Course Descriptions

Jazz

A stylized form of American dance using many styles and rhythms to coordinate, stretch and tone the body.   Students age 6-9 are placed in our Jazz/Tap Combo I or II class.  Age 9 and up are placed in Level III, IV, or V by a combination of age and level. Class meets for 1-hour once/week  Influential styles in our jazz training include Broadway, Contemporary, Funk and Traditional. We strive to incorporate the styles of great Jazz influencers such as Bob Fosse, Gus Giordano and Luigi.  Jazz class includes center warm-up, strength & conditioning, traveling progressions, and choreographed combinations.  It will give students an awareness of their "core" and overall strength by being challenged athletically .