Jazz Dance

An upbeat class using a variety of musical styles in order to perform movement based on body part isolation, sequential movement, turns and jumps, culminating in a longer dance combination. Jazz shoes recommended at higher levels; check with the individual instructor.

Elementary:

This class will provide a basic understanding of correct body placement, simple patterns and rhythms. The focus will be on improving coordination and flexibility through dance exercises and becoming self-expressive within choreographed movements.

Low Intermediate:

This level will be a continuation of the elementary skills with the introduction to several dance styles. There will be more complex combinations, turns, jumps, layouts and floorwork.

Intermediate:

This class is for the skilled dancer. The student will expand the development of the Low Intermediate vocabulary. There will be the introduction of advanced technique such as: turning jumps, long dance combinations, refinement of jazz style and performance quality.

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