READY, SET, FIT!
Thank you to Lenneia Batiste of News 12 Brooklyn and News 12 the Bronx for coming down to Wukkout!® with us at the Coney Island YMCA. Wukkout!® was featured on her most recent Ready, Set, Fit! segment.
If you missed it when it aired, never fear, click the image below to see the full feature.
Wukkout!® founder Krista Martins had the pleasure of sitting down and speaking with reporter Alexandra Simon of Caribbean Life News. To read the full article, click here. The feature also appeared in the 1.27.2017 print edition and can be found at West Indian stores and restaurants throughout the five boroughs. If you'd like to view a copy of the print edition, you'll find us here on page 53. Thank you Alex!
Huge thank you to News 12 Brooklyn for coming down to the Coney Island YMCA to check out Wukkout!® Thanks to all of the ladies who came to class (and even took off work!) to show their support. It's truly appreciated.
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Womeneur™, a website launched to "connect, enlighten & empower startups, business owners, entrepreneurs and career women..." has featured Wukkout!® creator Krista Martins in this week's Womeneur Spotlight. Huge thank you to Sharon Beason, founder of Womeneur™, for providing such a wonderful platform for female small business owners to not only gain tips and tools of the trade but to also connect with and support one another.
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Originally published on DNAinfo on March 4, 2015.
BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Fitness buffs looking for a little spring in their step will find some Caribbean-inspired moves at a Bed-Stuy studio this March.
Dancer and choreographer Krista Martins brings her Wukkout! class to Bedford Avenue, where students can learn to “wine,” “juk” and “wuk” to soca, calypso and chutney tunes.
The 55-minute sessions are meant to invoke the feeling of a Caribbean carnival, where revelers dance freely in weeklong parades and festivities.
“I grew up loving carnival and going as a young child,” Martins said. “I always wanted to find a way to share the culture with the masses.
“It’s kind of euphoric, like an out of body experience when you’re not even thinking and it’s almost as if the spirit is moving me when I hear a particular song.”
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