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Jazz & Contemporary Fusion- Beginner: Juniors

at Born 2 Dance Studio - Vienna

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Location:
Vienna
305 Maple Avenue W
Btwn Pleasant & Lewis Streets NW
Vienna, Virginia 22180
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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.
DRESS CODE
  • TOP:
  1. Fitted black tank top or leotard
  • BOTTOMS:
  1. Fitted black dance shorts, or leggings
  • FOOTWEAR:
  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)
  3. FOR CONTEMPORARY FOCUSED DAYS: Bare Feet
  • 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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