Beginning Jazz Dance

What to expect
  • Learn the fundamentals of jazz dance including isolations, improvisation, and keeping a low center of gravity
  • Receive an introduction to jazz’s syncopated rhythms and musicality
  • No experience necessary
Would you ever guess that the foundations of hip hop reside in the syncopated, improvised movements of jazz dance? It’s true. From Fred Astaire to Michael Jackson, jazz dance has impacted contemporary dance culture since its inception. Modern jazz dance emerged with roots in Caribbean dance and African American vernacular dance. During this class, learn the fundamentals of jazz dance, including isolations, improvisation, keeping a low center of gravity, and jazz hands. Come explore this dance steepled in American tradition.

Key Highlights
Price $16.00 per guest
Duration / Session 90 min
# Sessions 1
Rating 5 positive reviews
David Isaac Leef attended college at Columbia College Chicago as a dance major and has been with the Joel Hall Dancers & Center for over 17 years now.
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