Fall Semester begins Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Click here for more information.
JAM Dance Academy is an all-embracing dance academy seeking to accommodate people of various tastes, talents and age groups. Our experienced dance instructors are highly qualified to instruct classes in the following styles:
Browse the following pages to learn more about the classes we offer. You can also call 440.327.0255 to speak with one of our dance instructors to determine which class best fits your skill level. Here at JAM Dance Academy, there is a class for everyone.
Little Jammers I - Ages 3-4. Introduction to music, rhythm and beats in a fun setting that's not too regimented for the younger student
Little Jammers II - For the younger students ages 3-4 who has been introduced to Little Jammers I and needs to be challenged more due to their mental and physical comprehention
Ages 5-7. Combining basic rhythmic movement and music while learning simple ballet terms and beginning steps as a precursor to a full ballet class.
Ballet - Starting from the early age of 8 to adult teaching a comprehensive technique is all styles of ballet and core development as well as lyrical movement. Ballet is the foundation for any movement in dance and is a required class to enter our beginning contemporary classes.
Pointe- Teacher permission required. Student must take a minimum of two ballet classes per week.
A fun, energetic form of dance which allows dancers to perform with freedom of movement while adding their own personalities. JAM begins hip-hop classes at age 5. Look for our BOYS HIP HOP CLASSES ON MONDAYS BEGINNING AT 5PM. AGES 5-8
Jazz / Hip Hop Fusion takes elements from Hip Hop, Jazz and combines them for pure energetic sassiness! This involves highly syncopated movement which exudes self expression.
This type of dancing is energetic and fun, consisting of unique moves, fancy footwork, big leaps and quick turns. To excel in jazz, dancers typically need a strong background in ballet, as it encourages grace and balance.
Tap dance is a form of dance characterized by using the sound of one's tap shoes hitting the floor as a percussive instrument. It is also commonly considered to be a form of music. Beginning tap begins at age 5.
Contemporary Dance is a popular form of dance that has grown to become one of the dominating performance genres for formally trained dancers. It incorporates movements from classical ballet, modern and jazz styles but ballet training is a pre-requisite to any contemporary dancers' training.