Joel Hall Breathing Jazz Floor WERKQ (a Barre technique) - 60 min
Monthly Unlimited Classes
For 46 years, instructor Joel Hall has been teaching, refining, and perfecting his unique, world-renowned style of Urban Jazz Dance—one of the last true Jazz dance styles available in the 21st century. Joel Hall's Breathing Jazz Floor Barre is a codified technique that focuses on strength, flexibility, and longevity so that you can feel and perform your best, not just for a few years—but for life. This Jazz Floor Barre will put to practice how breath work dials you into your core and initiates all your movements. Explore proper spine and pelvic alignment in various positions, and investigate how gravity changes the muscles groups we utilize.
Learn directly from Joel Hall as he takes you through the syllabus. His Artistic Director, Jacqueline Sinclair, demonstrates. After 30 years of studying the Floor Barre and performing in Joel Hall Dancers, she has assisted in the codification of this technique and is passing Joel’s livelihood, his passion, and—more relevantly—his legacy. Armed with the spark, the rigor, and the technique, be a part of the legacy.
If you are interested in a more in-depth understanding of the Joel Hall Jazz Floor Barre, consider the Certification Course!
"Joel Hall University is a separate and distinct for-profit entity unaffiliated with The Joel Hall Dancers & Center."
During the past 45+ years, Joel Hall has achieved an international reputation for his Dance Company and acclaim as a choreographer whose work; in his own unique dance style based in jazz, expresses a rich vocabulary embracing both the classical and modern dance idioms. Mr. Hall also served as one of Mayor Harold Washington’s international ambassadors for the arts.“Jazz dance at it’s best” says Dance Magazine.
Artistic Director Jacqueline Sinclair's most fulfilling artistic endeavor has been as a member of the Joel Hall Dancers. Ms. Sinclair holds a BA in dance from Columbia College of Chicago, a secondary teacher’s certification from Northeastern Illinois University and a MA in Theatre from Northwestern University.
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