Jazz (16+) Newcastle - Dance City

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Jazz (16+) Newcastle

Jazz hands at the ready in this vibrant jazz class
Adult Class
Tue 21 Apr 2020 7:30pm
Tue 28 Apr 2020 7:30pm
Tue 05 May 2020 7:30pm
Tue 12 May 2020 7:30pm
Tue 19 May 2020 7:30pm
Tue 26 May 2020 7:30pm
Tue 02 Jun 2020 7:30pm
Tue 09 Jun 2020 7:30pm
Tue 16 Jun 2020 7:30pm
Tue 23 Jun 2020 7:30pm
Class times: Every Tuesday 7.30-8.30pm
Targets: cardio, full body workout.

What is it?
Jazz hands at the ready in this vibrant fast paced jazz class, perfect for beginners and people with a bit of dance experience. Each class starts with an aerobic warm up to quicken the blood flow and enhance flexibility. The class then covers jazz technique exercises following into jazz choreography (new choreography is taught each week). The history of jazz dancing is very distinctive and has developed through the influence of various dance styles and techniques.

Who is it for?
Anyone aged 16+ with some dance experience.

What should I wear?
Wear comfortable clothing with indoor trainers or jazz shoes.

What do I need to bring?
We recommend bringing a bottle of water with you to class.

Teacher - Melissa Black
Melissa is a professional dance practitioner based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. She had led Dance as a subject at Kenton School for 12 years until deciding to set up her own dance company, Black’s Barre, which specialises in classes based on barre, ballet, yoga, contemporary, jazz dance and Barre a Tango. Melissa has a vast experience in leading, assessing, moderating and internally verifying AQA GCSE and A Level Dance alongside Edexcel Levels 2 and 3 QCF and NQF Dance and Musical Theatre qualifications. Melissa developed dance qualifications and raised participation in dance across the city as a Dance Coordinator for Newcastle's SSCO, delivering Dance and Performing Arts PLP to teachers of KS1, 2, 3, 4, & 5. She was employed by Steve Halsey as the rehearsal director for Newcastle's Music Service annual Summer Blast at The Sage Gateshead and choreographer for the Games 500 opening Ceremony at Sports Central. She has toured in the Balearic Islands as a professional dancer for Main Feature Productions, she was commissioned as a dancer and choreographer with Nhdanza Dance and was part of the Creative team for Try Dance at Newcastle Falcon's Rugby Club. She has choreographed 13 Musicals and teaches Barre, Contemporary Dance, Musical Theatre, Jazz Dance at Stages School of Dance, Studio Velo and Nicola Guald School of Dance.

Please let the ticket office know if you have any additional needs, if you feel comfortable in doing so. If you are pregnant, have an injury or an existing medical condition we would recommend that you seek professional advice before attending a class.
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