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JanJan | 6:30 PM - 7:40 PM | Beginner

About Contemporary

Class Description:

Contemporary dance originated from Europe and America in the 19th and 20th century with various styles of expressive dance that combines Modern, Ballet, Lyrical Jazz and other forms of Street dance movements from today.  In this class you will begin center floor with a full body warm up into a beginner class combo.  Your class goals are to strive to connect the mind and body through fluid dance movements.

Suggested Footwear:

Socks, Barfoot, Foot Paws

Suggested Experience Needed:

No prior dance experience recommended.  We highly recommend 

starting with Beginner Ballet for absolute beginners.

Related Classes:

Hip-Hop, Jazz, Ballet

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Meet JanJan

Instagram: @janjanxchan

JanJan (any pronouns) is a gender-fluid movement artist and storyteller, born and raised in the Bay Area. They’ve been training in various styles, including ballet, jazz, hip hop, contemporary, lyrical, and more for over 10 years now. Their love of teaching started when they used to do club swimming and would teach the younger students as a side job. Although leaving behind their years and dedication of studio training, you can still find JanJan always eager to challenge themself by learning and training in new styles. Their number one priority will always be creating a safe and fun space whenever teaching, allowing dancers to not be afraid to try new things and let dance be therapeutic.

JanJan started their dance journey at the age of 6. They’ve trained all over the Bay Area, primarily with Westlake School of Performing Arts, West Coast Dance Conservatory, Krazy 8, and Poise’n Brigade. JanJan has taught at all over the Bay Area, including for CY Danceworks, West Coast Dance Conservatory, Heart Beat Dance Academy, and Saint Francis High School.

Along with dancing, you might also know JanJan from their online content on several social media platforms and their writing as an author. They are very excited to see what’s in store as a movement artist and will always be so grateful for all the opportunities they have been a part of and more to encounter. They can’t wait to see all of you grow!

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