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Doug Baum began his dance training in Maryland at Mid-Atlantic Center for the Performing Arts before graduating from the Baltimore School for the Arts in 2006.
In 2010, Doug received his BFA from Fordham University in collaboration with The Ailey School, where he apprenticed with Ailey II for two years. Since graduating, he has toured internationally with Rasta Thomas Bad Boys of Dance, Compagnie Flak, and Les Ballets Jazz.
Doug has completed three seasons wit...read more
Doug's class is a fusion of various styles, including contemporary, jazz, and sometimes classical. Emphasizing stretching, cardio, jumps, isolations, musicality, core strength, and the use of breath to help the blood flow, energize the body and exercise the mind.
The class begins with a contemporary warmup focusing on the mobility and fluidity of movement to help dancers feel grounded and limber. Moving from the center to traveling across the floor, the class transitions into choreography and combinations to finish.