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Dance & Fitness Classes

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Advanced Beginner Intermediate Samba/Afro Brazilian
Afro-Brazilian/Samba

Explore the cultural diversity of Brazil through the movement and rhythm of its sexy samba music  and dance style. Live drumming accompanies this class.

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Afro-Cuban

Journey through African and Caribbean folkloric dance traditions, and expand your understanding of their integral role in the development of American dance.

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Ballet

Designed for adults of all levels, this formal dance technique focuses on proper alignment, balance and flexibility by providing the foundation of classical ballet with renowned ballet instructors.

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Barre and Ballet Fitness

These ballet and barre-influenced classes focus on improving flexibility and developing longer, leaner, muscles.

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Capoeira

Capoeira is an African-Brazilian martial art that incorporates acrobatics, dance, music, and songs in a rhythmic dialogue of body, mind, and spirit.

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Contemporary

A style of expressive dance that combines elements of several dance genres and can be performed to many different genres of music.

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Dance Cardio

Dance workouts that can be a great way to tone muscles, build cardiovascular endurance, and move to some great music for all fitness levels.

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Beginner Hip-Hop
Hip-Hop & Street Styles

Influenced by the music and a cultural movement, these dance styles includes a wide range of styles originating primarily from breaking, locking, and popping.

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Advanced Beginner Jazz
Jazz & Theater Dance

This style of dance teaches dancers how to execute movement with individual style and originality through strong technique, unique moves, fancy footwork, and quick turns. 

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LIVE ONLINE CLASSES

Join the Ailey Extension Online live with your favorite instructors!

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Mambo

Learn and build on the foundations of Mambo dancing with points, kicks, and exaggerated hip movements combined with long, flowing movements and sharp, quick steps.

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Modern

From Horton, to Limon, to Dunham, these modern dance techniques dive into the foundations of many modern dance companies.

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Powerful Body Pilates
Pilates

Pilates class strengthens the core of your body, internally and externally. Develop and tone your muscles through the use of standard Pilates principles.

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Beginner Salsa
Salsa

There is no better place to learn salsa than New York City, conssidered by many to be the "mecca" of salsa dance. Move comfortably and confidently to Latin rhythms and learn fundamental salsa footwork.

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Stretching Classes

These stretching classes help with improving flexibility and keeping your joints lean and limber.

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Tap

A technique characterized by using the sounds of tap shoes striking the floor as a form of percussion.

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Advanced Beginner Sabar
West African

Each class will teach the rich legacy of traditional African dance, accompanied by master drummers. This high-powered rhythmic dance experience is for anyone who loves to dance.  

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Yoga

Yoga is known to build strength and increase coordination and flexibility.