Jazz- from Fosse to Funk, we have it all!
About our jazz dance classes
Prior to the 1950s, jazz dance referred to dance styles that originated from African American vernacular dance. In the 1950s, a new genre of jazz dance—modern jazz dance—emerged, with roots in Caribbean traditional dance. Every individual style of jazz dance has roots traceable to one of these two distinct origins. At our dance studio, we teach jazz basics, history, and ever evolving styles.
*Note- Allegro teachers will use their expertise to place each dancer in the correct level that is best for their training, this will usually happen within the first month.
Dress code for Jazz
*no distracting jewelry or watches in any class
Form fitting dance clothes of your choice- Shorts, leggings, leotards, tank tops, etc
Sweats/t-shirts, etc... can be worn through the first part of warm-up if the teacher allows and then needs to be removed for the teacher to be able to see their alignment
Shoes: Skin Colored Jazz Shoes
*Higher levels may be asked to perform in bear paws instead.
Hair: Pulled up out of face
Jazz dance is a classification shared by a broad range of dance styles.
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