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About Jenny Jones Dance

‘Jenny Jones Dance’ is a fun and friendly dance school with a community feel and is currently holding classes in Thaxted, Little Sampford, Finchingfield, Cornish Hall End and Little Bardfield, Essex.

We welcome children from the age of 3 upwards, inviting them to learn how to move their bodies under the tuition of kids TV presenter Jenny Jones.

With her experience and bubbly personality she gives every child the opportunity to reach full potential encouraging confidence, creativity and most importantly the ability to have fun.

Ballet
A classical dance form encouraging grace and precision using steps and gestures set in flowing patterns to create expression through movement. During this class students will be taught good posture through the use of lengthening and extending from the top of their heads to the tips of their fingers.

Although musicality and expression are key values of this dance technique, ballet is the foundation of every dance style.

Modern/Jazz
A free and expressive style of dancing.  Jazz has become one of the most popular dance styles in recent years, mainly due to its popularity on television shows, movies, music videos and commercials.

Jazz dancing is a form of dance that showcases a dancer’s individual style and originality. Every jazz dancer interprets and executes moves and steps in their own way. This type of dance class is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns. To excel in jazz, dancers need a strong background in ballet as it encourages grace and balance. A fun dance style that gives the dancer the chance to improvise and use original dance steps.

Tap
A dance performed wearing shoes fitted with metal taps which make rhythmical tapping of the toes and heels. During the tap class students will be listening to various sounds and rhythms and responding with the use of the taps on their shoes. This class encourages rhythm, timing and musicality with a fun and relaxed style giving each dancer their own individuality. A great way to let your feet have their say.

Adult Classes
Beginners or advanced, we have the class for you. Develop your skills in a friendly and inspiring environment with classes in Tap, Jazz and Ballet. We offer a fun way to exercise with friends and improve those moves to impress on the dance floor. This class is about keeping fit and having fun at the same time.

Contact details and social media:

Tel: 07815129306
E-mail: contact@jennyjonesdance.co.uk
Website: www.jennyjonesdance.co.uk
Facebook: www.facebook.com/jennyjonesdance

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