NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET announces PILATES CLASSES beginning - 7/7
NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
Photo by Rachel Neville.
NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2015
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB) is pleased to announce its new Pilates classes, beginning Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at NYTB's home studio, located at St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 East 10th Street, 2nd Floor, New York City. Classes will be offered on both Tuesday evenings, from 7-8pm, and Thursday mornings, from 8:15-9:15am. Cost will be $15/class walk in, $60 per 5-class card.
Taught by Amanda Treiber, principal dancer with NYTB, this gentle Pilates class is designed to build strength, coordination, and flexibility while gaining the understanding of the muscles used and the technique of the exercises. Combining the ideas of basic ballet and STOTT Pilates allows for many modifications that are used throughout the class to accommodate the most beginner level to the most advanced. This class is especially good for all types of physically active people who are looking to balance out the body in a gentle constructive way.
ABOUT AMANDA TREIBER
Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Amanda Treiber has danced with Tallahassee Ballet and holds a BFA in Dance from Florida State University, where she danced Balanchine's In the Inn staged by Suzanne Farrell. Since joining New York Theatre Ballet in 2008, Amanda has performed works by Ashton, Cunningham, DeMille, Limon, Tudor, and Robbins, and has premiered many new works. In 2013, Amanda was invited to perform Jerome Robbins' Rondo at the International Ballet Gala in Managua, Nicaragua.
ABOUT NEW YORK THEATRE BALLET
New York Theatre Ballet (NYTB), founded in 1978 by artistic director Diana Byer, is the most widely seen chamber ballet company in the United States and has been hailed by The New York Times as "an invaluable company." NYTB is dedicated to inspiring a love of dance in diverse audiences through performances of chamber ballet masterpieces and bold new works, as well as innovative one-hour ballets for children, all at affordable prices.
By pairing the ballets of legendary creators with those of contemporary visionaries, NYTB brings a new understanding and appreciation of dance. The approach to live performance for children is groundbreaking and unique. New York Theatre Ballet offers an annual series of hour-long ballets tailored to the attention span of young audience members, while offering high production values and clever choreography sophisticated enough for discerning parents.
NYTB is committed to reaching underserved audiences by performing in small cities throughout the U.S. Its professional school provides ballet training based on the Cecchetti syllabus. Classes are offered at affordable prices. Scholarships are awarded to talented homeless and underserved children along with support for well-rounded learning.