JAZZ

Children’s Jazz

Jazz dance is a popular dance for children. It is one of the most popular genres of dance, jazz has remained an essential part of most choreography seen in Broadway productions and Musical Theatre.

The children’s jazz classes focus on building up a strong foundation, with benefits including work on improved body co-ordination, musicality, rhythm and overall strengthening of the body.

1) Classes available on Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday afternoons

2)  All new students are advised to call the studio before coming down for the class

3) Students should come comfortably attired in loose or stretchy clothing. Suitable footwear include jazz shoes, foot thongs or bare foot

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Teen’s Jazz

Teens Jazz combines the elements of ballet, modern and jazz dance techniques. Classes comprise of a warm-up, across-the-floor technique exercises and a dance sequence that is built upon each month.

A large focus of the choreography is to interpret the essence, lyrics and percussive features of the music. Join us as we dance to the tunes of Adele, The Script, songs from Glee, and many more!

1) Classes available on Saturday mornings

2)  All new students are advised to call the studio before coming down for the class

3) Students should come comfortably attired in loose or stretchy clothing. Suitable footwear include jazz shoes, foot thongs or bare foot

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Adult Broadway Jazz

This class uses music typical of that found in a Broadway show and the choreography focuses on story-telling of scenes and songs from musicals old and new.

Topics learned will include: bringing characterization to the choreography, defining a character, stage presentation and learning to master the various musical theatre techniques and styles.  The style is very bold and showy and lots of fun!

1) Beginner classes available on Thursday evenings

2) All new students are advised to call the studio before coming down for the class

3) Students should come comfortably attired in loose or stretchy clothing. Suitable footwear include jazz shoes, foot thongs or bare feet

 

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Adult Contemporary Jazz

Contemporary Jazz will explore the dynamics and musicality within dance from the angled of Jazz-infused Contemporary technique. Dancers will be encouraged to push themselves to achieve greater length and breadth of movement, spine mobility and expression through their dance.

Contemporary Jazz incorporates a variety of techniques that focus on transfer of weight, fall and recovery, movement on and off center, spinal extension and slow and fast movements.

1) Beginner classes available on Thursday evenings

2) All new students are advised to call the studio before coming down for the class

3) Students should come comfortably attired in loose or stretchy clothing. Suitable footwear include jazz shoes, foot thongs or bare feet

 

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Adult Lyrical Jazz

Lyrical Jazz is a synthesis of ballet, modern and jazz techniques with an expressive quality of presentation in the choreography. These lyrical classes will challenge the students artistically to interpret the music and physically to execute the unique lines and movement phrases resulting from this special blend of dance genres.

1) Beginner classes available on Friday evenings

2) All new students are advised to call the studio before coming down for the class

3) Students should come comfortably attired in loose or stretchy clothing. Suitable footwear include jazz shoes, foot thongs or bare feet

 

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Adult Open Jazz

If you’re looking for a class which covers a variety of Jazz Genres, then look no further. Adult Open Jazz classes will dive into a variety of differnt Jazz Genres every 4 weeks or so. These Genres include Modern, Latin, Street and several more.

The class structure remains similar to our other Jazz classes, incorporating a sound warm up, technique training, and choreography for a short routine. Expand your dance vocabulary by joining this exciting class!

1) Beginner classes available on Friday evenings

2) All new students are advised to call the studio before coming down for the class

3) Students should come comfortably attired in loose or stretchy clothing. Suitable footwear include jazz shoes, foot thongs or bare feet

 

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Adult Beginner Jazz

This class is a great introductory class for absolute beginners in dance. While all our other beginner Jazz classes are suitable for people with no dance background, the pace of this class moves a little slower, allowing for those with two left feet to get a better footing into the world of dance.

Dance genres will include Lyrical, Broadway, and more. If you’ve always wanted to learn dance but were too afraid, it’s time to join this class.

1) Beginner classes available on Saturday afternoons

2) All new students are advised to call the studio before coming down for the class

3) Students should come comfortably attired in loose or stretchy clothing. Suitable footwear include jazz shoes, foot thongs or bare feet

 

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