Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below. An Overview of Jazz Dance Our Columbus Jazz Classes Columbus Jazz Classes
Our Jazz dance classes combine the techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.
Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below. An Overview of Jazz Dance Our Columbus Jazz Classes Columbus Jazz Classes
Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below. An Overview of Jazz Dance Our Columbus Jazz Classes Columbus Jazz Classes

Columbus Jazz Classes

Our Jazz dance classes combine the techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.

Our Columbus Jazz Classes

An Overview of Jazz Dance Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below.
An Overview of Jazz Dance Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below.
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An Overview of Jazz Dance Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below.
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Our Jazz dance classes combine the techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.
An Overview of Jazz Dance Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below.
Our Jazz dance classes combine the techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.
An Overview of Jazz Dance Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below.
Our Jazz dance classes combine the techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.
An Overview of Jazz Dance Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below.
Our Jazz dance classes combine the techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.
An Overview of Jazz Dance Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below.
Our Jazz dance classes combine the techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.
An Overview of Jazz Dance Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below.
Our Jazz dance classes combine the techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.
An Overview of Jazz Dance Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below.
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Our Jazz dance classes combine the techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.
An Overview of Jazz Dance Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below.
Dance ELITE Classes Jazz dance at Dance ELITE combines techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance. Jazz also has its own movement vocabulary ranging from the isolation of certain body parts to the movement of the entire body with the accents of musical rhythms. Jazz dance can take on many different characteristics and styles, including Street Jazz, Percussive, Broadway, Contemporary and Lyrical. Jazz classes can be patterned in any of these styles or a combination of them. Emphasis is on the importance of energy, rhythmical accuracy, and style. Each level of jazz is a continuation of the previous level and increases in difficulty. Click the purple STAR below to register for Jazz and other fun dance classes! History Jazz dance refers to several related dance styles. All of them are connected. Tap, ballet, jazz music, and African-American rhythms and dance have combined over time to create Jazz Dance. Jazz dance originated in the late 1800s. Until the middle of 1950s, the term "jazz dance" often referred to tap dance. That was because tap dancing was performed to jazz music and was the most common entertainment dance then. Some of the more prevalent early jazz dances included the Charleston, the Jitterbug, the Cakewalk and Swing dancing. Today, jazz dance has evolved into many different forms. Jazz dance thrives in dance schools and remains an essential part of musical theater choreography. It can be seen in movies, on television, in theatre and even in music videos. Jazz Dancing is performed by dance companies around the world. Technique Like in most other forms of dance, Jazz technique plays an essential part. Once a dancer has mastered Jazz technique they can then focus on the performance and stylistic elements of Jazz dance. In addition to and prior to actually dancing, Jazz dancers must to warm up their muscles and prevent injuries. Most jazz teachers begin with a thorough warm-up, then lead the class in a series of stretching exercises and isolation movements. Isolations involve moving one part of the body while the rest of the body remains still. Some Jazz stretching techniques include elongating their leg muscles and strengthening the core. Most jazz teachers will end the class with a short cool down to help prevent muscle soreness. Correct posture is essential to properly execute Jazz jumps and turns. A solid background in ballet technique helps Jazz dancers execute strong, sharp movements and provide Jazz dancers a better sense of balance.. Since the body's center is the focal point from which all movement emanates, center control is a very important in jazz technique. Mastering center control makes it possible to maintain balance while executing powerful Jazz movements. Jazz dancing provides a showcase for a dancer's originality, grace and style. Dancers find it fun to create moves and steps in their own way. You may want to try to make each step your own. In a jazz class, dancers are encouraged to add their own personality to make each step unique. Jazz steps include basic turns such as piques, pirouettes, chains, jazz turns, and even some ballet turns. Expects a jazz class to explode with energy. Music styles range from show tunes to hip-hop. Jazz dancers also practice the art of suspension. Suspension involves moving through positions instead of stopping and balancing in them. A Signature to jazz dancing is the "jazz walk." Jazz walks can be performed in many different styles. Another popular jazz move is the "contraction." A contraction is accomplished by contracting the torso, with the back curved outward and the pelvis pulled forward. Learning jazz dance technique takes a lot of practice. When dressing for a jazz dance class, think about wearing clothing that allows you to move. Jazz classes are casual and relaxed, so feel free to select your own clothing. A dancer's body lines need to be visible, however, so baggy clothes are generally discouraged. Tights and leotards are fine, but most jazz dancers prefer to wear jazz or dance pants. Jazz pants are usually boot-cut or flared styles, as tight bottoms would restrict ankle movement. Tops usually worn for jazz include form-fitting tank tops, t-shirts or leotards. Check with your teacher before buying jazz shoes, because your instructor may have preferences. If you'd like to try a Jazz class or want your child to take a class please register by clicking the "Register Here" STAR below. An Overview of Jazz Dance
Our Jazz dance classes combine the techniques of classical ballet and modern dance with current forms of popular dance.
Dance Elite Performance Academy
Dance ELITE Peformance Academy offers a variety of dance classes for children and adults. Classes include hip hop, ballet, jazz, modern, contemporary, liturgical, tap and several special children's classes!
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Columbus Jazz Classes
At Dance ELITE Performance Academy, Jazz provides the foundation that will compliment dancers in all other styles. Our dancers will develop coordination, musicality, and strengthen muscles. They will also learn proper technique and jazz vocabulary in a fun and caring atmosphere. We incorporate stretches, barre, center floor exercises and movements across the floor in our Jazz classes.
At Dance ELITE Performance Academy, Jazz provides the foundation that will compliment dancers in all other styles. Our dancers will develop coordination, musicality, and strengthen muscles. They will also learn proper technique and jazz vocabulary in a fun and caring atmosphere. We incorporate stretches, barre, center floor exercises and movements across the floor in our Jazz classes.