Sample Class: Yoga + Hip Hop = Fusion Fun!

by: Shelby Lafrinere

Class Take-Out

Target the upper body and core with this upbeat fusion experience.

For years, yoga has supported my career as a b-girl (breakdancer) and professional contemporary and hip-hop dancer. From this stable foundation, I’ve built strength, grace, balance and power. The following sequence—which blends dance, yoga and footwork drills—has the basic structure of a hip-hop class. The combination gives participants a unique cardio experience while safely building flexibility and increasing upper-body and core strength.

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IDEA Fitness Journal , Volume 10, Issue 4

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About the Author

Shelby Lafrinere IDEA Author/Presenter

Shelby Lafrinere, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, is an artist, an adventurer and a lover of laughter. She trains and certifies yoga teachers in an effort to increase the public’s access to yoga, and dances wit...