Modern dance is an ever-changing dance form that focuses on musicality and expression to shape movements and choreography. Structured technical exercises that condition the body for strength, coordination and flexibility are also incorporated. This is an expressive style of dance that combines elements of several dance genres including modern, contemporary jazz, lyrical and classical ballet. Modern/Contemporary dancers strive to connect the mind and the body through fluid dance movements.
Benefits: coordination, self confidence, flexibility, strength, and endurance
All Jazz classes follow a traditional fun class structures. Students get to experiment with different rhythms and movement patterns. Time is spent learning the names and meanings of the steps as well as how to do them correctly. Students focus on building their Jazz vocabulary and memory of steps, combinations, and performance pieces. Student typically spend two years in each level.
Jazz I (Ages 7-12)
Jazz II (Ages 8+)
Jazz III/IV (Ages 11+)