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Jazz & Contemporary Fusion- Beginner: Juniors

at Born 2 Dance Studio - Vienna

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305 Maple Avenue W
Btwn Pleasant & Lewis Streets NW
Vienna, Virginia 22180
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 6 - 9 years old
Average Class Size: 12
Teacher: Laura Franklin

What you'll learn in this kids jazz dance class:

Often times, young dancers find themselves unsure of what style they are interested in pursuing! Our Jazz/Contemporary Fusion classes offer a combination of both techniques in one class to expose you to both styles! Classic Jazz technique and Contemporary Improvisation techniques are taught side-by-side, giving you a strong foundation in both styles and eventually-the ability to decide to pursue one or the other…or both!

In this Beginner-level class for students between the ages of 6 and 9, you will learn:

  • Contemporary fundamentals:
  1. floor work
  2. contract and release 
  3. basic technique (plie, tendus, Port de bras, etc.) 
  4. improvisation exercises/interpretive movement 
  5. musicality
  6. emotional connection
  • Jazz Fundamentals:
  1. Musicality and rhythm
  2. Isolations 
  3. Plie/Grounded center 
  4. Port de Bras 
  5. Battments (kicks) 
  6. Turns and spotting (pirouettes, chaine turns, etc.) 
  7. Leaps, and more.
  • TOP:
  1. Fitted black tank top or leotard
  1. Fitted black dance shorts, or leggings
  1. Tan footless or convertible tights (optional to be worn with shorts) NO FOOTED TIGHTS
  2. FOR JAZZ FOCUSED DAYS: Slip On (no laces) jazz shoes in both black AND tan (Advanced Beginner and Higher) (Capezio or Bloch brand preferred)
  • HAIR:
  1. French braid, TIGHT high pony tail, or bun (hair should not have to be adjusted in the middle of class)
  • NO JEWELRY (exception: stud earrings and medical alert jewelry)

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School: Born 2 Dance Studio

Born 2 Dance Studio

Born 2 Dance was founded in 2007 by Azin Mahoozi Shalan, a dance artist specializing in Middle Eastern Dance, with a passion for an endless variety of dance genres from around the world. Later that year, her then-boyfriend (now husband), Rami Shalan, joined her and the two embarked on a journey to bring their...

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