Registration is now open for my next Online Courses commencing Monday October 5th, 2020.

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 BST (British Summer Time)

All classes are recorded, 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 2 – How we connect steps together with music.

All levels welcome.  

This is a continuation of my A-Z of Authentic Solo Jazz Steps courses. 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, can still be purchased for unlimited viewing.

  • Day:  Monday’s
  • Time: 7.00 – 7.45pm
  • 3 week course commencing Monday October 5th, 2020
  • £30 /3 weeks

 

2 – AUTHENTIC JAZZ ROUTINE – The Madison 

All Levels

The Madison is a really fun line dance from the 1950’s. It can be seen in “The Buddy Deane Show” 1960 and later in the movie Hairspray in 1988. This Line Dance is still extremely popular in the Jive and Swing Dance community. I will be using the Ray Bryant’s music version called “Madison Time”

  • Day: Monday’s
  • Time: 8.00 – 8.45pm
  • 3 week course commencing Monday October 5th, 2020
  • £30 / 3 weeks

 

3 – 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, drills and fun combinations to improve your timing, rhythm and technique.

  • Day: Tuesday’s
  • Time: 7.00 – 7.45pm
  • 3 week course commencing Tuesday October 6th, 2020
  • £30 / 3 weeks

 

4 – SHORT JAZZ COMBINATIONS.

Intermediate Level & Above

During this course I will teach you some short Solo Jazz combinations that I will choreograph. You will have personalised feedback if you wish to participate in your homework assignments, however homework is NOT essential. This class will challenge you if you want to be challenged!
I will talk about the importance of transitional steps, how to add variations to existing steps to make them unique, musicality and how to change the accents.
This will be a longer class session than the others, to incorporate Q & A.

  • Day: Tuesday’s
  • Time: 8.00 – 9.00pm
  • 3 week course commencing Tuesday October 6th, 2020
  • £40 /3 weeks

 

5 – JENNY’S  SOLO JAZZ ROUTINE 

Intermediate/Advanced Level.

This is only a two week course to finish the Choreography from my Solo Jazz Course in May to “Darktown Strutters Ball” by Catherine Russell. This class will be faster paced, designed for dancers with prior experience and wanting to push themselves. Previous 4 lesson of this routine are available for purchase.

  • Day: Wednesday’s
  • Time: 7.30 – 8.15pm
  • 2 week course commencing Wednesday October 14th, 2020
  • £20 /2 weeks