Encore School of Dance

 

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Jazz


Ages 3-5 yrs.

Jazz takes the technique of ballet and the rhythm of tap and includes expression, athleticism, personality and style. This class is designed for students who are interested in learning about the upbeat and fun dance form of jazz. This classes introduces basic jazz movements and terminology. Each class incorporates a warm-up, introductory of jazz technique and combinations using jazz movement. 


Ages 6-8 yrs.

Jazz takes the technique of ballet and the rhythm of tap and includes expression, athleticism, personality and style. This class is designed for students who are interested in learning about the upbeat and fun dance form of jazz. This classes introduces basic jazz movements and terminology. Each class incorporates a warm-up, introductory of jazz technique and combinations using jazz movement.

Jazz 9+

This class introduces a new level of jazz movements and terminology as well as knowledge of how muscles work by focusing on strength and flexibility. Different jazz styles and performance techniques will be taught with an introduction of improvisation. Each class incorporates a warm-up, training of proper jazz technique and combinations using jazz movements.

Jazz Level One

Advancement is based on correct placement, skill mastery and instructor recommendation – not by age – which means classes have a variety of age levels. This class introduces an intermediate level of jazz movements and terminology and begins exploring elevated levels of turns and leaps. Combination instruction will be taught at a faster pace focusing on style, flexibility and incorporating more difficult technique.

Jazz Level Two/Three

Advancement is based on correct placement, skill mastery and instructor recommendation – not by age – which means classes have a variety of age levels. This class introduces an intermediate level of jazz movements and terminology and begins exploring elevated levels of turns and leaps. Combination instruction will be taught at a faster pace focusing on style, flexibility and incorporating more difficult technique.