Warm-up exercises are designed specifically to increase flexibility and strength. The primary focus of all center floor combinations is total body control. Across the floor combinations focus on dynamics and fluidity. Jazz dancing is a form of dance that showcases a dancer's individual style and originality. Every jazz dancer interprets and executes moves and steps in their own way. This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns. To excel in jazz, dancers need a strong background in ballet, as it encourages grace and balance.
FAQ What do I wear to a jazz class? Black leotard or sports bra and shorts and tights. Tan jazz shoes
Where can I purchase the apparel? QDP sells leotards, tights and shoes for your convenience. Please note that we only carry sample sizes and the order will take 3-5 days to arrive. Leotard prices range from $18-$25 depending on the style. Jazz shoes are $35.
What do you do in a jazz class? The class begins with a warm up that includes stretching, crunches and warming and preparing your body to dance. You will do jazz steps across the floor. Across the floor movements can include chasses, chaine turns, all sorts of leaps and jumps and turns.