Graciela Kozak has been teaching ballet in New York City for 30 years. Since 1985 she has taught at Peridance Capezio Center, and since 2002 she has been on faculty at The Alvin Ailey School. Ms. Kozak speaks several languages and has students from all over the world. Her classes are for dancers of all backgrounds and accentuate the prevention of injuries through correct alignment. She stresses placement, breathing, dynamics, musicality, vocabulary, use of space, and most importantly, the joy of dancing.