Jazz, while using ballet technique for its base, branches out into more creative, powerful and energetic movement through strength and expression. Jazz offers a wide arrange of movement styles, incorporates different styles and techniques as students’ abilities advance. Tap is the musical instrument of dance. As one of our main dance techniques, dancers learn to make music with their feet and in turn, enhance their rhythm, musicality and dynamics. Tap is highly recommended for all students who wish to pursue their dancing extensively or for anyone who wants to have some fun! Female students: Fitted jazz pants, Capri pants, unitards, bike shorts, leggings or shorts may be worn over dance wear with permission of instructor in tap or jazz classes. Short-shorts must be worn with dance kneepads, tights and/or leggings. Hair must be pulled up and be secured off face. Male students: Fitted T-shirt or Tank, pants or shorts that allow for movement. (Shorts must be worn with dance kneepads). Shoes: Tan slip on Jazz shoes and Black tap shoes.