Jazz is the combination of European Folk Dance, African Traditional Dance, Mixed with Latin American influences. It is a diverse dance style that can fit almost any tempo & style of music. You may be familiar with Jazz from classic Broadway productions, the back up dancers you see at concerts, or even more easily recognized The NYC Rockettes! Jazz traditionally up beat and fast! Jazz required intsene stamina, strong center cores, and highly controlled leaps & turns. Jazz formations & choreography are percise, and expected to be in perfect sync with one another.
In the beginning students will learn simple Drag steps, Jazz Squares, High Kicks, Beginner turns and more. Later those basics get faster, more complex, and bold. Other common elements of Jazz of are Kick lines, Long Turn combinations , and fast arm & feet work.
Here at Studio B. Jazz & Acro are combined for our Petit Level classes. They are majority Jazz work & Technique with Acro taught along side the class. We want kids to have a good foundational knowledge of dance in general along side all their cool tricks & Stunts. So no dancer is "unprepared" for the more classic dancing aspects of Acro.
*Petit Levels Combined with Acro