COURSE OF STUDY
The recreational dance program teaches the basic principles and terminology in a variety of dance styles. JAM offers recreational training for individuals ages 2 to adult. Classes are offered in acrobatics, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, pointe and tap. Students are placed in classes based on their age and prior experience.
All programs are based on a set British Association of Teachers of Dance syllabus to ensure that a high standard of instruction is maintained. Exam work is available at all levels, and students are given the opportunity to perform on stage in the annual recital. All classes are a minimum of one hour long.
The competitive program is intensive training, designed to challenge dancers in an array of disciplines. JAM has a reputation for its incredibly clean technique, and award winning choreography. Our positive team spirit is apparent on and off the stage. Our competitive team achieves the highest level of recognition at all dance competitions. We compete in acrobatics, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, jazz, lyrical, pointe, and tap.
JAM offers a full time competitive program.
AGES 5 & UP
Hip hop is a derivative of a wide variety of street dance styles. It's a high energy class comprised of bounces, rocks, footwork and isolations that highlight the rhythms of the music.
AGES 9 AND UP
MIN 3 YEARS BALLET/JAZZ EXPERIENCE
Contemporary dance is a combination of modern and post-modern techniques. It utilizes the natural alignment of the body often featuring emotive elements.