Jazz dance is shared by a large range of dance styles. Before the 1950s, jazz dance relating to dance styles that originated from African American vernacular dance. Jazz dance was an integral part of jazz until the end of the swing era in the late 1940s. After that, a new genre of jazz dance - modern jazz dance - emerged, with roots in Caribbean traditional dance.
Every individual style of jazz dance has roots traceable to one of these two distinct origins. Jazz was a big hit in the early 1950s and it is still a well-loved style of dance all over the world.
These classes are for those who have grasped the basics of the genre and wish to progress at a slightly faster pace.