Jazz dance is an American form that emerged from and combined African,
Folk, Ballet, Modern, and Musical Theatre techniques in light of the
Jazz music era. It is a dance genre that relies on rhythmical
variation, flexibility, and strength. Students will be taught a
variety of modern jazz dance styles that will emphasize rhythm, center
control of the body, isolations, and balance. All which are skills
that aid in the execution of the strong and sharp movements that make
this form so popular.