2/4/19 O&A NYC HEALTH AND WELLNESS: Working Out With Naomi Campbell- British Vogue

British Vogue cover star and contributing editor, Naomi Campbell, shares her work out secrets and the 20 minute exercise routine that keeps the supermodel in shape. Continue reading

1/26/19 O&A NYC ITS SATURDAY- KEEPING YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTION: How To Get 6 Pack Abs With Simeon Panda


Fitness model  Simeon Panda shares his secrets to building 6 pack abs.  Continue reading

1/19/19 O&A NYC STARTING THE NEW YEAR WITH HEALTH AND WELLNESS: Michael Jai White Training- Body Types

Michael Jai White covers the different body types and discusses how workout routines should be specific to an individual’s type. Continue reading

1/10/19 O&A NYC HEALTH AND FITNESS: The Dance Of The Village Elders Resume Classes Today

The Dance of The Village Elders will resume classes today, Thursday January 10th 2pm at St. Phillip’s Church (204 west 134th  Street). The 90-minutes class Thursday afternoon class incorporates stretching and breathing, calisthenics, aerobics and dance/choreography. The class is “senior specific” designed to encourage and aid each person reach their personal best. Continue reading

12/16/18 O&A NYC DANCE/FITNESS AND WELLNESS: Dance Of The Village Elders- Thank you!

The Dance Of The Village Elders presented Santa’s Babies on Saturday December 1, at St. Philip’s Church 204 West 134th Street in the village of Harlem. The performance marked our second holiday performance/fundraiser at St. Philip’s Church since regrouping as a “Dance/Fitness Cooperative” in the fall of 2016. The Village Elders are a group of mature adults who understand the needs for fitness and wellness as we age. When a grant that supported the project ended in 2015 instead of disbanding the Elders decided to run the program themselves with the assistance of instructor Walter Rutledge. Continue reading

12/2/18 O&A NYC GOING BACK TO AFRICA WITH WaleStylez: African King- Alseny Arco Sylla A Natural Muscle Monster

Alseny Arco Syllam, a West African body builder/acrobat and member of Cavalia’s Odysseo,  began training around 9 years old. Continue reading

11/14/18 O&A NYC DANCE/HEALTH AND WELLNESS: Dance Of The Village Elders Present Santa’s Babies

Dance Of The Village Elders presents their annual Christmas Concert/fundraiser appropriated titled Santa’s Babies. The performance will take place on Saturday, December 1, 2018, 4pm at St. Philip’s Church located at 204 West 134 Street in the village of Harlem. The concert title is an homage to the indomitable spirit of the Village Elders; who have made Eartha Kitt’s Christmas classic, Santa Baby, into their signature holiday work.  Continue reading

11/9/18 O&A NYC HEALTH AND WELLNESS: Next Level Football Workouts – Demetrius Crawford

Demetrius Crawford takes his workout to the next level.  Continue reading

10/7/18 O&A NYC HEALTH AND WELLNESS: Michael B. Jordan – Body Transformations And Workout Routine for Creed 1 and 2 and Black Panther

This 8 week program was inspired by the fictional character Adonis Creed who is portrayed by Michael B. Jordan. If your goal is to get shredded like Adonis will be in his fight against Drago in Creed 2, it’s a solid template to work from. Continue reading