Get ready to jazz up your dance skills with our exciting Jazz classes
at Ozark Parks and Recreation, led by the talented instructor, Kaci! In this dynamic and energetic class, Kaci will introduce you to the world of jazz dance, where you'll experience stronger and sharper movements infused with rhythmically complex and syncopated beats. Jazz dance seamlessly blends music and movement, creating a captivating and expressive art form. Whether you're a beginner or have some dance experience, this class welcomes all skill levels. Don't forget to dress the part in traditional jazz clothing and shoes to get the full jazz dance experience! Come join us and groove to the rhythm of Jazz - it's sure to be a toe-tapping and soulful journey through the world of dance!
Mondays 12:10-12:40 pm
Welcome to Jazz One, the ultimate gateway to the mesmerizing world of jazz dance at Ozark Parks and Recreation! In this beginner-friendly class, you'll discover the magic of jazz as an expressive and rhythmic dance form. Led by our talented and passionate instructors, you'll learn the foundations of jazz, including basic techniques, footwork, and body movements. As you progress, you'll be introduced to the joy of dancing to different styles of music, exploring the art of syncopation and adding flair to your moves. No prior dance experience is required – just bring your enthusiasm and a desire to groove to the beat! Join us for an exciting and soulful adventure into the heart of Jazz One!
Wednesday 11:35 am-12:05 pm
Step up your jazz dance game with Jazz Two, the exhilarating class offered by Ozark Parks and Recreation! If you've completed Jazz One or have some prior jazz dance experience, this is the perfect opportunity to take your skills to the next level. Led by our skilled and enthusiastic instructors, you'll dive deeper into the world of jazz, refining your techniques and exploring more intricate choreography. Get ready to master more complex rhythms, transitions, and syncopated movements, enhancing your ability to express yourself through dance. Jazz Two is all about pushing boundaries and embracing creativity on the dance floor. Join us for an inspiring and empowering journey as we elevate your jazz dance prowess to new heights. Unleash your passion for dance and let the rhythm guide you in Jazz Two!
Friday 12:25-1:05 pm
Calling all aspiring young dancers! Join us for Jazz Basics, an exciting class tailored specifically for 12+ year-olds at Ozark Parks and Recreation. If you're new to jazz dance or looking to strengthen your foundational skills, this class is the perfect fit for you. Led by our talented instructors, you'll embark on a fun-filled journey of learning jazz fundamentals, including body alignment, basic footwork, and classic jazz movements. Explore the art of dancing to various music styles, from smooth melodies to upbeat tunes, as you build confidence and coordination on the dance floor. Jazz Basics encourages self-expression, creativity, and a sense of rhythm in a welcoming and supportive environment. Come groove with us, make new friends, and discover the joy of jazz dance in this vibrant class designed just for you!
Meet your Instructor
Kaci has received extensive training in ballet, pointe, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, modern, and Irish dancing. After multiple tours nationwide with Petra Ballet’s Professional Company as a Student Apprentice, Kaci began teaching dance in 2020, where she found her passion for educating and inspiring the next generation of dancers.