Jazz Classes

The jazz dance classes at Shore Dance follow the American Jazz Dance Affiliation (A.J.D.A.) syllabus. Students will have the opportunity to sit examinations in August/September.

“The A.J.D.A. jazz syllabus is up-to-date, fun and exciting to learn. The syllabus is constantly being upgraded which ensures a freshness and vitalityfor our students and teachers. The syllabus follows ‘safe’ practices with all the exercises structured to reduce the risk of injury. The jazz syllabus fully trains the student in all aspects of basic ballet technique and the dynamics of technique required to encourage performance, style and sheer enjoyment of Dance.” (American Jazz Dance Affiliation website).

For more information, please visit their website: www.ajda.co.nz



Pre-school Jazz Classes for 3/4 year olds:

  • Wednesdays 10:30-11:00am (Miss Amber – Front Studio)
  • Saturdays 9:00-9:30am (Miss Amber – Front Studio)

Intro Level 1 Jazz Classes (5 year olds):

  • Mondays: 3:30-4:15pm (Miss Tegan – Front Hall)

Intro Level 2 Jazz Classes (6 year olds):

  • Thursdays: 3:45-4:30pm (Miss Tegan – Front Studio)

Intro Level 3 Jazz Classes (7+ year olds):

  • Wednesdays: 3:30-4:30pm (Miss Tegan – Back Studio)

Intro Level 4 Jazz Classes (8+ year olds):

  • Wednesdays: 4:15-5:15pm (Miss Tegan – Front Studio)

Intro Level 5 Jazz Classes (9+ year olds):

  • Wednesdays: 4:30-5:30pm (Miss Tegan – Back Studio)

Elementary Level 1 Jazz Classes (10+ year olds):

  • Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm (Miss Tegan – Back Studio)
  • Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm (Miss Tegan – Front Studio)

Please note: It is compulsory for students attend both syllabus classes if they wish to work towards the exam

Elementary Level 2 Jazz Classes  (11+ year olds):

  • Mondays 5:15-6:15pm (Syllabus class – Miss Tegan – Front Studio)
  • Thursdays 4:30-5:30pm (Syllabus class – Miss Tegan – Front Studio)
  • Thursdays 6:00-6:30pm (Stretch/Conditioning Class – Miss Bronwyn – All Saints Hall)

Please note: It is compulsory for students attend 2 syllabus classes if they wish to work towards the exam

Intermediate Level 1 Jazz Classes (13+ year olds):

  • Wednesdays 6:30-7:30pm (Syllabus Class – Miss Tegan – Back Studio)
  • Thursdays: 6:30-7:30pm (Syllabus Class – Miss Tegan – Front Studio)
  • Mondays: 7:30-8:15pm (Stretch/conditioning – Miss Bronwyn – Back Studio)

Please note: It is compulsory for students attend 2 syllabus classes if they wish to work towards the exam

Intermediate Level 2 Jazz Classes (14+ year olds):

  • Mondays 6:15-7:15pm (Syllabus Class – Miss Tegan – Front Studio)
  • Mondays: 7:30-8:15pm (Stretch/conditioning – Miss Bronwyn – Back Studio)
  • Wednesdays: 6:30-7:15pm (Stretch/conditioning – Miss Bronwyn – All Saints Hall)

Please note: It is compulsory for students attend 2 syllabus classes and 1 stretch/conditioning class if they wish to work towards the exam

Advanced Level 1 Jazz Classes (15+ year olds):

  • Mondays 2:15-3:15pm (Syllabus Class – Miss Tegan – Back Studio)
  • Thursdays 7:30-8:30pm (Syllabus Class – Miss Tegan – Front Studio)
  • Mondays: 7:30-8:15pm (Stretch/conditioning – Miss Bronwyn – Back Studio)
  • Wednesdays: 6:30-7:15pm (Stretch/conditioning – Miss Bronwyn – All Saints Hall)

Please note: It is compulsory for students attend 2 syllabus classes and 1 stretch/conditioning class if they wish to work towards the exam