Lyrical is a fusion of ballet and jazz dance techniques. Lyrical dance challenges choreographers and dancers to use motion to interpret music and express emotion. A lyrical dancer's movements attempt to show the meaning/mood of the music.

Ballet/Jazz 8-10yrs

This class builds on dance technique in a fun and progressive manner. Time is split between progressing ballet technique through barre and centre combinations, as well as introducing fun and upbeat jazz steps that will include weight transfers, traveling steps, leaps, gallops and turns. Dancers will develop coordination and musicality and create a choreography.

DanceFusion is thrilled to welcome Miss Michael back to the team of teachers this fall, and we are excited for her to share her unique strengths with the dancers here.

Term runs Sept. 12th- Dec. 5th, 2023.

Class is held at Studio Alive in uphill Nelson.

Price $238+ GST

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Jazz Open Level 13+

Jazz dance paralleled the birth and spread of jazz itself from roots in Black American society and was popularized in ballrooms by the big bands of the swing era (1930s and ’40s). It radically altered the style of American and European stage and social dance in the 20th century. The term is sometimes used to describe popular stage dance and jazz-derived or jazz-influenced forms of modern dance.

Michaela will share her extensive training to hone the dancers’ alignment, extensions, and musicality. Classes will focus on strength, balancing, flexibility and rhythm. Students will learn, with proper technique; kicks, turns and jumps. Develop flexibility and strength alongside solid dance technique with across the floor skills and fun combos. This class is not a total beginner class, but will have layers of exercises for varying degrees of experience and will move at a good clip.

DanceFusion is excited to welcome Michaela back to our teaching team this autumn, and we are excited for her to share her unique strengths with the dancers here.

Term runs Sept 11th- Dec.8th, 2023
Price $238 + GST