Whether you are a novice student, advanced student or especially if you are a teacher, this book is to inform you, stimulate you, & enhance your technique. Written for dance enthusiasts of all ages & abilities, the book presents the latest in universal dance technique. The author will take you through four level of jazz dance, teaching the basics as well as challenging the advanced dancer. There are photos/illustrations on nearly every page. Chapters: *Jazz dance today *The jazz class *Let' get ready *What to wear *Basic jazz positions *Warm up *The center *Flexibility exercises techniques *Strength exercise techniques *Isolation exercise techniques *Kicks (Battements) *Turns, turns, turns *Locomotive movements *Walks *Traveling steps *Leaps & jumps *Floorwork *Putting it all together - choreography *Now dance it *Projection & performing *S-t-r-e-t-c-h-ability *The dancer as an athlete *For teachers only
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This review of jazz dancing is expensive, which may limit its acquisition to the already-devoted fans; but the text covers turns, leaps, jumps, and numerous exercises, explaining common techniques unique to jazz dancing for both novices and advanced dancers. Numerous black and white photos pepper the specific coverage of four levels of jazz dance. -- Midwest Book Review
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Book Description Kendall Hunt Pub Co, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110840390203