New Online Charleston, Solo Jazz, Soft Shoe Tap & Choreography Courses starting March 8th, 2021. Registration is now open!

Online Classes with Jenny Thomas

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The following online classes are now available with Jenny Thomas, book at the registration link. All times are set to GMT.

All classes are recorded and uploaded to my YouTube page, so you can watch and practice at your leisure.

NEW SET OF COURSES ARE NOT REPEATS OF PREVIOUS MONTHS. All Classes will have new material.

1 –  CONNECTING A-Z AUTHENTIC JAZZ STEPS PART 5 – How we connect steps together with music.

All levels welcome.  

This is a continuation of my A-Z of Authentic Solo Jazz Steps courses Parts 1, 2, 3 & 4. However, previous attendance is not required for you to join this class.

This class is designed to not only refresh your memory of each step but each week I’ll be creating short easy Jazz sequences, covering weight transitions, body positioning, arm positions and styling variations whilst applying them to various musical tempos and how they connect with each other.

The past four courses of A-Z Solo Jazz Steps and Connecting A-Z Part 1, 2, 3 & 4 can still be purchased for unlimited viewing.

  • Day:  Monday’s
  • Time: 7.00 – 7.45 pm
  • 4 Week course commencing Monday March 8th, 2021.
  • £40 /4 Weeks / Person

 

2 – AUTHENTIC JAZZ ROUTINE – Al Minns & Leon James Shim Sham.

All Levels

I will be teaching you to the best of my ability/knowledge, the Al Minns & Leon James stylish version of the Shim Sham. You do not need prior knowledge of any other Shim Sham versions. This is a clip of Al & Leon showing their unique styling of the Shim Sham. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zpkkjm4Nt4

  • Day: Monday’s 
  • Time: 8.00 – 8.45 pm
  • 4 Week course commencing Monday March 8th, 2021.
  • £40 / 4 Weeks / Person

 

3 – STRICTLY CHARLESTON FIT –  for Absolute Beginners.

All Levels

Would you like to learn some of the Charleston steps and sequences from BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing?
Well now you can… from one of Strictly’s own guest Charleston & Salsa Choreographers, Jenny Thomas. This class is ideal for all levels of ability who just want to learn some fun 20’s Charleston whilst keeping fit. It’s a great cardio workout too!!
The price for this 4 week course is £40 per household.
Let’s encourage the whole family to get ‘Strictly Charleston Fit’ together!

  • Day: Tuesday’s
  • Time: 7.00 – 7.45 pm
  • 4 week course commencing Tuesday March 9th, 2021.
  • £40 / 4 Weeks / Household

 

4 – SOFT SHOE TAP

Beginner/Intermediate level. No tap shoes required.

This is a great class if you’re ready to add some tap steps, playfulness, rhythms and syncopations to your Lindy Hop.
During this course I will be teaching you basic tap steps, exercises & drill to improve your timing, rhythm and technique. I will also teach choreography that we’ll continue with each week.

  • Day: Wednesday’s
  • Time: 7.00 – 7.45 pm
  • 4 Week course commencing Wednesday March 10th, 2021.
  • £40 / 4 Weeks / Person

 

5 –  JENNY’S JAZZ CHOREO  

Intermediate +  

This course is a continuation from February’s Choreography to – Hallelujah by The California Honeydrops. If you missed the first part, you can still purchase the 4 classes at a reduced rate and learn the first half of the routine in your own time. The aim is to be able to create a compilation of everyone dancing the routine separately and edited together to create a fabulous Solo Jazz montage. This is only an option, you are not obligated to participate in the video. Aside from learning a FULL piece of choreography, it should also improve and challenge your rhythm, technique, balance, musicality & coordination.

  • Day:  Wednesday’s
  • Time: 8.00 – 8.45 pm
  • 4 Week course commencing Wednesday March 10th, 2021.
  • £40 /4 Weeks / Person