Learn to dance from our jazz dance tutorials, taught by the best dance teachers, including combinations, exercises, and warm-ups for any skill level.

Exercises

Footwork and Chaînés

This across the floor footwork combination will help work on weight transfers while traveling. The addition of the chaîné turns adds a little more of a challenge.

Combinations

Alone

Throw a little sassiness into this jazz routine. Find nice wide leg positions to keep the movements grounded. Don't forget to breathe and have fun.

Combinations

Every Teardrop

This basic beginner jazz routine is sure to make you feel good. Find the joy in each movement. We are using changes in head positions to create dynamic looks. Find a wide stance and make your movem...

Steps

Ball Change

A ball change is a weight transfer 2-step movement, usually syncopated.

Steps

Chassé

Chassé means "chased". It is a gliding step used for traveling or transitions, where one foot replaces the other. For a low chassé, keep the knees bent, and move at the same level. For a high chass...

Steps

Pivot Turn

A pivot turn is a 180˚rotation step and consists of two moves.

Steps

Pas de Bourrée

The pas de bourrée is a very common step in jazz dance and is used for transitions or traveling. They can stay "flat" or rotate.

Steps

Drag

A drag is a traveling step, where while stepping forward on one foot, the other foot is left behind dragging on the floor. The dragging foot is always pointed. This step can go in any direction....