Warm Up Jazz: Advanced
“Dance: The Cutting Edge – Warm Up Series, Jazz: Advanced” was designed for supplemental use with all videos in the Jazz Series. It incorporates breakdowns of movements for Body Alignment, Isolations and Contractions, Stretch, Battements, and other various modules. An impressive eight breakdowns are included in the Intermediate video, with 37 separate movements developed with emphasis on warming all muscles with a series of movements, such as Reaches, Flat Back Plié, Second Position Pliés, Plank Twists, Developpé, and Battements.
The creator and instructor, Kimberly Beck Thomson, is an accomplished dancer and instructor with a solid foundation of knowledge about the progressive needs in preparing the body for dance training. Kimberly puts a necessary emphasis on the student’s knowledge of foundation as she remains focused on progressive warm-up training to protect the dancer from injury. 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 Warm Up: Advanced course was designed for supplemental use with all videos in the Jazz Series. The “Advanced Course” incorporates Breakdowns of movements for Body Alignment, Isolations and Contractions, Stretch, Battements, and other various modules. The syllabus offers an impressive eight Breakdowns with 37 separate movements with an emphasis on warming all muscles. You can follow full Breakdowns, or mix and match to create your own warm up from movements like Reaches, Flat Back Pliés, Second Position Pliés, Plank Twists, Developpé, and Battements.
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.