No prior jazz experience is necessary. Students will learn classroom etiquette, personal dance space, warm-up with proper alignment, demi and grande plies, 1st, 2nd, and 5th ballet positions, and basic jazz technique such as jazz walk, kick ball change, chasse, pivot, chasse ball-change, jazz square, grape vine, passé hold preparations for piroquettes, pas de bourree, straight leg battements, and jetes. Basic terminology and musicality is also introduces and basic levels of coordination will develop. All this will prepare the students for more advanced levels of jazz.
Please wear comfortable, fitted pant/shorts with fitted top, tank, or leotard. No jeans/denim. Bring hair tie or have hair pulled back. Bare feet / PAWS