ContempraDance's kids Jazz combines a very fun and creative dance approach with the necessary technique to advance as a dancer. Kids enjoy the exercise and funky dance routines to their favorite music. This is a very popular class!

Jazz for Kids

Jazz 1 - This is an introduction to Jazz class for children ages 7-9. Students taking this class will have 0-2 years of dance experience. This class is appropriate for students starting out in dance or for students leaving the Predance levels as it is a more in-depth study of jazz. Students will leave this class with the basic dance skills necessary for Jazz 1A, including enhanced motor skills, counting to music, basic Jazz dance terminology and putting movement sequences together in a coordinated routine.

Jazz 1A - This class is for ages 8-11 at least one or more years of experience in jazz dance. This class continues to build on the basics of jazz dance technique from Jazz 1 and introduces turns and jumps. Each lesson ends with a fun combination utilizing material learned from the day's class.

Jazz 2 - This class is designed for students 10-14 for beginner to advanced beginner levels. This age appropriate class introduces the basics of jazz but respects that older students can engage in more complex movements at the same time. It cumulatively builds to more advanced turns and jumps. Students will enjoy learning a fun combination each class.

Jazz 2B - This class is designed for students 10-15 for pre-intermediate levels. Class assumes students can perform pirouettes and basic jazz jumps. Students will continue to work on advanced turns and jumps with the class culminating and a combination designed to challenge the dancer choreographically. At least 2 or more years of consecutive learning in jazz dance is recommended for this class.

Jazz 2C - This class is designed for students 10-14 for intermediate levels. Class assumes students can perform pirouettes and basic jazz jumps. Students will continue to work on advanced turns and jumps with the class culminating and a combination designed to challenge the dancer choreographically. At least 4 or more years of consecutive learning in jazz dance is recommended for this class.

Jazz/Tap - This class is designed for students 7-9 that would like an introduction to both styles of dance. Basic jazz technique is introduced as well as introductory tap dance steps during the second half of class. Students will learn a fun combination in either jazz or tap style in each class. Students who excel in this class will be prepared to enter Jazz 1 or 1A, and Tap 1-1A in the future if desired.

 


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Wayne, PA 19087
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