jazz dance

Photo of Ksenia Parkhatskaya teaching swing and solo jazz dancing to a big class

7 essential tips for learning & growing in solo jazz dance

In this post, I am going to share a few valuable tips to improve in your solo jazz dancing. I took it from my own experience of studying dance since I was 6 years old as well as diving into Jazz culture for the last 8 years. I highly encourage you to learn, practice, soak everything you can from teachers, other dancers. Take whatever you are…

A drawing of dancers on a blog about practicing improvisation

How to practice improvisation in solo jazz dance?

Everything we do in solo jazz dances is an improvisation, unless it’s a performance or choreography. We are going to look closer now on how to actually practice it. There is an ocean of things to practice in solo jazz dance styles. Again, limit yourself. Don’t practice everything. Everything means you won't really improve significantly in any…