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Joelle Martinec "Multiple Direction Turn Combo" - Jazz Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Multiple Direction Turn Combo

A turn combination that challenges the senses. Designed to get used to thinking ahead, changing spots, and not getting stuck facing just one way in the space when we turn.

Joelle Martinec "Piqué Turns Changing Direction" - Lyrical Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Piqué Turns Changing Direction

This across the floor exercise takes a spin on the classic 4 piques in a square. Changing the direction of the pique square adds an element of difficulty for your more advanced students.

Combinations

Fast Car

In this spirited lyrical routine the use of full as well as half counts create the push and pull of hard and soft movement. Find uplifting possibility as the driving emotional force in the first se...

Joelle Martinec "Chassé, Passé & Spot Change" - Lyrical Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Chassé, Passé & Spot Change

This across the floor exercise focuses on changing texture and direction.

Combinations

Hold On Tight

This uplifting, powerful lyrical routine is sure to get you moving. Plant your weight in your feet to create a solid foundation to let your upper body find it's length and flow. Take a listen to th...

Joelle Martinec "Cross Behind Transitions" - Jazz Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Cross Behind Transitions

This exercise is a great way to start to get ready for fan kicks as well as using weight to make transitions.

Joelle Martinec "Moving Through Space" - Lyrical Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Moving Through Space

This is an improv exercise which focuses on attention of how movement moves from the body. We use the intention of a particular texture in which to move through, in this example we are using honey....

Joelle Martinec "Prep & Jump Prepper" - Strength & Conditioning Online Tutorial
Exercises

Prep & Jump Prepper

This exercise is designed to get you pushing into your preparation leg for jumps and turns. This can be done center floor or around the room one or two at a time (when I do this I have the dancers...

Joelle Martinec "Direction Change Slides" - Lyrical Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Direction Change Slides

This exercise is designed to get used to transferring weight into a balance and changing direction with turns.

Joelle Martinec "Flat Back Rotation" - Jazz Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Flat Back Rotation

This exercise is designed to use balance along with rotation and length in a flat back arabesque position.

Joelle Martinec "Traveling Rond De Jambe" - Lyrical Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Traveling Rond De Jambe

A routine across the floor that plays with length and contraction, balance and weight changes.

Joelle Martinec "Plyometrics Lunges" - Jazz Online Dance Class/Choreography Tutorial
Exercises

Plyometrics Lunges

Progression of lunges to get the backs of the legs working.