Jazz dance is an upbeat rhythmic dance style. Different styles of jazz are explored including Broadway, Latin Rhythm, Lyrical, Street and Funk. Jazz technique, isolations, turns, leaps and combinations from the basic to the complex are explored. This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns. Jazz is a popular dance style, mainly due to its popularity on television shows, movies, music videos and commercials. For dancers age 5 to 7, our beginner class combines an introduction to both jazz and hip hop, so that students can benefit from the jazz technique and experience the introduction of hip hop. At age 7 and up dancers may take either jazz and/or hip hop classes.