Ballet for Black and Brown Bodies was created by Alyah Baker to empower folks of color to comfortably and joyously engage with Ballet. Each session reimagines the dance class as a radically inclusive and supportive environment for a diverse range of beings, centering POC as well as older, queer, trans/GNC and bigger bodied movers.

 Since the first class in Feb 2017 hundreds of participants have had the opportunity to stretch, bend, balance, twirl, and soar while discovering the inner and outer strength and grace that Ballet cultivates. 

Our desire is for communities around the world to experience the beauty of