Jazz for Children
Class Grades Available:
- Grade 1
- Grade 2
- Grade 3
Summary Course Description:
A broad term for American social and stage dance employing jazz or jazz – influenced music, it emphasizes bodyline and flexible torso; fast, accurate footwork and isolations. Taught by professionals, this course is based on the syllabus of The Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing (C.S.T.D.), Australia. The syllabus offers the minimum of 6 years training from Primary to Grade 6 (professional level). The school also encourages students to take annual examination. However this course is suitable also for students who are interested in just having fun and getting fit.
Student & adult courses
Typical Class Structure:
Warm-up / dance routine / cool-down
Combines jazz and hip-hop technique and focuses on the body’s response to movement.
The Commonwealth Society of Teachers of Dancing, Australia
The entire course covers 3 years of study
- 6-8 year olds attend once/week (one hour)
- 9-12 year olds attend twice/week (one hour)
Physical development with improved memory and sense of rhythm. The course is taught by a teacher qualified to lead the student into a professional dance career, but classes also suit those looking for an enjoyable hobby.
Strengthening of the body, improved flexibility, co-ordination and concentration. The classes are designed for the students enjoyment, whatever their level.
Leotard or tight fitted top / tights or dancing pants / Jazz shoes available at Dance Centre