Jazz

Taking the Leap

Few things wow an audience like an explosive side leap. But before you bust out this move in your nextMore »

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Turn It Around

Nothing makes an audience go wild like a fierce pirouette sequence, and great jazz performers can make countless turns lookMore »

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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 touchesMore »

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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 theMore »

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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 beginningMore »

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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 doMore »

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