Jazz Fusion: Level 2 Vol. I-II
Do you love directional changes and complex leg movements? Then challenge yourself with “Dance: The Cutting Edge – Jazz Fusion: Level 2”! Jazz Squares, Port de Bras variations, Cha-Cha-Cha en Croix, Camels, Step-Touch, Windmills, Fan Kicks, and Grapevine are all done in center to encourage dancers to concentrate on the distinction between upper and lower body movements and to think one step ahead. Dancers will learn more than 100 new moves in this level! This level challenges the dancer’s leg coordination. Traditional moves, such as Battements, are made fun and flashy by adding Leg Grabs. Across the floor moves demand concentration as dancers learn upper and lower body opposition through Triplets and Fan Kicks. Single turns are practiced in progressive combinations and advanced tricks, such as the ever-popular Switch Leap, are introduced. Dancers even start preparing for complex turning jumps such as Axles and turns such as A La Secondés! Our Level 2 video series will leave your dancer enjoying turns, kicks, and leaps, utilizing upper-level isolations technique, and much more!
Instructor Kimberly Beck Thomson is a third-generation dancer with more than 35 years of experience as a studio owner, performer, choreographer, and instructor. Kimberly puts a necessary emphasis on the student’s knowledge of foundation. It is the belief here at Dance: The Cutting Edge that a solid foundation is vital for proper progression and injury prevention.
DTCE’s Jazz: Level 2 Vol. I-II course will leave your dancer enjoying turns, kicks, and leaps, utilizing upper-level isolations technique, and much more! This level is a great challenge in concentration and coordination, encouraging dancers to find the distinction between upper and lower body movements and to think one step ahead. The Syllabus includes Barre Technique, Across the Floor, Turns in Center, Jumps, Leaps, and more! You can follow the full course guide, or mix and match to create your own class from over 100 new moves like Cha-Cha-Cha en Croix, Triplets, Fan Kicks, Single Inside Pirouettes, Double Pencil Turns, Stag Jumps, Russian Leaps, and A la Secondé Preparation.
DTCE’s detailed syllabi allow you to create your own course of study from the plethora of innovative drills we offer- or follow our complete lesson plans to guide your students through progressive exercises to obtain skill level mastery. Syllabi offer a list of steps that correlate with each video, making it easy to find exactly what you’re looking for!
Syllabi can be used as a teacher training resource or class planning guide for your studio, saving you time in curriculum development! Teachers, assistants, trainees, and substitutes can all easily be on the same page using this sequenced tool. Syllabi are also useful for dance parents as a reinforcement guide to what children are learning in their weekly classes.