Category Archives: Jazz

Turn It Around

Nothing makes an audience go wild like a fierce pirouette sequence, and great jazz performers can make countless turns look … Continue reading

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It’s About That Walk

You’re in the studio, hard at work on a snazzy new jazz routine. As the choreographer adds the finishing touches … Continue reading

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Isolation Inspiration

Watch the beginning of nearly any jazz class and you’ll probably see dancers moving their hips or ribs to the … Continue reading

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Luigi’s Legacy

From Miami to San Diego, it’s not unusual to walk into a new jazz class and still know the beginning … Continue reading

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And All That Jazz

Layouts. Forced-arch, turned-in pirouettes. Hip and shoulder isolations. The hallmarks of classical jazz dance are easy to recognize, but do … Continue reading

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How to Achieve Breathtaking Layouts

The layout is a traditional jazz step that shows off a dancer’s flexibility and range of motion. Here, DS brings … Continue reading

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