Intro to Modern Jazz Dance

Do you wish you could start dancing again, or want to learn...

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Intro to Modern Jazz Dance

If you love to dance and move, or wish that you had learned to dance as a child, but never had the chance, this is for YOU...

Discover the freedom, joy and pleasure of DANCING

In a safe, encouraging and fun environment

While strengthening your muscles
Increasing your flexibility

Learning how to safely and effectively use your body
While lowering stress naturally

 

Feel confident and more graceful no matter what your level of experience, age or previous exposure to dance training!

Upcoming Dates


4 Session Series
Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm
June 1, 8, 15, 22
$90

Saturday, June 11
11:30am-1pm
$30

NEW Series!

​These in person Introductory Workshops and Series focus on the fundamentals of Modern Jazz Dance based in the Simonson Technique. Emphasis on proper alignment, injury prevention and sequential, fluid use of the torso and spine are included. Rhythm, simple sequencing and complete warm up are included as well as learning a short dance. Come with your curiosity, the pleasure of dancing and discovering, reconnecting to your body, and having fun!

at ZenSpace Studios*
via PayPal, Zelle or Venmo

 

HOW  TO REGISTER

1. Make your payment via PayPal, Zelle or Venmo with these links-
PayPal: @KristenMangione

​Zelle: info@zentouch.org
Venmo: @Kristen-Mangione
IMPORTANT:
Please be sure to include your contact email in your payment notes to ensure receiving confirmation and event details

2. After receipt of your payment, you will receive a registration confirmation via email



*Workshops and Series are open to a limited number of participants due to COVID spacing restrictions. Masks must be worn for entirety of workshop.

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Is this Workshop for me?

​Modern Jazz Dance combines the pleasure of dancing, rhythm and moving with a clear, anatomically safe foundation

This Workshop is ideally suited for:

  • Tightness in the hamstrings

  • Lower back weakness or tightness

  • Stiffness in the shoulders or neck

  • Insufficient abdominal support

  • Joint sensitivity

  • Beginning or returning to dance as an adult

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“Dancing gives me self expression that feels so natural, like being a kid again... it takes me out of my comfort zone in a good way.
It feels wonderful!”

- Stephanie H.

What benefits can I expect?

Modern Jazz Dance benefits include:

  • Feeling more coordinated

  • More length and flexibility in the hamstrings

  • Greater freedom in the head, neck and shoulders

  • Greater range of motion in the spine

  • Better abdominal connection

  • Greater awareness and connection to your body

  • Maximizing the potential of your body

  • The joy of dancing!

FAQs

Is Modern Jazz appropriate for me if I have never studied dance before?
Yes! It is designed and appropriate for absolute beginner adults.

Is Modern Jazz Dance appropriate for me if I have danced before, but not recently?

Yes! It is designed and appropriate if you are returning to dance- whether it's been a few months or many years.

What do I wear for classes and do I need any props?
Comfortable workout apparel is best.
Tank tops, t shirts, yoga pants or leggings are all appropriate.

Modern Jazz class is best taken in socks or bare feet. Flat, soft sole Jazz dance shoes can be worn also, but are not required.