As anyone who has seen Black Swan knows, ballet is a serious full-body workout. "It kicks your metabolism into overdrive," says Jill Dailey, whose intense Dailey Method combines ballet, pilates and yoga. "You can burn up to 600 calories a session." (Visit thedaileymethod.com for class and DVD info.)
At the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater’s benefit gala, Gabrielle Union showed up in a strapless styled Prada gown in a rich shade of emerald green. A diamond wreath at her neck and black T-strap heels completed her look.