Arts, Culture & Fun: Ailey Extension - NY Style Mambo with Katherine Jimenez
Saturday, October 13, 2018
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m.
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NYC Parks and Ailey Extension are bringing dance to the people. Celebrate Ailey's 60th Anniversary with a special NY Style Mambo dance workshop with Ailey instructor Katherine Jimenez. This is part of Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration in the park from 1:00-4:00pm. Following Katherine Jimemez class, Lorenz Latin Dance Studio will lead dance demo's, dance instruction and open dance for all.
Please note: The event is rain or shine. In case of rain, this class will move indoors at the the J Hood Wright Recreation Center at 351 Fort Washington Ave, New York, NY 10033.
Let us know you're joining us! RSVP on Eventbrite at nymambojhr.eventbrite.com.
About Katherine Jimenez:
Born in New York City, Katherine began her dance training at The Ailey School in the Junior Division at a very young age. Soon after, she continued on scholarship at the Professional Performing Arts School and The Ailey School Pre-Professional Division.
While at Ailey, she had the opportunity to work with prominent teachers, choreographers, and dancers from around the world, though never forgetting her first love, Mambo. At the tender age of 7, she began training and studying with renowned masters on NY Style Mambo. After years of training and competing at world class competitions, she began to tour around the world performing and teaching Mambo workshops.
With over 10 years of experience, Katherine is able to break down complex patterns so that everyone can understand them while teaching traditional technique with contemporary style.
About Alvin Ailey Extension
The Ailey Extension offers real classes for real people to embody the legacy of Mr. Ailey by bringing dance back to the people and making dance accessible to all people. Our instructors are committed to creating a welcoming and inclusive environment to give you an unforgettable dance experience.