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Exercise

Smooth Styled

Find your smooth, oozy movement quality with this footwork across the floor. We will use our hips and ribcage to add a some style to basic movements.

Exercise

Weight Shift Transitions

Focusing on weight transfers and holds, this beginner jazz exercise uses the upper body to add emphasis and style.

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Cabriole & Dégagé

There are some timing and power changes in this intermediate across the floor routine. Make sure you think about what part of your body is creating power and how to use is to sustain the places tha...

Combinations

Mama This One's For You

This emotional lyrical routine uses your breath to create weight and flow to the movement. Think about someone you want to say thank you to and dance this for them.

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Quirky Footwork

This footwork combination uses some classical musical theatre moves mixed in with some quick quirky footwork. Focus on your focus and have fun.

Combinations

Not About Angels

This lyrical combination has a quiet internal feeling. Be sure not to mistake this for relaxed or boring. The excitement comes from the pulling each line to it's longest length and off centered mov...

Combinations

En Quittant Paris

This sweet and thoughtful musical theatre routine takes it's inspiration from the gestures of a mime. Be clear in your movements, so we can follow the story clearly. Put on your playful personality...

Warmups

Warm-Up with Joelle

This intermediate jazz warm up starts with a modified Sun Salutation to get your blood flowing and continues with both strength and stretch exercises to get you ready for any jazz or contemporary c...

Exercise

Chassé, Passé & Spot Change

This across the floor exercise focuses on changing texture and direction.

Combinations

Supersonic

This fun, fast jazz combination is filled with lots of footwork and sassy, quirky movements. There are direction changes a plenty, so stay focused, and don’t forget to have fun.

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Moving Through Space

This is an improv exercise which focuses on attention of how movement moves from the body. We use the intention of a particular texture in which to move through, in this example we are using honey....

Exercise

Prep & Jump Prepper

This exercise is designed to get you pushing into your preparation leg for jumps and turns. This can be done center floor or around the room one or two at a time (when I do this I have the dancers...