Dance: The Cutting Edge

Jazz Fusion (Jazz Genre Series)

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Jazz - Complete Dance Genre
(370+ Skills, 12+ Hours, 16 Syllabus)

Jazz is often one of the most popular styles among dancers because of how expressive and engaging it is! Our “Jazz Fusion” video series is crafted by award winning choreographer Kimberly Beck Thomson. Her unique training structure incorporates a ballet barre to ensure that all new moves are learned with correct posture and placement, and that dancers are initiating and utilizing correct core and pelvic floor muscles to maintain optimum balance. Let her help you become a sophisticated and slick dancer with phenomenal technique, stage presence, and mastery of musicality and transitions.

Kimberly puts a necessary emphasis on the student’s knowledge of foundation. It is the belief here at DTCE that a solid foundation is vital for proper progression and injury prevention. Everyone loves fancy moves, but we love executing them with proper technique! In our “Dance: The Cutting Edge: Jazz Fusion” videos, Kimberly breaks down over 370 trendsetting skills to capture not only your audience, but judges as well! In “Turns, Jumps, & Leaps” and “Trendy Moves” you will learn exciting never-before-seen moves! While her students were off taking master classes, so was Kimberly!

Jazz Fusion Series: Levels 1-4

Jazz is often one of the most popular styles among dancers because of how expressive and engaging it is! Our “Jazz Fusion” video series is crafted by award winning choreographer Kimberly Beck Thomson. Her unique training structure incorporates a ballet barre to ensure that all new moves are learned with correct posture and placement, and that dancers are initiating and utilizing correct core and pelvic floor muscles to maintain optimum balance. Let her help you become a sophisticated and slick dancer with phenomenal technique, stage presence, and mastery of musicality and transitions. Kimberly puts a necessary emphasis on the student’s knowledge of foundation. It is the belief here at Dance: The Cutting Edge that a solid foundation is vital for proper progression and injury prevention. Everyone loves fancy moves, but we love executing them with proper technique!

In our “Dance: The Cutting Edge: Jazz Fusion” videos, Kimberly breaks down over 370 trendsetting tricks to capture not only your audience, but judges as well! In “Turns, Jumps, & Leaps” you will learn exciting never-before-seen tricks! While her students were off taking master classes, so was Kimberly! To be an effective and influential teacher and choreographer, you need to stay current. Our “Jazz Fusion Series” alongside our “Extreme Stretch and Flexibility”, “Boost ‘n Bounce”, and “Ultimate Burn” video series’ will be sure to craft you into the strong and able dancer you wish to be!

Jazz Fusion Trendy Moves Series: Vol. I-II

Want to learn the hottest, popular moves that give dancers so much style? Check out Kimberly’s fashionably crafted, “Dance: The Cutting Edge-Jazz Fusion Trendy Moves”. She has pulled together all the trendiest jazz dance steps from her years as a professional dancer, teacher, and choreographer just for you! This video travels through the ages as you learn classic moves that every dancer will recognize, such as Fosse Hip Rolls, The Jerk, The Charleston, and The Pony. Or, see how other cultures have influenced dance and take it around the world with a spicy Cuban Step Merengue, African Step, or Cha-Cha! Or, how about The Floss, Moonwalk Turtle, Happy Feet, The Roy Purdy, Hit Dem Folks, and other trendy styles!

In our “Dance the Cutting Edge: Jazz Fusion Trendy Moves” video, Kimberly breaks down some trendsetting tricks to capture not only your audience, but judges as well! To be an effective and influential teacher and choreographer, one must stay current, so while her students were off taking master classes, so was Kimberly! She is a third-generation dancer with more than 35 years of experience as a studio owner, performer, choreographer, and instructor. Kimberly is joined in this series by other elite, master professionals to lead students toward a whole new set of skills and moves for their repertoire!

Jazz Fusion Turns, Jumps & Leaps Series: Beginner-Advanced

Dance moves not only vertically and horizontally, but also diagonally and cyclically! No directional plane goes unexplored in the life of a dancer. With our “Turns, Jumps, and Leaps” video series, you will find yourself learning and perfecting all the variants that will make you feel like you are defying gravity and physics. The skills taught in this series will make you feel like a centered dancer who can achieve great heights! The structure of Kimberly’s teaching technique speaks for itself.

This video, in conjunction with the strength training learned from the rest of the “Jazz Fusion” video series, will help with muscle isolation in the correct muscle groups that need to be utilized for effective execution of the turns, jumps, and leaps you love. Before you know it, you will be solidly executing multiple Pirouettes and efficiently stopping while still in Relevé! The perfected art of turns, jumps, and leaps elevate a dancer to a performance level of skill. In addition to Kimberly, students will have the pleasure of working with other Master Teachers in this series!