Adult Workshops

Upcoming Workshops

Move Your Curves

Pretty BIG offers dance workshops in the tri-state area to the plus-size community, creating a No Judgment environment where individuals can feel comfortable dancing.

Next Workshop: Saturday, September 21, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Afro Flow Yoga®

Afro Flow Yoga® infuses electrifying dance movements of the African diaspora flowing with a meditative yoga sequence of gentle yet powerful stretches.

 

Next Workshop: Sunday, October 13, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Doun Doun Dance Workshop

This workshop will teach the significance of the doun doun drum in relation to the culture of West African music and dance. The doun doun drum in West African music is the foundation of the rhythm and the heart of the music.

Next Workshop: Wednesday, September 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Samba Workshop with Egili Oliveira

Egili will bring the elegant art of Rio de Janeiro’s Passista samba style to New York City, straight from the top samba schools in Rio de Janeiro.  


Next Workshop: Sunday October 6, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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Rommett Floor Barre® Workshop with Vernard Gilmore

This workshop will focus on understanding your energy and directing it through YOUR body’s alignment with a gentle and efficient effort.

Next Workshop: Saturday, October 13, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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Contemporary Workshop with Jamar Roberts

Taught by Alvin Ailey dancer Jamar Robers, this workshop aims to promote a strong awareness of movement quality, and the synergy between technical movement, and individual expression. 

Next Workshop: Monday October 14, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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West African Family Day with Imani Faye

The class will focus on traditional dances from West Africa within a context of music and oral tradition. Students will learn dances which celebrate the many facets of life in West Africa such as: rites of passage, festive and ceremonial occasions. They will build strength, improve stamina and gain confidence. The musical accompaniment is the Djembe Orchestra. 
Open to adults and children 10+

Next Workshop: Saturday, October 19, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

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In Conversation with Masazumi Chaya – Ailey’s Keeper of the Flame

For almost 50 years, Associate Artistic Director Masazumi Chaya has been a shining light at the Ailey organization, with a passion and commitment to sharing the vision of founder Alvin Ailey. Join us in conversation with Chaya - an invaluable creative associate and friend to all three Ailey Artistic Directors, a caretaker of the Ailey repertory and the work of many choreographers, and a mentor to generations of dancers.  

Next Workshop: Thursday, October 24, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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