Celebration on September 30, Afro Flow Yoga Workshops Beginning October 18, and a New Weekly Vinyasa Yoga Class Starting on October 11
|2014 Voices & Visions performance. Photo by Tina Woods.|
(New York) September 28, 2015 — For the fourth consecutive year, the Ailey Extension welcomes Voices & Visions Contemporary Performance Workshops, beginning the week of October 4. The workshops are designed for advanced beginner students who want to develop their technique and versatility, while also contributing to the creative process. Students seeking a stimulating performing experience have six unique workshops to choose from, all led by distinguished dancers and choreographers. The workshops culminate with a performance at the Ailey Citigroup Theater on Sunday, November 1 at 7pm, allowing students to take their love for dance from the studio to the stage.
Workshops will be led by:
Other fall highlights include a special three-part fitness workshop for National Women’s Health & Fitness Day on Wednesday, September 30 at 7pm, led by three of the Ailey Extension’s most revered instructors: Irini Res (yoga), Sarita Allen (Ailey Barre), and Karen Arceneaux (dance fitness); the return of monthly Afro Flow Yoga workshops with Pilin Anice (Sundays, October 18, November 15, and December 20 at 2pm); and weekly Vinyasa Yoga with Keisha Boden (Sundays beginning October 11 at 12pm).
These workshops and classes take place at the beautiful Ailey Studios in the Joan Weill Center for Dance – New York’s largest building dedicated to dance. The program’s regular classes total over 80 per week and are offered in 25 diverse dance and fitness techniques, including Ailey Barre, West African dance, ballet, yoga, and more. For the complete schedule of “real classes for real people,” and to purchase Voices & Visions tickets, visit aileyextension.com.
For additional press materials including photos, video, and class descriptions visit pressroom.alvinailey.org/the-ailey-extension.
AILEY EXTENSION PERFORMANCE WORKSHOPS FOR ADULTS
Christian von Howard
All performance workshops are $200/person
OTHER FALL HIGHLIGHTS
National Women’s Health & Fitness Day Workshop: Yoga, Ailey Barre, and Dance Fitness
Afro Flow Yoga Workshops
Vinyasa Yoga for Beginners
Since its inception in 2005, The Ailey Extension has fulfilled Mr. Ailey’s life-long commitment of bringing dance to everyone by offering “real classes for real people.” The Ailey Extension offers of over 80 classes per week in more than 25 different dance and fitness techniques such as Ballet, West African, Ailey Barre, Jazz, Zumba, House and Hip Hop. All levels are welcome, including beginners! Over 100,000 people have taken classes at Ailey’s home, New York’s largest building dedicated to dance, where dancers of all levels and walks of life can learn and be inspired – body, mind, and spirit!