While some people enjoy the camaraderie of working out at a fitness club, others prefer to exercise in the privacy of their own home. Those who are buying fitness equipment for their personal use should visit a specialty fitness retailer.
The Africa Travel Association, a New York nonprofit promoting tourism to Africa and intra-Africa travel and partnership, holds its second annual U.S.-Africa Seminar in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 19–20.
Through the open doors of the Take the Lead Dance Studio, strains of Nina Simone’s “I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl” sashay out into the rain-splattered streets of West Philadelphia. Inside, under the light confetti strewn from a silver disco ball, about 60 people pair off — most just long enough to test out their kinetic compatibility and practice a few moves.